Mind over music

A psychologist and a local musician share their tips for overcoming performance anxiety.

Andrew Fazackerley’s current trio: Ramon Pooser on bass and Emrah Kotan on drums.

Andrew Fazackerley’s current trio: Ramon Pooser on bass and Emrah Kotan on drums.

STORY: Alexa Lampasona

One can argue that the mind is one of the most powerful tools for performance. But often, it is sports performance—the will to win, […]

Child’s Play: Set the stage for a lifetime of activity

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A visit to Jump Start Gym in Sandy Springs makes it clear that it’s never too early to get children involved in fitness and activity. In fact, parents can participate right along with their babies as young as just 3 months old. The laughter and squeals of delight are perhaps the best endorsement that even the littlest gym members can benefit from physical engagement.

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Winter wisdom: Four local experts help you to combat seasonal blues

STORY: Alexa Lampasona

Christmas girl

It’s not uncommon for people to feel more tense and emotional during the holidays. We’re off our normal schedules, family and social dynamics change and it seems like the checklist of things to do never ends. And frivolous, happy-go-lucky television commercials and movies depicting the “holiday spirit” may lead you to wonder, “Why don’t I feel that way?” We consulted four wellness professionals […]

Simply Stylish Wellness: Men’s wellness takes center stage

Taking care of business

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Man cannot live on work and workouts alone, or at least, he shouldn’t. If you work hard and play hard, it’s important to take care of yourself in other ways to keep up the pace. So we scoured Buckhead to find some of the best man-centric opportunities to keep you looking and feeling your best.

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SIMPLY STYLISH | WELLNESS: 3 Fitness Challenges to Build a Better Body

Build a better body

Test your limits with these three fitness challenges

Story: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

These days, a one-size-fits-all approach to fitness fits, well, no one. So, we set out to find workouts tailored for different goals and personalities. Here are three of our favorite calorie torchers. Perhaps best of all: your first class is free, so you can test out what gets you to your workout happy place.

Functional Strength Training: Chaos Conditioning