The CENTER OF HARMONY is 1 year old!

Dana and I wanted to take a moment and reflect on our experience over the last year.   It was Thursday Night September 16th, 2011.  We happen to see a “Lease Available” sign above Todd’s Harmony Emporium.   We had been discussing opening some sort of Yoga Studio or wellness center.    As we looked through the former …

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Healthy Cooking w/ Jeanie Anderson, This Thursday. Tickets still Available.

“Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food” – Hippocrates. Healthy foods are fuel for the human body. Not only do they provide energy and endurance, but they also help to prevent the body from breaking down thereby creating disease-friendly conditions. In this class you will learn about a variety of delicious …

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Tonight’s One Command with Judy Burke is being rescheduled

Due to low ticket sales, this work shop will be rescheduled for later in the year.  Please contact Judy directly with any questions

Fall Folk Festival – This weekend at Rock Falls Park, Slippery Rock

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This weekend’s Hydroponic course is being rescheduled

The Intro to Hydroponic’s Course and NTFS Building workshop has been cancelled for this weekend. Stay tuned, it will be rescheduled at a future date.

Vendors Wanted! For the Weihnactsmarkt German Christmas Market in November

  The Center of Harmony is happy to announce the “Greener and Healthier Holiday’s”  Theme for this year’s Weihnactsmarkt German Christmas Festival. The “Weihnactsmarket” brings in between 3,500 and 5,ooo people every year.  This year it falls on the weekend of November 10th and 11th.    With more targeted marketing and much heavier advertising, the …

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Autumn Tai Ji

Eric Mason is a gifted Tai Chi instructor and Medical Qigong practitioner. Eric has been practicing Tai Chi for over 20 years. The beginning Tai Chi class incorporates Qigong practices to balance the body and promote healing from within.  * Learning the basics of Tai Chi and Qigong is a great beginning practice for anyone …

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The Bluegrass Festival is this weekend!

the Bluegrass and Old Time Musical Festival is this weekend!  Get your tickets online at www.concertsinharmony.com.    TimeBandStage/Location   11:00amMidnight DriveHarmony Town Square   12 noonStarlite Allstars Bluegrass BandHarmony Town Square   1:00pmPanther Hollow String BandHarmony Town Square   2:00pmAllegheny DriftersHarmony Town Square   3:00pmDry Branch Fire SquadHarmony Town Square   4:00pmStarlite Allstars Bluegrass BandHarmony’s 1805 Barn   5:00pmPanther Hollow String BandHarmony’s …

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A busy few days. Just in case you haven’t seen the ba-zillions of recent updates

It has been a hectic few days.  Things have settled down on the construction and buildout side.  Dana is back.   Time for making some Fall events and workshops!  Check out the Events Pages,  there have been about a half of a dozen new workshops added. Dana is doing an 8 week intro to Hatha …

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Hatha in Harmony

Open up, flow and grow with us! Intro to Hatha Yoga with Dana Lowers starts September 25th. Be one of the first 5 to sign up and get a $10 discount! Follow the link below. Hatha in Harmony

Results of the $250,000 Chase/LivingSocial grant awards are in.

Well, the results are in.   12 dynamic business were each awarded $250,000.  Unfortunately, the Center of Harmony was not one of the them.   However, there are some really progressive businesses out there.     Check out the winners at  https://www.missionsmallbusiness.com/pages/grant-recipients     Best wishes and congratulations to these businesses!

Green Tip: pleasant smelling trash cans…… Without chemicals or sprays

We have all caught a whiff of the rotting scent of household waste after we changed the garbage bag. Instead of using harsh chemical aerosol sprays, drop a handful of cloves loosely in the bottom of the can, before putting in a new bag. Another good option, is dried eucalyptimint leaves.  These are often found …

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Over for 4 Tons of e-Waste Recycled! 8050 lbs and counting…..

We are so proud to announce that we have just exceeded 4 tons of electronic waste collected and responsibly recycled.    While the partnership with eLoop LLC has only been around since April of 2012, the roots of this relationship go back several years.    Let me provide a little back ground story for your …

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New Hours and offerings at the Wunderbar

Effective September 1st, Wunderbar Coffee House will have new hours. Did you know we have ice cream now? Yay! We will be selling coffee beans very soon. As of September 1, our hours will be M-F: 7-4 & Sat: 8-4 Evening Hours are being worked out now.  Stay Tuned.    

