Let’s Talk About Vaccines

January 23, 2015 11:29 am / Uncategorized / 4 comments

We completely understand why people treat enormous pharmaceutical companies with suspicion. We aren’t exactly fans ourselves. It’s impossible to count the number of pharmaceutical ads that we’ve seen, most of which involve a pill that does something vague for a condition that’s even vaguer, followed by a recitation of disturbing […]


Meet Your Practitioners: Q and A With Amy Flynt, LMT

January 13, 2015 3:45 pm / Uncategorized / 4 comments

Pekoe Wellness: How long have you been a massage therapist? Amy Flynt: 13 years! It will be 14 years in June. PW: Tell me about your training? AF: My initial training was at AKS Massage School in Herndon. While I was in massage school I also worked part time in […]


Ask Pekoe: Why Do I Sometimes Feel Crappy After My Treatment?

January 13, 2015 2:36 pm / Uncategorized / 3 comments

So you came into Pekoe, and you got yourself a massage, or you got yourself an acupuncture session, which are things that are meant to help you. So why do you feel nauseous? Why do you ache? Isn’t the purpose of treatment to get rid of all that stuff in […]


Mayor Gray Attends Great Streets Ribbon Cutting at Pekoe

January 13, 2015 2:24 pm / Uncategorized / 9 comments

In April of 2014, Pekoe Wellness received an $85,000 grant from DC’s Great Streets program to help pay for improvements to the premises. On Monday, January 4, DC Mayor Vincent Gray dropped by for an official ribbon cutting, and to see how those improvements have been implemented. In keeping with […]


It’s Cold. Let’s Look After One Another.

January 12, 2015 11:16 pm / Uncategorized / 11 comments

It is cold. Cold to the point of being completely ridiculous. And we would like to point out that there are quite a few of us out there who do not have a place to stay tonight.  While homelessness is always a serious concern, it certainly becomes even more so […]


Discontinuation of B12/Lipovicine Injections

January 12, 2015 10:41 am / Uncategorized / 2 comments

Over the past several years there have been repeated shortages of B12 for injectables. The reasons for these shortages are due to manufacturing issues, as well as inability for the manufacturers to keep up with the demand for B12, MICB12, and Lipovicine. We have currently entered another such shortage with […]


A Breakfast of Champions

December 21, 2014 3:54 pm / Uncategorized / 43 comments

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 / 8 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 / 14 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 / 6 comments

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 […]