Soothe your body and soul

Relax and recover at Haven on the Lake By Tracy Dye Stress can take many forms — muscle aches, anxiety or just a general feeling of blah. If you are looking for a place that can ease your mind, body and soul, Haven on the Lake (a wellness retreat nestled within the Downtown Columbia Lakefront) […]


Why Should You Meditate?

By Gabrielle Sulc Why should you meditate? Before we can answer that question, we have to clarify something: What does meditation mean? Meditation is the practice of allowing the mind to open; it is gaining awareness of the present moment. Though simple, this practice can offer numerous benefits, from stress reduction to greater longevity. The […]

Keeman Diop (left) during a match.

The Good Fight

Pro Kickboxer Keemaan Diop Uses Haven on the Lake’s Healing Environments to Knock Out Stress By Tracy Dye To stay in fighting shape, professional kickboxer Keemaan Diop slows down at Haven on the Lake. Diop, who graduated from Oakland Mills High School in 2013 and now lives in Silver Spring, uses Haven’s healing environments — […]