Tag Archives: health

Friends in Knead

Henna covering her hands like gloves, Marissa Gandelman had just returned from Kurukshetra, India. Recovering from the 10.5-hour time difference, her jet lag lingered, but talking with me about her massage therapy …

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Shaping Up

Christina Yaworowski and Drew Lewis outside Active Wellness Boutique Fitness

It’s a new year and perhaps, as they say, a ‘new you.’ Across the city, resolutions focused on maintaining regular workouts and better diets are about to be met by one of two things: abandonment, or action.…

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Air Show

A young woman in black and grey, with long brown locks tied back into a braid, is rising stepwise into the air. Torso muscles rippling, she hoists herself up sheets of chartreuse nylon fastened to a…

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An Apple-Carrot-Ginger a Day

Liquids at Pure Health Lounge

Today we’re going back into the archives. Below is an updated version of an article that appeared in one of Daily Nutmeg’s early editions, published on June 1, 2012. Enjoy!

If you’ve seen…

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Going Strong

Sarah Aldrich Pilates

At Sarah Aldrich Pilates, bodies get toned, strengthened and revitalized above gleaming hardwood floors and under cheery overhead lighting. In the afternoon, rays of sunshine wend their way through a dense downtown cityscape and into…

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Gotta Run

runners gathering at soundRUNNER

It’s still early on a recent Saturday morning, and while most are embracing the lazy pace of the weekend—still snoozing, or maybe enjoying a leisurely breakfast—the sneaker-clad, all-ages bunch meeting at soundRUNNER in Branford is about to run …

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Well On

Tea ingredients coming together at Naturegene

In rooms toward the back of a tiny store on Whitney Ave, massage therapists perform a 5,000-year-old medicinal tradition.

The exact origin story of what’s known as “cupping therapy” is fuzzy, but wherever it started, it certainly made the rounds. …

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Sweat Equity

Lori Bonazzoli of Balanced Yoga

There’s no delicate way to describe this situation. The sweat—it’s flowing, drenching my shirt as I stand, front leg bent and back leg stretched behind me, in “Warrior Two” position. My arms are extended and my fingers long as I stare …

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An Apple-Carrot-Ginger a Day

Pure Health Lounge

If you’ve seen the documentary Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead, you might well have been tempted to forsake all solid foods plus fats, sugars, salts, carbs—all the fun stuff—for a full on, pureed, juiced-up cleanse. If you haven’t seen …

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The Whole Story

Bill Klar Healthy Living

Bill Klar wants you to eat dirt. “See, people just cut off these roots, and the skin, the leaves on top, and throw them away. I can’t even believe it. A little dirt is good, it’s a connection to the …

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