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An upcoming event in Mariemont celebrates a decade of raising awareness of mental health with a walk and family-friendly after party.

Those battling mental health conditions, and the people who love them, are true warriors. That’s what inspired Nancy Eigel-Miller, Director of 1N5, to create The Warrior Run: The Race for Life, a 5k run/walk and a one mile walk with a family friendly after party.

On October 5, 2019, The Warrior Run will hold their 10th annual event with a variety of activities. “There is a one mile untimed walk through the lovely village of Mariemont that starts at 5:15pm. Shortly after that, at 5:30pm, the 5k begins. This USATF-sanctioned race begins and finishes at Dogwood Park,” Eigel-Miller says. “The race and walk are followed by a night of music and food from local restaurants, including 50 west, Pontiac Barbecue, LaRosa’s Pizza and UDF ice cream. The food options also include home-made chili, hot dogs, grilled cheese, and plenty of desserts. There is a short Fun Run for children under eight at 7pm and then a family-friendly movie outside at dusk.”

There is also a High School and College Challenge where different schools compete against each other to raise the most money for mental health. “Every dollar raised by the high school team will be reinvested into their school for mental health, mindfulness and suicide prevention programming. The scoring is based on a number of participants, volunteer hours and total amount raised and takes into account the enrollment size of the individual schools,” Eigel-Miller says. “The winning high school team and the winning college team receives a traveling trophy, a $1,500 scholarship and a Skyline Chili Cheese Coney Party.”

The inspiration behind the event comes from Eigel-Miller losing her husband in 2008. “I lost my husband, Jim, to suicide and the run was started in his memory,” she says. “He was an avid runner and the race was a way to honor him.”

She wanted to highlight the people who are battling mental health conditions. “The Warrior Run raises funds for 1N5 to help accomplish our mission of optimizing mental health in youth in Greater Cincinnati. That is why it is ‘The Race of Life,’” she says. 

The event is important for the community. “Our youth are in crisis and need our help. One in every five youth, ages 13 to 18, have, or will have, a mental illness and suicide is now the second leading cause of death for youth,” Eigel-Miller says. “The Warrior Run: The Race for Life raises funds so that we can combat these statistics and promote optimal mental health for youth in Greater Cincinnati through though stigma reduction and customized, evidence-based education so that we can live in a world without suicide.” 

The mission of The Warrior Run is “to gather as a community to champion optimal mental health by raising funds to provide evidence-based mental health programming in local schools,” she says. “Funds raised by The Warrior Run also go toward Supporting Adapting for Life/Surviving the Teens, a CincinnatiChildren’s Hospital Medical Center program.”

The event is different from other races, Eigel-Miller says. “The race course is beautiful. The after party has the best food. The family-friendly atmosphere is phenomenal,” she explains. “These, combined with the importance of our cause, make this the best race around!” 

To learn more about The Warrior Run, follow them on their website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Read on to learn about a life coach in Kentucky who is helping people live their lives with intentionality.

Allyson Blythe has always loved helping people. 

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the field, she realized she wanted to offer something more. That’s when she launched Allyson Blythe Life Coaching in 2007.

Today, she offers one-on-one sessions with clients and another part of her job is “creating programs that suit their interests and needs, workshops, groups and classes,” she explains. 

Blythe says she has developed a variety of different learning opportunities through her life coaching. “I offer sessions 1:1. I have also designed two separate life coaching courses that are a 12-month commitment that meet face-to-face on a monthly basis. Those are titled Radical Self Care and Dedicated Life Overhaul,” Blythe says. “I offer two groups for young adult ladies and one for grown adult women. I also teach workshops based on communication and boundaries.”

The mission of her life coaching is “I educate, equip and empower my clients to start living their life on purpose,” Blythe explains. 

She is different from other life coaches out there because she has many years of experience, along with 20 years of clinician experience. “I have a wide variety of services that are designed both for men and women groups, classes, workshops, one-on-one and offer my services face-to-face. There is so much added value to face-to-face contact, especially when building connection and community,” Blythe says.

She defines success by assisting clients with being intentional of how they live their lives. “Building connection and community with in my practice are an added bonus. That’s why groups and workshops are so important because people feel better when you feel a part of something bigger,” Blythe says. “When clients gain insight and start taking responsibility for their lives, I consider that a great success!”

