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Maitreya Brings Ageless Wisdom Teachings to the World

Maitreya Brings Ageless Wisdom Teachings to the World

Spiritual teacher Maitreya, whose mission is to function as a world teacher for all humanity, will begin his mission publicly, when invited by humanity through the world's major media, to speak on Declaration Day.

SunVest Solar Specialist Offers Free Consultations

SunVest Solar Specialist Offers Free Consultations

Ian Lizzadro-McPherson has joined Pewaukee-based SunVest Solar, Inc., as a project developer to head the company’s effort in expanding solar photovoltaic power locally.

Tiny Green Trees Introduces Programs for Children and Adults

Tiny Green Trees Introduces Programs for Children and Adults

Tiny Green Trees, an eco-conscious child care center, offers sustainably focused options for kids and adults to explore the outdoors and engage in green living practices. The Nature Kindergarten, held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, gives 3- to 6-year-olds ample outdoor experiences that include two educational events per month at the Urban Ecology Center’s Menomonee Valley location, as well as hikes through Three Bridges Park along the Hank Aaron State Trail.

Live in Harmony With Your Pets

Live in Harmony With Your Pets

As part of its integrative approach to caring for pets, the Wauwatosa Veterinary Clinic is now offering in-home training and professional pet behavioral consultations for dogs and cats with certified professional dog trainer Kim Rinzel.

Holistic, Biomimetic Dental Care in Port Washington

Holistic, Biomimetic Dental Care in Port Washington

Dentist Bryan Schwartz, DDS, has joined Steve Carini, DDS, who has specialized in mercury-free, mercury-safe natural dentistry for more than 38 years.

Free Holistic Health Expo in West Allis

Free Holistic Health Expo in West Allis

A free Milwaukee Holistic Health Expo, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 26, in West Allis, promises 80 natural and holistic exhibitors that include chiropractors, alternative health healers, Reiki practitioners, natural food chefs and farmers.

Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference Comes to Beber Camp

Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference Comes to Beber Camp

The third annual Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference will be held from June 6 to 8 at The Beber Camp, in Mukwonago, with 50 workshops and plant walks for novices and experienced herbalists alike.

Talk Focuses on Cancer Prevention

Talk Focuses on Cancer Prevention

Holistic health coach and Reiki master Natalie Benoit leads a discussion, Nutrition for Cancer, from 7 to 9:30 p.m., April 30, at The Atrium, in Greendale.

Lectures and Meditation on Buddhist Approach to Loss and Compassion

Lectures and Meditation on Buddhist Approach to Loss and Compassion

Domo Geshe Rinpoche, spiritual director of White Conch Dharma Center, in Neilsville, will explain Buddhist principles for coping with the challenges of loss, healing and everyday life in a series of three lectures, scheduled from 7 to 8:30 p.m., April 2, 3 and 4 (see endnote for locations).

Demonstration Engages with Horses and Nature

Demonstration Engages with Horses and Nature

In honor of the 2014 Chinese New Year, the Year of the Horse, Robin Guayasamin-Salerno, director of Innersongs, LLC, will host Conversations with Horses from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 26, which focuses on experiential learning with horses and nature.

AromaWellness Introduces Calming Essential Oils Blend

AromaWellness Introduces Calming Essential Oils Blend

Uma Bagadia, owner of Aroma Wellness, has created Serenity, an essential oils blend with relaxing qualities and a refreshing fragrance.

Milwaukee Celebrates Earth Day with Rock the Green

Milwaukee Celebrates Earth Day with Rock the Green

Rock the Green, an organization committed to near-zero waste principles, eco-education and green music performances, is partnering with Milwaukee’s Office of Environmental Sustainability for the city’s third annual Earth Day Celebration, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 22, at the CityCenter at 735, along Milwaukee’s Riverwalk.

Affordable Ayurvedic Services at Institute of Beauty and Wellness

Affordable Ayurvedic Services at Institute of Beauty and Wellness

The Institute of Beauty and Wellness, Aveda Beauty School, a college offering training in the fields of esthetics, cosmetology, massage therapy, ayurveda and nail design, has added ayurveda to its menu of services by students available to the public.

FarmWise Education Teaches Kids Real-Life Skills

FarmWise Education Teaches Kids Real-Life Skills

In 2008, Bente Goldstein started FarmWise Education, a farm-based learning center, on her own Elkhorn property.

Helping Pollinators in Peril

Helping Pollinators in Peril

Honeybees are one of the most essential and observable pollinators of agricultural crops. As their population has begun to decline recently in North America and Europe, scientists and environmentalists alike are concerned about pollinator shortages.

April 2014 Publisher Letter

April 2014 Publisher Letter

Many Natural Awakenings readers share with me the urgent desire to heal the Earth and preserve a good quality of life now and for future generations.