May 2017

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Belly to Cradle Offers Comprehensive Birth Care

Amber Roman, a doula who has provided birth care in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties since 2011, has expanded her one-woman company, Belly to Cradle, to include the services of three more doulas.

Bridgeway Institute Offers Fresh Hope for Addiction

A number of clinics in the United States are using Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide, or NAD, a naturally occurring co-enzyme found in all living cells, to treat disorders ranging from chronic fatigue and neurodegenerative disease to anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Manifest Offers Natural Prescription Plus Inspiration for Better Health

People who come to Manifest Mind Body Medicine seeking a natural, integrative approach to better health won't just find expert guidance in Lori Poelstra, M.D.—they'll also find a source of personal inspiration.

Nutrition Delivered - Placenta Being Used to Ward Off Postpartum Depression

The emotional crash some women experience after childbirth used to be dismissed as the “baby blues.” Now postpartum depression is recognized as a sometime debilitating mental health disorder likely connected to a sudden drop in hormone levels.

Ric Kindle Brings LIVE! to Pensacola

LIVE! Juice Bar and More!—a multidimensional venue with an all-raw menu and juice bar; stages for musicians, poets and other performers; and a space for local artists to display their work—is set to open August 25.

Mothers and Daughters Invited to June Yoga Retreat

Kim Mosby of Sunshine Yoga and Kristy Souto of Yoga Junkie Studios and their daughters are inviting other mother-daughter teams to join them on a special yoga retreat June 9 to 11 at Adventures Unlimited in Milton.

Women’s Mini-Retreat Set for Mother’s Day Weekend

Nourish, a women’s mini-retreat featuring yoga classes, satsang, special meals and self-care activities, will be held at Navarre Living Yoga on Mother’s Day Weekend, May 12 through 14.

Little Black Dress Party Helps Women in Need

The eighth annual Little Black Dress Party, an evening dedicated to celebrating good health and raising funds for local women in need, will be held May 20 at the Sandestin Linkside Center.

Festival-Tournament Targets Invasive Lionfish

The annual Lionfish Removal & Awareness Day—a family-friendly combination of festival and tournament, with activities for divers and landlubbers alike—will be held May 20 and 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Plaza De Luna in Pensacola.

Project Birth Center Pensacola Promotes Maternal Choices

The Global Big Latch On, a worldwide, coordinated event in which women gather to normalize breastfeeding by nursing their babies en masse in the supportive company of family, friends and community, will be taking place August 5.

Iron Man Triathalon Set for May 13 in PCB

Ironman 70.3 Gulf Coast—a grueling 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bicycle ride and marathon-length (26.2-mile) run—will take place May 13, at Panama City Beach.

Hands Across the Sand Protests Oil Drilling

Hands Across the Sand—an international movement protesting invasive and damaging energy industry practices such as offshore and deep-water drilling—will come to Pensacola Beach and Santa Rosa Beach, among other coastal communities worldwide, on May 20.