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SuNu: An Integrative Approach to Health and Fitness

SuNu: An Integrative Approach to Health and Fitness

SuNu is a family-focused health cooperative specializing in integrative medicine. Founded in 2011, SuNu, which means “new beginnings” in Sanskrit... (Click on title to continue reading.)

January 2014
Planet Thrift: Finding New Homes for Old Belongings

Planet Thrift: Finding New Homes for Old Belongings

Real estate broker Phil Tateosian opened Planet Thrift, in Little Canada, to reduce the waste that his business was generating.

December 2013
New Moon Metaphysical Store: Helping People Achieve Their Spiritual Dreams

New Moon Metaphysical Store: Helping People Achieve Their Spiritual Dreams

Barb Sandstrom, owner of New Moon Metaphysical Store, in Anoka, always wanted to open a wellness center. When her mother became ill in 2012, Sandstrom began to look for alternative medical and energy practices.

November 2013
Warners’ Stellian: Selling Appliances with a Sustainable Business Model

Warners’ Stellian: Selling Appliances with a Sustainable Business Model

Warners’ Stellian (WS) began in 1954 when Jim Warner was hired at Stellian Company, an appliance store in St. Paul. “My father started as a salesman,” says Jeff Warner, current WS president and Jim Warner’s son. “He was offered the opportunity to buy the business and he accepted the offer.”

October 2013
Cat Care Clinic: A Holistic Approach

Cat Care Clinic: A Holistic Approach

Dr. Susan Swanson, owner of Cat Care Clinic, in Mahtomedi, was in her senior year of veterinary school at the University of Minnesota when she was diagnosed with severe allergies to cats, dogs and horses. The news was devastating to Swanson, who had wanted to be a veterinarian since she was eight years old.

September 2013
Dr. Kevin Conners: An Integrative Cancer Specialist Who Doesn’t Treat Cancer

Dr. Kevin Conners: An Integrative Cancer Specialist Who Doesn’t Treat Cancer

At The Upper Room Wellness Center (URWC), in Vadnais Heights, a stack of brightly colored books titled Stop Fighting Cancer and Start Treating the Cause adorn the front desk. The author is URWC’s owner and lead clinician, Dr. Kevin Conners, D.C., who believes that “fighting” cancer is a fallacy.

August 2013
Using Natural and Integrative Medicine to Repair Damaged Metabolisms

Using Natural and Integrative Medicine to Repair Damaged Metabolisms

Since Twin Cities Metabolism (TCM) opened in Roseville in 2007, Dr. Jared Larsen has helped hundreds of patients naturally resolve their metabolic concerns, using an integrative approach to medicine.

July 2013
Treating Infertility and Chronic Pain with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Treating Infertility and Chronic Pain with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Ni’cole Larsen knew at a young age that she wanted to go in to the alternative health field. “I’ve always had an interest in health and the human body,” Larsen remembers.

July 2013
Northwestern Academy of Homeopathy: Teaching Healing in a New Way

Northwestern Academy of Homeopathy: Teaching Healing in a New Way

At the Northwestern Academy of Homeopathy (NAH), in Golden Valley, students learn more than simply the basics of homeopathy. They learn to listen without judgment, quiet themselves to better invest in others, help clients grow and achieve freedom from suffering, and maintain a constant love and curiosity for learning.

June 2013
SagePresence: ‘Master the Role You Were Born to Play’

SagePresence: ‘Master the Role You Were Born to Play’

Pete Machalek was finishing film school just in time to help Dean Hyers raise financing for a Warner Brothers movie. They thought they were getting into the entertainment business, but stumbled into the spy business, which inspired a corporate training company.

May 2013
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