Articles About alternative health

  • Wayfaring the Village of Yellow Springs

    The health and wellness-themed 2013-14 Guide To Yellow Springs is the largest yet, at 72 pages.

    If this week’s edition of the Yellow Springs News seems, well, a little thick in the middle, it’s because enclosed within are whopping 72 pages of anything and everything about Yellow Springs.

  • Yellow Springs Healers embrace holistic approach

    ust as 1960s counterculture icon Timothy Leary famously told fellow hippies to “tune in, turn on, drop out,” local holistic health practitioners Douglas Klappich and Deborah McGee have some advice today for health and healing: “Tune in, tone up, bliss out.”

  • Yellow Springs healers embrace holistic approach

    Just as 1960s counterculture icon Timothy Leary famously told fellow hippies to “tune in, turn on, drop out,” a couple of self-described “New Age flower children” local holistic health practitioners have some advice today for health and healing.

  • New Reiki Gong business — A life path that veered to healing

    Philip Love found in meditation and Eastern spirituality the enlightenment he once sought in a Messiah and a materialistic lifestyle and created his own unique practice that blends Tibetan Reiki healing with the Chinese practice of Qigong.

  • Local psychologist joins west, east in healing

    Few conventional medicine providers give much credence to traditional medicine, whose practitioners don’t often seek mainstream credentials. Dr. Rose Mary Shaw bridges both worlds.

  • Wellness about the daily mind

    Local resident Carmen Milano believes that the village has many of the elements associated with good health and long life spans. And beginning this month, Wellness Month in Yellow Springs, she wants to make the village a place where people truly live better and longer.

  • Library hosts healing workshops

    Local holistic health practitioner Virgil Mayor Apostol, who has been practicing massage, manual medicine and spiritual healing locally since the fall, will teach a free workshop series on Filipino healing practices at the library this month. The workshops kick off with a lecture on the healing traditions of Phillipines at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the meeting room of the Yellow Springs Public Library. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A free workshop series on Filipino healing traditions presented by local holistic health practitioner Virgil Mayor Apostol begins with a lecture at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Yellow Springs Public Library.

  • College global seminar projects go local— Students tackle town/gown health

    Students in Antioch College’s global health seminar presented their solutions to campus and community health problems at a public forum last month. One group started a college bicycle co-op and refurbished eight bikes to rent to students free-of-charge. From left are group members Jordan Berley, Emma Gilruth, Lucas Gottke and Katie Pitsenbarger, Antioch facilities manager Reggie Stratton and group member Elaine Bell. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A women’s support group, bicycle co-op and senior auditing program were a few of the ideas Antioch College students came up with to tackle campus and community health problems during last semester’s global seminar.

  • To new healer, the eyes have it

    Herbalist and iridologist Eric Rodriguez opened a new healing practice in town, the Culpeper House, this month. He will give a free lecture on natural approaches to winter health on Thursday, Dec. 20, at 6 p.m. in the meeting room at the Yellow Springs Public Library. Rodriguez can identify health issues by looking at a client’s iris. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Some see eyes as windows to the soul, while others, like local iridologist Eric Rodriguez, also see the iris as a window into the body, revealing a person’s health history, unhealthy habits and future illnesses.

  • Young minds, bodies take to yoga in the schools

    This month local yoga instructors Jen Ater, above, top right, and Gail Lichtenfels launched a program to teach yoga in village public schools. Shown above are McKinney Middle School students at a yoga class this week. (Photo by Sehvilla Mann)

    A group of 19 students sits cross-legged on purple mats in Sarah Lowe’s classroom at McKinney Middle School; they’ll be spending the next 50 minutes practicing yoga.

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