Archive for November 2015

Truffle Hunt for Charity

Chef Christopher Covelli, of Sarasota, and his culinary students in Lucca, Italy are currently hunting the rare, elusive and prized, not to mention incredibly expensive, white truffle. Found only during the fungi’s short season which ends in December, the truffle is the most covered of all mushroom-like fungi and can only be found in Italy.…

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Supporting Special Olympics

Members of the Special Olympics Florida – Manatee County bowling team are wearing new uniforms thanks to a $1,500 donation from Neal Communities, southwest Florida’s premier, private homebuilder. Special Olympics Florida – Manatee County is a program that provides people with disabilities the chance to participate in sports competitions and an outlet for socialization and…

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Learn to Discern True Value

Using the best and latest market analysis tools at her disposal, Janet Oberholtzer from Michael Saunders & Co., can help homeowners in Sarasota and Manatee counties find the up-to-the-minute the true value of their homes. She also provides a complimentary market analysis. Michael Saunders & Co has access to some of the latest and best…

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Vibrate those Scars Away

941Wellness, a chiropractic and acupuncture-based wellness center is broadening their horizons to include healing for the body both inside and out. 941Wellness is now offering a new skin renewal therapy — Eclipse Micropen — that is similar in results to the skin rejuvenation laser without the downtime or expense. This Micropen device vertically passes through…

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Veg is Serving Breakfast

Veg, a well-known vegetarian, healthy alternative and seafood restaurant in the Gulf Gate area is now serving breakfast. Monday through Friday breakfasts will be from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 8 a.m. to close on Sundays. They will be offering vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options as well as items such as Omelets, tofu…

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Knocking it Out at Title

Title Boxing Club, now in their second year of helping people knock out their fitness goals has added some new talent to their roster of trainers, one of which has trained the likes of UFC fighters Terry Martin and Mike Russow. New to their services, they have now added a 12-round boxing class for those…

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Back on Track at IV Lounge

Throughout November, Sarasota IV Lounge is offering 20 percent off their popular healing cocktails Detox Drip and ImmunoBoost, and a 25 percent savings on the hCG Diet. Sarasota IV Lounge has a relaxed spa like environment where treatments take anywhere from thirty minutes to an hour. Between Halloween candy, football tailgating, and Thanksgiving, over indulgence…

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Helping to Heal the Pain

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates is pleased to announce a procedure for people suffering from chronic pain. Some 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain causing 40 percent of work related absences. Worldwide, chronic pain affects more people than suffers of heart disease, cancer, and diabetes combined. A Spinal Cord Stimulator, or SCS, sends electrical impulses to…

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Virtue of Health Specials Announced

RevitaLife Anti-aging center in Sarasota is now offering 1-hour Live and Dry Layer Blood Analysis with Virtue Of Health’s Jaqlyn Tinaro, CNC/Microscopist. This service will be offered twice a month at a special discount for new and existing RevitaLife patients. The next dates will be November 2nd, November 23rd, December 7th and December 21st. Live…

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Orange Theory Pre-Opening Special

Orange Theory Fitness is gearing up to open two brand new locations in the 941; one in the heart of downtown Sarasota, and the other on State Road 70 in Lakewood Ranch. Both are expected to have grand openings before the New Year. “We’ve had so much excitement about these two new spots, individuals and…

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Viva la Taqueria! Viva el Poppo!

Poppo’s Taqueria has ventured into the UTC area with a new location at 8471 Cooper Creek Boulevard. Over time a good restaurant will take on a life and personality of its own. During the past few years, Poppo’s has gone from an all-family crew of owner-operators with some strongly held principles and nostalgia for San…

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Where Clients Are Friends

Beth Self, owner of Pilates Plus in Coral Cove Mall is a Stott-trained Pilates instructor with 12 years of experience. Some may remember her as a group exercise instructor from the Evelyn Sandler YMCA. Self has owned her own Pilates studio, Pilates Plus, for the past decade. “Pilates Plus clients are more than just clients,…

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CANdance Competitor Wins Big with Mantra!

Mantra Fitness, aka ‘Pilates on Steroids,’ prides itself on not only helping clients get in shape, but on helping to promote a healthier lifestyle in general. Having ended summer with a bang and welcoming fall with open (toned) arms, Mantra implemented a six-week fitness challenge. Members of the challenge were encouraged to attend Mantra classes…

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Get this Special While it’s Hot

The newest Hot Yoga studio in Sarasota Hot Yoga 4 You celebrates its Grand Opening Nov. 20. Beginning now and through Nov. 19, take advantage of its pre-Grand Opening special of 30 consecutive days of Yoga for $30. (One per customer, please). Hot Yoga is a series of traditional Hatha yoga poses and breathing exercises,…

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Healing for the Holidays

It’s a most wonderful time of the year but it’s also a stressful time for many. Hillary Drinkell, Chopra Certified Yoga & Meditation Instructor and Dr. Deena Hackett, Acupuncturist and co-owner of 941Wellness will be hosting a workshop to prepare the mind and body for the busy holiday season on Dec. 12 and 13 from…

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Training for the Half Marathon

Join the tens of thousands of people who challenge themselves every year to the fastest growing distance race in the country – the half marathon. This terrific 13.1 mile distance is challenging and yet achievable. Fleet Feet and New Balance of Sarasota are excited to offer a training program for all fitness levels, this training…

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To Juice is Divine

With the holidays at our doorstep, CROP Juice Bar & Café is offering an exclusive line of smoothies created to keep folks satiated and healthy while satisfying that holiday sweet tooth. In homage to the season, CROP Juice Bar & Café is offering CROP Harvest juice (pumpkin, carrot, apple, ginger, coconut water and almond ‘mylk’),…

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Get Your Boot Camp on Ladies

Ready for a physical transformation? Women of all fitness levels, sizes, and shapes are achieving amazing results with Nokomis Adventure Boot Camp. Participants will engage in a variety of exercises, fitness games, and personal challenges in a safe, supportive, fun environment with others who share similar goals. Women begin at their comfort level and pace…

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Spice and Everything Nice

At Blue Door Spa and Salon they’re really getting into the spirit of the season with tempting, festive treatments that evoke the warmth and joy of the holidays by incorporating seasonal scents. A gift of a Pumpkin Body Treatment or Facial or a Chocolate Peppermint Pedicure are a lovely idea for holiday gift-giving. And, for…

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Renewing Your Glow

Angela’s Pure Salon has recently added many new organic alternatives to their already abundant list of organic salon and spa services. New to the salon, and to the area, is ICS Derma, a Retinol alternative, made and tested and right here in Sarasota. ICS Derma is a proprietary blend of botanical ingredients that re-establishes the…

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