Categories for Happenings

Disconnect to Reconnect

July 1, 2015 / Announcements

My son left a few days ago for a week long summer camp at Lake Champion, where the kids would hike, swim, sit around a camp fire, and… talk. No cell phones! For a whole week! Wow! Most of today’s teenagers don’t actually interact a lot. They text each other, tweet, post photos, but the… Read More

10 Tips to Boost Your Mood

March 3, 2015 / Announcements

It’s easy to get down when its cold and snowy outside; this winter seems to go on FOREVER. I don’t know about you, but I am ready for spring. Here are a few tips we can all do to find our “sunny side” and to beat the blues

September… A Clean Slate and a New Beginning!

September 3, 2014 / Announcements

It happens to me almost every summer, and I suspect, I am not alone. It meaning falling off the “eating healthy/practicing regularly wagon”. The kids out of school, weekend getaways with friends, and weeklong beach vacations are all wonderful, and the memories of this (almost) past summer will be treasured forever. So my priorities and… Read More

IPY Video Shoot

May 3, 2014 / Announcements

At IPY, our teachers often urge students to step out of their comfort zone, so we felt we should do the same! A couple of weekends ago, IPY and Baron Cruz/Torasu Productions filmed a series of videos that we will be releasing soon. The experience was exciting, nerve racking and fun at the same time…. Read More

IPY Challenge

March 3, 2014 / Announcements

Recently, I posted the following quote on my FB page: “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” Sounds so simple, doesn’t it!? Yet often making changes are so difficult, even though we know deep down what we need… Read More

Make 2014 the Best Year Ever!

January 7, 2014 / Announcements

As we said good-bye to 2013 recently, I believe most of us spent some time reflecting on the past year. We remembered the highlights and the lowlights, the great events and the not so great ones, the moments we would never forget, and those moments we wish we could forget. But now it’s time to look forward… Read More

5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

December 10, 2013 / Announcements

This time between Thanksgiving and New Years is supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year”, yet so often we get stressed out of our never ending to-do and gift buying lists, the extra time it takes to find a parking spot in our local shopping centers, and all the obligations we feel we need… Read More

Fall… A Clean Slate

September 9, 2013 / Announcements

August. What thoughts and feelings pop up when you hear this word? This past month was full of highlights for me: thrilling rides at Universal, early morning walks with my dog on Cape Cod, plenty of free time spent with my family, sitting around a fire pit overlooking Buzzards Bay, and one big low [my… Read More

Yoga made me happy!

July 8, 2013 / Announcements

Recently I taught a yoga class for our high school’s varsity basketball team, and I loved hearing all the positive feedback after class from the boys. One of them was able to reach their toes for the first time, and another said that his shots were more accurate after our practice. Their assistant coach, who… Read More

The power of COMmunity at IPY!

October 30, 2012 / Announcements

Click HERE to see the October edition of the IPY newsletter. Inside this edition: – A Breast Cancer Survivor Story – IPY Challenge and Challenge Plus – Autumn Kale Stew Recipe – Tomato Barley Soup Recipe – Isauro Fernandez – Class Changes See you at the studio!