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Cold feet treatments in Atlanta

3 treatments to pamper your feet this winter

When temperatures drop, it’s easy to slip your feet inside some cozy slippers and forget about them. But according to Abby Ellis, a massage therapist and co-owner of Future Perfect Massage in Cabbagetown, taking care of your feet is even more critical in winter.
Holiday sleep habits

Rethink that late-night wine: 3 tips to get good sleep during the holidays

Want to make the holidays less stressful? Get more sleep. During the season of house guests, travel, and after-hours snacking and drinking, sleep can suffer, says Anne D. Bartolucci, a sleep-disorder specialist at Atlanta Insomnia and Behavioral Health Services.
Running a marathon older

Okay, boomer: You can—and, maybe, should—run a marathon

Some may say that marathon running is a younger person’s pursuit, but should that automatically stop you from training for your first marathon in your 50s, 60s, or later? The answer, from a trio of Atlanta-area running coaches? Nope.

Atlanta fitness studios amp up their workouts with live DJ sets

Fitness classes with live DJs have popped up across metro Atlanta, but few studios show as strong a dedication to the power of DJ-curated and -spun music as F45.
Six people doing sideways planks at Stellar Bodies Megaformer Atlanta

Meet the Megaformer, a Pilates workout that slays even the fittest

It looks like a device intended for torture, and those who have spent time on the contraption will probably tell you that description is right on the money. Here are some places that offer Megaformer in Atlanta.
An illustration of an ear surrounded by incense, wind chimes, and more therapeutic items

Tune out stress with these 3 sound therapy spots in Atlanta

Various types of sound therapy have been shown to reduce pain, alleviate anxiety, and improve sleep. SoundEmbrace, Sacred Chill West, and Intown Salt Room in Atlanta specialize in these treatments.
Classpass Atlanta

The pros and cons of ClassPass

For some studios, ClassPass helps fill spots that might otherwise have been empty. But some studio owners complain that ClassPassers are purely price-driven, unlikely to become repeat customers, and see less impressive results because they don’t consistently practice any particular fitness discipline.
The Big Quiet

The Big Quiet brought strangers together to meditate under the Fernbank’s dinosaurs

On October 2, about 280 people gathered under the clear dome and iconic Argentinosaurus cast at Atlanta’s Fernbank Museum to do that for the Big Quiet, a mass meditation experience designed to promote wellness and observe mindfulness in a social setting.

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