Archive for November 2016

Parents Night Out Saturdays

Bounce Down Under offers ‘Parents Night Out ‘every Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. for kids 5 to 13. Bounce Down Under staff is dedicated to supervising and interacting with your children with a room set aside for games and a movie. “Take the night off and let Bounce Down Under watch your kids,” owners…

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Paging Dr. Page

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates (SOA) has announced that Dr. Steven Page has joined its team of physicians. Dr. Page has expertise in knee and shoulder surgeries including rotator cuff tears, dislocations, cartilage injuries, ACL reconstructions, meniscus repairs, fractures, and shoulder instability repairs. Page is experienced in non-surgical treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries and is fellowship-trained…

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Folks, Free Fitness!

On Wednesday’s Eszti Fitness offers a free class in Sarasota. Personal trainer Eszti Bazso says her experience with clients and having an understanding of their different health and fitness concerns was the primary reason she came up with the free Wednesday Fun Outside Intense Cardio class, and to say “fitness can be fun and different.”…

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Big News from Empire Ballroom

You heard it here first. In addition to the Nov. 10 free Empire Ballroom guest party at its studio and the special ‘Ballroom to Broadway’ event set for Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Sarasota Opera House, Empire has announced the Sarasota Challenge Ballroom Dance Championship slated for March 26, 2017 at the Hyatt…

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Golf Tournament Benefits Veterans

The Third annual Heroes Welcome Home Golf Tournament is slated for Nov. 19 at the Rolling Green Golf Club in Sarasota. Heroes Welcome Home is a non-profit whose mission is to honor veterans with the American Dream of home ownership: “It is our goal to help those who have given a great service to our…

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Renew, Refresh, Restore with Morales

With the New Year upon us, consider a little rejuvenation: massage, facial rejuvenation, B12 injections, and Lipo-Mino injections for weight loss perhaps? With Morales Acupuncture & Holistic, it’s much more than acupuncture. Morales has been practicing holistic medicine, acupuncture, herbal medicine, homeopathic and vitamin injections, guasha, cupping and more in Sarasota for more than 12…

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Body Heat Yoga’s New Classes and Holiday Deals

Body Heat Yoga, a hot yoga studio that practices Bikram Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga has now added Yin Yoga and Journey Into Ashtanga Yoga to its schedule of 26 classes weekly, beginning at 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. Its new special offers include $20 for 10 days of unlimited yoga for first-time students and its…

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Lose, Detox and Tighten

Blue Door Spa and Salon now offers the M’lis Professional Contour Body Wrap. It may be used for inch-loss and diminishing of cellulite, or for detoxification and lymphatic cleansing. This amazing body wrap does both. The contour body wrap helps to free and remove trapped waste in the connective tissue, eliminating internal disfiguring deposits and…

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Bands Battle for Marathon Slot

The Sarasota Music Half Marathon announced its 2017 band lineup which includes 20 course bands and an after-party headliner. Runners and walkers will pass live music 42 times while completing the 13.1 mile journey slated for Feb. 5, 2017, including the Lakewood Ranch Marching Mustangs Band, The Cherry Bombs, Wild Root, Someday River, Lesa Silvermore,…

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Where’s the (Good) Beef?

Located in Bradenton, the Sarasota Beef Company, is owned and operated by “family and friends” and has “been in Florida for more than 75 years.” The company provides “local families with natural, healthy, local grass fed beef.” Their cows are local, too; all are Manatee and Sarasota-county cows and all are grass-fed, with no steroids,…

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Welcome Trainer Michael from Michigan

X30 Fit Boot Camp of Sarasota welcomes new trainer Michael Richard. Playing sports his whole life, and excelling in football, Michael began training his first client when he was just 18. “A 64 year old male that had only done walking for exercising prior to working with me,” he says. Michael earned a degree in…

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Zumba With No Strings

Zumba Sarasota has some news that should rock your day. How about no forms, no paperwork, no monthly credit cards charges, and no expiration date on class punch cards? It’s $7 a class. And for those that purchase a 20-class card, it’s only $6 a class. And the punch cards, which can be purchased directly…

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Totally Transcendent Tanning

Sol FX Sunless Tanning of Sarasota is a mobile spray tanning company specializing in custom tans done by hand. Owner Ashley Holland has more than five years of experience in the tanning industry. The tanning spray product is formulated using all natural, vegan and is a cruelty and paraben-free product. According to Holland, the benefits…

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Stars Bright at Starlite

Theatre-goers rejoice, before, or after the show at the Asolo Rep, West Coast Black Theatre Troupe, The Players, Florida Studio Theatre, the Van Wezel and others, bring your ticket to the Starliht Room and be rewarded with discounts of 10 and 15 percent. “We cater to people going to the shows because of our love…

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Accolades for Freedom 4 Electric Bikes

Freedom 4 Electric Bikes of Sarasota, which sells Pedego electric bicycles (Ebikes), was awarded Pedego’s Outstanding Dealer of the Year award for two years, has been the brand’s top seller every year since 2011, and has generally been the top seller of Ebikes on Florida’s West Coast for seven years. If you are curious about,…

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Kids Make Survival Kits for Sheriffs

Ashton Elementary Astro Care and the Sarasota YMCA have partnered together to recognize the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. The children in Astro Care (run by the YMCA) made survival kits to present to the officers. The students decorated bags and filled them with assorted items to thank the Sheriff’s office for their dedication and commitment…

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Fleet Feet Goes to Work

Americans spend an average of 50 hours a week at work and more and more businesses are adding workplace wellness programs to their corporate culture, knowing that healthier employees are happier and more productive. Fleet Feet Sports Sarasota wants to help. In a recent statement, Fleet Feet Sports Sarasota says it is “driven by the…

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