Over three years ago, Asheville resident Sara Stender began formulating her plans for the nonprofit Africa Healing Exchange. Her passion for Rwanda has attracted a diverse group of local medical and nonprofit professionals to AHE, in part because the nonprofit focuses on human resiliency instead of trauma.
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Xpress talked with six yoga teachers who have infused their yoga classes with complementary healing or movement practices to create a unique yogic experience. Virginia Rosenberg teaches dance, qi gong and yoga, and teaches a weekly qi gong and yoga fusion class at West Asheville Yoga.
Xpress talked with six yoga teachers who have infused their yoga classes with complementary healing or movement practices to create a unique yogic experience. Becca Odom teaches a class where students are treated with acupuncture needles during restorative yoga poses.
Xpress talked with six yoga teachers who have infused their yoga classes with complementary healing or movement practices to create a unique yogic experience. Anna Ferguson combines restorative yoga with massage to bring her students into a deeper state of relaxation.
Like proverbial peanut butter and jelly, yoga pairs perfectly with other healing modalities, according to several local yoga teachers. With countless yoga classes being offered daily in studios and public spaces around Asheville and Western North Carolina, these creative yogis are diversifying. Xpress talked with five yoga teachers who have infused their yoga classes with […]
Like proverbial peanut butter and jelly, yoga pairs perfectly with other healing modalities, according to several local yoga teachers. With countless yoga classes being offered daily in studios and public spaces around Asheville and Western North Carolina, these creative yogis are diversifying.
Like proverbial peanut butter and jelly, yoga pairs perfectly with other healing modalities, according to several local yoga teachers.
Press release from VetCard Campaign: Attention all dog lovers and supporters of US veterans! United States Army Sergeant Chloe Wells of the Combat Canines: The Doc Foundation project in Fayetteville, NC will speakat at Charles T. Koontz Intermediate School March 24th to speak to students about her incredible work with retired military service dogs. Sgt. Wells and her […]
Press release from Eblen Charities: Delta Dental Foundation to Deliver Grant to Improve Oral Health of Underserved Children in Asheville, NC On behalf of the Delta Dental Foundation, Delta Dental of North Carolina CEO Curt Ladig will hand deliver a $4,000 check to Eblen Charities. This grant will help the organization provide dental sealants to […]
Press release from Asheville Veterans Helping Veterans: Asheville’s local chapter of Veterans Helping Veterans WNC(VHVWNC) is gearing up for a month long, citywide fundraiser in April 2015 to support construction and staffing at their new Community Center (opening May 2015). “Pints for Patriots”- April Fundraiser for VHVWNC http://vhvwnc.org/ Veterans Helping Veterans Western North Carolina is […]
Event description from UNC Asheville: Feminist Stories from Women’s Liberation, a Screening by Filmmaker, Jennifer Lee Filmmaker, Jennifer Lee will discuss “The Women’s Liberation Movement and American Cultural Memory.” This will be followed by her film “Feminist: Stories from Women’s Liberation” and a Q & A session. Contact Lori Horvitz at email@example.com or 828.251.6590. Tuesday, […]
From the NCDOT website: NCDOT is currently preparing a Comprehensive State Rail Plan (CSRP) that will define a vision for North Carolina’s existing and future rail infrastructure, and identify a program of projects and services for the state’s rail system that will provide quantifiable economic and quality-of-life benefits to residents, businesses and industries. Freight and […]
Press release from Folkmoot: The Campaign for Folkmoot, while beginning quietly, will soon launch in a formal and big way: raising $1.2 million for Folkmoot Friendship Center as well as year-round programs and the ever-popular summer festival, Folkmoot USA! Think you know Folkmoot? You haven’t seen anything yet! With a campaign team headed by Joe […]
Press release from Henderson County Rescue Squad: Rescue Squad Members train in Winter Alpine Search & Rescue During the months of January and February, 14 Henderson County Rescue Squad members spent over 600 hours preparing for and participating in several Winter Alpine Search & Rescue (WASAR) classes. These classes were offered through NC Emergency Management and […]
Press release from Buncombe County Recreation Services: ASHEVILLE — Buncombe County, N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT), and HNTB (a consultant for the NCDOT) will host a drop-in public meeting regarding potential options for the possible addition of a greenway in the vicinity of I-26, Brevard Road and Long Shoals Road in Buncombe County. The meeting […]
The Asheville Vegan Society and Katuah Market on Hendersonville Road will host a benefit on Sunday, March 29, 4-6 p.m. The event is intended to raise funds for food, fencing and housing of chickens at the sanctuary and will feature free (vegan) hors d’oevres and nonalcoholic beverages.
Press release from the Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency: Local Air Agency Accepting Nominations for Awards to Recognize Outstanding Efforts to Improve Air Quality in Buncombe County Through the annual Clean Air Excellence Awards Program, the Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency (WNCRAQA) will recognize businesses, organizations, and individuals who have made […]
Press release from Mission Health: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 13, 2015) – McDowell Hospital will welcome a new leader on March 23. Carol C. Wolfenbarger, RN, BSN, MSN, FACHE, will join the hospital as President, stepping into the role following the departure of Lynn Boggs in December. Wolfenbarger is board certified in Healthcare Management and is a […]
From Blue Ridge Now: Pillowcase Ministry reaches around the world By Amy McCraw Upstairs at Mud Creek Baptist Church, old pillowcases, slightly used bed sheets and various scraps of cloth fill tables, closets and cabinets. Every Monday morning, a dedicated group of volunteers meets at the church to sew the donated materials into beautiful dresses, […]
Cullowhee teen Anne Wade took on the complex issue of censorship in schools and won first place in the National Coalition Against Censorship’s 11th annual Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest.