Grand Rapids Downtown Market Meet the Machines

Meet the Machines at Downtown Market

Kids will get a chance next week to explore a group of special vehicles that power some of the city’s biggest jobs.
FLEXcity Fitness

Fitness Studio Provides Support Outside of the Gym

Co-owners and founders Jenny Quinn and Trista Parisian started FLEXcity Fitness in January of 2012. Their vision was to create a place for people to workout in a big city at an affordable price and to create workouts that would meet anyone at any level of fitness, helping every person achieve their personal best.
LA Miller owner Lisa Miller focuses on personal styling.

Personal Styling Makes LA Miller Unique

Talking to LA Miller boutique owner Lisa Miller means discussing leggings, fur and the art of layering.
Grand Rapids Ballet offers adult ballet classes.

Dance Your Way to Fit with Grand Rapids Ballet’s Adult Classes

Plié and pirouette to better health and fitness with Grand Rapids Ballet’s adult ballet classes.
Design Quest furniture display

Design Quest Celebrates 45 Years with a Look Back

Jorgen and Meg Sorensen opened Design Quest in Gaslight Village in 1972 after relocating to Grand Rapids from Arizona. The couple was encouraged to make the move by Meg Sorensen’s brother in law, Joseph Grassie, who was the city manager of Grand Rapids.
The Barre Bode Grand Rapids Heritage Hill Blue Bridge class

Shape Up With a Free Barre Week

A Grand Rapids fitness studio is celebrating one year of raising the bar by offering free classes.
Fuller Hair & Nail Salon

New Salon Focuses on Community Building

Although it still seems hard to believe, warmer weather will soon be here – meaning now is the perfect time to start thinking about a fresh new hairstyle for spring. Fuller Hair & Nail Salon, a new full-service salon in Grand Rapids’ Creston neighborhood, is now open and ready to help you look and feel great.
Eat More Cake event celebrates women of all body types.

Eat More Cake Celebrates All Bodies

Grab your sexy black stilettos, put on your favorite dangly earrings, or get dolled up with a dramatic cat eye. Eat More Cake, the successor to Let Them Eat Cake and a body positivity experience designed to make women feel empowered, will be making a second appearance in Grand Rapids on Jan. 18 at Mod Bettie Portraits.
Photo courtesy of Thinkstock Photos

Library Offers Adulting 101 Classes to Help You Adult Better

Are you having trouble adulting? Well, do we have good news for you. The Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) is launching a new series of classes that will teach you the necessities about home maintenance, green cleaning, job searching, and managing a spending plan.
Studio Barre class

Build Core Strength with Studio Barre

If your New Year’s resolutions include “get fit” a new barre studio might be just the place to help you reach that goal.

The new spa treatment?

IV therapies offer new/old approach to wellness.
Iyengar Yoga Studio Photo by Matthew Provoast Photography

Get in the Right Mindset For Fall with Iyengar Yoga

On the corner of Division and Goodrich sits a ground-level studio wrapped within a panel of windows through which sunlight penetrates, creating a hazy glow amongst the wooden floors and white walls of the interior.
Kula Yoga and Wanderlux Beauty & Wellness Co.

Kula Yoga Relocates & Teams Up with Wanderlux

Megan Rader is moving Kula Yoga to a new, larger location that will give her the opportunity to provide more class offerings as well as childcare for yoga students taking classes, but that’s not all she’s excited about.

Local Studio Dares its Students to Down Dog for 30 Days

Local yoga studio the Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse has a bi-annual tradition of daring its students to 30 days of yoga. Every October and February, yogis choose to enroll in the “30 Day Dare,” with the intention of taking thirty yoga classes throughout the course of the month.
Goat Stands Among Women Stretching At Outdoor Goat Yoga Class

Soak, meditate and crash your way to better health

Alternative therapies are helping to relieve stress and live in the moment.
MVP Athletic Clubs Movers and Shakers event group fitness class

Movers and Shakers is a fitness party

Stretch your muscles with some friends for a good cause.
Rebel owners Dann Boyles & Chip Minor.

Those Rebel Boys

It is an absolute fact that a die-hard customer camped out at Rebel’s front door to be the first person in line to shop at the new store.
Ignite Retreat

Yoga Retreats: A Wholistic Approach to Energy and Self-Discovery

How did you ring in the New Year? At a quiet cottage outside of the Grand Rapids, a group of people began the year with a nourished mind, body and heart. At the Ignite Retreat, attendees spent four days and three nights pursuing replenished energy and positive energy for the year ahead.
Palace Flophouse Salon owner Anne Van Weaver

Blonde Ambition: Palace Flophouse Salon Opens

We’re talking literature, music and hair with the darling of Palace Flophouse Salon, Ann Van Weaver. 
EmbodyGR offers a free yoga class Wednesdays at Fountain Street Church.

EmbodyGR Makes Yoga Accessible to All

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.

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