She loves working with the community to help educate, equip and empower them. “My clients learn to align their thoughts, behaviors and decisions with what they most want to create and establish in their lives. People who are intentional are healthier, happier people,” Blythe says. “That is a great benefit to our community. I also teach very basic, yet essential tools like communication and boundaries. I work with a wide range of both men and women (young adult to elderly).”

She has upcoming events coming up through her practice:

• The Art of Effective Communication: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
o There are still spots open.
 
• Boundaries: Four-part course coming up in September
o Open for women
 
• Radical Self-Care: Third year will be launching in January 2020.
o “It is a deep dive Life Coaching Course for women to improve their relationship with themselves and others,” Blythe says.
 
• Dedicated Life Overhaul: Launching its fourth year in January 2020.
o “It is a 12-month course for both men and women in which we take a 360 view of their lives to see what’s working and what’s not so they can create a plan for some real change,” she says.

The Allyson Blythe Life Coaching office is located at US Highway 42, Suite 217 in Florence, Kentucky. To learn more, follow her on FacebookInstagram, her website or email: allysonblythe@live.com.

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We’ve heard of dog walkers, but people walkers? Learn about an organization that brings health and community together one walk at a time.

Getting in shape and bringing the community together. That’s the idea behind People Walkers of Cincinnati.

“People Walkers of Cincinnati is a local service that provides companion walking for those who want to get active, but don’t want the intensity or cost of a personal training session or gym membership,” says Katherine Lent, Founder of People Walkers of Cincinnati. “People recovering from surgery or with other health concerns may not want to be alone while walking, nor live where there is a safe walking area.”

Lent is the Eastside Group Leader and her group walks in two Clermont County Parks, Pattison Park and Sycamore Park in Batavia. “Both are beautiful parks and perfect for short walks,” she says. “I encourage others to lead groups in their neighborhoods.” The organization has been around since this past winter where they would do one walk each month, but now it has been increased to a walk each week. “If the weather is too bad, we will walk at a mall or another indoor place,” Lent says.

There are so many health benefits for walking. “It benefits those recovering from surgery, have chronic pain, illness, overweight or quitting smoking. Companion walking provides the opportunity for gentle exercise in a safer environment, flat terrain and offers companionship to those who don’t have someone to walk with them,” she says. “Sometimes family and friends don’t relate to those of us with those issues and it makes a big difference to be with others who understand what you are going through. Companion walking makes exercise accessible through conversation, companionship, community, accountability, safety, affordability and consistency.”

There are different walks offered through People Walkers of Cincinnati. “We offer private one-mile walks, which average 20 minutes, or 15 for brisk walks and thirty for more leisurely walks. The current rate is five dollars per half hour, which is one or two miles. In some cases, we can come to you,” Lent says. “Weekly group walks are free to join! We have a Facebook community group, Facebook page and an Instagram. People can host free group walks, provide private walks or arrange for others to help them do the walks. I’d like to build a network of walkers who can go to people who can’t drive.”

 The mission of People Walkers of Cincinnati is “to serve by providing accessibility, accountability, safety, affordability, consistency and motivation to walk through companion walking,” she says.

The organization is unique because they make connection with people a priority. “It is unique because it is ‘peer-to-peer,’ rather than a company like a gym,” Lent says. “Connecting with a walking partner connects us to each other, to nature and to the community.”

This is important for the community of Cincinnati. “It is a service provided by people in the community for other people in the community. It also exposes people to an array of beautiful parks in their communities,” she says. 

If you want to keep up with what’s going on with the People Walkers of Cincinnati, follow them on FacebookInstagram and through email.

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Read about a local fitness trainer that wants to help you with muscle strength, muscle endurance, flexibility, cardiovascular health and a healthy body composition.

For Eric Feigl, he’s so proud of his work, he put his name on his business. As the owner and operator of Eric Feigl Personal Training, he “does business out of the personal training studio called Mission 5 Fitness, located on the corner of Riverside Drive and Collins Avenue, two miles east of Downtown Cincinnati,” he explains. 

Mission 5 Fitness is a personal training studio. “The ‘5’ in Mission 5 Fitness stands for the five principles of fitness we strive to help our clients achieve: muscle strength, muscle endurance, flexibility, cardiovascular health and a healthy body composition,” Feigl says. 

He launched the business in 2007, and has been based within Mission 5 Fitness since 2011.

