Kiva, which means unity in Swahili, is a nonprofit organization founded in 2005 by Matt Flannery and Jessica Jackley after attending a class on theoretical microfinance at the Stanford School of Business.
Pushing their way through the forest floor and opening their blooms are bloodroot and spring beauty in early April, trilliums and Virginia bluebells in late April to early May, and wild geraniums and May apples in May, among many others.
Members of the women’s program participate in a multitude of activities, from workshops and classes in native plant identification to woodworking and chainsaw seminars with local arborist associations.
Hemp oil can have endless amounts of benefits, which may include fighting temporary inflammation, relieving everyday stress, calming joint discomfort, aiding in sleep, promoting a healthy heart and much more.
Flotstone, in Lake Bluff, is quickly gaining a reputation as a leading-edge float center and spa. Started by Susie McMurray and her son Patrick in 2018, Flotstone is a place for people to relax, rejuvenate and recalibrate from the stressors of their everyday lives.
FreshSkin Medical Spa & Wellness Center, in Highland Park, is a multidisciplinary practice committed to healthy aging, founded in 2011 by Medical Director Dr. Josie Tenore. Her focus on functional medicine and disease prevention helps patients achieve optimal wellness inside and out.
With an integrated approach that strives to help patients eliminate the root cause of pain and live life to the fullest, the team at Aligned Modern Health can help restore both acute and chronic joint health issues.
For Highland Park native Ed Kugler, a new idea is always growing, whether to teach high school students to grow produce with no chemicals, offer adults an easy way to get healthy food or spread his organic message at local festivals and parades.
Advance Rehabilitation Clinics (ARC), with six locations in the Chicago area, offers outpatient orthopedic physical therapy and cutting-edge techniques to effectively treat pains, strains and injuries.