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The Healing Power of a Sound Bath

I recently had the opportunity to partake in a sound bath, a meditative exercise that I have been wanting to try for some time now. I would dare to say that the sound bath has become trendy, as it has appeared recently on many television shows and in yoga studios around the country, but it is actually an ancient art, dating back over 40,000 years.

Ancient Greeks used flutes and lyres to treat digestion and mental health, Tibetans used singing bowls for over 2,000 years for meditation purposes, and Australian aboriginal tribes played the didgeridoo to heal the sick.

I admittedly discovered the experience through one of my guilty pleasure shows on Bravo Network that I frequently view (don’t judge me too harshly!). A group of ladies on the show ventured on a retreat to a desert resort, where they relaxed and took in the sounds and vibes of this healing art.

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The Premiere of Palmetto Bluff Farmer’s Market

I simply love everything about a Farmer’s Market. The fresh, local produce, the friendly people, dogs roaming around, the glorious scents of homecooked treats wafting through the air. It is a scene comprised of a million little pieces that fit together to create a beautiful mosaic.

The Lowcountry is home to many wonderful Farmer’s Markets, and for good reason. Not only is our region blessed with the warmest weather, but we are also adjacent to so many spectacular local farms and operations. It is the perfect setting for these markets to blossom.

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Hewitt Oaks Events: Making Magic Under the Lowcountry Stars

It’s wedding season in the Lowcountry, and brides and grooms from across the nation are flocking to our corner of the world in droves to create magical moments with the most stunning of backdrops. I can’t say I blame them! The Lowcountry lends itself perfectly to such occasions, with its natural charm and warm starlit nights. One of the most stunning locations lies right beneath our noses here in Bluffton; the inimitable Hewitt Oaks. So many beautiful love stories have begun under the mighty live oaks in this gorgeous event space.

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