The inspiration behind starting the business came after completing the Kinesiology Master’s Program at Eastern Illinois University. He wanted “to show people how strength training doesn’t have to be as complicated as parts of the fitness industry had made it,” Feigl says. “To this day, I strive to continue to show my clients that it doesn’t take complicated exercise schemes or movements to stay strong and healthy.” 

Feigl says the mission of the business is “to provide a safe and structured environment so the client can receive the benefit of strength exercise without a massive time commitment.”

His clients, Feigl says, are working professionals from the late 30s to the age of retirement. “Starting at age 30, people lose on average, three to eight percent muscle mass per decade,” he says. “Since muscle mass is important for increased metabolism, skeletal function and a wide range of other rolls in the human body, it is imperative that we maintain it as we age.” 

The services that are offered through Eric Feigl Personal Training are: One-on-one personal training, small group training, online fitness coaching and health coaching. 

Feigl defines success by the amount of people that show up to their workouts. “Too many people skip workouts because they aren’t getting what they want, they aren’t excited about exercising or don’t have a good relationship with the person they work with,” he says. “I’d like to say the people I work with are getting what they pay for, are excited to come to the gym and of course have a meaningful relationship with me.”

Feigl’s favorite part of his business is the impact that his work has on his clients. “Trainers sometimes forget that we might be someone’s only break during a client’s day,” he says. “Each appointment should be both physically and emotionally productive.”

Eric Feigl Personal Training is located at 2260 Riverside Dr, Cincinnati, 45202, Ohio. To learn more, contact via email, and follow along at InstagramTwitterLinkedInFacebook or his podcast: Fitness Candor.

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We chat with a local expert about a new way to monitor breast and body health based on thermal changes.

A heat map of your health?

That’s essentially what thermography is and it’s gaining momentum in the healthcare field as an effective adjunctive screening tool.

“Infrared cameras measure radiation in the infrared electromagnetic emissions. Like the sun, our human body emits infrared heat. The sensors on the thermal camera read varying degrees of this infrared emittance and with precise calibration, translates it into a temperature reading,” says Caitlin Wells, a PACT Certified Thermography Technician. “The information is then plotted in a digital format in a rainbow color palette that shows hot measurements as red and white and cold as magenta and black. These patterns are analyzed and physiological assessments are made. Comparative exams can create a baseline for monitoring breast and body health based on thermal changes.”

According to Wells, there are three kinds of Thermography used through her practice are:

• Breast Thermography: “A non-invasive and non-destructive way to screen for breast cancer without radiation or compression,” she says. “It uses state of the art technology that assesses heat in the breast through infrared technology.”
 
• Full Body Thermography: ”Head, neck, back, breast views, arms, abdomen, legs and feet are included in our extensive screening,” Wells says.
 
• Medical Thermography: “A whole body analysis for dressing skin surface temperatures that can be correlated by a physician to assess for abnormalities. We are looking at physiology in the body, heat and blood flow,” she says. “I, as a technician, use a highly sensitive infrared camera to take images of the body. Our star team of ClinicalThermologists interpret the data from those images using point analysis systems based upon the very latest research.”
 
• Torso Screening: “Included with the breast tissue, you get a broader imaging that includes the head, neck and abdomen to expand upon information about breast health,” Wells says. “All screening options are for men as well, not only women.”

After your screenings are done, they will be sent to the team of Clinical Thermologists. Wells says she sends her client results to Dr. Alexander Sepper, MD, PhD and OBGYN, who has over 35 years of clinical and research experience. “You will get back a full report written after the three-tier interpretation process is complete. You can schedule a free 30-minute consultation with me to go over the report in general,” she says. “Included is a non-medical consultation where I am happy to go over the report with you, help you understand the terminology in the report and support you in next steps. Separately, members of our Interpretation team are available for consultations as well.”

Wells currently works as a practitioner on her own, but she has multiple locations she works with and she also works along with other businesses to raise awareness of Thermography. Her main lab is located in Blue Ash at the Blatman Health and Wellness Center. 

Thermography is unique because it looks at the physiology of the body. “It gives valuable information to you and your health practitioners who are your allies helping you solve the mysteries of your body. It can be very empowering to you as an individual,” she says. “My clients have shared that they’ve experienced feeling comfortable during the process with me as their technician and that it’s easy and I made it feel like time flew by! It’s no touch, painless and they have privacy behind curtains the entire time. Many of my clients schedule their annual scans for their birthdays and they’ve made it a celebration of self-care.”

