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How a former club kid opened one of NYC’s most iconic yoga studios

She’s an internationally acclaimed yoga teacher who gracefully slides into poses — everything from powerful warriors to impossibly bendy forward-folds. But the first time Dana Trixie Flynn took a yoga class, she hated it. “I was like, ‘I can’t do this, I’m not flexible,’ ” she remembers, dismissing yoga — still a relatively obscure New… Read More »

Overcoming Overeating: A former food addict’s road to recovery and self care

For award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with confronting the truth and writing a single list. (photos courtesy of Mara Schiavocampo.) It’s often said that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. For me, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with a single list. I remember… Read More »

This former astronaut says running a start-up is harder than a spacewalk, or summiting Mount Everest

Upon returning, Parazynski said he wanted to build a company based on what he’d learned as an astronaut, from collaborating with colleagues around the world to training and designing things in virtual reality. In 2016, Parazynski founded Fluidity Technologies in Houston. The company’s first product, the FT Aviator, is a fancy joystick used to fly… Read More »

Health IT Influencers: Encore Co-founder & Former CEO Dana Sellers, Chapter 3

Dana Sellers, Co-founder and Retired CEO, Encore We often hear people say, ‘timing is everything.’ For Dana Sellers, that seemed to be the case, as she co-founded two companies — Trinity Computing and Encore Resources — at the time when they were most needed in the industry. But while timing is certainly important, it’s not… Read More »