Running on After Boston Marathon Bombing

Yoga Central Studio owner April Scruggs, 50, has been an active member of the fitness community all her life. Along with owning her own business, she is an avid marathon runner. For Scruggs, running was never on her radar, especially marathons. She has always preferred fast walking, leaving the running to her husband, Ferrell. It wasn’t until he asked her to join him in a … Continue reading Running on After Boston Marathon Bombing

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Spreading Empowerment Through Girls on the Run

Sarah Hutchinson, 30, of Valdosta, Georgia, devotes herself to health care and recognizes the impact it has on others, especially young women. Alongside her work at the Hughston Clinic, Hutchinson also has a passion for fitness and helping her husband, Taylor, with Girls on the Run. Girls on the Run helps young women realize that they can take charge of their futures and provides opportunities … Continue reading Spreading Empowerment Through Girls on the Run

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Aerial Adventures

Erika Bennett has never been one to back down from new and at times challenging experiences. So, when she made a trip down to Tampa, Florida, to visit her family, one of her family members invited her to try aerial yoga for the first time. Though she did not have previous experience with any kind of yoga, Bennett figured that it would still be a … Continue reading Aerial Adventures

Pros and Cons of Goat Yoga

Goat yoga is your typical yoga class with the slight exception that a dozen baby goats are free to roam not only around the room but also all over you. And, yes, this is real. Pros Instant Stress Reliever: Human-animal interaction releases oxytocin, a hormone that reduces stress and induces feelings of happiness. Additionally, goats are carefree, kind animals that make not smiling impossible. Combine … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Goat Yoga