August 2012

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Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation

The Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation continued to support Children in Crisis, Inc. and other children’s charities again this year. The Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation’s mission is, “Connecting wine enthusiasts to raise money for children in need.”

Inaugural Paddle at the Porch Race in Destin

Northwest Florida Regional Airport, BOTE and The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House, in conjunction with 99 Rock, Southern Restaurant Group and SUP magazine, will present the inaugural Paddle at the Porch-the SUP Cup, on August 18.

Teacher Training From Abhaya Yoga Center

Abhaya Yoga Center is offering its Teacher Training Program II, beginning with a 3-day Anusara Workshop with Cat McCarthy, from September 14 to16. Further training is schedule for one weekend a month, beginning October 12 and ending May 12, 2013, with graduation

Arbonne International launches Paraben-free Products

Arbonne International has introduced a line of all-natural, Paraben-free deodorant, toothpaste and mouthwash. Parabens are found in 99 percent of breast cancer patients’ breast tissue.

CLL Sponsors Integrative Medicine Series

The Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an eight-week program on Integrative Medicine, beginning in September. Speakers will provide information about health issues and ways to improve health using non-traditional methods.

Lose Weight with Advice from Marianne Williamson

Bestselling author Marianne Williamson explains the connection between spirituality and weight loss in a new book, A Course in Weight Loss: 21 Spiritual Lessons for Surrendering Your Weight Forever, with 21 spiritual lessons to help surrender weight forever. A 22-week course, using the lessons from the book, will be held Mondays, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., beginning August 20 through February 18, 2013, at Unity of Panama City.

Mahabhuta Yoga Festival Hosts 24 Regional Studios

The Mahabhuta Yoga Festival, hosting more than 20 regional yoga studios, will be held from November 16 to 18, at the Sanders Beach Center, in Pensacola. Two dozen yoga workshops will highlight the talents of regional yoga teachers, artists, healers and musicians.

Pet Training for an "OM" Experience

Peaceful Meditation with Pets

“Some pets can help ground their owner. Their warm body, next to the meditator, can help the owner to maintain a connection to their physical body. It acts as a strong tether to the present moment, even in the deepest meditations,” says McCall.

Natural Fertility

Natural fertility treatments are becoming more popular, with several natural methods now thought to enhance successful conception.

Pensacola School of Massage Therapy Creates Wellness Careers

“The program is designed to provide the student with the theory and practice of massage therapy, incorporating a variety of recognized modalities, so that the graduate will be well prepared to pass the licensure exam to become a licensed Florida massage therapist. We continue our support of our graduating students for the workforce with our school placement service.”