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Valley surgeon develops alternative to traditional facelift

Photo illustration of model Celina Maas taken at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix by Shavon Rose, AZ Big Media.

New research reveals that people in Arizona show signs of aging much faster than other parts of the country. After 20 years of research, renowned Valley-based plastic surgeon Dr. Daniel Shapiro has developed a new alternative to the face-lift tailored specifically to each where each individual falls on the aging spectrum. The GENXLIFT™ is a… Read More →

New fitness studio opens with free yoga

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PowerTrainYoga opened its first Arizona location in Scottsdale on Monday, March 30. The modern 10,000 square foot studio will open its doors to the public with a free month of unlimited access to more than 130 group fitness classes offered each week from March 30 until April 29. PowerTrain features a mix of workouts including heated… Read More →

Plastic surgeons, tourism industry build enhanced partnership

Photo illustration of model Celina Maas taken at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix by Shavon Rose, AZ Big Media.

A nip here, a tuck there. A growing number of tourists are traveling to Scottsdale to go under the knife and recover in high-end resorts with top-notch treatment. Cosmetic surgeons in Scottsdale are attracting patients from all over the United States by partnering with local hotels and resorts to upgrade the recovery experience. Accommodations are… Read More →

The Root Salon earns national award

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The Root Salon in Phoenix, Arizona owned by Lauren Hart and Samuel Sciotto recently was named to the Salon Today 200 by Salon Today magazine, the top business publication for salon and spa owners. The magazine’s 18th annual Salon Today 200 issue profiled the selected salons in its January 2015 edition. The 200 salons were honored for their best business practices from applications submitted… Read More →

Always dreamed of being a chef?

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The public is invited to experience the industry-leading approach of the Arizona Culinary Institute at an Open House on Saturday, January 17. Chef Instructors will be giving tours of the school from 9 a.m. to noon, and Admissions and Financial Aid Representatives will be on hand to answer questions from prospective students and their families. This event… Read More →

Are You Fueling or Poisoning Your Body?

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In today’s culture of skinny jeans and pencil skirts, the choice of diet meals and drinks can appear to be an alluring solution to achieving body image expectation. Snacks, drinks, and meals line grocery store shelves labeled as “sugar-free” and “low calorie.” Sounds like a simple choice, right?  After all, processed sugar isn’t recommended by… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale: Provoking your full potential

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    •    Are  you at 100% of your potential? •    Do you sometimes feel you want to accomplish so much, but don’t know where to start? Our minds are like those 27-gear bicycles. We have a wide variety of choices, but we typically just use two or three gears. We are creatures of habit. We… Read More →

Shapiro Plastic Surgery and Skin Klinic Expands

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Scottsdale-based plastic surgery practice Shapiro Plastic Surgery and Skin Klinic is expanding with the addition of top dermatologist and board-certified anti-aging physician Helen Ross, M.D., FAAD. The latest addition to the award-winning plastic surgery facility and skin care clinic will debut a new concierge dermatology program offering unique and state-of-the-art treatment modalities for both skin… Read More →

How to Be Your Own Valentine

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February 12, 2014 by in Lifestyle | New You | Rejuvenate

With everyone trying to get ready for Valentine’s Day this weekend, it can be hard to feel happy as a single person. But don’t worry, there are plenty of singles activities and ways to avoid of feeling down on the overly romantic holiday. First and foremost, own your singleness! It’s okay that you haven’t found… Read More →

Couples Who Sweat Together Stay Together

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Valentine’s Day is here and everyone is wondering how to make that day perfect. But what about beyond Valentine’s Day? How do you keep up the relationship? Studies and experts offer an easy solution – work out together. So why does working out help the relationship? Becky Renner, owner of Orangetheory Fitness, and Michael Yasinski,… Read More →

Freak of Nature Gym Clothes Let It All Bulge Out

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You know when you see that guy at the gym with the ripped shirt and bulging muscles that he is making a statement. Not only is the ripped shirt a fashion statement but also a way to show he is there to work and work hard. Freak of Nature is a sports and workout brand… Read More →

Amenzone Fitness Announces DC Ranch Location

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January 14, 2014 by in Healthy Living | New You | Shape

Amenzone Fitness — the gym with workouts that revolve around large, recycled tires — will be opening its newest Arizona location in DC Ranch on January 18. The 3,220 square-foot facility will be located at 17060 N. Thompson Peak Parkway and is the first to feature a boxing ring. The DC Ranch franchise is owned… Read More →

New Year, New You: How to Keep Your Fitness Resolution

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Losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions, but how do you stay motivated and reach your fitness goals? As a personal trainer at Orangetheory Fitness Paradise Valley, a fitness studio that utilizes a one-of-a-kind, group personal training workout broken into intervals of cardiovascular and strength training, I have seen and experienced… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale: The Power of Girlfriends

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January 10, 2014 by in Connections | Lifestyle | New You

Welcome to the second of our monthly series with Platform Scottsdale, a nonprofit organization that creates a platform for like-minded women to meet, mentor and build networking relationships with one another. This month’s fun feature is by Julie Kern. Just hearing the word, “girlfriend” brings to mind happy thoughts of good times with the women… Read More →