Wells defines success by using the scans to change the way people live. Through the scans, they notice that even the smallest changes people make can make a difference in their scan. “When they come in for their follow up scans and they have made tremendous strides in changing their results, it’s incredibly encouraging and empowering to see the changes and evidence of the investment they’ve made in themselves,” she says.

According to a study published in the American Journal of Surgery performed at New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell, “The results showed Thermography to accurately identify 97 percent of cancers when compared to mammography,” Wells says, adding that this heavily affects women under the age of 40. “There are 20,000 cases of breast cancer in the age group women from 20-40 each year in the US,” she says. “When cancer occurs in younger woman, it is usually a much more aggressive form and less likely to respond to treatment. There is currently no routine screening test for women under 40. As time goes on, it is the hope that Thermography may help fill this void.”

The mission of her practice is “to provide people with the opportunity to be proactive about their wellness, to aid in the early detection of breast cancer and help save lives,” she says. 

To learn more, follow her on Facebook.

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Learn about a local organization with a mission to provide good oral health to all, especially those in poverty in the Greater Cincinnati area.

The CincySmiles Foundation offers dental care to low income residents in Greater Cincinnati.

Proper oral hygiene is key to good overall health. Unfortunately, it can be quite costly. Between regular dentist visits, cavity fillings, dentures, and many other procedures, a great amount of Cincinnati residents cannot afford to keep up with their oral hygiene.

This is where CincySmiles Foundation comes in. CincySmiles was founded in 1909 to provide dental care to low-income or impoverished residents of the Greater Cincinnati area. Today, they serve over 13,000 members of the community each year.

CincySmiles operates an array of oral health care programs such as the Dental Road Crew, the Discounted Dental Services Program, the Maternal/Early Childhood Oral Health Program, the Workforce Development Program, as well as their very own denture laboratory and dental center. 

“For the majority of the patients we serve, we are their only option for oral health care,” declares CincySmiles President and CEO, Sonya Dreves. “They are uninsured, underinsured, homeless, veterans, the elderly, physically, mentally, and developmentally challenged. They are children, adults, and entire families who rely on us to provide them with preventative and restorative dental treatment services and dentures they need to live in good oral and overall health without the pain and embarrassment of decaying or missing teeth.”

In 2002, CincySmiles was awarded the Impact100 Grant, which allowed them to purchase equipment for their dental center when it was located previously in Over-The-Rhine. More recently, the foundation has been named as one of six finalists by Impact100 for their Denture Manufacturing Laboratory, which will make them the first non-profit oral health care program to manufacture affordable dentures for low-income patients. “The winners have not been announced yet, but this is an exciting time for us and we are hopeful for a positive outcome,” says Dreyes.

The foundation has also recently made a big move into their new facility on the West Side of Cincinnati. According to Dreyes, “the goal was to combine our administrative offices with our dental center and when the opportunity and space became available, we took advantage of it.” 

With only five operating rooms in two separate buildings previously, their new location has 10 dental operating rooms within 4,000 square feet. 

If you are interested in giving back to the community through CincySmiles, they offer volunteer opportunities across every area of their organization. Some ways to help out, Dreyes says, are to help assemble dental kits or simply donate items to put into the dental kits (toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss, mouthwash, etc.). There are also opportunities available in the administrative, technical, and committee departments. 

To learn more about the programs and volunteer positions that CincySmiles offers, go to www.cincysmiles.org

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Learn about a fun new event that’s building unity across the Tri-State one tea dance at a time. 

 

A fun new event spreads unity within the Tri-State’s LGBTQ+ community. Tea Dance is “a magical mixture of fun, accepting people in a cool space with great music and delicious cocktails. We welcome the full spectrum of the LGBTQ+ community and our supporters at tea dance,” Richard John Cooke, Chief Fun Time Officer at Tea Dance Cinci, says. “Old friends reunite and new friendships are created. Our goal is to ensure tea dances are welcoming, inclusive and fun.” The event also includes DJs around the Cincinnati area that play house and dance music. “Tea always starts at 4pm and the dancing is usually by 5pm. We usually wrap up the evening by 7pm with the last dance’,’” he saysThe Tea Dances happen once or twice a month and always happens at different locations. 

 

The event has been around for two years, officially in Cincinnati, but “tea dances go as far back as the 1940s after WWII where tea rooms were places to meet people,” Cooke says.

