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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.

No Rocket Science Necessary

No Rocket Science Necessary

for Fitness Goals at Age 40, 50, 60 and Beyond

Jason Weitzner, a certified medical exercise specialist and owner of Symmetry, in Naples, and Evie Breedlove-Manapora, an advanced registered nurse practitioner and owner of Inner Essence Health, in Bonita Springs, couldn’t agree more with the perspective of fitness expert Michael Spitzer, author of Fitness at 40, 50, 60 and Beyond.

Qualities and Skills to Look for in a Fitness Trainer

Qualities and Skills to Look for in a Fitness Trainer

As the field of fitness expands, so does the challenge of finding the right personal trainer.

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greenmonkey Honors Mothers on Their Special Day

greenmonkey Honors Mothers on Their Special Day

Moms and their families will be able to experience yoga for free on May 14, at greenmonkey, in Naples.

Beyond Motion Celebrates Annual Pilates Day

Beyond Motion Celebrates Annual Pilates Day

As part of an annual international community event program, Naples-based Beyond Motion will host a Pilates Day Celebration.

Yoga Event Supports Pets with Cancer

Yoga Event Supports Pets with Cancer

Yoga enthusiasts can spend time in downward facing dog and other favorite asanas while raising money for The Brodie Fund to help pets fight cancer on April 22.

National Walking Day Event in Naples

National Walking Day Event in Naples

Blue Zones Project is partnering with the city of Naples, local schools and organizations to encourage everyone to walk for at least 30 minutes on April 5 as part of National Walking Day.

YogaCAN Returns to Naples Beach Hotel

YogaCAN Returns to Naples Beach Hotel

Yoga leaders from greenmonkey and the Yofa Loft come together to raise funds for the Cancer Alliance of Naples at the fourth annual YogaCAN event starting at 9:30 a.m., April 23, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club.

Yoga Festival of Naples

Yoga Festival of Naples

Health and Wellness Sanctuary of SW Florida will present the Yoga Festival of Naples from 1 to 8 p.m., April 2, at North Collier Regional Park, in North Naples.

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New Ways to Court Fitness

New Ways to Court Fitness

Racquets and Paddles Get a Sporting Makeover

Two fresh new faces on tennis courts these days are pickleball, a fun mixture of tennis, squash and table tennis, and cardio tennis, honing skills amid high-intensity aerobic action.

Mastering Self-Defense

Mastering Self-Defense

Staying Aware Avoids Problems

Effective self-defense comes when we move mindfully through environments and know how to safely redirect an opponent’s energy.

Run Fun

Run Fun

Races Beckon Beginners

Spring is a fine time to lace up our running shoes and head for the road or trail; maybe even start training for a community race.

Hello Gyro

Hello Gyro

Workouts Use Natural Body Patterns

Gyrotonic exercise, the latest trend in fitness studios, uses special equipment to enable smooth, circular motions that make the body more fluid and supple.

Fit For Life

Fit For Life

How to Stay Healthy, Flexible and Strong

The human body is designed to wear well at least through age 70, and with the right exercise, diet and activities, we can push that number higher.

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High-Intensity Workouts May Keep People Coming Back

High-Intensity Workouts May Keep People Coming Back

Irregular Exercisers Find HIIT Enjoyable

Not-So-Speedy Pedaling Boosts Benefits

Not-So-Speedy Pedaling Boosts Benefits

Ideal Biking Pace

Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Ditch the Shoes for Better Form

Exercise in Midlife Helps Preserve Mental Sharpness

Exercise in Midlife Helps Preserve Mental Sharpness

Keeps Cognitive Impairment at Bay

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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.


Click here for archived digital edition issues.

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