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Old Worthington Welcomes New Dry Salt Therapy Spa

Randi Walle Randi Walle Old Worthington Welcomes New Dry Salt Therapy Spa

Long-time Worthington residents and childhood friends Natalie White Scott and Stephanie Merrick Gillespie recently opened The Salt House of Worthington at 891 High St., providing a self-care amenity in Columbus. Dry salt therapy, or “salting,” has been popular in Europe for centuries, but only recently caught in the U.S. in the past couple of decades. […]

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‘May I Be Happy’ Screening to Discuss Mindfulness For Kids

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire ‘May I Be Happy’ Screening to Discuss Mindfulness For Kids

“Teaching children how to cope is one of the most important tasks we have,” noted Julia Handelman of the Youth Yoga Project. To further mindfulness in education, on Saturday, March 23 “May I Be Happy” will be screened at Studio 35 with proceeds from tickets sold going to the Youth Yoga Project’s programming.   “We are […]

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Sold Out — Yes! There Will be Vegan Options

Megan Green Megan Green Sold Out — Yes! There Will be Vegan Options

***UPDATE: As of 4/12 this event is 100% sold out! No tickets available at the door!*** The answer every vegan has been asking is finally here: Yes, there will be Vegan Options! Enjoy a 12-course menu of vegan samples from savory to dessert options on Friday, April 26 at the Hills Market Downtown. The Chefs […]

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In 25th Year, Kaleidoscope Youth Center Focuses on Homelessness

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega In 25th Year, Kaleidoscope Youth Center Focuses on Homelessness

Kaleidoscope Youth Center (KYC) is marking its 25th anniversary with a range of new programs combatting youth homelessness.  Though the initiatives are relatively new to KYC, they’re not entirely new ideas, says Executive Director Erin Upchurch. They’re borrowing framework from programs out of Minneapolis (Avenues for Homeless Youth) and Cincinnati (Lighthouse Youth Services) to introduce […]

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Ph.D. Professor Trades Lectures for Cultural Cooking Classes

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Ph.D. Professor Trades Lectures for Cultural Cooking Classes

Dr. Bidisha Nag’s Indian cooking classes started off as a way to build a network in Columbus. A Ph.D. in cultural geography, she moved to Ohio looking for work after teaching classes at the University of Nebraska and Rutgers University. Nag was born in India, and whenever she would meet locals, they would rave about […]

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Dance Fitness Staying Strong at This Year’s Arnold Sports Festival

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Dance Fitness Staying Strong at This Year’s Arnold Sports Festival

“There is a lot going on,” noted Pamela Conn of Columbus Fit Life and organizer of multiple dance and fitness events at the Arnold Classic 2019. “People will be dancing like never before at the Arnold Sports Festival 2019” “Work out with us” is introduced to all the participants of this year’s Arnold Sports Festival. […]

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Bluespot Yoga Has Re-Opened

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Bluespot Yoga Has Re-Opened

Bluespot Yoga has moved to 396 N. Cassady Ave., the site of a long-vacant service station. Bluespot’s original location on Main Street, although nice, had no dedicated parking and there were other things that made owner Staci McCool keep an eye out for a new opportunity.   “We looked at the Cassady building in 2015, […]

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