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Professional-basketball-player-turned-celebrity-trainer Holly Rilinger has pretty close to a cult-like following among Manhattan’s fitness elite.
The Nike Master Trainer’s Flywheel class is known as a high-octane, fun-filled workout with some motivational words (just say yes!) and great tunes sprinkled in (think Wyclef Jean’s Stripper). As one long-time disciple says: “She works you hard and you like it.” (Tip: if you want to give her class a spin, sign up early as it fills up super quickly.)
If her name sounds familiar but you’ve never taken her class, its’ likely because she also starred on Bravo’s Work Out New York.
Rilinger talked to Beauty in The Bag after hosting a
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Christopher Harrison is a Kinetic Explorer and Discoverer. In his explorations he found a new way to move the body, different than mankind has ever had before. Moving the body freely in all directions of open space was once only accessible underwater or perhaps to the most elite specialty athletes for a limited period of time with great effort.
His Harrison AntiGravity® Hammock and related techniques changed all that. What was once only vertical can now be experienced horizontally and inverted. What was once only explored underwater can now be experienced safely in your own living room or in a class environment. Ailments that once required a highly-trained professional to provide relief
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Walk the streets of Manhattan at any time of the day or night and you are bound to see a handful of men and women clutching a colorful yoga mat that’s rolled neatly and tightly under their arms as they dash through town in search of a fix. For these devotees, a day without yoga is not an option. These yogis are oh-so-dedicated and will travel near and far to strike the perfect asana whether downward-facing dog, warrior pose or a handstand with the City’s top yoga gurus.
Lauren Harris is one of most sought out members of this elite group of yogis. Known as the “best handstand teacher ever,” Harris is a former attorney who offers classes throughout Manhattan at various A-list stud