Women’s Self-Defense Seminar Presented by Safe Day Studio

Mike Andrus with actress and participant Sifu Patricia Lee Chu

Mike Andrus with actress and participant Sifu Patricia Lee Chu

Mike Andrus, founder and master instructor of Safe Day Studio, will present a women’s self-defense seminar to prepare women to protect and defend themselves and others, from 6 to 9 p.m., July 21, at the Warwick Township building, in Jamison.
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Inner Spa Offers ‘Skinny Gut’ Weight Management Program

inner spa logoInner Spa, a fully organic, holistic day spa in Newtown, is offering a new weight management program called The Skinny Gut, which is based on Brenda Watson’s book, The Skinny Gut Diet. The program focuses on balancing the digestive system for permanent weight loss.
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Unbound Synergy Offers Accurate Body Composition Test

Bod PodUnbound Synergy, a fitness training center in New Hope, offers accurate and reliable body composition testing using the BOD POD, which can quantify body fat, measure progress and develop goals for any individual regardless of fitness level.
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New, Medically Based Fitness Program for Women

Wholistic Fitness, a North Wales women’s wellness center, has announced the launch of a new, medically based fitness program that addresses what many exercise classes ignore—how to improve continence, balance, core stability and sexual gratification. The eight-week Total Control program runs from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m., beginning on January 10, and focuses on strengthening and stabilizing the pelvic pyramid—for flatter tummies, tighter abdomens and improved pelvic health and sex life.
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My Big, Audacious Challenge: Part 1

by Phil Gutis

Phil GutisHello, Natural Awakenings readers. My name is Phil and I’ve set a big, hairy, audacious, challenge for myself that I think will resonate with all of those seeking to live a healthier and happier lifestyle.
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Yoga is for Everyone, No Excuses

by David van Zwieten

Yoga has the potential to be a seriously beneficial workout—especially when the yoga class offers a sequence of a variety of physical poses. The practice builds not only stronger muscles, but also longer ones—a key component to staying healthy and injury-free. Yoga can be adapted to suit virtually everyone, of all ages, genders and abilities. Despite the countless benefits of a regular yoga practice, many people—and especially men—have reasons for refraining from trying yoga. Of all the excuses, there are three that are most often heard.

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Women’s Weight Loss Program Offered at Wholistic Fitness

Wholistic Fitness, a women’s wellness and fitness center in North Wales, has launched a holistic weight loss program for women. Having already helped hundreds of women lose weight healthfully, the center aims to help women end their lifelong struggles with weight loss and dieting.
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Women Winning with Weights

by Daniele Hargenrader

Daniele Hargenrader

                     Daniele Hargenrader

Adding weightlifting along with body weight resistance exercises to the usual cardio routine is just the thing to take that old workout routine to the next level. By including resistance training two to three times a week, women will burn more calories while at rest, increase confidence and strength in everyday situations and get the toned look we’re always after.

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Eco Spotlight: How Wholistic Fitness is Helping to Green the Community

by Linda Sechrist

Living with Ed,” a successful television series about Ed Begley Jr.’s day-to-day realities of living green with his not-so-inclined wife Rachelle Carson, captured the attention of millions of viewers. Among those captivated by the actor and committed environmentalist’s sometimes over-the-top sustainable actions was Wholistic Fitness co-founder Melody Nagy, who frequently found them as informative and inspiring as they were entertaining. “The series provided me with some easy and simple action steps that I could implement now in my personal and professional life as well as others that I’m still envisioning for my future,” says Nagy, whose dream is a completely green house, which operates entirely off the grid. Continue reading