 

The inspiration behind starting the event came from a desire Cooke had to bring his friends and other people of the LGBTQ+ community together. “We used to meet at Neon’s on a Sunday afternoon and when that closed, we didn’t have a place to consistently and reliably meet up and hang out,” he says. “There really aren’t that many places for the LGBTQ+ community to call a gathering spot of their own in the city anymore, especially during the day.” The mission of the event is “to bring the LGBTQ+ community and our supporters together on a Sunday afternoon using dance to catalyze connections so people feel welcome and included,” Cooke says.

 

The Tea Dance isn’t just important for the LGBTQ+ community, it positively affects the city of Cincinnati. “Tea Dances have become established and well-known in Cincinnati through the word of mouth, social media and the press, certainly in the last year,” he says. “They’re one of many positive signals of a thriving LGBTQ+ community, which speaks to the thriving diversity within our city and this is good for everyone in Cincinnati, including our visitors.” The Tea Dance is an event that has happened throughout history, but it now adds a modern twist. “What is different about Tea Dances today, in Cincinnati, is that we move them to different locations each time and we have the benefit of social media to drive awareness and excitement leading up to the tea dances, during each event and then for people to share their photos and stories of the tea dance they attended.”

 

Cooke loves to work on every part of the Tea Dances. “It’s so exciting to find a new venue, to work with amazing staff representatives at these venues and to use social media to share details of the venue and the upcoming tea dance there,” he says. “But there is nothing that gives me more pleasure than to greet people coming through the doors each time  to welcome old friends and make new ones. It’s the best feeling!”

 

Cooke is devoted to making the city of Cincinnati a more welcoming community. “We already scheduled through the end of 2019 and thinking about new venues for 2020,” he says. “There’s no sign of me letting up anytime soon. I love how this has taken off so organically and I love to see people having fun. That’s it. That’s the magic!”

 

The next event is on July 28 at Lockbox at 21c Museum Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky, from 4-7pm. “This is our first tea outside Cincinnati,” Cooke says. To keep up with the event, follow them on Facebook.

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Learn about the local woman who was inspired to create a coloring book that brings joy to those who need it most.

The local owner of a card company recently launched a coloring book that brings a little sunshine into the dark days of sickness.

Happiness in Sickness is “a coloring book with inspirational and snarky lettered messages geared towards those stuck in a hospital bed for one reason or another,” says Keli Spanier, Owner of Colette Paperie. 

The inspiration behind creating the book came from seeing the people she loves in the hospital. “I wanted to create a different kind of activity to help with the boredom and unease that comes with being sick or being in palliative care,” she says. 

The book was published in June 10, 2019 and she desires for it to be sold in hospital gift shops. “This is the exact place to find something unique, instead of the usual teddy bears and balloons,” Spanier says. 

The book has designs that were created by Spanier herself. She has experience with teaching calligraphy and lettering. “It’s always fun to try new styles of lettering. With my card business, I have a bit of a niche going, where inspirational sayings don’t necessarily fit in, so I wanted to find a way to bring those together,” she says. “I have a graphic design background already, so it came pretty naturally.” Spanier creates new designs regularly, so she wanted the coloring book to focus on inspirational and funny sayings. 

The book was so important for her to create because patients in the hospital need more joy. “My greeting card business has championed funny cards to bring others joy when they need it the most and its success has made me see things in a bigger perspective,” she says. “I’m looking for more ways to delve into kindness and what happens when we go the extra mile for those around us.”

Happiness in Sickness is a unique coloring book, in the midst of the many books that have been published. “My hope is that this book creates some joy when it’s only boredom and endless checkups,” Spanier says. “I also hope to create something more unique to give as a gift than the standard gift shop items.”

Her favorite part of working on the coloring book was thinking about how the book will positively impact the lives of patients who use the book. She was “thinking about what someone needs to hear when they’re in bed and lonely and funny sayings and things that would perk someone up,” Spanier says. 

If you want to buy, Happiness in Sickness: A Coloring Book for Bored Patients, you can buy it on Amazon. Also, follow her greeting card business’ website.

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Learn about a Mason-based yoga studio that focuses on practices that build strength and stamina, but also clear the mind.

Hi Fi Yoga offers high intensity, hot, warm, and non-heated yoga as well as aerial yoga and buti yoga.

Most yoga practices will help you build strength and clear your mind, but one Mason based yoga studio puts it in high gear. Hi Fi Yoga, to be exact.

