Health & Wellness

Sun Salutation | Surya Namaskar

Kay Colner, PT, DPT, C-IAT SWQ Summer 2019

When we think of the word Yoga, it’s easy to picture push-ups and back bends, downward dogs and warrior poses. I think we even like to chuckle at the thought of our friends contorting themselves into fish pose and falling ... View full post - Sun Salutation | Surya Namaskar

Community Composting

Jessica Hamm SWQ Summer 2017

Collectively speaking, we waste a lot of food. According to the USDA, Americans waste between 30-40 percent of the food supply, which equates to over $150 billion each year. The Environmental Protection Agency states that each American tosses out an ... View full post - Community Composting

Fountain of Youth

Rose O'Keefe SWQ Autumn 2017

If you are looking for a warm and welcoming place to work out, by all means, visit Fountain of Youth, 390 South Ave., Suite A. When I first spoke to Hassan Robinson at a BASWA monthly meeting in the spring, ... View full post - Fountain of Youth

Nabil & Nassin

Marjorie Rolleston SWQ Holiday 2017

Nabil Shaibi and Nassim Salem’s South Wedge home buzzes with energy. In addition to their 5 children, ages 4-14, and two additional teenagers under their care, the house is often filled with many others from the South Yemen diaspora. Nabil ... View full post - Nabil & Nassin

​Highland Family Medicine

Thomas M. Campbell II, MD SWQ Summer 2018

Highland Family Medicine is proud to care for patients and families at our home base in the heart of the South Wedge on South Clinton Avenue. We are the largest single-site primary care practice in Rochester, serving over 23,000 patients, ... View full post - ​Highland Family Medicine

Zen and the Art of Beard Maintenance

Katie Libby SWQ Autumn 2016

November marks the start of Movember, the annual fundraiser for prostate and testicular cancer and suicide awareness that encourages men to grow a moustache or beard and collect donations for the ... View full post - Zen and the Art of Beard Maintenance

An App A Day...

Katie Libby SWQ Winter 2016

Tis the season for us all to remember all of the burgers and fries we ate last year, and all of the chia seeds and protein powders that we bought and let sit in the cupboard all year long. ... View full post - An App A Day...

Love Winter, No Matter What The Weather

Karen Miltner SWQ Winter 2016

Winter. Last year, it seemed as if it would never end. This year, it seemed as if it would never come. Whether the season is unrelentingly cold and snowy, miserably gray and muddy or continuously flip-flopping between ... View full post - Love Winter, No Matter What The Weather

Move it to Lose it!

Lori Bryce SWQ Winter 2016

We Americans are overweight. If not carrying excess pounds, then likely unhealthy in other ways – drinking excessively, smoking and/or simply stressed out. That’s the bad news. The good news is that every 365 days there is a January ... View full post - Move it to Lose it!

New Year, New You

Dr. William Valenti SWQ Winter 2016

Feeling like you’ve overdone it during the holidays? Don’t worry, it’s a common feeling. And then there’s that New Year’s resolution. The problem is that for most of us those resolutions don’t last, and by the time Super Bowl ... View full post - New Year, New You

Hibernation Is Not An Option

Jeana Bonacci-Roth SWQ Holiday 2013

Winter is coming. Some people are looking forward to this fact but if you’re anything like me you’re dreading the cold, snow, and the seemingly endless gray that a typical Rochester winter has to offer. Every winter I fall ... View full post - Hibernation Is Not An Option