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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

Digital Edition

 

Click on the cover image to read the online digital version of Natural Awakenings that allows you to turn pages like the print edition.
 

Natural Awakenings CHicago Features

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Qigong Healing:

How to Reverse Disease Naturally
Jeff Primack is a Qigong teacher that has studied with many Qigong masters from all over the world and has taught over 50,000 people in live seminars.

Microloans

for a Better World
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.

Flowers on Parade

IN LOCAL WOODLANDS
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.

Tasty Artichokes

Help Maintain a Healthy Liver
Artichokes are a bright green, slightly sweet and earthy vegetable. They are biggest and most vibrant in the spring from March to May.

Spinach Recipes

from a Farm Kitchen
In April, we see the spinach planted in fall spring back to life with new growth of textured leaves.

Equitable Opportunity

in the Great Outdoors
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.

Natural Awakenings Chicago News Briefs

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Aligned Modern Health Expands into North and West Suburbs

Aligned Modern Health, which has 17 clinics in the Chicago area, is focused on helping people live pain free through non-invasive, evidence-based care.

Celebrate Wisconsin Farm Living with Soil Sisters

Soil Sisters is made possible by the Wisconsin Farmers Union Foundation, the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service and Renewing the Countryside.

Kirtan with The Bhakti Caravan Band and Ellen Radha Katz

Breath, mantra, rhythm and melody all combine to heal our energy fields. No prior experience is necessary; beginners are welcome.

Learn All About Healthy Hemp Oil

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.

Manifesting a Soulmate with Arielle Ford

Arielle Ford, bestselling author of the Soulmate Secret: Manifest the Love of Your Life with the Law of Attraction, will conduct a daylong workshop.

Milagro World Center to Open Resale Location

The grand opening celebration of Wild Raspberry will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., April 27, at Arlington Club Commons, 9 Huntington Lane, in Wheeling.

New Science-Based Card Deck Offers Therapeutic Insights

Frames cards are beautifully illustrated by international British artist David Hallangen, free of gender and class references.

Raden Wellness Center Expands Services

Raden Wellness Center, in Highwood, a functional medicine-based, integrative treatment center for patients of all ages, is expanding their services.

Resiliency Institute Classes

The Resiliency Institute is offering three permaculture plant courses in Naperville this month that will cover vines, groundcovers and fungi.

Silence the Inner Critic with Meditation

Kadampa Meditation Center Chicago will present a talk and meditation, Silencing The Inner Critic, with international teacher Kadam Lucy James, at the Newberry Library.

Zen Shiatsu Accepting New Clients With Chronic Pain

Many people suffer from chronic pain conditions, whether from long-term stress, accidents and injuries, or unknown causes.

Natural Awakenings Chicago Spotlights

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Thrive MD

Grows and Adds New Therapies
In the last several months, thriveMD has introduced several new therapies to complement the range of services they already offer.

Flotstone Provides Relaxation Through Floating

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
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.

Edgar Cayce’s Association for

Research and Enlightenment
A.R.E. sponsors conferences, tours, camps for children and adults, regional activities and study groups

Wrigleyville Dental

Specializes in Holistic Dentistry
Wrigleyville Dental, in Chicago, is encouraging people to think about oral health as a vital component of overall wellness.

Learn and Grow with

Kriya Yoga
For more than 30 years, people from all backgrounds are welcome and have explored their spiritual path at the Temple of Kriya Yoga, in Chicago.

Aligned Modern Health

Helps Restore Joint Health Holistically
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.

Be The Change at the

Body Mind Spirit Expo
For more than 30 years, the Body Mind Spirit Expo (BMSE) has provided a nurturing, safe space for visitors to discover their inner path and connect with their local holistic community.

NATURAL REMEDEE

Makes Sense of Cannabis Supplementation
Dee Bayro is a certified holistic health coach and nutritional cannabis educator who supports clients in finding their own path towards wellness.

Organic Gardener Ed Kugler

Shares Knowledge and Produce
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.

North Shore Salt Therapy Center

Makes People Feel Happier
Salt has been used for healing purposes since ancient times, and the first European salt spas originated 150 years ago.

ARC Physical Therapy

is Committed to Success
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.
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Bringing Up Kitty

Get Off on the Right Paw
Adorable as new kittens are, they need the right conditions, from bedding to food to scratching surfaces—and a proper introduction to their new home—to thrive.

Loving Nature

Outdoor Adventures for Kids
In a time in which digital devices often rule, kids will happily head outdoors for adventures involving gardens, bugs and birds that spark their interest and creativity.

Potluck for the 21st Century

Breaking Bread, Building Community
Using phone apps as well as workplace and neighborhood contacts, friends and strangers are coming together to share healthy, home-cooked meals.

Power Switch

Taking a Home Off the Grid
Costs are down, technology is up and tax credits are up for grabs. There’s never been a better time to declare energy independence and explore solar, wind and geothermal options.
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Letter from The Publisher

Over the years, Earth Day has evolved to become a weeklong, even monthlong, observance to mark the anniversary of the start of the modern environmental movement that occurred on April 22, 1970.

Natural Awakenings Chicago Contests

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See More »Health Briefs

Household Cleaning Products Affect Babies’ Guts and Weight

Disinfectants Linked to Health Concerns

Smoking Bans Lower Blood Pressure

Local Restrictions Improve Health for Citizens

Curcumin Boosts Fertility in Men

Increases Sperm Count and Motility

Sugary Drinks Linked to Kidney Disease

Dangers of Sweetened Beverages

Stress May Be Worse in the Evening

Increases Later in the Day

Probiotics Ease Bipolar Disorder

Supplements Aid in Mental Health

 

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See More »Global Briefs

Muddled Message

GMO Labeling Diluted

Worldwide Worry

Environmental Risks Register as Top Threat

Over Dose

Citrus Crops to Receive Human Antibiotics

Fuel Folly

Nuclear Waste Disposal Remains Elusive

Support Citizen Action Against Plastics

Our Planet

Netflix Series Reveals Its Fragile Beauty