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6 Yoga Poses To Improve Your Surf Skills

6 Yoga Poses To Improve Your Surf Skills

Summer is here and your fitness routine is about to get a lot more adventurous. Access to good weather means you can officially move your focus from the gym to the water. We’ve covered paddleboard yoga, but it’s time to take it a step farther. Surf yoga. Don’t worry,...
Unique Water Sports You Haven’t Tried

Unique Water Sports You Haven’t Tried

I love the water. Any activity that gets me out on the ocean is one that I’m willing to try, and I thought I’d tried almost all of them! As it turns out, I was wrong. It had come to my attention recently that there might be a few unique watersports out there that I...
What Is the Barre Workout & Why It Matters

What Is the Barre Workout & Why It Matters

In the 1930s, a German dancer, Lotte Berk, fled the Nazi regime to settle in London with her British husband. During physical therapy, Lotte combined therapeutic exercises with her ballet barre routines, thus establishing the Lotte Berk method, or what is now known as...
Florida: 5 Places to Kayak

Florida: 5 Places to Kayak

Florida is known for its beautiful beaches, sunshine, palm trees, theme parks, and even oranges. However, it is also home to diverse, natural landscapes, including reefs, bays, forests and paddling trails. While this list has narrowed down five kayaking destinations,...
Practice the Yoga That’s Right for You

Practice the Yoga That’s Right for You

Yoga is a term that can take on so many different meanings. Most styles of yoga fall under the term Hatha. “Ha” means the sun and “tha” means the moon; the balance of two opposite energies. Under that, there are many different styles that yoga can be categorized into....
Boating in Jacksonville, Florida

Boating in Jacksonville, Florida

Spring is finally here and there’s no better way to celebrate than by taking out the boat! Explore the coast of St. Augustine, just a 45-minute drive south of Jacksonville, FL. St. Augustine has some of the most beautiful marinas and spaces for activities both on the...
Yoga Poses for Beginners

Yoga Poses for Beginners

Not long ago, I too was a beginner of yoga. It’s an intimidating time but if you stick with it, the benefits you reap will be well worth the initial struggle. Yoga is no longer just a form of exercise but a lifestyle. If you’re just beginning your yoga journey, here...
Why You Should Try Acro Yoga

Why You Should Try Acro Yoga

Yoga has many different benefits to offer people; some of which are increased flexibility and muscle strength, improved respiration and cardiac health, as well as building a stronger mental health. For some, it’s hard to find the right fit when they’re beginning their...
Kayak Proposal

Kayak Proposal

I still get asked how Mr. Maxey “caught” me for a wife. Everybody knows for my first 37 years of life; I declared the only way you’d see me getting married was if I was wearing black and had Tattoo (from Fantasy Island) as my Best Man ready to shout...
Paddleboard Yoga for Beginners

Paddleboard Yoga for Beginners

If you’re anything like me and love yoga and also love to be on the water, well I have some good news for you! A few years ago, I began practicing paddleboard yoga because my regular land routine was becoming a bit stale. I’ll be honest, the beginning of this new...