Orlando Young Lions

Dragon Parade Lunar New Year 2015 Stage Performance at Orlando Fashion Square
Lion Dancing - A simple, but unique term given for something that envelops so much in history and is still with us today. By the sight and sound of it, you can picture a street scene with colorful figures with children frolicking around while elders look on with bright smiles and gleaming eyes. What is this Lion Dance that...

The Art of Belly Dancing

Belly dance class
Traditionally known as the “Oriental Dance,” belly dancing has been celebrated for centuries by royalty, writers, poets, artists and musicians. Many experts say belly dancing is the oldest form of dance, having roots in all ancient cultures from the Orient to India to the Middle East. Throughout history, this ritualized expression has usually been performed for other women--generally during rites...

Try This for: Longevity and Stay Young Longer!

plant based protein
Switch to Healthier Protein Based on the USDA, the average American consumes 3 times more meat than rest of the world.  A healthy person on a 2000 calorie diet only needs about 5 and half ounces of protein a day, while the average American consumes about 8 ounces of meat proteins a day. Keep in mind, protein doesn’t have to come...

Practical Pressure Points: Ren Zhong

Ren Zhong
Acupressure DIY at Home Ren Zhong (人中), also known as Shui Gou (水溝), or Du 26, is the single most important Acupuncture point for restoring consciousness for fainting, or syncope. Du 26 is located on the face, above the upper lip on the midline, at the junction of the upper third and lower two thirds of the philtrum (the marked indentation found on the midline between...

Get Your Health Back 5 Minutes at a Time

poor-posture
What is one of the most devastating things you could do to the body? Not wearing a seatbelt, smoking, not flossing regularly, and weighing more than 300 pounds are all bad, but what if none of these apply to you? How about sitting for eight to twelve hours a day? Sit-osis is the new smoking and most people suffer...

Yoga therapy for stress relief and heart disease

Yoga
Stress makes plaque buildup in your artery very quickly.  People who have one risk factor weather its high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes or if they have gone for a heart attack, bypass surgery or angioplasty yoga is a great way to do exercise and stress management at the same time. Yoga therapy is a stress management technique which...

YESS Center free monthly seminar for the community

Youth Enrichment and Senior Services hosted the monthly free seminar for the Asian community on Jun 28. Speakers included David Yermak, licensed sales agent from Humana about Medicare and Stephen Lau, Healthcare Reform Certified Agent from Laus Consulting Services, LLC about Long Term Care and Annuities. More than 50 people attended the seminar and learned valuable information about different plans and tips to choose the right plan.   Photos: C.K....

VaxDesign Corporation Receives 2011 Companies to Watch Award

Blood Donors Research Program
ORLANDO, Fla. Biotechnology research and development company VaxDesign Corporation has been recognized as one of fifty 2011 "Companies to Watch" by GrowFL, the Florida Economic Gardening Institute at the University of Central Florida and ACG Florida, in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation. The award recognizes privately held Florida businesses that employ up to 99 employees and have between...

Skin Cancer Screening at Lake Hernando Dragon Boat Festival

Skin Cancer Screening at Lake Orlando Dragon Boat Festival
The 5th annual Lake Hernando Dragon Boat Festival organized by High Five was held this past weekend over in Citrus County. A thousand dragon boat paddlers from 51 teams plus many vendors selling food and art were out in the sun all day. Participants gathered under their team tents and sat in chairs by the lake shore soaking up...

REACH continues reaching out to the community

R.E.A.C.H. of Central Florida
June is the month that not only marks the start of summer break but also the start of a new term for the board of the non-profit organization, REACH of Central Florida. This organization, whose acronym stands for "Recognizing, Experiencing, Asian Cultural Heritage", was founded in 2010 by three high school students who had a desire to promote Asian...
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