The days of “no pain, no gain” are over. According to James Wong, co-owner of The Fit Labs, a fit life can be achieved through the principles of the exercise system Z-Health, which uses the brain’s cues to turn one’s body into a metabolically efficient machine.
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The Nevada Ballet Theatre’s academy is now offering a pre-professional dance program to help those looking for instruction in styles of dance other than ballet.
Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Hospital is growing. It broke ground this year on an expansion to its Siena campus, 3001 St. Rose Parkway. The 328,078-square-foot campus opened in 2000 and currently has 230 beds. The expansion will add 107 new private beds.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Aliante residents looking to escape chain restaurants and find authentic Mexican food near home need look no further than Martinez Taco Bar.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Alston Business Consulting plans a Basics of Social Media marketing workshop at the Urban Chamber of Commerce, 1951 Stella Lake, Suite 26, from 10 a.m to noon Sept. 18. Admission is free. Visit alston-consulting.com to register.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
Centennial Hills residents Dina Proto and Dina “Dom” Poist-Proto have seen their family strive to find the right card that fits their two-mother household. That struggle led them to start an alternative greeting card company that addresses nontraditional families during conventional holidays and other gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues.
When Ray Ocampo started classes at UNLV, he assumed he would jump straight into a job after graduation. That wasn’t the case.
Studying isn’t limited to the classroom. Youths can extend their areas of expertise through Nevada 4-H, which is preparing for a new year filled with projects and hands-on activities.
The Great Recession hit Millennials hard. They are more economically stressed and engulfed in student debt. There are fewer jobs and more competition. But that didn’t stop one Centennial Hills native from having high ambitions.
Seniors are getting into fitness for the fun of it.
RED ROCK 5K PLANNED SEPT. 20
Tony Sacca is a singer, actor, television host, producer and now, with the publication of “Tony Sacca: Las Vegas Ambassador of Entertainment A 50 Year Journey,” he’s the subject of a biography by local author Arlene Krieger.
From its beginnings as a poem written from author Shane Koyczan’s experiences, to a song, then to a video created with the help of 86 animators, “To This Day” is filled with some of the most powerful words you may ever read.
Literary events this week include a siging for “Little Anthony: My Journey, My Destiny” and a presentation by the author of “A History of Violence: An Encyclopedia of 1400 Chicago Mob Murders.”
There are 14 Las Vegas-Clark County libraries in the valley serving more than 2 million people. One of the oldest, Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave., recently received a much-needed renovation.
Surviving a car crash can feel like a miracle, but the process of putting together the pieces of one’s life does not end after the last stitch has been removed. Sunrise resident Scottie Briscoe, 52, survived such an accident, but she experienced intense back pain, until one day while picking up her grandson from the floor, her back snapped.
Wendy Pimentel , a senior at Art Institute of Las Vegas, experienced a four-day educational immersion into the New York City dining industry through a program created in partnership with the Epicurean Charitable Foundation and New York-based restaurant software leader Avero LLC. As part of the Avero New York City Restaurant Education Experience, Pimentel learned from leading chefs, managers, restaurateurs and hoteliers.
D.R.E.A.M.S. stands for decisions, responsibilities, education, achievement, motivation and self-esteem, and the five-week program is similar to the former D.A.R.E. program, which taught students about drug abuse and resistance.