Archive for January 2016

Bands on the Run

The just-announced band line-up for the 2016 Sarasota Music Half Marathon includes rock, reggae, soul, country, steel and marching; music for every taste will be the soundtrack of the race. With a total of 20 bands, runners will encounter live music all along the 13.1 mile race route through downtown Sarasota. Performers include the Sarasota…

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Believe the Oxygen Hype

Jana Marie is a practitioner so she’s obviously sold, but so too are Madonna and throngs of celebs that swear by a good oxygen facial. Oxygen facials claim to smooth and plump the skin without leaving red splotches. Pure oxygen combined with a serum is delivered to the skin via a high-pressure airbrush. A non-medical…

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Get Moving, Sarasota and Manatee

It’s a New Year and perhaps, a new you. To get on the road to a healthier and more active lifestyle, you need not look further than your own backyard. If you haven’t checked out Sarasota and Manatee counties parks and recreation departments you’re missing out. The lists of athletics that are offered at each…

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New Pharmacy, Wellness Center Opens

Slated to open by Feb. 1 in downtown Sarasota, AgeVital’s brand new compounding pharmacy and wellness center, the second location for wellknown pharmacy in St. Armands Circle, will be, as owner Jenny Wilkins says, not just a compounding pharmacy and wellness center but a “one-stop shop source for research and wellness for all health care…

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Re-aligning in New Year

Ringing in the New Year with chronic aches and pains? Re-align exercise therapy focuses on the whole body, says Lauren Chadwick-Sonnen, who has 15 years of experience in corporate and commercial fitness, collegiate strength conditioning and personal training. In her re-alignment studio located at Grind- Fit in Sarasota, she says, “We treat the underlying cause…

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Flex Appeal Launches Physiques

International Sport Sciences Association (ISSA)-certified personal trainer Zach Hamam specializes in total body conditioning, strength training, weight-loss, and calisthenics at his new business Flex Appeal Physique. Zach says, “No matter what your fitness goals are, whether you are trying to lose weight or build muscle mass, I will design a personal training program customized to…

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