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Riki Rosenthal, Rising With Embodiment
Now a wellness coach and teacher of yoga and “Embodiment,” her course designed to help students move more comfortably inside their own bodies, Riki Rosenthal is far from where she began…and blossoming in her new yogic landscape.Originally from Crown Heights,...
Finding Pilates Fun, Form and Function with Andrea Dusel-Foil Fitness
If you ever take a class with Pilates expert Andrea Dusel-Foil, you’ll repeatedly hear her say, “It’s gonna be fun!’…most likely the second before you start an ab-scorching series. And while the burn may demand to be front of mind,...
Tasha Hunter, Badass Bodybuilder and Trainer Talks Female Empowerment, Form and Function
Tasha Hunter currently toggles between working as a trainer, group fitness instructor and nutrition coach, as well as serving as the director of communication and community for Brooklyn Athletic Club. Plus, she’s a bodybuilder, using her willpower and focus to...
Making Moves and Staying Balanced in Unbalanced Times With Madeleine Fulton
In these unprecedented and uncertain times, it’s more important than ever we move our bodies and keep our mental state balanced. For fitness and wellness fave Madeleine Fulton, posting videos and ideas has long been her standard, so doing so...
Fashion and Fit Pro Elizabeth Lindenmeier Flows Between Two World…and One Universe
Even though fitness and fashion are two different worlds, for Elizabeth Lindenmeier they’re simply one universe…and she’s loving living in it. The Xtend Tribeca barre instructor and DanceBody trainer is not only a workout fave with swag, skill and sass,...
Buzzing Barre and Body Work With Bee!
Michigan superstar trainer Rebecca VanBrienen, better known as Bee, tells us all the buzz about her approach to fitness, how her musical past informs her work and her favorite trends right now.
Get Clean With Ashley Perkins and Natur
While we’re all making sure we eat the right foods and take the best workout classes, have we missed an issue right under our noses…and on our skin or in our guts? Turns out, unfortunately, yes. Ack! Along with avoiding...
Quadruple threat Brian Varela chats all things HIIT training
Having been a triple threat—actor, singer, dancer—since he was a teenager, Los Angeles native and South Florida resident Brian Varela didn’t necessarily need to add anything to his resume to make it clear energy was his game. But, when his...
J's Journey to JRo Fitness
When one of our Cali faves, Carly Lind, raved about her trainer J, we knew we had to learn more. Joeriz Edralin (now known as J), leads his own personal training company, JRo Fitness, out of LA and neighboring areas,...
Nicole James Makes Moves Bringing Yoga to the Office in NYC
As more and more companies consider the value in the overall wellness of their staff as mutually beneficial (finally!), employees are reaping the benefits of classes, workshops and more, all in-house. This is especially true for students of Nicole James,...
Meet Cali Inspiration Carly Lind, Beloved Barre and Yoga Sculpt Teacher
Even in a super saturated city, there's always that one teacher that everyone agrees is awesome, from truly knowing their stuff to a sparkling personality and endless energy. For many fitness enthusiasts in Los Angeles, that's Carly Lind. Also a professional performer,...
Discover How Tiffany Conde Empowers Women With Her Empo-wear Line, I Am Blank Period
Even as we move forward with gender politics in some ways, there's still so much that's problematic, especially when considering all the input meant to belittle and hinder women. Tiffany Conde, founder of I Am Blank Period activewear line (Iamblankperiod.com)...
Indulge Intelligently with Caroline Tseng's Sweet Nova
When you think of ice cream, you probably think of indulgence before health. But, wellness-focused dessert lovers are aiming to combine the two seemingly contrasting elements. Caroline Tseng, whose product Sweet Nova offers lush taste in spoonable form (all while being...
Lara Hocheiser Helps Kids Blossom Through Yoga
Lara Hocheiser Helps Kids Blossom Through Yoga Massachusetts native Lara Hocheiser was an active kid, hiking 4000-footers in New Hampshire, trailing behind her dad. But, it wasn’t until she was almost an adult and her asthma subsided that she was...
Frank Vomero Finds His Soul Home at SoulCycle
Last we checked in with intuitive, insightful fitness dynamo Frank Vomero, he was bouncing around South Florida teaching everything from cycling to barre—much to the pleasure of his following. But, when he was invited to take class at SoulCycle, he...
Finding Your Fitness Center with Anisett Jacques-Willis and One Centricity
In an ever-expanding health and wellness scene it can be intimidating and dizzying (to say the least!) to figure out what options are available...and which are best for you specifically. Wading through online reviews on different websites can take so much...
Eat Like a Strong, Free Byrd With Sue Zhou’s Byrdfood
Watching Sue Zhou dance in a thumping Brooklyn warehouse, her endless energy is only eclipsed by her clear, unfettered joy. So, it makes sense that she uses this zest to fuel her new company, Byrdfood, which offers a savory take...
Meet Dr. Lynsi Lewis: The West Coast Practitioner Offering All the Best From Traditional Chinese Medicine
Even though Dr. Lynsi Lewis, Doctor of Chinese Medicine/Master in Science, grew up in a small Alabama town that didn't prioritize health and wellness, she knew early on movement elevated her mood. Plus, the dance, cheerleading and softball she so...
Breathing in Love With Chelcy Pine
We’ve all heard our teachers encouraging us to take a deep, deep breath, whether just starting a class, pausing for a re-set or about to pounce into an energized sprint. But, did you know, simply breathing—and using your breath with...
Digging in to Fun, Functional Fitness with Salina Duggan and Salina D Fitness
San Diego powerhouse trainer Salina Duggan remembers learning the importance of healthy living from her mother, a health and physical education teacher who grew up on a farm. Since the Massachusetts native also loved moving, she added on a range...
A Winning Combo: Sydney Reinhardt’s Rowing and Pilates Mash-Up at California’s Hardt Fit
Newport, CA, native Sydney Reinhardt loves rowing and Pilates. But, when teaching Lagree and watching her clients add other options in to amp up cardio and HIIT work, the former gymnastics and sports lover wondered, could the two be combined?...