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Combining physical therapy and pilates makes sense — and then Mindy Nagel went virtual

Staying fit in person or by telemedicine. By Maridith Yahl Special to KyFoward Mixing Pilates into physical therapy was natural for Mindy Nagel, PT, DPT, OCS, owner of College Hill Pilates and Physical Therapy LLC in Cincinnati. A former professional dancer of ballet and modern dance, Nagel has been practicing physical therapy for 13 years. She opened her practice in March of 2019, marking her first...

‘Pounding’ out stress and calories just a drumbeat away — call it a dance party with sweat … or perks

By Vicki Prichard Special to KyForward After a particularly grueling work week, Epic Wayts could very easily remain mired in the grip of stress; instead, she goes to the gym, armed with a unique set of drumsticks, and pounds out her frustration, doing bother body and psyche a favor. Wayts, who lives in Southgate, teaches Pound, a fitness program that has garnered its share of media attention from celebrities...