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  • A song, a dance and a chance

    A song, a dance and a chance
    At a recent poetry night at Maryville Academy's Bartlett campus, 17-year-old Charlene used words to express her pain over a boy who broke her heart. "This can't be the same dude that once made me smile," she read as her peers looked on, ending the...
  • Class of the month: REV60 Zen

    Class of the month: REV60 Zen
    The lights are low and the bass is thumping, but the cycle room at Rev Cycle Studio in McHenry Row is no dance club. Halfway into the studio's Rev60 Zen class — a "fusion" of 40 minutes of cycling and 20 of yoga — a dozen cyclists are pedaling...
  • The music moves violinist Christine Wu — a lot

    Christine Wu appeared in one of the year's most viral videos thus far: Billy Ray Cyrus' hip-hop remix of "Achy Breaky Heart." She played the electric violin — while doing a backbend. Wu, who lives in Santa Monica, is breaking new ground in the...
  • Moderation is key to staying healthy as a senior athlete

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com Aging affects multiple organ systems, from the heart and lungs to your bones and metabolism. Of all the changes, musculoskeletal issues have the most impact on the aging senior's sport. These include: 1....
  • Review: 'In Paradise' by Peter Matthiessen

    Review: 'In Paradise' by Peter Matthiessen
    In the quest for identity, we often reach backward in time, toward our ancestral roots, in the hope that they will help us gain a footing in the present. We romanticize rootedness and are nostalgic for a past we may know nothing about because we believe...
  • Skin-care line founder Dr. Murad finds a new art of beauty

    Skin-care line founder Dr. Murad finds a new art of beauty
    Dr. Howard Murad, whose El Segundo-based company makes his eponymous skin-care products, has become a vocal proponent of painting, drawing and sculpting for overall well-being. Murad, 75, was inspired in 2008 when retinal surgery forced him to spend a...
  • Asians at Sands Bethlehem casino 'ride bus to live'

    The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese newspaper. Huddled at a table with her friends, Cui, 50, plucks a tangerine from the bagged lunch she...
  • Florida receives 'C' grade in latest Fertility Scorecard

    Florida receives 'C' grade in latest Fertility Scorecard
    The Sunshine State isn't the most "fertility friendly" state in the nation, but it isn't the the worst state to be in if your seeking fertility treatments or help, either.  That title belongs to Alaska, Wyoming and New Hampshire.  RESOLVE, the...
  • Meditation without the bells, whistles and Buddhas in West L.A.

    Meditation without the bells, whistles and Buddhas in West L.A.
    After years as a fashion makeover maven, Suze Yalof Schwartz aims to remake meditation. "Why could there not be a Dry Bar for meditation, where you could go in and come out and feel amazing?" she asked herself as she began to delve into meditating to...
  • A prayer for peas

    A prayer for peas
    Yoga ends with the word "namaste," and though I'm willing to bend into up-dog and sweat through down-dog and collapse into dead-dog, honestly, when it comes to "namaste," I decline. I do bow to the divine in my fellow dogs. But saying so — in...
  • Shoulder pain leads to a search for realignment

    Shoulder pain leads to a search for realignment
    Whether it was years of swimming, too much sitting at the computer or too much driving, life was taking its toll on my body. My shoulder was messed up beyond belief; the pain seeped down my right arm and across my back, up into my neck. With a mile-and-...