Phlot owner Tyler Phaneuf

Let Your Senses Float Away at Phlot Spa

Imagine laying in a pool of water but not even being able to feel its touch against your skin. That’s what it’s like inside one of three sensory deprivation floating tanks at Phlot, a new floating spa in Eastown.
Laughter Yoga isn't like traditional yoga.

Strike a Smile with Laughter Yoga

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.
Buti Yoga offered at Kula Yoga studio

Move Your Booty with Buti Yoga

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…”
This year's Fifth Third River Bank Run is scheduled for May 12.

Fifth Third River Bank Run Offers Top 10 Tips for Winter Training

Ever since she volunteered in 1987, the Fifth Third River Bank Run has become a part of Lauralee Mathieu’s identity. Now working as the operations director for the run, Mathieu manages all the operational aspects, such as planning the event and course layout and overseeing the setup, safety, and security for the race.
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.
Molly Vetter, of b meditation studio

Pop-Up Meditation Classes Now Offered At The Dailey Method

Molly Vetter, meditation teacher and owner of b meditation studio, is offering a 25-minute pop-up meditation class called Rest and Reset at The Dailey Method in Eastown.

YMCA Wellness Director Shares Tips for Keeping Fitness Resolutions

While it’s just halfway through January, you may already be struggling to keep your resolutions for 2018. Teri Burgess-Brown, senior health and wellness director for the Mary Free Bed YMCA, said only 8 percent of people stick with their fitness resolutions. But don’t be discouraged. There are some things you can do to increase your odds of creating a lasting lifestyle change in 2018.
Yoga Fever owner Shannon Austin

Creative Sequencing Sets Yoga Fever Apart

The fever. Have you caught it yet? Ever since practicing at Yoga Fever, at 1154 Wealthy St SE, a year ago as part of its new student deal, I hadn't had a chance to return but found myself craving its unique combination of intense hot vinyasa with thoughtful alignment cues and more classical postures.
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.
Kroc Center offers spin class

Kroc Center Fitness Manager Shares Tips for New Year’s Resolution Gym-Goers

Start realistic, start safe, but just start: Q and A with Ronnie Frelix, fitness manager at the Grand Rapids Salvation Army Kroc Center, 2500 Division Ave. S.

Start Your Thanksgiving Day with the Turkey Trot

Lace up those running shoes before you sit down to a Thanksgiving feast, the Grand Rapids Turkey Trot takes off at 8 a.m. on Thursday.
AM Yoga offers free classes for veterans.

Yoga Studio Offers Classes Tailored to Veterans

AM Yoga Studio has partnered with Community Rebuilders to launch a yoga program for veterans to assist with symptoms of PTSD and other mental health issues.
Alkalign Studios opened in Ada earlier this year.

A Workout for Every Body

Yoga blocks, pilates balls, low weights, yoga straps, resistance bands, closed-loop bands, a ballet barre and even the mirrors lining the studio walls are used to help with engagement and alignment at Alkalign.
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.

Pop-Up Fitness Class Takes Over Blue Bridge

A pop-up fitness class is taking over the Blue Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids on Thursday night.

Biking App Geared Towards Beginning Bicyclists Now Available

A biking app focused on beginner-level on-road, off-road, commuter and recreational biking is coming to Grand Rapids.
Twisted Hot Yoga

Hot Yoga Studio Adds Second Location

A hot yoga studio is expanding with a second location next month.
MVP Sports Clubs hosts fundraiser for Children's Healing Center

Workout for a Cause

You don’t need a little black dress or a tie for the second annual Movers & Shakers fundraiser benefiting the Children’s Healing Center. Instead, you need a pair of tennis shoes and your favorite workout gear.

Seize the Day with Early Morning Fitness Group

There is a devoted group of fitness lovers that meet every Wednesday at 6:14 a.m. to workout around Grand Rapids.

Paws & Reflect Invites Dogs to Join Their Humans for Yoga

BISSELL Pet Foundation is teaming up with AM Yoga for Paws and Reflect.

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