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Cycle for the Cure supports TGen cancer research


Participants in the 5th annual Cycle for the Cure — supporting cancer research at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) — have more than cycling to choose from this year.Kinesis resistance exercise, yoga and fitness classes will join stationary cycling, or spinning, as part of Cycle for the Cure’s record-breaking efforts to support TGen. For spinning enthusiasts, three exhilarating 2-hour indoor… Read More →

New fitness studio opens with free yoga

woman performing yoga pose on wood floor

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 →

Stelari — desert-inspired yoga wear — launches first collection

Photo courtesy of Stelari

Stelari, and eco-friendly yoga wear line, uses the Arizona desert and vintage tarot cards as inspiration for its first collection, “Tarot of the Bohemians.” Owner Kimberly Roach’s line of free flow tanks use Arizona spiritual center of Sedona for the background of a shirt titled “The Sun.” “For some people it may just be a… Read More →

PowerTrainYoga comes to Scottsdale


PowerTrainYoga announced the opening of its first Arizona location in Scottsdale.  The modern 10,000 square foot studio will open its doors to the public on Friday, March 20th and will initially offer more than 130 group fitness classes per week. They will eventually offer close to 200 classes per week. PowerTrain offers a mix of workouts… Read More →

Things to do this week: Jan. 12 to 18


Yoga in the Garden Stick to those New Year’s resolutions to stay fit and healthy by grabbing a friend and heading to the Japanese Friendship Garden for yoga in the garden. Relax while building strength, alignment, balance and flexibility in the garden. Participants are encouraged to bring a towel, water and yoga mat. This event… Read More →

New boutique brings boho-chic to Scottsdale

5 two 3 opened its doors in November to its first-ever retail store in the heart of bustling Old Town Scottsdale, Ariz. Located at the southwest corner of Goldwater Boulevard and Fifth Avenue.  The boho inspired boutique offers handmade, free-spirited women’s clothing and yoga headbands in a myriad of vibrant prints and comfortable fabrics. “We’re… Read More →

Sanctuary Hosts Satori Meditation Retreat


For those in quest of a little more Zen, rejuvenation and inspiration this fall, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain will host its first dedicated Satori Meditation Retreat Oct. 5-8, 2014. Led by master meditation instructor Sarah McLean, who has directed programs for Deepak Chopra and Byron Katie, among other notable figures, the retreat will unlock the… Read More →

Nude yoga classes catch on in Valley


You’re shaking to hold your Downward Facing Dog for just four more breaths and you glance over at your neighbor for a distraction from the weakness in your quivering arms. But in this yoga class, that distraction ends up being more than you bargained for – in this yoga class, clothing is optional and, more… Read More →

Rooftop Yoga is back this summer at Hotel Palomar Phoenix

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Things are heating up this summer in downtown Phoenix with the return of the Sweat Your Asana Off Rooftop Yoga Series at LUSTRE Rooftop Garden at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix. Approximately 150 yogis pack the rooftop pool deck at the popular weekly event every Tuesday night to sweat and stretch in the Phoenix heat. Event… Read More →

Work-It-Out Wednesday: Refresh Your Yoga Routine

Yoga - Scottsdale Living
by in Healthy Living | Shape

Getting bored of your yoga routine? Refresh your mind, body and spirit by taking things outdoors. Getting out of the studio and into the fresh air offers many ohm-mazing perks you may miss when practicing in the studio. Being outside and in a nature-based area allows you to engage deeper into your relaxation, putting the… Read More →

Lana Harris Joins Adolfson & Peterson Construction as Director of Business Development

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by in Newsmakers

Adolfson & Peterson Construction announced the addition of Lana Harris as director of business development for its Southwest region. Harris has seven years of experience within the commercial real estate industry, most recently as director of business development with Phoenix-based, TP Acoustics.  In her new role, Harris will be responsible for developing and maintaining client… Read More →

Vermaland creates Verma Charitable Foundation, Donates $1.2M

Jennifer Verma (left) and Anita Verma-Lallian (right).
by in Featured | Nonprofit

Verma Legacy Trust, a subsidiary of Vermaland, LLC, recently made charitable donations of real estate valued at $1.2 million.  The donation was made through the Verma Charitable Foundation at the Arizona Community Foundation. The gift will be used to establish scholarships for underprivileged students and to build a religious retreat center in the Phoenix metro-area. … Read More →

Buddy Up: Social Workouts Can Keep You Active

social workouts
by in Shape

Buddy Up: Social Workouts Can Keep You Active It seems fitting that I follow up holiday eating with holiday fitness. For most of us, this is about balancing family and friends with exercise. If we start before the New Year begins, the extra effort will motivate us well into warm-weather vacation time. What truly matters… Read More →

Pilates Isn't Just For Women: Breaking Gender-Specific Workouts

by in Shape

There are no women’s and men’s workouts. There’s the body you want and the body you need. You want six-pack abs. You need a strong core. There are the exercises you like to do and the exercises you need to do. You like to do biceps curls. You need to do some squats. It’s easy… Read More →