Health

Try this: Acroyoga at Summer Fit Fest

In the flyer roll, Anny is practicing acroyoga on top of Nestor.’ (📸: Anny Noratto) TRY THIS: Acroyoga is a mix between acrobatics, yoga, and Thai massage. If you’re new to the practice, there are three basic roles – a base, a flyer, and a spotter. The base is the person on the bottom, typically […]

/ May 21, 2019


It all started with a rotting papaya: A look inside Miami’s Center for Subtropical Affairs

The Center for Subtropical Affairs is an urban garden that looks to educate the Miami community on urban agriculture, science, mycology, and much more.

/ May 21, 2019


How to: Get mental health care ‘on demand’

Who is your go-to person to reach out to? (📸: Jeremy Perkins) TRY THIS: In 2016, Baptist Health launched its Care on Demand app, allowing for patients to see a physician anytime and from anywhere, including for counseling services. Anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and grief are some of the topics licensed behavioral health professionals can […]

/ May 15, 2019


Ideas to celebrate Mother’s Day in Miami

How about a bike ride with mom in Shark Valley? (📸: russimages) Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12. Here are a few ideas to celebrate the mother and mother figures in your life: CELEBRATE OUTDOORS Grab a bike and take mom on a bike ride on one of South Florida’s paved trails. You could […]

/ May 7, 2019


Take your team to the Dolphins Family Fit Fest

Join Baptist in “The Bubble.” (📸: Baptist Health) GO TO THIS: Now in its fifth year, the Dolphins Family Fit Fest will welcome and challenge kids of all ages next Saturday, May 4, in Davie. Participants can expect NFL-style football drills, free fruits and vegetables from Baptist, and a high-energy Zumba class.   WHY TO […]

/ April 23, 2019


Looking to start a family in Miami? Here’s some tips from a local expert

If you’re looking to start a family in Miami, here’s a few things you should keep in mind.

/ April 22, 2019


At Zaytouna, Syrian refugees start from scratch

WHAT SHE’S DOING: Christa Tawil believes that food can bridge the cultural gaps that separate us. That’s why she founded Zaytouna, an organization by and for Syrian refugee women to help each other resettle in South Florida and gain financial independence. At Zaytouna, the women produce homemade foods from the Middle East, such as baklava, […]

/ April 15, 2019


Helping adults with developmental disabilities thrive in Miami

The WOW Center at a recent outing to Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park. (📸: @wowcentermiami) MEET THIS ORGANIZATION: Founded in the early 1970s, The WOW Center is an Adult Day Training facility that helps people with developmental disabilities thrive in Miami. WHAT THEY ARE DOING: The mission of The WOW Center is to “offer […]

/ April 2, 2019


How to recognize the warning signs of postpartum depression

You are not alone. (📸: Volkan Olmez) THE NEWS: The FDA recently approved a new drug for women suffering from postpartum depression, but it won’t come cheap. Zulresso (or Brexanolone), the first drug specifically designed to treat PPD, is a 60-hour injection that will cost at least $20,000—and that hefty price tag doesn’t include the […]

/ March 26, 2019


Video: Redesigning the Rickenbacker with Plan Z

Architect Bernard Zyscovich has (another) plan for Miami. But this time, instead of building upwards, he’s building outwards. Plan Z is the latest proposal in an effort to knock Miami off the list of most dangerous cities to walk or bike in the country. The comprehensive transportation plan aims to change the Rickenbacker’s notoriety for […]

/ February 1, 2019