You should be dancin’, yeah!

That title’s for you, Bee Gees fans — we know you’re out there! Can you dance your way to fitness? Yes! The instructors of the dance-inspired classes offered at Powell Wellness Center and Culpeper Sport & Fitness will tell you – the benefits are...

Flu shots & A1C testing

Date and time: October 24, 2018, 8:00 am – 11:00 am / October 25, 2018, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: Powell Wellness Center In partnership with Rite Aid Pharmacy, we will be hosting free flu shots for the community. Please bring your insurance card (no...

How to do a hip hinge correctly

The hip hinge is a common movement pattern used in everyday activities as well as with exercise. For example, the movement can be used when bending to pick up an object, and it is also the main motion involved in performing squats, dead lifts, and various other...

Eating for energy

On October 9, PWC integrative dietitian nutritionist Jena Savadsky Griffith presented “Eating for Energy” in PWC’s monthly Health Matters program. A few takeaway messages from her program: While we all have individual needs and preferences, eating a...

Seasonal eating – fall

  Although Virginia’s apple harvest season can start as early as June, the majority are harvested in September, October and early November. According to many traditional medicine systems, and now scientifically backed, is that apples appear at the exact time that...