Health & Wellness

. May 16, 2012.

Ypsi Studio is an independently-owned fitness studio in downtown Ypsilanti. The historic, comfortable space provides a warm, intimate experience. The extensive group exercise classes offer the perfect cross-training experience. There are several varieties of yoga, indoor cycling, mat pilates, BalletFit, bootcamp, TRX circuit training and body sculpting classes.

Proud to be the only facility in Michigan to teach willPower & grace®, Ypsi Studio offers this barefoot, high-intensity aerobic class. This  fusion of Yoga, Pilates, calisthenics, martial arts and dance improves a body from the soles of the feet on up!

As the holidays turn into the new year, we stop thinking about buffet-style meals with our extended families and start wondering what we can do better. Usually, health and wellness is at the top of the list. You're lucky; our community thrives on healthy and progressive lifestyles. Explore your options, find what's right for you, and let this section jump start your search for a healthful year. 

Ypsi Studio also provides two massage therapy rooms and personal training from nationally certified trainers/practitioners Josh Kielwasser and Tim Waller, co-owners of Infinite Iron, a personal training business within Ypsi Studio. Available by appointment, Josh and Tim dedicate themselves to making people stronger and live longer.
208 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti. 734-845-0542. www.ypsistudio.com.

 

The U.S. Commerce Association has named Dr. Julie Y. Lee, DDS  The Best of Ann Arbor for the past three years (2009-2011). She holds degrees from the University of California, Berkeley and The University of Michigan School of  Dentistry. With an emphasis on good dental health beginning with preventive  care, professional cleanings and regular exams, Dr. Lee credits her highly trained and knowledgeable staff as the main reasons her patients feel welcome and comfortable.

Dr. Lee's skills and experience, combined with cutting-edge  technologies, allow her to diagnose and treat periodontal disease, cosmetic concerns and restoration issues. Her work has earned her the trust and gratitude of patients throughout southeastern Michigan by clearly diagnosing problems, discussing ways to improve overall dental health and identifying specific needs before treatment begins.  

Dr. Lee is currently accepting new patients. Visit www.julieyleedds.com, call 734-827-CARE (2273) or email contact@julieyleedds.com for more information. 2411 Oak Valley Dr., Suite 300.

 

Dr. Mark Berkman recently joined Michigan Orthodontics, where he practices with Drs. André Haerian and Terry Timm. Their office, where smiles have been created since 1973, is recently updated and uses the newest technology to deliver state-of-the-art Orthodontic specialty care.

His five tips for a spectacular smile are:

It’s winter, so keep lips well moisturized. If your smile is a picture, they are the frame!

Following the recommendation of the American Association of Orthodontists, children should see an orthodontist for a screening at age seven.
If you’re wearing braces, carry a toothbrush, so that you can brush after every meal and not feel self-conscious about food caught in a
visible area.

Drink more tea! It stains less than coffee and black tea has been shown to help prevent gum disease

Get confident! A smile is on of the best ways to convey confidence and happiness without words. Are you using yours to your advantage?

Want more tips or have questions? You may contact Dr. Berkman at 734-429-5433 or learn more about Michigan Orthodontics at MIbraces.com. 214 W. Michigan Ave., Saline.

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