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Ways Suwanee Stays Fit

BY: Rachel Fasig Photos by: Steve Glass Christine Maynard: Take one day at a time and breathe Christine Maynard is a Certified Fitness Trainer and Yoga Instructor, and while she embraces many of the philosophies that accompany yoga, she does not consider herself the ‘cookie-cutter yogi’ that we tend to see glorified in media. In other

Stage 3 Fitness

Changing people’s lives through fitness, nutrition, education and support By: Rachel Fasig With a Bachelors of Science in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise from Virginia Tech University, Jake Williams explicitly understands how and why food affects our bodies inside and out. And, as the owner of Stage 3 Fitness, he teaches clients that fitness and


Suwanee trainer caters to a wide variety of clients with several health and fitness programs By: Rachel Fasig “I have cerebral palsy” is not exactly what you would expect to hear from a very fit, NASAM certified, 25-year old fitness instructor and business owner. Douglas Kelly is the owner of Clean and Press, a personal training

Will You Marry Me?

In honor of Valentine’s day this year we wanted to spread the love and share some of our readers’ most treasured memories. Personal accounts of their proposal stories are sure to warm your hearts and put a smile on your face! Congratulations and best wishes to each of our contributing couples whether recently engaged or

Fit Club

Showing clients what they are truly capable of is one of personal trainer’s greatest joys By: Rachel Fasig Scott Andrews, owner and founder of Fit Club Inc. has been a Certified Trainer for fifteen years and has helped many people, like Ned Jasarevic tackle their personal fitness goals. Jasarevic began working out six months ago, for

Holiday Recipes & Traditions

We asked come of our Suwanee Magazine Readers to submit their favorite Holiday traditions or recipes and we got come great responses. From delicious-sounding recipes to sweet family memories, we loved all of the submissions. Here are some of our favorites…   TRADITIONS Same Santa’s Lap Submitted by: Erica Abrams Since starting our family back in

2014 Holiday Shopping Guide

Brady, with his dog Foster: Photo taken by Main Street Photography We asked several local businesses to help us put together an exclusive shopping guide to make your holiday shopping spree a bit easier. Whether you are searching for a gift for your parents, friends, teachers, furry friends or yourself; or are in need of

Let’s Dance!

Suwanee mother brings background of international professional dance experience to The Royal Dance Academy BY: Rachel Fasig Suwanee loves and appreciates its mothers, whether you are a working mom, stay-at-home mom or soon-to-be mom, we understand and value everything you are investing in and sacrificing for our future generation. And, Sarah Haslock-Johnson, Owner and Director of

Genesis by Salon 124

The Heart & Soul of a Metro Atlanta Hair Empire BY: Rachel Fasig When Brian Perdue, Founder and Owner of The 124 Group, went to Georgia Southwestern College to study Modern Marketing, he never dreamt that it would lead him to the creation of an award-winning Metro Atlanta hair empire, consisting of a Cosmetology School

Catching up with Javy Lopez

Braves catcher, Javy Lopez was inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame last month. We met up with with him at his Suwanee home to talk about his career in baseball, what he’s up to now and why he loves living in Suwanee… BY: Rachel Fasig Photos: Steve Glass Photography Award Ceremony Photo: Pouya Dianat, Atlanta


Georgia youth bring positive change to military, veterans and their families BY: Rachel Fasig While most 7th graders may be concerned about what to wear to school, who they are asking to the dance, or what a celebrity just posted on Twitter; 13-year-old Riverwatch Middle School students Remington Youngblood and Grace Anne Carlson are more concerned

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