Body, Mind, & Solstice event comes to Creston Heights 3/25/2023

by (scott warren)

Submitted 03-12-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

The Body, Mind & Solstice event is a community event located in the Creston Neighborhood of Grand Rapids MI, showcasing a wide variety of experts, educators, and resources within our community that are focused on empowering people towards the...

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Building Connection, Sharing Stories, and Measuring It

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 04-01-2021 under NONPROFITS

"The more things we can put in people's hands that give them ways to amplify their own voices and communicate with their community, the better off we all are” says Jessica Mulcahy, Director of Success...

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Functional Medicine Practice Expands into Prepared Meal Service

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 07-02-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market welcomed Root Functional Medicine, a functional medicine and nutrition practice, as an Incubator Kitchen tenant in April. The Incubator Kitchen will serve as the hub for the practice to produce and package meals as a...

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Catch up on Catalyst Radio, weekly public affairs program hosted by 88.1 FM WYCE

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-24-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center, with multiple hosts. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social...

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Highlighting city’s mental wellness resources, GoSite hosts free Q&A event

by (GoSite)

Submitted 05-19-2016 under NEWS

Local information and welcome center, the GoSite, will be kicking off a series of events on May 26 aiming to better educate the public about the wide variety of mental health and wellness resources available in the Grand Rapids area. Free and open...

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Maintaining Oral Health as We Age: A “Healthy U” Lecture

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 05-16-2016 under

Dr. Christopher Sampair, D.D.S., will present “Oral Health Concerns for Older Adults,” during the Covenant Village of the Great Lakes’ “Healthy U” lecture on Monday, June 13, 2016, beginning at 10 a.m. Covenant Village...

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Exercise plays an important role in chronic disease prevention

by (GRTV)

Submitted 03-23-2016 under NONPROFITS

With fitness trends like CrossFit and wearable technology like the Fitbit, it’s easier than ever for people to get on (and stay on!) the exercise train. Even so, our dedication to exercise is often tied to losing weight, or getting our "...

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Local dojo works to increase community wellness with Kickstarter

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 05-19-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Daniel Muschiana, owner/partner of local martial arts studio Shen & Kyoseikan Dojo, continues to seek ways to integrate the healing arts into his local neighborhood. Shen Dojo was previously located in the Heartside Neighborhood on...

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Wellness professionals join forces to bring mind-body connection to community

by (Marjorie Steele)

Submitted 04-06-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

A group of over 16 established Grand Rapids wellness professionals have come together under one collective group to make a holistic range of natural services available to clients under one roof. Calling themselves The Wellness Collective GR, the...

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Gazelle Girl Half Marathon Running Tips: Prevent overuse injuries by "rolling with it"

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 03-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

It's the high point of spring training for the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k and that means the potential for overuse injuries. In this informative Q&A, local physical therapist Scott Hadley shares his own personal running story and...

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