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Jordan Younger, TheBalancedBlonde.com and the "A" Word...
You know that A word that keeps getting thrown around? No, no...not that one! That seemingly lovely word that suggests depth, awareness and integrity? That favorite wellness-world catch-all? Yep, you know it: Authenticity, with a capital A! Despite its intended...
BIOLOGY, NUTRITION AND WELLNESS GALORE: BE WELL WITH KELLY LEVEQUE
Talk to Kelly LeVeque for just a few minutes, and you’ll learn more than you ever imagined about, well, things you never knew you truly need to know about. In a calm but laser-speed flow, she explains hormone imbalances, mixed...
LOVE SWEAT AND FUN FITNESS WITH KATIE DUNLOP
Katie Dunlop knows about transformation firsthand. Growing up in San Diego, she wasn't super concerned with health or fitness. But, after years of ignoring her wellness, she decided it was time for a change. Following her hunches and findings, she...
YOGA WITH CALEY ALYSSA: FROM INSTAGRAM TO THE STUDIO...AND BEYOND
There she is in a ridiculously gorgeous split. And, oh, look: Her camel pose is an arch of majesty. In another snap her hair whips across her face, a playful grin the final touch. Sound like just another in a...
SHIVA ROSE’S INSPIRING ORGANIC OFFERINGS
Growing up in the countryside of Iran, Shiva Rose was exposed early on to an untamed natural landscape. It was the outdoors that filled her childhood instead of televisions and grocery stores. Now, Rose credits this environment to her in-depth...
Gut Check With Aubrey Levitt!
When’s the last time you were asked, “What’s your gut say?” Did you instinctively check in to notice if you felt anxious, scared, thrilled or calm? Or is that mind-body connection more of a mystery? If you’re in the second...
MEGAN MONAHAN: MOVED BY MEDITATION
Megan Monahan’s story is one of self-propelled purpose. She wasn’t raised with any lavender-scented sense of wellbeing, nor was meditation any part of her childhood. While her time at her church provided an element of spirituality, her connection to herself,...
The Legacy of Pilates Lives On With Nicole Stuart
The name Mari Winsor is a Pilates prayer chant. Whispered with reverence, her name suggests knowledge, legacy and craft. It’s no surprise then, that those who trained with her often go on to build loyal followings of their own. Take...
WEARING THE MANY HATS OF AMY ROSOFF DAVIS
Amy Rosoff Davis is a juggler. From working out with the likes of Selena Gomez to being an actor herself, she handles a load of endeavors, training clients while also pursuing her own creative endeavors. Somehow, even with an exploding...
L.A. TRIES THE TASTY AND HEALTHY KAYS-TRAYS!
Today, in big cities like San Francisco and NYC, you can get just about anything delivered to you. Now, lucky Los Angeles dwellers are enjoying another addition to that list: tasty meals that are not only healthy but seasonal, too,...
HOW TO LAUGH WITH YOGI LAURA BRANDEL
You know that feeling well: You’ve just started to find the rhythm of your breath, peddling your feet, stretching that down dog with every bit of length you can muster. A mellifluous voice floats over you mentioning that tiny adjustment...
SIMONE GELL FINDS THE INTERSECTION OF BARRE AND DRESSAGE
The equestrian art of dressage is a subtle tango between human and animal. As the rider requests specific movement with small physical cues, the horse prances, flicks and turns elegantly in response. The relationship requires quiet strength, as well as...
AKT POWERHOUSE JONATHAN TYLICKI
Like the cycling bonanza of the early aughts, dance cardio exploded onto the fitness scene with high energy—and high calorie burn opportunities. With such a deluge, some options quickly fizzled out, while others proved absolute staples. Anna Kaiser’s version at...
NIKKI FAYNE: MICHIGAN’S NON-TRADITIONAL FITNESS FAVE
Nikki Fayne never expected to be a fitness professional. When she graduated high school at just over 300 pounds, she fell on a snare drum and knew she had to make a change. Just walking around her college campus helped...
ELISSA GOODMAN: TRUE INTERNAL AND INSPIRATIONAL HEALTH
When Elissa Goodman was diagnosed with cancer years ago, she listened to her doctors’ intense instructions to pump her body with medicine that would kill the disease—and destroy her physically. But instead of taking heed to every detail, she halved...
RISKS PAY OFF AT STUDIO 6 FITNESS
When Elizabeth Lindberg had a rare window of free time while working in the corporate world, she loved playing tennis. But when she suffered from tennis elbow, she searched for a new exercise option that was efficient, effective and rehabilitative....
CINDY VADACCHINO BRINGS NEW STYLES TO NEW JERSEY
If you've never heard of Garuda or Durga Baby, never fear. Innovative, enthusiastic Cindy Vadacchino is doing her part to bring these modes to her New Jersey health haven, Pilates and Company. There, Vadacchino, who once worked in engineering and...
BEAMING WITH LISA ODENWELLER
Lisa Odenweller grew up surrounded by healthy choices. Spending her childhood in both Colorado Springs and Scottsdale, she remembers making smoothies far before Jamba Juice hit the map. Not to mention, when she was tasked with making cookies for the...
STEPHANIE LYONS AMPS UP BARRE INTENSITY
Michigan barre and Pilates expert Stephanie Lyons was a dancer all her life, even performing with the Detroit Pistons dance team. She found barre while working in digital advertising and loved it so much she became certified, teaching for seven...
EMILY NOLAN JOSEPH- A DIFFERENT KIND OF MODEL
Even though she was once a model in an industry obsessed with being thin and plastically perfect, Emily Nolan Joseph is now a model of another breed: a role model. Originally from Miami, Joseph has been both a “regular” (Is...
BEING WITH....HANNAH ROODMAN
Being With…Hannah Roodman For Hannah Roodman, wellness doesn’t start in the kitchen or at the gym. It starts within and with others—where we can listen, learn, empathize and share. The managing director of strategy agency Human, Roodman hopes to share...