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The benefits of practicing yoga while pregnant

Ariel Mann is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with more than 500 hours of training (E-RYT 500) as well as a Yoga Alliance Certified Education Provider (YACEP). She has completed a 300-hour Yoga Therapy training program that included training on prenatal yoga and have been teaching for the past ten years. In addition, she understudied with a senior teacher to learn about best practices for teaching prenatal yoga. Ariel has taught prenatal specific classes as well as helped numerous women continue to attend regular yoga classes throughout their pregnancies.  

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The benefits of HIIT: The workout we hate to love

Numerous workouts have gained cult-like followings over the decades. In the 1970s, it was Jazzercise. In the 80s, Jane Fonda built her Aerobics empire. The ‘90s and early 2000s were dominated — according to an Insider article that tracks the “fitness fads everyone was trying the year you were born” — by workouts like 8 minute Abs,” “Tae Bo,” “P90X,” Barre, and “INSANITY.” But most would agree that in the last decade, Americans were enamored by a workout that isn’t a fad at all — this decade of “the greatest HIITs” has proven, study after study, that the most effective exercises are, thankfully, the shortest.  

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Helping recent grads create their 'new normal'

Post-grad life is a hard enough transition for any normal graduating class, but the class of 2020 came out of college in a year unlike any before. With no graduation ceremony or senior trips to celebrate four years of hard work, job offers getting rescinded and an economy that was as bad as the Great Depression, no one would contest that this year’s class entered a workforce that resembled no other in living memory. 

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