STRIKE A POSE

4 yoga moves to get you summer sport ready

Dust off those golf clubs and hiking boots, y’all. It’s that time of year when the warm weather ushers our workouts outside.

But before you take your first swing or hit the trail, check out these four yoga poses, contributed by several Buckhead instructors, that will help you build the strength and flexibility needed to avoid injury while enjoying […]

ALLERGY AHA!

Arm yourself for spring with these five smart strategies…

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Once the blanket of yellow pollen descends on Atlanta, we all know that the sniffles, watery eyes and headaches will soon follow. Yes, folks, it’s springtime in our fair city, which means that allergy season is in full swing. We’ve asked some of Buckhead’s finest doctors who […]

#GOALS

FIVE FIT AND WELL MUST-TRIES FOR THE NEW YEAR

From cupping treatments to meditation classes with wireless headphones, there are always plenty of new fitness and wellness trends to try in our Buckhead ’hood. To simplify your search, we’ve done the heavy lifting and pulled together a list of five must-tries. Read on to decide which should be added to your 2017 bucket list.

CUPPING ICEBOX – CRYOTHERAPY

GOAL GETTER

SET GOALS YOU CAN MAKE REALITIES IN THE NEW YEAR

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From adopting a gluten-free diet to working out five days a week, it’s that time of year to start thinking about what you’ll do differently come Jan. 1. But how do you go about creating—and commanding— your wellness goals for the new year?

“Wellness is something we often take for granted, especially if we’re under 40,” says […]

HEALTH FOR HER

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Dr. Lillian Schapiro is making her mark on Atlanta, one woman at a time

Delivering more than 2,000 babies over 20 years of practicing medicine in Atlanta means that Dr. Lillian Schapiro is forever seeing the fruits of her own—and others’—labor.

“One of my favorite things about Atlanta is summer swim league, which my three daughters have participated in over the years,” says Schapiro, who attended Yale […]

DISCOVERING “ME” TIME

Retreat-goers sample Cafe West’s Life Porridge while discussing stress-management strategies.

Retreat-goers sample Cafe West’s Life Porridge while discussing stress-management strategies.

A West Coast Workout-style fitness and wellness retreat at the Mandarin Oriental.

“Surrender to this moment.” As I took a deep breath and exhaled from my belly, that was the thought going through my brain during my first group meditation session.

Meditation has been on my […]

MOVING TO MEND

Three instructors share how they’re healing clients through movement.

A multi-ethnic group of adults are standing in warrior two pose during their outdoor yoga class at the park.

A multi-ethnic group of adults are standing in warrior two pose during their outdoor yoga class at the park.

Group therapy, hypnosis, AA—these are all things that come to mind when we think about ways to help […]

PEACHTREE PICKS

UP YOUR GEAR GAME FOR ROAD RACE SUCCESS!

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Whether it’s your go-to running shoes or a sports bra that fits like a glove, sometimes the right gear can give you the edge needed to make it through the miles of that 5K or marathon. With the Peachtree Road Race coming up next month, it’s the perfect time to grab a few new pieces to […]

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN TEACH?

4 FITNESS PROFESSIONALS SHARE THEIR TIPS FOR SUCCESS

I could teach this! It’s a thought that has gone through many a mind while sweating it out on the spin-class bike or pulsing at a barre class. But what does it take to teach your favorite fitness classes or personal train like a pro? We spoke with four of the area’s fittest on how they got their gigs at Buckhead and Brookhaven’s hottest studios and their […]

SO FLY

Buckhead’s first-ever spin studio, Flywheel Sports, opened in 2012 and was a mega hit from the get-go.

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Because of its success with the Buckhead set, it expanded outposts to Midtown and Alpharetta. This spring, the inaugural Atlanta hotspot, which now also offers body-sculpting barre classes, moves to a brand-new locale within The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. Here, we speak with Flywheel’s Co-Founder and Creative Director […]