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El Prado has a ‘new’ CrossFit gym

Married couple Emily Murphy-Darling and Ben Nichols have quietly opened a new CrossFit gym in El Prado. Well, it’s new in a few ways. Darling’s sister is Rachel Singer, who operated … more

Summit stress one mountain at a time by inviting nature in

It’s toasty warm inside my car when I pull over on the side of the icy road and kill the engine. My dog is whimpering with excitement as she looks out at the fields of snow. She wants to run … more

Apitherapy: Healing with nature

It seems that humans have always been fascinated by bees and the honey they make. “There’s honey that has been found in Egyptian tombs that is over 3,000 years old and the honey is still edible. Pure, raw honey never goes bad and has an … more

Daily practices that could reverse or prevent Alzheimer’s

As promised in my last column, here are the daily practices that I have used to reverse early Alzheimer’s. I continue to practice these action steps to keep the Alzheimer’s gene I inherited in the “off” position. To make them into habits, … more

Elixir of life through the power of plants

Healing with herbs is based on the idea that plants hold the key for good health – and even perhaps a touch of magic and the ability to transform us. There is a long tradition of folk healing in Taos with generations-old remedies still used at … more

Hot, dry cough? Try this featured herb.

• Mullein, miner’s candlestick, velvet plant, blanket leaf • Spanish: punchón, gordolobo • Family: scrophulariaceae (figwort family) • Genus and species: verbascum thapsus Mullein grows throughout the world, growing from sea … more

Curanderismo: Ancient wisdom for modern problems

Healing with herbs and rituals has been practiced for thousands of years by Native peoples. The tradition continues as herbalists and curanderos make use of old wisdom and apply it to the emotional and physical problems people face today. Dr. … more

Residents have one more chance to vote on trails plan

Taos-area residents will have another chance to weigh in on regional trail and conservation plans for the area next week. The Taos Land Trust and the Trust for Public Land are hosting the last in a series of meetings to gather community input on … more

Taos trainer Hillary Thieben teaches clients stability, solace through fitness

For some, the path toward better health starts with a morning run around the block, committing those extra dollars to a gym membership each month, or making a healthier choice at the grocery store. But for clients that work with local fitness … more

Shoring up for the seasons: Experts offer options to stay healthy, happy as fall sets in

The signs are subtle at first. The mornings are cooler. The tips of the aspen branches turn golden. And when the smell of roasted chiles and smoldering piñon fill the air, it’s clear that fall is almost here. Fall officially begins Sept. 22, … more
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