Health & Wellness Section

  • Bodywork at Body Wisdom

    Patti Mielziner and Julie Pies recently moved to Yellow Springs to open their myofascial release and therapeutic massage studio, Body Wisdom.

    Julie Pies and Patti Mielziner returned to Ohio to be closer to their immediate family and to bring their bodywork practice, Body Wisdom, to Yellow Springs.

  • Spotlight on mental health

    The “NAMImobile,” a traveling educational bus to fight stigma of mental illness visits the Yellow Springs Village BP at the corner of U.S. 68 and Corry Street from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 22. The event is hosted by the National Association on Mental Illness Yellow Springs affiliate. (Submitted photo)

    Formed in the wake of last summer’s tragic shooting event, the Yellow Springs affiliate of the National Association of Mental Illness, or NAMI, runs support groups for those with mental illness and their family members and friends.

  • Wellness Center launches fundraiser

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    Last week, Antioch launched $1 million community fundraising campaign to cover some of the $7.8 million cost of renovating its 44,000-square-foot Wellness Center.

  • A sneak peek of the new Antioch Wellness Center

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    Antioch College opened to the public last weekend its 44,000-square foot Wellness Center currently undergoing a $7.8 million renovation. See more photos.

  • Blood Drive and Wellness Fair next week

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    The 2nd annual Yellow Springs Blood Drive and Mini Wellness Fair will be held Wednesday, June 18, 3–6 p.m. at the John Bryan Community Center. The event will feature a blood drive by Community Blood Center of Dayton and vendor services including personal training demonstrations, Filipino traditional healings, massage, dermascans, nutrition demonstrations and health screenings.

  • Wellness for body, mind, community

    Newly hired Antioch College Wellness Center Director Monica Hasek, left, and Project Lead Dorothy Roosevelt beside the center’s almost-completed pool, in the natatorium that features a wall of windows on the south side, with a patio beyond. The center is scheduled to be completed in late summer or early fall. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Nearing the end of its $8 million, yearlong renovation, the new Antioch College Wellness Center will have an abundance of light. And that light serves many purposes, according to project lead Dorothy Roosevelt.

  • Leading the college to wellness

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    For the past six months there’s been a gaping hole at the back of Antioch College Curl Gym, where the pool used to be. But the renovation of the 85-year old building is closing in on a completion date sometime in July.

  • Particulate pollution levels monitored— Cause of spike is unknown

    Source: Regional Air Pollution Control Agency

    A regional air pollution agency is investigating an unprecedented and potentially dangerous spike in air pollution in Yellow Springs in December when an exceedingly high concentration of lung-penetrating particles was recorded.

  • New Community Physicians doctor welcomes families

    Dr. Neha Patel joined Community Physicians of Yellow Springs last month when Dr. Paul Van Ausdal retired. Patel, who specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics, said her focus is on educating patients about their health and how they can make lifestyle changes to fight disease. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When patients leave her office, new local physician Dr. Neha Patel wants to make sure they have their hands full.

  • Harmony Rain Barrel Project

    Three wonderfully painted rain barrels from a Nevada town, who has been doing a similar project for 5 years to help raise money for low income families to enjoy children's programs at their local zoo.

    The Harmony Rain Barrel project will help fund the 2014 Human Relation Commission’s Learning/Sharing Mental Health Series. Deadline for artists to submit their ideas is quickly approaching!

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