The Littlest Yogis

Om, om, ommmmmmmm. That sound represents destressing and focusing on our inner selves for many practitioners of yoga. What do children have to destress from? Plenty! As their bodies change and grow, yoga-inspired exercises can help youngsters stretch and learn to utilize their bodies in healthy ways. That's one reason by instructor Niki Larrea started the Kids Kula. 

Lunge Toward Fitness

The majority of Americans sit too much. Whether we are on the couch or working at the office, this sedentary lifestyle is taking its toll on our bodies. Jonny Mack, one of the personal trainers and co-owners of Anytime Fitness in Liberty explains how sitting isn't just rounding our shoulders; it's killing our legs too. 

Green and Leafy Leads to Healthy

The plants you bring inside do more for your home than simply beautify the space. They also help make it healthier. House plants breathe in carbon dioxide and breathe out clean oxygen, but they are also cleaning the air of other common household pollutants like benzene and formaldehyde.

Don’t Skip Leg Day

 Photography Joel Schneider  David Bromberg knows that half the battle is making it to the mat. As a wellness coach and team lead at Cerner and a personal trainer and fitness coach at David Bromberg Fitness, he creates customized workouts for his clients that focus on their personal goals and fit into their lifestyles. While everyone can agree that Chris…

Top Trendy Workout Breakdowns

For many of us, the new year is the perfect chance to improve our health and fitness after the indulgences of the festive season. But for some, starting an exercise program with all the choices can be overwhelming. To simplify things, we have broken down some popular workouts to help you find the best workout for you. Some of these can be done…

Face it. Medical Spas aren’t just for looking good anymore

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a new wrinkle in the usage of Botox. Not only can it improve your appearance, it can also offer relief to millions of chronic migraine sufferers. The good news for those in need is they don’t have to travel far to find a place that offers this specialized injection therapy. It’s as close as…

A heathier and happier you

Best known for her roles in Groundhog Day and Four Weddings and a Funeral, among others, actress Andie McDowell spoke at the inaugural Wine & Wisdom Series event for North Kansas City Hospital’s Club W at The Courtyard by Marriott at Briarcliff.

A Glass of Wine a Day Helps Keep The Doctor Away?

"An apple a day keeps the doctor away" is a familiar adage that dances in our heads especially during flu and cold season. But researchers are finding evidence that might just offer a slight modification to that maxim: A glass of wine a day to keep the doctor away. Some researchers advocate that antioxidants found in wine and beer may…

Getting Ready for the Big Day

 The question has been popped. The answer was yes.  Now what?  Now the planning begins, and there’s no shortage of things to think about: the venue, the vows, the meal, the music, the flowers, the honeymoon and the clothes. Where to start?