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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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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.

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.

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Take a Hike

Take a Hike

Escape into Nature with a Day Trip

Blissful moments in nature can be found just minutes away from home, if we know where to look.

Four Reasons to Break a Sweat

Four Reasons to Break a Sweat

The Fast Path to Flushing Toxins

Pesticide, plastic phthalate, heavy metal and BPA chemicals efficiently exit our body when we perspire during a workout, sauna or sunny walk.

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.

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Fit Body Briefs

Tart Cherry Aids Runner Performance

Tart Cherry Aids Runner Performance

Improves Times, Decreases Inflammation

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

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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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