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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Releasing Black Hair Relaxers

Walk into any black hair salon on a Saturday morning and you will find creative chaos. Blow driers blasting, sinks with water flowing, hot...

Pulling Them Back from the Brink

Ms. Lula had no idea what to do. In her 70s and living on her own, she had no one to help her understand...

Hiking and Biking the Anacostia: Where to Go and How to...

The number of folks interested in hiking and biking the Anacostia keeps growing. As does the number of people asking me the best places...

Ms. Pinkie, the Survivor

You may see her power-walking through the streets of her Congress Heights neighborhood. Smiling. Waving. Giving out hugs here and there. On Sundays, you...

Urinary Health

As mammals we all pee. Urine, produced by the kidneys, is an essential part of physiology: it eliminates excess water, helps electrolyte balances, rids...

Hot Yoga

Eleven years ago I wrote about the newly opened Bikram Yoga Studio on H Street NE. Bikram Yoga was the latest craze that migrated...

The Dietitian Next Door

What’s for dinner? Sounds like a simple question but it can have some very complicated responses. Cooking meals at home has been proven to...

Stress Relief While Building Your Inner Worrier

Are you looking for some stress relief? Maybe you would like to incorporate more physical activity into your regimen? At Samurai Training Academy you...

District Combatives – Critical for Everyone

If you were violently attacked, how would you respond? This question was asked at a class I attended at District Combatives located in District...

Functional Fitness

Yesterday you had a great workout. You pressed and pulled more weight with perfect form than you ever had on the circuit machines. In...