Messy Hands, Happy Hearts

After months of paint-spattered hands and glue-y fingers, of reading aloud Dr. Seuss and listening to Raffi’s best hits, of researching birds’ nests and beaver lodges, the young students of Towson Presbyterian Preschool unveiled their culminating artistic creations at the preschool’s annual art show in March.

Expanding Access to Acupuncture

Like other acupuncturists, Patricia Lott treats clients for a wide range of health conditions.

Smart Start

Many of us start the new year with good intentions, eager to get back in shape and lose those stubborn pounds gained over the holidays.

Getting Fit with CrossFit Towson

 Photography Keith J. Schneider  CrossFit Towson’s self-described specialty is not specializing. While on the surface that may not make much sense, it all boils down to what the coaches and participants are trying to create—a deliberate attempt at optimizing physical competence in 10 different recognized fitness domains by using weightlifting, running and gymnastics components. Darin Winick describes the popular exercise…

Om on Your Own

Jessica Klaitman has been practicing yoga for 15 years and teaching for more than eight. She acquired her 200-hour certification through Yogaworks in 2009 and an additional 300 hours in 2010. Jessica specializes in pre- and postnatal yoga, as well as restorative and aerial yoga. Her classes emphasize breath, alignment, philosophy and community.

Strengthening Your Core

With summer rapidly approaching, and activities like yardwork and outdoor sports more prevalent in our daily routines, it’s time to ask if your core exercise program is adequately preparing you for the months ahead. “Most people sit up and crunch their bodies to the limit,” says Baltimore-based trainer and fitness coach, Nick Ehrlich, “but they neglect the other abdominal muscles…