Opening the Mind with Psychedelics

Transformative experiences with unconventional medicine led Paul Austin, a Grandville native and Hope College graduate, on an unconventional career path.

Nonprofit donates 100,000 diapers to local parents

Alpha Grand Rapids (AGR) achieved its goal of donating 100,000 diapers since January 2021, impacting 1,100 families connected to the organization.

Medical innovation continues across Grand Rapids

While the world has been busy with other health concerns, it was easy to miss some of the impressive and innovative medical advances that have taken place outside of the public’s attention — even when it’s happening right under our noses.

Rehab hospital offers chiropractic care

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital now offers chiropractic services as a new treatment option for patients.
Molly Vetter, of b meditation studio

Pop-Up Meditation Classes Now Offered At The Dailey Method

Molly Vetter, meditation teacher and owner of b meditation studio, is offering a 25-minute pop-up meditation class called Rest and Reset at The Dailey Method in Eastown.

Consumers Energy grant supports forestry

Muskegon neighborhoods are surrounded by new trees, thanks to a $2,500 grant from the Consumers Energy Forestry Department.

Three ‘long-weekend’ getaways

With Memorial Day on the horizon, here are some curated travel ideas that offer a hassle-free way of getting there.
AM Yoga offers free classes for veterans.

Yoga Studio Offers Classes Tailored to Veterans

AM Yoga Studio has partnered with Community Rebuilders to launch a yoga program for veterans to assist with symptoms of PTSD and other mental health issues.

Pet dental care

Dental health is a very important topic, one that I believe isn’t spoken about often enough.

Report: Michigan 11th worst state for older workers

A new study found Michigan is near the bottom of a list of states that are good for working seniors.

CHC shares trauma-informed practices

As the Children’s Healing Center (CHC) looks ahead to World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, the organization is emphasizing the importance of mental health while caring for those who have experienced medical trauma.
Giving hope to single moms

Giving hope to single moms

Providing opportunities where there otherwise are none

Michiganders believe unvaccinated should receive $136 incentive

A new report finds Michiganders are prepared to pay those unvaccinated against COVID-19 $136 each to receive the jab.
Grand Rapids Ballet offers adult ballet classes.

Dance Your Way to Fit with Grand Rapids Ballet’s Adult Classes

Plié and pirouette to better health and fitness with Grand Rapids Ballet’s adult ballet classes.

Local Studio Dares its Students to Down Dog for 30 Days

Local yoga studio the Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse has a bi-annual tradition of daring its students to 30 days of yoga. Every October and February, yogis choose to enroll in the “30 Day Dare,” with the intention of taking thirty yoga classes throughout the course of the month.

Gazelle Sports to host community events

A Michigan-based sporting goods store has two community events planned this month.

‘Green Wednesday’ ushers in holiday shopping weekend

Like many retailers, Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, marks one of the biggest sales days of the year for cannabis dispensaries.
Studio Barre class

Build Core Strength with Studio Barre

If your New Year’s resolutions include “get fit” a new barre studio might be just the place to help you reach that goal.
Sky Zone Kentwood

Grand Rapids’ Top 5 Fitness Classes

New year, new workout. Whether you’re tired of not reaching your fitness goals or maybe just getting tired of the old routine, it’s time to get out and try something new.

The impossible mile

Johnny Agar loves sports. He loves watching baseball, hockey, football, basketball, and just about every other sport.

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