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Gina Tomaine

Health and Wellness Editor

Gina Tomaine is Health and Wellness Editor of Philadelphia. Follow her on Twitter @gtomaine.

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Don’t Want to Throw Away Your Christmas Tree? Let Goats Eat It!

Yes, you heard us correctly.

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New Fitness and Wellness Businesses That Somehow Launched During the Pandemic

Philly’s health and wellness community is finding new ways to evolve, and in some cases, starting fresh.

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This New NoLibs Spa is Staffed by Laid Off Estheticians and Massage Therapists from Rescue Spa

The boutique spa, founded by former Rescue esthetician Taralyn Freda, offers massage, facials, acupuncture, and health coaching.

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Meet 6 Inspiring Trainers and Leaders Revolutionizing Philly’s Fitness Scene

They’re pushing the accessibility and inclusivity boundaries of modern health and wellness in Philly — and shaking things up for the better.

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15 Health-and-Wellness Gifts to Buy in Philly Now

Support local businesses and impress your friends and family with these thoughtful gifts ranging from fitness classes to candles and bath salts.

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Philadelphia Fitness Coalition Forms to Protest Shutdown Without Aid

The group, made up of 30-plus fitness studios and gyms in the region, is petitioning the city to change its latest coronavirus restrictions.

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To Hell With It All. Take a Bath.

I’ve found it’s nearly impossible to be too perplexed about anything when you’re submerged in a hot bath.

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Philly’s Gyms Don’t Have a Lifeline

As we hurtle into a second pandemic shutdown, Philly’s gym owners feel they’ve been given no choice but to fail.

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6 Gorgeous Philly-Area Hikes Near Breweries

Spend your weekends exploring great hikes near local craft breweries that offer socially distant pick-up or seating options.

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Run Jam, a Philly-Based Running Event with Global Reach, Kicks Off This Week

The three-day Run Jam event includes a panel on the future of running, a live-streamed elite track competition, and a Coast to Coast 5K.

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How This Solidcore Coach Is De-Stressing and Listening to Her Body in 2020

When she’s not teaching classes, Brianna Williamson is studying for her nursing license exam, cooking, talking daily to her family and friends, and making time to unwind.

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Take a Free Election Day Yoga or Meditation Class Instead of Anxiety Spiraling

Local studios are stepping up to help you stay grounded and centered on Election Day with free and donation-based classes.

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Meet This Year’s Be Well Philly Health Hero Finalists

You can vote now for the winner of the 2020 Health Hero challenge.

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This Physician Assistant Begins Each Morning Feeding Her Chickens

When Jessica DeLuise isn’t tending to her five chickens or working at AFC Urgent Care, she’s whipping up healthy recipes as The Wellness Kitchenista.

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This Warminster Gym Owner and Trainer Teaches 18 Classes a Week

When he’s not sweating it out at his studio, Tony Bria is spending time with his family and having silly dance parties with his kids.