Sumptuous Pumpkin Curry

October 19, 2014 4:47 pm / Blog, Nutrition, Recipes, Uncategorized / no comments

by Dahlia Shaaban, Nutrition & Lifestyle Coach Autumn is my favorite culinary season. Bountiful crisp apples, vibrant hearty greens, grounding root veggies and pumpkins! Pumpkins can be a bit intimidating to work with at first, but it’s such a divine seasonal treat and worth the adventure. For this recipe, choose […]


Two Rope Wall Workshop Series with Megan

October 16, 2014 11:34 am / Uncategorized / no comments

with Megan Davis Dates & Time:  Saturdays Nov 8, 15 and 22;  12 p.m. -2 p.m. Tuesdays November 4, 11 and 18; 7 p.m. -9 p.m   Investment: $75   Yoga walls (also called rope walls) are beneficial for all levels of practitioners, from beginners to advanced, and can also provide amazing support […]


Andrea’s Story

October 14, 2014 11:18 am / acupuncture, ALS, Blog, chronic disease / no comments

Pekoe client Andrea shares her story  about ALS diagnosis at 33,  acupuncture , and her amazing experience on October 5th of raising $9000 for ALS research by competing in an all women’s triathlon. One of the many gifts my acupuncturist at Pekoe, Liana Brooks-Rubin, has given meis to open my eyes to […]


Great Wall of Yoga

October 14, 2014 12:24 am / Blog, rope wall, yoga, yoga therapy / no comments

by Megan Davis, Ph.D, MPH, RYT Rope walls are beneficial for all levels of practitioners, from beginners to advanced, and can also provide amazing support for people who are working with injuries. First, the wall helps you lengthen your spine and decompress your joints. Second, it allows you to increase […]


How to Deal with Seasonal Allergies

September 14, 2014 2:41 pm / Uncategorized / 741 comments

by Noah Samuels, L.Ac, Dipl. OM, MTOM In the spring and the fall seasonal allergies tend to come on strong for many people. If you’re one of the unlucky ones, you may be suffering from allergies all year long. Hay fever, aka allergic rhinitis, is an allergic reaction to proteins in […]


From Humanitarian to Healer: A Journey in Cultivating Peace

August 11, 2014 2:34 am / Blog, conflict, trauma / 3,608 comments

by Liana Brooks-Rubin, Acupuncturist, Herbalist and Yoga Teacher with Pekoe It feels like a lifetime ago that I showed up for work every day at the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration where I worked alongside a group of dedicated professionals with big hearts, committed day in and […]


Healthy Happy Hour: The Skinny on Sugar

July 14, 2014 5:20 pm / Uncategorized / no comments

Date: Thursday July 31st Time: 6-7:30 pm Investment: $25.00 with Dahlia Shaaban, CHHC, RYT Sugar is perhaps one of the most pervasive and compacted concerns in nutrition and public health.  From a young age, we have been conditioned to associate sugar with reward for being good, a pattern that can […]


Gluten Intolerance IS NOT in Your Head.

by Dahlia Shaaban, Nutrition Coach By now you’ve probably heard about gluten and why many folks are avoiding it these days.  The diet trend has increasingly become mainstream.  Perhaps you or someone you know has even explored going gluten free. And with good reason.  Sensitivity to gluten, the protein found […]


Infused Water – The Healing Hydration

June 3, 2014 2:08 am / Blog, Recipes, Uncategorized / no comments

Infused Water ~ The Healing Hydration Water is a Life Force but it’s not always tasty to some of us. Combining herbs and fruits will add that needed taste and, incredibly, some healing powers in your water! Simple and amazing for your Bodymindspirit. Let’s talk about Water Here is where […]


Words Create

May 26, 2014 11:39 am / Blog, Life Coaching / no comments

by Dalila Adams Life Coach, Energy Healer & Meditation Teacher       Becoming aware of the words you use and realizing the power of words can be a life transforming adventure.   Here’s one example of how profoundly effective words can be: “Years ago I met a lady in a class […]