During the 60-minute Stroller Strides outdoor class, moms and their babies tear up the trail for an hour. Participants mix stroller pushing and power walking with pit stops for resistance-band exercises that, taken together, bestow a total-body workout. Instructors provide everyone with exercise tubing and, in the event of a fussy-baby episode, will show you exercises you can do with your baby, such as the toddler-tickling squat jump or the nursery-rhyme and bicep-curl combo. Fit4Baby prenatal classes blend cardio and weight work for one hour of strength and balance training. The workouts help women at any stage of pregnancy stay fit and active while they adapt to their bodies' demands. All instructors are experienced in pre- and post-natal fitness. Indoor classes make use of sheltered venues, but apply the same principles as the outdoor sessions.
A multiservice home-maintenance provider, Brilliant Services grew out of owner Kris Nevers's experiences with many one-dimensional service providers who had long lists of tasks they don't do. As a result, Brilliant Services' carefully screened employees and approved vendors perform nearly all major property-maintenance tasks from cleaning to remodeling and handyman work. The company is also a DBE-certified woman-owned business with a special emphasis on social responsibility and environmentally sustainable practices that include the use of green cleaning solutions and attachment of solar panels to the family minivan.
Entangled in the luscious leaves of the landscape and nursery business for 40 years, Franz Witte and its gardening gurus help flora fans improve personal outdoor spaces with a variety of plants and products. Landlubbers with burning shrub-related questions can consult Franz Witte's knowledgeable staff, which offers advice on gussying up personal gardens and the dietary restrictions of man-eating ferns. Pick up an annual hanging basket ($34.99) to add some panache to a pallid patio, or plant a bare-root fruit tree ($29.99+) for tasty pickings and fruitful physics experiments. Five-gallon shrubs ($32+) or evergreens provide protection from nosy neighbors or garden gnomes, and a 15-gallon shade tree ($135) casts a captivating, cooling shadow.
When Dr. Andrew L. Rostenberg isn’t practicing natural health, he is living it—he can often be found hiking in the mountains, rock climbing, reading, and practicing yoga. In his office at Red Mountain Natural Medicine, he draws from specialty training in advanced fields such as chiropractic kinesiology and clinical nutrition to engage clients in a holistic, noninvasive approach to health care. He adjusts clients’ spinal alignment during chiropractic care, diagnoses their conditions using applied kinesiology, and rehabilitates injuries with therapeutic exercises and equipment. He also supplies clients with science-based nutrition formulas designed to promote metabolic health or clear up any moss growing on their north sides.
A self-described lifelong learner, Dr. Rostenberg attends regular natural-health workshops and stays abreast of current medical research. His studies and techniques help him treat conditions ranging from food allergies and low blood sugar to fibromyalgia, cardiovascular disease, and depression.
As the villainous summer sun reduces lawns to a palette of browns and tans, the Diamond Lawns super team rushes onto the scene to restore them to a glistening emerald glow. They accomplish this heroic feat with regular maintenance, such as mowing, or seasonal responsibilities, such as planting flowers or sharpening the teeth on topiary dinosaurs. Their landscaping design can add retaining walls and waterfalls that blend seamlessly into the existing surroundings, and tree care, removal, or stump grinding ensures allied tree forts remain safe while the enemy is reduced to wood chips. To further protect the outdoor environment, Diamond Lawns eradicates plant-harming insects and rodents with treatments that are safe for kids and pets.
The talented team at Wind River Lawn Care specializes in household exteriors, ensuring everything from lawns and trees to sprinklers and siding look and perform their best. Whether paying service visits for lawn mowing or seasonal restoration on a regular basis or for a one-time landscape installation, the team supplies homeowners with a free estimate ahead of time to prevent confusion over pricing. Their landscape-maintenance services ensure that homes and gardens stay beautiful with minimal worry on the part of the homeowner or the elder tree.