Infinity Aerial Is The Most Empowering Workout Around Town

Infinity Aerial is home to four different types of aerial apparatus’ that let you feel like you’re a superhero.

CEO and Owner Valerie Schrader owned her studio in 2007, going on a mission to bring the liberating exercises and arts to the community. Since her first opening, she has moved locations to accommodate even more apparatus’ since she had so much success at her smaller location.

Our intern, Hannah, and I were both complete newbies, but we headed up to their spot at 9032 Cotter St. in Lewis Center to give it our best shot. I had never done aerial arts before but I was certainly ready to try! I’m so glad I did because it was the most empowering feeling of accomplishment when you did a move correctly.

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Originally published on May 25, 2019

The Columbus Yoga Community Is Facing Facts And Creating Connections, One Inclusive Yoga Class At A Time

It’s time to say goodbye to the cliquey vibes of yoga and exercise in Columbus.

Studios are beginning to pay more attention to who their clientele is and the limited range of people that traditional yoga spaces bring in.

Ashton Colby, a yoga instructor RYT200, is part of a new initiative in Columbus to create inclusive and accessible yoga classes. For those that aren’t familiar with the RYT200 yogi term, it means that Ashton completed 200 hours of yoga teacher training.

Ashton found that in many yoga classes, they would use language particular to the women’s body or to the man’s body that he couldn’t connect with because he is transgender.

“It takes me out of my zone when we assume that bodies are just this way or that way,” he said.

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Originially published May 20, 2019