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Articles About Antioch College Wellness Center

  • Locals protest firing at Antioch College’s Wellness Center

    The community push for mediation between former Wellness Center employee Guy “Tron” Banks and Antioch College continued Friday, April 5, when several dozen local residents held a demonstration on college grounds.

  • Firing at Wellness Center causes local concern

    Closed since March 2020, the Antioch College Wellness Center will reopen under the management of the Yellow Springs Development Corporation. Here, visitors toured the center a few months before it opened in September 2014. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local resident Guy “Tron” Banks has experienced an outpouring of community support in the last few weeks after he was terminated from his position as a personal trainer at the Wellness Center at Antioch College, a position he’d held since April 2022.

  • ‘Getting to the Root’

    On Wednesday and Thursday, April 26 and 27, the Coretta Scott King Center hosted “Getting to the Root,” a two-day workshop centered on strengthening antiracism efforts.

  • Local duo to debut aerial classes

    On March 27, villagers Maya Trujillo and Kayla Graham will begin offering aerial movement classes at the Wellness Center, where folks can learn to hoist themselves high via aerial fabrics.

  • Antioch adapts, holds on

    For a fledgling institution 10 years into its new incarnation, the COVID-19 pandemic brought additional challenges and scrutiny.

  • Institutions adapt to COVID-19

    The News spoke with leaders at a variety of local institutions who are adapting to a new normal in the fifth month of the coronavirus pandemic, including the Yellow Springs Senior Center, Friends Care Community, Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center, Antioch College Wellness Center and the John Bryan Center/Youth Center.

  • Pickleball champ brings home gold

    Longtime villager Tjioe Kwan, 78, came home from the National Senior Games in Albuquerque last month with a gold medal in pickleball. He plays locally at several gyms, including the Wellness Center at Antioch College, where he’s pictured on a pickleball court. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Yellow Springs has a new national gold medalist in its midst. Pickleball player Tjioe Kwan, 78, won the men’s singles competition in his age category at the National Senior Games, held last month in Albuquerque, N.M.

  • New YSAC exhibit — Practicing the art of self-acceptance

    Deborah Dixon with a papier maché sea goddess and other original work in her home studio. (Photo by Carla Steiger)

    Curvy, energized, colorful nude women wriggle and writhe joyfully across a black T-shirt that Deborah Dixon designed, and wore, in a recent interview.

  • Jeff (Pan) Reich climbing for body and mind

    Villager Jeff “Pan” Reich has enjoyed rock climbing for 50 years, starting at John Bryan Park when he was 13. He and his wife, Jane Hockensmith-Reich, regularly climb at a downtown Dayton climbing gym and the Red River Gorge in Kentucky. (Submitted photo)

    At the age of 13, Jeff (Pan) Reich started rock climbing. Nearly 50 years later, Reich climbs rock faces with the seemingly effortless dancing meditative flow of an experienced climber.

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