Tag Archives: wellness

Homegrown

In an East Haven forest, at the end of a long, semi-paved road, there’s a house surrounded by gardens. They’re lovely to walk through even at this time of year, when some plants have already gone to seed, but giving …

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Youth Centered

Full of Joy Yoga

You might think children—experts at not standing still—and yoga, with its patiently held poses, wouldn’t be a good match.

But you probably haven’t seen instructor Lani Rosen-Gallagher work her magic. Through…

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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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A Cut Above

“I wanted to be the female version of Indiana Jones,” Karma Salon owner Cheryl L. McMahon shared with me recently when asked if she always wanted to work with hair. I couldn’t help but smile at her refreshingly honest response. …

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