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Combating Obesity

By Tracy Wright Obesity is a major health problem nationally. Almost 40 percent of American adults and 17 percent of children are considered obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Factors related to obesity, including hypertension, diabetes and heart disease, are among the leading health problems. In Alachua County, approximately 25 [...]

Feeding the Hungry

By Tracy Wright  Soup kitchens have a long history in the United States. They were first established in the early 19th Century but were popularized after the Great Depression in 1929 when numerous people needing assistance lined up for hot meals served by churches and private charities. The concept of the soup kitchen still exists [...]

We Tried It!

Looking for a new cardio routine that offers varying intensity with low impact? Wondering what kombucha tea is and why everyone seems to be drinking it? The Wellness360 team has got you covered! Cycling Workout at Full Circle Cycle Studio Although none of us had ever taken a cycling class before, four team members were [...]

We Tried It! Intro to Aerial at Gainesville Circus Center and Açaí Bowls

Are you looking for a tasty and healthy lunch option? Do you find yourself entranced by the aerial artists of Cirque de Soleil? From aerial classes to açaí bowls, the Wellness360 team has got you covered! Açaí Bowls Up until making the journey to Vale Food Company to try their açaí bowls, only two of [...]

We Tried It!

Looking for a relaxing way to heal your aches and pains? Interested in trying out ballroom dancing? From infrared saunas and BioMats to swing classes, the Wellness360 team has got you covered! Swing Dance Lessons at IndepenDance Of the seven team members who attended this class, only one of us had ever taken a swing [...]

We Tried It!

By Colleen McTiernan | Photo by Allison Raber Interested in brewing your own beer? Love salt lamps and want to take that interest a step further? From halotherapy to home brewing, the Wellness360 team has got you covered! The Salt Room Experience at The Healing House of Alachua Designed to take advantage of the therapeutic [...]

We Tried It!

Were you interested in trying out a barre class, but hesitant to give it a go? Curious about those painted rocks you have seen around town and want to learn more? The Wellness360 team has got you covered! Barre Forte After months of interest, nine members of the Wellness360 team decided to give barre a [...]