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health + fitness

Age: 28 Pronouns: She/Her Neighborhood: Bed-Stuy Most Likely to: Stay in bed all day watching Fixer Upper on HGTV  Favorite Quote: “In the final analysis, it was between you and God, it was never between you and them, anyway.” - Mother Teresa Since her first Psych class, Naiylah knew she’d go into therapy. Currently, she works as a marriage and family therapist focusing on conflicts with substance abuse and mental health. Naiylah wants therapy to become a commonplace, unstigmatized...
Age: 27 Neighborhood: Bed-Stuy Most Likely to: Have a deep and heartfelt conversation with you upon meeting you Favorite Quote: “American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.” - James Baldwin Ashleigh Eubanks is a woman of few words. Not because she has nothing to say, but because there's so much that needs to be done—and she's doing it. She's an instrumental member of the Audre Lorde...
Are you running the Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon this weekend? If so, how did you do that! This year’s race sold out in 26 minutes, so exceptionally good on you if you had the fortune of getting a slot. This Saturday morning, you’ll join 27,000 other half marathoners in several starting corrals along the Brooklyn Museum, in preparation to run 13.1 miles around Prospect Park, down Ocean Parkway, and finally to the boardwalk on Coney...
Here are two things that are currently true: Brooklyn residents have a lot of pent up frustration about our political climate, and punching—and kicking, and jabbing—(inanimate!) things is fun. That is why kickboxing, in addition to being an exceptionally enjoyable workout, as it engages just about every muscle in the body, also does wonders for our holistic health. Take advantage of the current popularity of the sport, and visit any one of these martial...

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