Category: Health and Wellness

You don’t just learn about yoga at Honestly Yoga. You learn about you. Walk into the studio founded by Angie McKinster at 6618 Main Street and you’ll inhale the future and exhale the past. McKinster discovered the healing power of yoga after giving birth to twin boys a decade ago and losing one of them … Continue reading “Honestly, It’s the Best Yoga Studio and It’s In the Gloucester Village”

Split Enz Salon stylist Sam Smith never planned to own a business. Yet when the Gloucester High School graduate grew weary of logging miles as both operations manager and education director for a national franchise, she thought, why not? Less time on the road meant more time at home with her daughter, Savannah. It was … Continue reading “Split Enz Salon started by hometown stylist gives clients the “Total Look””

Ginger Spencer lives by this heartfelt message about touch — we need it more than ever. That’s especially true today when many of us suffer from lingering ailments, including “tech neck” that stresses our muscles due to overreliance on technology, said Spencer, who owns Heart Felt Touch Massage Therapy in Gloucester Village. Yet the COVID-19 … Continue reading “Heart Felt Touch Massage Therapy offers the muscles a welcome respite from everyday stress”

Heart Felt Touch Massage Therapy and Caregivers of the Commonwealth will host a unique opportunity for family and professional caregivers to learn a new skill called Compassionate Touch®. Compassionate Touch® is an approach combining skilled touch and specialized communication shown to prevent behavioral expression in people with dementia and reduce job stress in care-partners. In … Continue reading “Compassionate Touch Specialist Workshop”

Riverside Walter Reed Hospital will host a blood drive Monday, March 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The blood drive will be held at the hospital’s Dining Conference Room, located at 7519 Hospital Drive in Gloucester, just off of Main Street and Route 17. To schedule an appointment, visit and use sponsor code … Continue reading “Riverside Walter Reed Hospital to Host Blood Drive Monday, March 4”

Join Riverside Wellness & Fitness Center – Middle Peninsula in celebrating 30 years in the community with an Open House! The Open House will be held Saturday, February 9th and will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is FREE and open to the public! They will have: -FREE Chair massages -FREE Blood … Continue reading “Riverside Wellness & Fitness Center Celebrates 30 Years With an Open House”

Compiled by Courtney Riley and Makenna Wood of Proximo Marketing for the Gloucester Main Street Association It’s true what they say: giving the gift of time is one of the sweetest gifts. Time for yourself to recharge. Time to spend with those you love. Time to experience something new. Those experiences are available on Gloucester … Continue reading “Give the Gift of a Main Street Experience this Season”

Get Downtown Fit has wrapped up it’s initial program and wants YOUR feedback! It doesn’t matter whether you attended all, some or none of the FREE community classes– as they go into planning the 2019, they want to hear from you! Please take a few moments and give your thoughts regarding the Get Downtown Fit … Continue reading “Downtown Fit Wants Your Feedback”

Join Gloucester Family YMCA for their third annual aerobathon, Friday, December 14 6p-9p….Throughout the night sample most of their classes, courtesy of the wonderful group exercise staff! Prior to the “opening ceremony” your team will “compete” with other teams to see who can raise the most money! Whichever team raises the most wins the gold! … Continue reading “Gloucester Family YMCA – Winter Olympics”

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – With added determination and skill, Riverside has continued to be recognized for its leadership in Information technology and is the only health system in Virginia to be recognized for 14 straight years. The 2018 rankings were managed for the first time by CHIME, with added criteria and transparency necessary to demonstrate … Continue reading “Riverside Health System Named Most Wired for Fourteen Consecutive Years”

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