Hi Fi Yoga is “a boutique yoga studio offering high intensity hot, warm and non-heated yoga along with aerial yoga, and buti yoga, with music at the core, our studio curates old and new playlists to fuel you through your practice,” Tommy Moorman, co-owner of Hi Fi Yoga, LLC, says. “We also offer really creative flows-expect the unexpected with each class!” 

Hi Fi Yoga opened in November of 2018 and has eight full-time instructors and 12 substitute instructors.

The inspiration behind starting the practice was Lori Allen, Moorman’s business partner, seeing other practices that were lower energy than he wanted to see. “Music was low or safe, experience was uncomfortable or too quiet. We wanted a studio that exemplified us, good energy, love for music  and community,” Moorman says. “”We want to tear down the misconception that all yoga is spiritual. It can be and that is fine for others. For us, it’s all about the physical practice to not only build strength and stamina, but also clear the mind.”

The name for the practice came from the music industry, “Hi Fi stands for high fidelity in the music world and we’ve reapplied it as an acronym for high intensity fitness yoga,” he says. “Music is a big deal with our studio. We play our music loud in the yoga rooms. In the café/lounge area, we have a turntable for our clients to choose what record they want to play when hanging out before or after class.”

There are a variety of classes offered through Hi Fi Yoga and they are: Hot Power Yoga, Warm Vinyasa Flow, Warm Beginner Yoga, Slo Flo Yoga, Hi Fi Yin, Hi Barre and Hi Fi Float (Ariel Yoga).

The practice defines success through clients having a positive experience. “It is our goal for clients to walk away with that yoga high. There’s nothing better than seeing one of our yogis get into their first handstand or try a new pose for the first time,” Moorman says. “Success is helping our clients realize how strong they truly are and what their body is capable of.” 

The mission of the practice to help people realize how powerful they are, both physically and mentally, Moorman says. Hi Fi “We are yoga for misfits,” he adds. “Yoga can be intimidating at first, especially for men and we’ve created an environment where it really is cool to just come and be yourself without judgment. We treat everyone like family and genuinely support each other and our diverse backgrounds and experience.” 

Moorman says he loves to interact with the people that come into the practice and that’s what gets him to come back to work everyday. “I love hearing about the impact a regular yoga practice is having on your clients’ lives, from helping them de-stress to getting physically stronger or losing weight,” he says. “Also, knowing the community we are building is helping our members form new connections and feel they truly belong.”

Hi Fi Yoga is located at 7900 Mason Montgomery Rd, Mason, Ohio 45040. To learn more, follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

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A local fitness studio is helping clients improve their health mentally and physically through fun workouts and a supportive community. Keep reading for more.

Verve Fit is a new fitness studio that offers support and community through fun workouts.

Positive changes, inside and out. That’s the focus at Verve Fit, a new Westside fitness studio.

“Verve Fit is a place to exercise that includes friendly staff, education, guidance and tons of fun,” Scott Stevenson, Owner and Manager of Verve Fit, says. Verve Fit has been open since January of 2019. 

Today, Verve Fit has 11 part-time and full-time employees, and the inspiration behind starting Verve Fit came from a passion to see people’s lives changed. “My partners and I have seen how much exercise can impact our lives and we wanted to give the community of Delhi a spot to experience the same,” Stevenson says. “Verve is defined by having vigor, spirit or enthusiasm and that’s what we want our members to feel being apart of our community.“

The gym is different from others because of the way they treat their clients. “From the moment that you walk in, you are treated as a real person and not just a number like so many other big box gyms,” Stevenson says. “We are locally owned and operated and one of our core values is making sure that we are developing strong, real relationships with the members that we serve.”

There are a variety of things that are offered through Verve Fit. The gym provides commercial gym equipment including: treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, free weights, barbells and machines. There are also classes offered and they are: yoga, boot camp, POUND, DanceFIT and FighterFIT

Verve Fit wants to make an impact in the community of Cincinnati. 

“Staying in shape and performing some sort of routine exercise is not an option. If you want to live a fulfilling life and one where you have the energy and drive to continually do the things that you love, routine exercise is a requirement,” he says. “There are so many benefits of exercise that I could not list them all. Outside of just the weight you lose and the muscle you gain, daily tasks become easier, you have more energy to play with your kids or your pets, you become more productive and the list goes on. Exercise impacts everything that we do!”

Verve Fit is located at 5031 Delhi Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45238. To learn more, follow them on Facebook and Instagram.