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Sarrah Strimel Struts From Showgirl to Yogi in NYC and Montauk
Leggy, sassy, and ridiculously talented Sarrah Strimel made her mark on Broadway in shows from The Producers (at age 20 with esteemed choreographer Susan Stroman, no less), Young Frankenstein, to the gorgeous and ballet-tinged An American in Paris. The epitome...
Cool Caffeinated Life With Metabrew
Though from wildly different places, Romy Raad and Natalie Neumann met in grad school at Parsons, and they stumbled on a shared love of fresh and flavorful ingredients—as well as seriously averse reactions to processed foods in America. After the...
Clear Your Energy Creatively With Althea Montgomery
Energy healers, psychics and instinctual hunches? Ooh interesting, or yikes, too much? To some, these ideas are way too far-out alternative. But as classes and sessions connected with them gain momentum and visibility in mainstream society, more and more wellness...
Mary Beth LaRue Makes Shift Happen
Rock Your Bliss co-founder Mary Beth LaRue teaches to filled rooms at the Wanderlust Festival, has created yoga programs for the Down Syndrome Association of LA, and is a certified life coach through Dr. Martha Beck (helllloooo, Oprah colleague!). Check...
Get MNDFL with Lodro Rinzler
Lodro Rinzler got an early start in the practice of meditation. He was raised in the Buddhist tradition and began his own practice of focus and mindfulness at just age six (yes, seriously…six!). He spent a short time in a...
Fly With Elizabeth Feinstone & Yoga on the Fly
When Elizabeth Feinstone switched majors from pre-med to exercise science, she met a professor who changed her life. While she was in office hours in 2009, her professor saw her non-stop shaking leg… and suggested a yoga class! A dancer and...
Bex Urban: A Devotee of Knowledge
With 17 years of yoga and Pilates teaching experience, Bex Urban serves up some serious knowledge in her sessions. She talks in spouts that alternate between earnest, complicated threads of spirituality and good-old-fashioned nuggets of practical advice and humor. Perhaps...
Tampons, Periods, Vaginas... Oh My! Kali Boxes Keeps It Clean…Down There!
  Today it seems boxed subscription services can fill any of your needs: Want different beauty products every month? Done! Want to try out different clothes? Done! Want gourmet meals with teensy bottles of condiments? Done. But, while you’ve been...
Upping Your Sustainable, Organic Game With Ora Organics
If you’re intent on upping your plant-based intake game, you’ve probably found it possible to snatch up organic, ethically, and sustainably sourced fare. But what if you want to stretch those ideas into your supplement cabinet? Up until recently, you...
Stephanie Firenze Fires Up The Dailey Method
Before Stephanie Firenze opened up her branch of The Dailey Method more than five years ago in San Diego she worked in the stoic world of finance. Commercial underwriting and financial analysis filled her time, but she had always been...
Zayna Gold’s Pilates Gold Standard at Boston Body Pilates
Zayna Gold guides Boston Body Pilates with the endless passion, knowledge, and energy required to maintain a world hub for pilates. This Arizona native began touting the classic movement system in the late ‘80s, long before the hoards of enthusiasts...
ALEXANDRA PULLEN FINDS HER NEW WELLNESS ADVENTURE
Like many little girls, Alexandra Pullen dreamed of being a ballerina. Since her mother had been a dancer in the American Ballet Theatre (ABT), the Chicago-bred wellness coach and blogger of alexilizpullen.com was even more intent on following that dream....
TORREY NEWMAN AND HER EVOLVED AND ELEVATED FIERCE 45
When Torrey Newman was 18, she had to decide if she would continue on her 15-year journey training in ballet toward a professional career…or move on. Lucky for Denver fitness junkies, she chose the latter. After college at Skidmore, the...
FIND JOY WITH YOUR FRIENDLY JOYOLOGIST TRICIA HUFFMAN
You’ve probably never heard the term ‘joyologist,’ but most likely you instinctively know what it means. Tricia Huffman, a Cincinnati native, uses the title to describe her unique concoction of coaching, yoga, motivational speaking, and nutritional help. Her work in...
TASTY TREATS WITH RACHEL MANSFIELD
Rachel Mansfield’s site (http://rachlmansfield.com/) offers gorgeous, crisp photos of breakfast, dessert, and snacks on marble counter tops. Her look, vibe, and recipes have gained a huge following and it’s that rare combination of approachable authenticity and innovation that make her...
ROCK ON WITH PILATES ROX’S NOELLE ROX!
Often, people think a classical Pilates studio can be super intimidating. But at Pilates Rox, L.A. celebrity trainer Noelle Rox is adding humor, community, and innovation into the mix too, making sure clients enjoy the traditional foundation, along with some...
A COMMUNITY CONCEPT WITH MAHRI RELIN AND BODY CONCEPTIONS
At the end of a recent Body Conceptions class in NYC, a room full of sweaty students took a deep breath together. As John Legend's “Love Me Now” started playing, the grins started growing as Sara, the high-energy teacher, silently...
FASHION MAMAS, MOTHERHOOD, AND BADASSERY WITH NATALIE ALCALA!
Natalie Alcala certainly cuts the figure of a powerful fashionista: elegant, edgy and current. But, as a recent mother and founder of Fashion Mamas and Kids Fashion Fair, she's proving maternal instinct and warmth have a spot in the style...
ROCK ON WELLNESS WITH TRISTAN PRETTYMAN
Tristan Prettyman is a bonafide rockstar: She’s jammed out on multiple acclaimed records, taking her artistry to audiences around the globe. But fans are also now learning more about her similarly fierce prowess in her second equal love: Wellness. Growing...
REACHING THE SHORES OF SANITY WITH RALPH DE LA ROSA
When therapist and NYC meditation teacher Ralph De La Rosa was eight years old, he wanted three things: He wanted to be Michael Jackson, he wanted to know the truth and he wanted to die. Heavy start, much? But as one...
Get EMpowered with Emily Cook Harris
Lafayette, LA, native Emily Cook Harris is all Southern charm. Effusive, energetic, and unabashedly straightforward, the founder of EMpowered fitness talks about movement, dance, and fitness in a steady stream of adoration. And that’s good news for her clients and...