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Shedding Holiday Pounds

Shedding Holiday Pounds

Southwest Floridians are finding that dancing can play a serious role in weight loss.

More Yoga Off the Mat Than On

Six local yoga teachers talk about the inconsistencies of yoga practice and what keeps them coming back to their mat.

The Inner Force Behind All Martial Arts

The Inner Force Behind All Martial Arts

Eddie Rose, instructor at Shangri-La Springs, in Bonita Springs, explains the benefits of qigong.

Walk, Kayak or Run

Walk, Kayak or Run

on Southwest Florida’s Wild Side

Science has proven that people that spend a lot of time in nature are generally healthier and experience positive perks such as improved short-term memory, restored mental energy, stress reduction and improved mental health overall.

Allstar Dance Studio

Allstar Dance Studio

Where Fun And Health Are Great Dance Partners

The AllStar Dance Studio offers private classes in any type of dance—waltz, hustle, swing, bolero, hip-hop, cha-cha, salsa, tango, mambo, rumba, fox trot, bachata and ballroom—on any day of the week.

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Barre Fusion Offers Free Pilates Demo Class and Discounts

Barre Fusion Offers Free Pilates Demo Class and Discounts

The Barre Fusion Pilates Studio, in Naples, is kicking off the New Year with a free Pilates Power Reformer demonstration class from noon to 1 p.m., January 9.

Intro Offer at Allstar Dance Studio

Intro Offer at Allstar Dance Studio

Allstar Dance Studio, in Naples, is offering a discounted rate of $25 for one private lesson, group class and social party through the end of the year. Clients can experience exercise, cultural expression, social nature and the joy of dancing.

Barre Fusion Offers Six-Month Pilates Intro Package

Barre Fusion Offers Six-Month Pilates Intro Package

Barre Fusion, in Naples, is offering new customers a discount on Pilates packages.

Learn Hawaiian and Polynesian Dances in Naples

Learn Hawaiian and Polynesian Dances in Naples

Sherry “Hiwahiwa” Coffey will teach a progressive series of four classes in Hawaiian Hula and authentic Polynesian dances for teens and adults at the House of Gaia, in Naples.

Self-Defense Classes in Fort Myers

Self-Defense Classes in Fort Myers

Dr. Robert Murdoch, a 40-year martial arts veteran, certified bodyguard and former police defense tactics instructor, will lead a six-week series of self-defense classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m. beginning July 11.

Kids Yoga Camp at BKS Yoga Studio

Kids Yoga Camp at BKS Yoga Studio

alima Silverman will teach a Kids Yoga Camp from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays between July 11 and August 8 at the BKS Yoga Studio, in Naples.

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Fit Body Features

10,000 Steps and Counting

10,000 Steps and Counting

Keep Moving to Stay Fit

Walking 10,000 steps a day began as a pedometer marketing ploy, but it’s become a goal worth striving for because of the way it beats back diseases like diabetes and breast cancer.

Championing Holistic Athletes

Championing Holistic Athletes

The New Face of Sports Medicine

Athletes in a wide range of sports are finding that natural diets and holistic healing modalities help them achieve their personal best.

Try Some Stretches

Try Some Stretches

Four Ways to Flex Our Muscles

Not all stretches are alike, so it helps to know what kind to do for what purpose.

Building Better Bones

Building Better Bones

Bouncing, Leaping and Lunging Our Way to Bone Health

Even in our later years, we can strengthen our bones with the right targeted movements.

Rodney Yee on Yoga as a Way of Life

Rodney Yee on Yoga as a Way of Life

Simple Strategies for Staying on Track

The prominent New York yoga teacher counsels us never to berate ourselves about our practice and to set aside time for asanas and exploration of different yoga traditions.

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Fit Body Briefs

Aerobics Keep the Brain Young

Aerobics Keep the Brain Young

Exercise Protects the Mind

Tai Chi Eases the Blues

Tai Chi Eases the Blues

Helps Depression Sufferers

Aerobics Improve Brain Function

Aerobics Improve Brain Function

Boosts Volume and Gray Matter

Yoga Eases Eating Disorders

Yoga Eases Eating Disorders

Regular Practice Reduces Anxiety and Depression

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Digital Edition

Natural Awakenings Magazine SWFL (Collier, Lee Counties / Naples, Fort Myers) Digital Magazine
Read the online digital version of Natural Awakenings that allows you to turn pages like the print edition.


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