Archive for May 2016

Sweat’s Gone. Game On.

“Southwest Florida is arguably one of the hottest places in the U.S. But that doesn’t stop us from playing sports and engaging in our favorite outdoor activities 12 months out of the year,” says SAAKA creator and owner, Steven Wieder. “We needed something better to prevent sweat from compromising our passions. SAAKA bands were born…

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Kids Swim Lessons Free at Sarasota Y

The Sarasota YMCA partnered with the YMCA of the USA to provide swim lessons to 100 children for free at the Evalyn Sadlier Jones and Frank G. Berlin Sr., branches. The grant provides children the opportunity to learn life-saving swimming skills. The Y is ‘America’s Swim Instructor’ and the most accessible community resource to prevent…

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Lipo-Mino-Mix Blasts Fat

Combining the “knowledge of science and the wisdom of nature,” Dr. Ricardo Morales has been practicing Oriental Medicine in Sarasota for more than 12 years after having received his degree from the East-West College of Natural Medicine where he later taught Chinese herbal medicine and supervised student clinic interns. Morales has extensive training in acupuncture,…

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Making Waves Swimmingly Fit.

About the photographer – GW Burns Over the past decade, GW Burns has emerged as one of the top new glamour and fitness photographers in print, his work being featured in over 50 different international magazines, and online, as the only photographer to have been awarded “featured” status in all five major online websites (Model…

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Raising the Barre in Lakewood Ranch

With new ownership and a brand new energy and vitality, Pure Barre Lakewood Ranch is taking love of the barre to a whole new level. Owner and instructor Alexandra Nickolai brings her passion, dedication and love of teaching to every class. “I’m a very active, involved and engaged owner,” Alexandra says. “I truly love teaching…

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Kids Rock Manasota at LWR

Kick off summer with family fun for everyone June 25 on Main Street in Downtown Lakewood Ranch featuring live local rock bands for kids by kids. The streets will be lined with craft and business vendors along with delectable food vendors from our local area and live entertainment including kid’s shows and performers of all…

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Get Your Body to Body R&R’s Open House

Body R&R is a massage therapy and wellness studio that offers restorative fitness, clean-eating programs and massage therapy. Its proprietary mobile app and online support community allows Body R&R to provide ongoing wellness coaching for clients in an effort to maximize results. At Body R&R, they believe the mobile app “is a key component to…

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Get Your Cold-Press Coffee at Crop Juice

Crop Juice has a new location in downtown Sarasota but that’s not all that’s new. Crop Juice has teamed up with popular Siesta Key venue LeLu Coffee Lounge and is selling the Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence winner’s LeLu Cold Brew coffee. The brand is sold at the “caffeine and cocktails” café on the beach…

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Fit Fun With Manatee County Camps, Programs

It’s not too late to sign your kids up for summer day camps and sports and recreation programs that will help to keep them fit this summer. Manatee County Parks and Recreation offer myriad options for summer camps and programs to keep kids active all summer long. “Our goal is to offer a variety of…

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