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Welcome to Natural Awakenings


Natural Awakenings Houston is Houston's oldest and currently ONLY sustainable living, health and fitness magazine. We distribute our print edition free all over the Houston Metro. You can find us in the northern suburbs of Montgomery, The Woodlands, Tomball, Kingwood, Humble, Spring and Cypress as well as Inside The Loop and from the Galleria west to the Energy Corridor. West of Houston we can be found in Katy and Cinco Ranch, and to the south, Sugar Land, Missouri City and Sienna Plantation. If we are not in a store near you, email us and we will add your area to our delivery routes. You can also subscribe to our digital edition which is emailed out the first of each month, download the Natural Awakenings Ap or read the magazine online here at our website. Join the Natural Awakenings family! Feel Good! Live Simply! Laugh More!


Letter from the Publishers

Greetings!

Well, here we are in late summer, Houston! People are taking their last vacation or day trip of the summer before school starts and rushing around making all those purchases to get ready for the start of school. Instead of the usual back-to-school theme, this month’s theme is empowering youth.

Empowering goes beyond teaching or training youth, important as they are. To empower someone, you encourage and allow them to make decisions and enjoy or suffer the consequences. It’s hard to turn loose of the control, the decision making and trust that youth can choose wisely but how else will they ever learn. Empowering also goes beyond the individual child or teen. It implies collective or group action. Leading others is how youth learns to lead and to follow.

As you look for things for your youth to do with the last weeks of their summer vacation and even going into the busy school year, look for activities and groups that promote empowerment. This month’s feature article should give you some ideas.

We, at Natural Awakenings Houston, are still an eco-friendly recycled newsprint paper magazine but we are exploring the cutting edge of the digital frontier as well. Check out our new mobile receptive website. Subscribe to our digital magazine so fewer trees need to be killed. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for the latest updates. And… empower that tech savvy youth in your family to help you learn to use our new Aurasma app. We are the first magazine in Texas and the first Natural Awakenings magazine in the country to embed video in both our print and digital magazines. Folks, this is so amazing! This little magazine is now cutting edge digital as well.

This is only the beginning. The best is still yet to come. Spread the word. Share it with your friends. We are the go-to place for all things sustainable living, health and fitness in the Houston Metro.

Blessed be,

Mike & Cindy Hart


Augmented Reality Technology

Comes to Natural Awakenings

        Natural Awakenings-Houston is the first magazine in Texas and the first Natural Awakenings magazine to incorporate Aurasma-augmented reality. This allows us to imbed video and 3D video in both our print and digital magazines! No SQR codes. No barcodes. Just open the Aurasma App and point your phone at a page where you see the Aurasma logo and the video will open and appear to hover in space between your phone and the magazine.

So, what do you have to do? Three easy steps. . .

Local Events

Open Enrollment at Bayou Village School

Bayou Village School offers a nurturing school environment with a holistic approach to academic excellence. We strive to respect the wonder of childhood, preserve children’s passion for learning, allow children to develop a strong connection with nature and foster children’s imagination and creativity. Currently we are enrolling infants through 2nd grade, with plans to add another grade each of the following school years. More information can be found on our website www.BayouVillageSchool.org. To make an appointment to tour the school, please call 713-864-2452 or email enroll@bayouvillageschool.org.  <MORE>


 Abolish Your Inner Saboteur! Oct. 7-9

The Abolish Your Inner Saboteur! events in February and May were both sold out events and the seats for the next event in October have already begun to be filled. Tina Marie says, “It could not have happened without you! A sincere hug for all the great energy. The feedback and testimonials of how the Abolish! processes and strategies have transformed your lives have been overwhelming and brought beautiful tears to my eyes. I am grateful for you doing your personal work, showing up, being courageous and committing to make a difference in our world.” <MORE>

Michael Hart
Houston | Natural Awakenings Houston |  713-927-6540