Waste Reduction Partners, a team of highly experienced staff and volunteer retired engineers, architects and scientists, provides North Carolina businesses and institutions with waste and energy reduction assessments and technical assistance.
WRP services are typically grant-sponsored or supported through technical service contracts to provide technical assistance to its clients at no cost. All services are nonregulatory and confidential. The WRP mission is to work for a sustainable economy, healthy environment, and better quality of life throughout North Carolina.
At Thimble and SewSew, we design zany and comfy new things to wear by reincarnating gently used garments. All of our skirt and scarf designs are mash ups. Even our business cards are made from recycled materials.
Gentle yoga combined with guided relaxations and meditations. These short, portable audio sessions blend breath-centered movement, music, and mindfulness practices to help you sleep, center, ground, release stress, and generally soothe your system.
Please give the first Embodied Meditation—Calming Stress and Anxiety—a listen here. It’s 15 minutes of soothing, grounding movement and guided breathing to help dissolve tension.
We launched a new homelessness prevention program in January 2018, designed to help individuals and families stay in their rental units when they have no other housing options.
Gentle Mothering is a nonprofit organization that provides support to low-income women and Latinx families during childbirth by providing affordable childbirth classes, birth and postpartum services in Western North Carolina and the surrounding areas.
We understand first-hand, the importance of having personalized birth plans in place that provide the confidence and capability necessary for women to achieve their birth goals.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reported in October 2016 that their National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) found 4.3 percent of the adult population within the United States consider themselves to be either gay, lesbian, or bisexual.
Inspired Change Yoga is a safe supportive community, for all to practice, explore, and connect with self and others allowing students to carry that beyond the mat. Join us for online classes through Zoom.
Good health begins with good digestion, because digestive health is essential to overall wellbeing.
Asheville’s only salt cave that is sustainable and growing! The air in our therapeutic salt cave is intensely saturated with negative ions, while the salt rock crystals in the cave release 84 trace elements and minerals which are essential to the homeostasis of our bodies.
The Free Clinics invites our community to join our HealthWays team and help make Henderson and Polk Counties healthier places to live, work and play. HealthWays is a new pilot site of Microclinics International that improves community health by building on the premise that healthy living is contagious. HealthWays will create a local model of “viral health” building upon existing social networks of friends, families, neighbors, and colleagues and nurturing dynamic peer-to-peer learning and support.
Welcome to Girls on the Run! – a life-changing, non-profit program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grade. Our mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running.
InnerVision is an educational organization offering self-discovery programs for those seeking to transcend adversity and discontent . The founder and director of InnerVision, Nancy Spence has facilitated awareness workshops for 30 years. She is a professional educator and licensed Minister who holds a Master of Science degree in Psychology and provides private counseling for individuals and couples who are serious about their personal work and relationships.
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