Coffee Meet Ups!

Coffee Meet Up Bend Health Guide Meet with Bend Health Guide to learn more about our upcoming issue. Network with other Health related business owners. Meet Inspired Melissa our designer for Winter Issue! Get special deals on advertising reserved for Meet Up members! Looney Bean Cafe Wednesday 9/13/17 9:30AM Monday 9/25/17 11:30am

Tai Chi, once Alternative, now Mainstream

Tai Chi – Once Alternative, Now Mainstream No matter the reason people are drawn to Tai Chi (太極), whether it be the long and rich history, the ties to Chinese Medicine, the connection to Eastern philosophy (i.e. Tao Te Ching) or the martial art aspects, there are now numerous medical studies that support what many have experienced. Tai Chi is an effective tool for overall health and another option for management of chronic pain and depression. Many students begin the journey of Tai Chi for a low-impact exercise to regain movement after an injury, or…

10,000 Buddhas by Amanda Giacomini

Our cover is just one segment of the 10,000 Buddhas Amanda Giacomini has set out to paint around the world. These Buddhas, found in Washington, D.C., were blessed by several Buddhist Monks who did an auspicious ceremony. They created an altar, chanted and prayed for whoever looks upon these Buddhas would be healed and all their suffering would be relieved. Amanda allowed us to place these holy Buddhas on our cover to offer healing to each and every one of you who gazes upon them. Amanda Giacomini 10,000 Buddhas Photo by Cody Apps Amanda was…