Green Tip: Roasted Kale Crisps- A Green Snack, easy, fast and good for you!

Ok, splash on some patchouli, light some incense and get in touch with your inner hippie!  This is a great recipe I stumbled across looking for a light health snack.   Don’t be scared or the greens! Roasted Kale Crisps;      All you need is some Kale, Olive Oil, Salt and a baking tray …

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Streaming Creation of a Modern Vibe – Let’s Kickstart this !

  Ron J Pushak is a friend to the Center, creative musician, dreamer and all around good guy.    This is a kick starter video of his endeavor to create something positive and unique in Harmony. Click here to visit the Kickstarter Page

It’s all about Education!

Here at SuMa Integrative Medicine and Medical Acupuncture we are excited to announce that Dr. Davis has decided to embark on a new journey of discovery and broaden her knowledge by attending The Great Lakes Five Element Acupuncture School.   Dr. Davis’s passion guides her to help her patients reach a better more balanced state …

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Eye Kandy, our newest tenant coming soon!

Eye Kandy is a boutique specializing in unique clothes and accessories at below retail prices.  As a locally owned small business, they  will bring fashion into The Center of Harmony.  The clothes are flattering to women and super comfortable at the same time.    Some of the items are available at sample pricing which is up to a 1/3 of the …

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Green Tips!: Reduce, Reuse, Extend, Recycle

This week’s Green Tips are focused on municipal waste and what we can do to reduce the amount that goes to the landfills. We produce around a half a billion pounds of municipal solid waste, or garbage, a year. That means that we throw away roughly 5 pounds of stuff a day and can easily …

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Green Tips!: What labels really mean (produce)

  Reading product labels is an easy and effective way to keep harmful chemicals out of your home (and your body). Some labels are more trustworthy then others and are backed by standards and regulations.   1. Certified Organic. What it means: As clean and chemical free as it gets. Certified by the USDA to …

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The 1st Tai Chi course ends and new ones begin.

Well, we have completed the first 8-week tai chi course offered by SuMa Integrative Medicine & Medical Acupuncture and Eric Mason.   The 8 weeks flew by for the 13 of us that signed up.   It was a great introduction and experience.  The thing that made the class particularly appealing to me was the focus …

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Green Tips! Green Office.

1. Recycle your cell phone. According to recent studies, about 128 million Americans who have cell phones upgrade every 18 months. Most recycling programs (including eloop at The Center…and it’s free!) will take your old cell phones.   2. Print on recycled paper. Using recycled paper is such a good move. Paper made from recycled …

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Green Tips! Farm and Food

1. Be a vegetarian 1 day a week. Beside all of the health benefits of eating a plant based diet, it requires a lot less energy and water than a meat-based diet. Meat is the LEAST energy efficient food on the planet. Beef requires 35 calories of energy for every 1 calorie it provides. That …

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Green Tips! Cutting down on waste in your toilet and mailbox.

1. Get a low-flow toilet OR make your existing one low-flow: About 1/3 of the water used at home is flushed down the toilet. Old standard toilets use about 3.5 to 7 gallons of water per flush. Low-flow toilets use about 1.6 gallons per flush. You can easily retrofit any toilet for low-flow efficiency without …

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Green Tip: 5 tips to make your life a little greener.

1. Use plant-based, biodegradable cleaning products. 2. Wash full loads of laundry to get the most out of water and energy use. 3. Choose natural personal care products without petroleum-based chemicals and synthetic ingredients. If you can’t pronounce it, don’t use it! 4. Go for recycled, naturally bleached paper products. Every year more than 900 …

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E-waste and recycling now available at the Center

Do you have old electronics that you need to get rid of? Do you want to do the right thing environmentally? Would you like to support the Center of Harmony? How about all of this and it’s FREE! Yes, free. The Center of Harmony is now an approved e-waste recycling drop off center for eLoop …

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Friends you meet along the way

Dana and I started this journey only a few months ago. The most surprising thing is how the universe unfolds and brings people into your life. The connections and friendships that have been made are nothing short of extraordinary. People you once only read or heard about are now in your speed dial. This place, …

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