No more trying to be mindful alone: The Hive

Troy Bronsink has created a community hive in Cincinnati’s Northside. The dictionary defines hive as a collective consciousness, analogous to the behavior of social insects, in which a group of people become aware of their commonality and think and act as a community, sharing their knowledge, thoughts, and resources.   “The Hive” was founded on […]

Stretch. Or Soar. Or Sweat. Inner Fire Fitness

It’s no secret that I’m a bit of a fitness junkie. I constantly hop around from barre studio to cycling studio, from HIIT class to yoga. And I’ve learned the hard way that it isn’t exactly financially responsible to buy multiple memberships at numerous studios all across town. So, in the boutique fitness world in […]

Food is Medicine: Turner Farm Teaching Kitchen

When I was sick as a child, my grandmother would make me her, “cold concoction.” It was hot water with lemon, ginger, and a dollop of honey.  Turns out, my Irish Catholic, whiskey drinking, old-school grandmother was also a nutritional trailblazer.  The food-is-medicine movement has gained massive traction as physicians and medical institutions are making […]

Sweet Serenity is Cincinnati area's first Himalayan therapy 'cave'

A centuries-old health practice reborn as a modern wellness technique has made its way to Florence, Kentucky. Sweet Serenity Massage and Salt Therapy, a local spa, opened the region’s first salt room this past summer. Salt rooms attempt to emulate the environment of naturally occuring salt caves by offering halotherapy, which means salt therapy. Halotherapy […]

Are Float Tanks the Answer to Decreasing Stress? Think Tank

When we walked into Think Tank last week for our first float we were thinking, “Isolation Tank. Sensory Deprivation. 60 minutes of nothingness.” We were under the impression that this is what we were about to experience. These preconceived notions could not have been more opposite from reality.        Joe Daniels is a […]

Sweat. Strengthen. Restore: Barre Code Cincinnati

I did zero research before showing up for my first Barre Code class. So, when Molly and I arrived at the new(er) downtown fitness studio, I didn’t know much about the studio.  I didn’t know the Chicago based franchise was started by two female corporate powerhouses turned entrepreneurs in 2010. I didn’t know the franchise […]