If you’ve ever wondered why it has become more popular than ever to attend fitness classes in breweries, coffee shops or even on rooftops, Cori Williams, the owner of Beer City Barre, has some answers.
Husband and wife fitness team and owners of Life Addicts fitness studio, Travis Washington and Whitney Lavette, are celebrating their one-year business anniversary in Alger Heights.
Looking for ways to get fit and explore your local parks this spring? Kelsey Young is here to help. This April, she will lead the Great Escape Fitness Outdoor Hiking and Fitness Club in its second annual season of weekly hiking gatherings.
Dana Christian Lee, founder and director of EmbodyGR, a non-profit organization that offers free yoga and meditation for the underserved, was awarded the “I Have Made a Difference” award in the health category from WGVU Public Media this January.
“I’m the lead idiot,” Bart Sumner said matter-of-factly when asked how he helps participants to get comfortable during his Healing Improv classes.
You don’t need a yoga mat, fancy yoga clothes or even to be physically fit. You only need to be ready to take yourself less seriously, says Angela Essick Dykes, who will be leading several free Laughter Yoga sessions at Gilda’s Club in Grand Rapids and Lowell as part of LaughFest 2018.
Michelle Lusky still remembers when she first encountered African drumming. “I went to Djembe Spectacular at Creston Brewery and there were all of these people playing djembe—which was amazing—but when Heather Mitchell and Kama Mitchell came out dancing and singing, I was blown away,” she said.
When Megan Rader, the owner of Kula Yoga first heard of Buti Yoga from her student Brittney Nawara last year, she laughed. “Wait, is this yoga that’s all about your butt? I am not interested…”
“As much as it’s important to give, I remembered it’s also important to know how to receive.”
This was Reb Roberts’ response after receiving the 2018 Guy Bazzani Local Legacy Award.
After Anna Chapman took her first barre class in North Carolina, she knew she wanted to share the practice with others. While she had been active before finding barre, she saw results she had never seen before and loved the focus that the class brought to her mental state.