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a black man sits in a hospital bed
By Michael Dregni
Here are just a few sobering statistics.
Head shot of Latham Thomas
By Junauda Petrus-Nasah
How this wellness advocate, birth coach, and yogi is bringing wellness to marginalized communities.
composition of Angela Windberg
By Angela Windberg
How one woman found purpose in the fitness industry — and found acceptance — after coming out as bisexual in her Puerto Rican-Mexican-American Catholic family.
Seven women of various ages and ethnicities gathered in a work environment.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
March is Women’s History Month. Discover ways you can support your colleagues and celebrate their success, plus seven ideas to be your own best advocate at work.
composite of wellness inclusion advocates
By Junauda Petrus-Nasah
The world of yoga, meditation, and other wellness practices has not always felt welcoming to those who are marginalized. Meet eight visionary teachers and healers who are changing that reality.
Two people clasp hands through a closed window.
By Craig Cox
Why has COVID-19 claimed such a disproportionate share of lives in nursing homes with predominantly minority populations? New research suggests it may be a natural consequence of a highly segregated industry.
illustration supporting the black community
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
For both Black and non-Black individuals, there are myriad ways to celebrate and honor African-American culture during Black History Month. Here are a few of our favorite ideas to learn and uplift.
Courtney Opdahl holding three kettlebells
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Our managing editor attends a size-inclusive retreat and unlocks her inner strength and the benefits of a body-positive mindset.
Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.
By Bahram Akradi
When we work toward seeing the bigger picture, we have the chance to discover our collective potential.
Joe Delagrave plays wheelchair rugby.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
After a boating accident left him paralyzed at 19, one athlete found his passion in wheelchair rugby — and encouraging others to overcome obstacles.
A Black woman looks out the window while holding a coffee cup.
By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC 
Self-care is not escapism: It’s a way to remain present, connected, and committed. Here's how to battle burnout if you're an activist.
Allyson Felix headshot
By Molly Tynjala
The Olympic champion shares what she’s learned so far about motherhood, success, and adapting to uncertainty.
A Black woman holds a broken paper heart.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
It’s time to do the work on creating racial equality, says our managing editor, if we want to improve community health and see vitality for all.
Rainbow over farmland
By Heidi Wachter
Leah Penniman is on a mission to debunk the myths about black people’s relationship to the land and help a new generation reclaim its agrarian heritage.
A collage of farmers across America
By Elizabeth Millard
Small-scale farming has never been more challenging. These six resilient growers describe how their connection with the earth — and their customers — keeps them inspired.
Mario Rigby
By Heidi Wachter
Mario Rigby shares what he learned from his long-distance treks to inspire others to become more adventurous.
A woman holds a large disco ball.
By Casie Leigh Lukes
For writer and podcast host Sarah Nicole Landry, self-worth goes beyond her body. She shares her evolving journey of what it means to show up for oneself in love.
Power Aging
By Dimity McDowell
The older, the better? You bet! These age-specific strategies will help you get off on the right foot.
A profile photo of wellness advocate Lauren Ash
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
The founder of Black Girl In Om talks about inclusivity in the yoga and wellness space and why self-care is critical for women of color.
Volleyball Players
By Michael Dregni
These senior athletes may inspire you to rethink your perceptions of aging.
Chelsea Jackson Roberts, PhD
By Heidi Wachter
Cutting-edge educator Chelsea Jackson Roberts, PhD, is on a mission to use yoga as a tool for achieving social justice and equity.
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