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The Benefits of Probiotics

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Typically, when most people think about probiotics, they think of yogurt and gut health – and they’d be right. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines probiotic as “…a usually dairy food or a dietary supplement containing live bacteria that replace or add to the beneficial bacteria normally present in the gastrointestinal tract.” Over the last few years, the…
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What do John Grisham, Focused Ultrasound and acac have in common?

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John Grisham explains how he, the Focused Ultrasound Foundation and acac have come together to support breakthrough medical technology in acac‘s Work Out & Give Back campaign during March 2017.

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Pre and Post-Workout Snack Ideas

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In honor of March’s National Nutrition Month, we break down the macro-nutrients you need to properly fuel your body before, and after, your workout!

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The Mental and Physical Benefits of Mindfulness

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A quick Google search on the topic of mindfulness will find over 56,000,000 results. In the last few years, mindfulness has not only become a trending topic but a trending way of life.

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A Letter to My Patients....

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We asked three different physicians to write a letter to their patients about the benefits of exercise. Here is what they sent us.

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March 2017 Events Calendar

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Check out what’s happening at acac Timonium and Hunt Valley in March!

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Yoga and Injury Prevention

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Yoga Should Not Hurt! How to Avoid Pain in your Asana Yoga is for every body, but how do we keep everybody safe while practicing yoga? As with any physical activity, practicing yoga asana or poses comes with the possibility of injury. The most common injuries seen in yoga involve the wrist, shoulder, knee, hamstrings,…
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The Positive "Side Effects" of Yoga

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by Carrie Shuler I love teaching and practicing yoga. There’s something about mindfully combining movement with yogic breathing that feels so natural to me. It feels simple and comfortable. I feel utterly at home on my yoga mat. When I began practicing yoga ten years ago, I knew early on that I would practice for…
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5 Benefits of Partner Yoga

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Discover the 5 surprising benefits of practicing yoga with a partner.

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Contentment and Discipline: Is it possible to have them both?

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Is it possible to have both contentment and discipline in life? These principles are stated in the Eight Limbs of Yoga, a 2000 year old text. These are found in the five niyamas: cleanliness, contentment, discipline, self-awareness, and faith. What does “contentment” mean to you? For me, it means: contemplating the glass half full. Having…
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Yoga: For Athletes, For Everyone

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Power Yoga helps decrease stress, increase flexibility, and complete an intense workout mixing cardiovascular movements with held isometric poses.

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Family Fun: Dive-In Movie

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Join us for some family fun in the acac Aquatics Center!

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Mind Body Mondays for Members and Guests

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Bring a friend and find balance in these special Mind Body classes this February.

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What is Yin Yoga & Why Should I Try It?

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Yin Yoga is a quiet practice. Though the poses are similar to other styles of yoga, the approach is different: all the poses done seated or lying down, designed to relax our muscles and use gravity to come to our edge, where we feel an intense stretch, but are not in pain. Postures are held for an extended amount…
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The Benefits of Flowing Yoga

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There are as many styles of yoga as there are body types and temperaments. What are the benefits of Flowing Yoga? Is it the right practice for you? Read on to learn more!

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Taking Your Yoga Practice Beyond the Mat

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But did you know that the physical practice of yoga is just the tip of an amazing and complex philosophical iceberg that can help us to live in wellness and abundance “off the mat”?

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