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Pure Barre Richmond

by Kevin Dintino

When Dana from Style Weekly contacted me about my newest adventure, Barre, I wasn't sure what to think!

My first thoughts were: ballet bar, stretching, flexibility, and performing poses. While this was part of the picture, it was just a small part. Gracie and Alyssa from Pure Barre Richmond-Short Pump were kind enough to take me through the "rigors".

We started with a warm-up entailing mini-squats while up on the "balls" of our feet along with overhead arm lifts. This was designed to loosen up the legs and arms and get ready for the upcoming harder efforts.

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The Anti-Diet: Principles of Healthy Eating and Energy Balance

By Marie Albiges | From tpti.com

Stand up if you've ever tried a diet before, Tiffany Owen, CSCS, CPT, a Performance Coach from the Tidewater Performance Center, asked a room full of women gathered May 5 at the Performance Center in Newport News.

Most stood. But as Owen threw in more caveats, like stay standing if you've kept the weight off or stay standing if you're still on that same diet, most of the room ended up sitting down.

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Let the Good Times Roller Coast!

By Chrystal Caudill | From tpti.com

Enjoy amusement parks this spring, but skip the soreness, blisters and sunburn!

Is there a better time than now to ride a roller coaster? Amusement parks are teeming with excited visitors in the spring – for both kids and adults, the weather is ideal for walking around the park, waiting in line for rides and experiencing all that the expansive meccas of fun have to offer.

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Go Green: Style Weekly's annual guide to sustainable businesses, charities, organizations and much more in and around the Richmond area.

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The Healthy Aging Guide:Healthy Aging is all about continuing to grow, learn to be your best self as you get older. Make plans for your future
and your family, but keep on living!

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Richmond 360: Your panoramic guide to Richmond! Art Galleries, Theater, History, Museum, Culture, Mind, Body, Spirit, Music, Restaurants, Schools, Malls, Events, and more.

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