A Breakfast of Champions

December 21, 2014 3:54 pm / Uncategorized / 1 comment

by Dahlia Shaaban When I chat with folks about their food and lifestyle habits, they admit- often with bit of embarrassment, even exasperation – that they don’t do breakfast. It’s kind of a script: They don’t have time. And do I know what time they have to leave the house […]


Thank you Clarence!

December 18, 2014 10:04 pm / shaw / 2 comments

  The holiday season is time to pause, offer gratitude, and give back to our community. Clarence Ace Smith, has been member of the Safe + Clean Team for three years, cleaning and beautifying the streets of Shaw. Year long, he meticulously tends to 9th Street. He has been particularly […]


Biweekly Thursday Night Meditation with Dalila Adams

December 1, 2014 3:49 pm / Uncategorized / 9 comments

    Day: Every other Thursday beginning January 1st Time: 6:30 Investment:$10 Enjoy a guided meditation to clear your mind promote relaxation, and build internal energy. Each class will begin with a body awareness meditation followed by a breathing meditation and, finally, bring you into your own quiet space and […]


DC Brau Made in DC Holiday Marketplace

November 17, 2014 4:01 pm / Uncategorized / 1 comment

DC Brau is teaming up with two other organizations in the greater DC community to support others during the holiday season. On Small Business Saturday, the brewery and Think Local First DC are hosting the annual Made in DC Holiday Marketplace during growler hours, and kicking off on Thanksgiving, the brewery […]


A Date with Beets: An Epicurean Revelation in Community

November 17, 2014 12:47 am / Blog, family, Nutrition, Recipes / 13 comments

  by Dahlia Shaaban, Nutrition & Lifestyle Coach with Pekoe I have a confession. I’ve become a little self-conscious and uninspired in my culinary practice. Feeling like I’m always cooking the same damn thing and my dishes aren’t edgy enough in keeping up with foodie culture. But it’s more than […]


Live Deliciously: A Three Week Crash Course to Transform your Food Habits for Good

October 23, 2014 5:27 pm / Digestive Health, Nutrition / 18 comments

Did you know it takes 21 Days to Change a Habit? Learn Dahlia’s Secrets to: Easily incorporate a diversity of vibrant, nourishing & delicious foods in your life Eat mindfully and make wiser food choices in the grocery store and on-the-go Get confident in the kitchen and transform simple, whole […]


Sumptuous Pumpkin Curry

October 19, 2014 4:47 pm / Blog, Nutrition, Recipes, Uncategorized / 26 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 […]


Therapeutic Yoga and Rope Wall Packages with Megan

October 16, 2014 11:34 am / Uncategorized / 884 comments

with Megan Davis Intrigued by the rope wall and the opportunity to court gravity and free up your spine? Thought you might be. Get two classes for $125.  Three for $175. Bring a friend (up to four participants in total) for and extra $10 each.   Yoga walls (also called […]


Andrea’s Story

October 14, 2014 11:18 am / acupuncture, ALS, Blog, chronic disease / 16 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 / 4 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 […]