What Are the Health Benefits of Pilates Exercises?

What Are the Health Benefits of Pilates Exercises?

You may know Pilates as an exercise program that provides long, lean muscles and a particularly strong core. The program uses 50 different exercises to improve balance, flexibility and posture, as well as increase muscle strength and endurance, according to previous research. “Pilates has a positive effect on the health of most of the voluntary …

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When homelessness and work collide

When homelessness and work collide

EDITOR’S NOTE — The Turlock Journal publishes a series of articles on urban homelessness. In the coming weeks, we will look at this complex issue from different perspectives: law enforcement, city government, nonprofit and faith-based groups, neighboring communities, and the homeless themselves. Today, we continue our series by speaking directly to business owners whose businesses …

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How Technology Solves School Bus Routing Challenges

How Technology Solves School Bus Routing Challenges

A recent School Transport News webinar highlighted the technology as it can help make the school bus route easier for transport staff and safer for students. Buttons Cheeley, customer success expert at webinar sponsor TransACT, noted Wednesday that regions are struggling with driver shortages exacerbated by COVID-19. A smooth steering system helps operations run smoothly …

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Allina mental health hospital workers strike over safety, benefits

Allina mental health hospital workers strike over safety, benefits

More than 130 hospital mental health workers went on strike against Allina Health on Monday, a year to a month after unionization to improve benefits and workplace safety. Stephanie Stark, a senior mental health coordinator, said the strike was necessary because of workers’ inaction in demands for college-level education, union-protected benefits and security-matched wages that …

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‘Secret’ art exhibition highlights the voices and experiences of immigrants |  Fun

‘Secret’ art exhibition highlights the voices and experiences of immigrants | Fun

Roberto Torres Mata’s family secretly immigrated to the USA in search of better opportunities. It was this experience, as well as the influence of her mother’s colorful textiles and prints, that inspired Torres Mata’s latest art exhibition “Clandestine” at The Stream at Edgewood College gallery. “Clandestine”, an exhibition of 30 original pieces by Torres Mata, …

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