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Dr. David Yan Helps Patients as Reconstructive Surgeon

Dr. David Yan Helps Patients as a Reconstructive Surgeon – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Dr. David Yan, a board-certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon with the Gulf Coast Medical Group located at 8431 Point Loop Drive in Venice. Appointments are available by calling 941-207-5355. Learn more at GulfCoastMedicalGroup.net.   Dr. Yan, how long have you lived…

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Meet Erin Chokr with SKY Family YMCA

Meet Erin Chokr with SKY Family YMCA – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Erin Chokr, the marketing director for the SKY Family YMCA. Learn more about the YMCA at swflymca.org.   Erin, what are your responsibilities as the marketing director? My main responsibilities are creating and executing all the marketing for the Y, SKY Academy and…

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Dr. Adam Agran on VAX-D Therapy

Dr. Adam Agran on VAX-D Therapy – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Dr. Adam Agran with Agran Chiropractic at 1986 S. Tamiami Trail in Venice, Florida. Please call 941-408-8100; learn more at VeniceVAXD.com. Dr. Agran, what is VAX-D Therapy and how does it help patients dealing with back pain? VAX-D Therapy, or Vertebral Axial Decompression,…

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Dr. George Rozelle Introduces Biofeedback

Dr. George Rozelle Introduces Biofeedback – Editor’s Note: We spoke with George Rozelle, PhD with the MindSpa Integrative Wellness Center in Sarasota. George is a licensed and certified psychologist and neurotherapist. Visit MindSpaSarasota.com; call 941-378-9959. Dr. Rozelle, what is biofeedback and how does it help patients? Biofeedback is a process of attaching sensors to the…

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Erica Nabers Introduces Cosmetic Acupuncture

Erica Nabers Introduces Cosmetic Acupuncture – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Acupuncture Physician Erica Nabers about Cosmetic Acupuncture. She helps patients from her clinic at North Port Acupuncture located at 14888 Tamiami Trail. Please call 941-423-1500; visit NorthPortFLAcupuncture.com. What is cosmetic acupuncture? It’s a natural method of improving the appearance of the face and neck…

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Sean Kidwell has Passion for Quality Water

Sean Kidwell has Passion for Quality Water – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Sean Kidwell, the owner of All American Purification along with his wife April and Jeremy Weber. Their store is at 1213 on 41 Bypass in South Venice, and they have been helping locals since 1991 with water treatment and filtration services. Visit…

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Meet Chef Charles of Chaz 51 Bistro

Meet Chef Charles of Chaz 51 Bistro – Editor’s Note:  We spoke with Charles Amherst, the owner and chef for Chaz 51 Bistro located at 103 Triple Diamond Blvd. in North Venice / Nokomis. Visit Chaz51.com; call 941-484-6200. What’s the history of Chaz 51 Bistro and how would you describe your cuisine? Chaz 51 Bistro…

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Hooked on SUP Offers Unique Gateway to Encountering Wildlife

Hooked on SUP Offers Unique Gateway to Encountering Wildlife – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Paige Bakhaus, the owner of Hooked on SUP located at Don Pedro Island State Park located at 8450 Placida Road with a second location at Stump Pass Beach State Park. Learn more at HookedonSUP.com and call 941-504-1699. Paige, please tell…

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Loving Light Yoga Reaches Milestone with Yoga on Englewood Beach

Loving Light Yoga Reaches Milestone with Gentle Yoga on Englewood Beach – Nearly 400 adults joined Lata and Robert Coykendall on March 3 to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Gentle Yoga being taught on Englewood Beach. Lata estimates that the total number over the years exceeds 300,000. Chris Hess and Julie Hunt are friends that…

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Minerals are as Important as Vitamins

Minerals are as Important as Vitamins by Stacy Millett, PhD – It’s no secret how important it is to take vitamins. Even if we eat a local, organic, seasonal, whole foods diet, most soil today is depleted of essential minerals. Minerals are just as important to our health as vitamins. Our bodies can’t receive or…

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Cupid’s Arrow Strikes Englewood

Cupid’s Arrow Strikes Englewood by Randy Moore – Once upon a time in the Kingdom of New York, two teenagers named Mickie Zada and Alan Horey met while rehearsing for the school play Oklahoma. Their ensuing relationship was full of smiles, giggles, hugs, and kisses until Alan met another cute girl. That’s the end of…

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Lee Reid Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

Lee Reid Earns Lifetime Achievement Award by Randy Moore – I’m honored to announce the first recipient of our Lifetime Achievement Award. Congratulations to Lee Reid, the owner of Reid’s Nutrition Center in Englewood and a lifelong advocate of healthy living. Lee is the matriarch of the Reid family which includes her daughters Kim, Toni,…

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