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Summertime is synonymous with relaxation. The days are longer, giving us more time to indulge in activities that help us unwind. Whether that means cozying up with a best-selling novel or exploring new ways to attain a sound mind and a fit, healthy body – this special section is for you.

Looking for the hottest workout in town? Join the dedicated, athleticallyinclined yoga practitioners at a Jabari Yoga Studio. “It’s one of the most athletic yoga classes you can take for those who want to get in shape; it’s a new day; you want flexibility and strength,” says owner/teacher Jabari. Jabari Yoga is a moving meditation in which the body naturally builds up heat and starts to sweat during movement. Jabari is a former amateur boxing gold medalist who overcame a degenerative lung condition with the help of power yoga. His yogic lifestyle emphasizes taking responsibility for your own health and life to achieve integration of mind, body and spirit. Drop in or sign up for basic and advanced classes of traditional yoga and the unique Jabari style.
52 Broadway, Greenlawn 631-912-YOGA (9642)


How to spend those balmy, beautiful summer days and nights? Before relaxing with a good book on the beach, visit I AM Books, a spiritual oasis on Main Street in Huntington Village. Owner Billii Roberti says, “I AM Books is more than just a bookstore, it’s a holistic center,” with music, videos, art, incense, crystals, essential oils, teas, greeting cards, etc. Optimize your health with their experienced holistic healers. Enjoy fascinating events designed to inspire, cultivate and help you discover who you really are. Take a class or workshop on meditation, T’ai Chi, Qi Gong, law of attraction, spiritual development, Kabbalah, holistic health, frontier science and more. Meet old friends, make new ones while watching spiritual cinema on an 80-inch screen or attending other gatherings.
315 Main St., Huntington 631-271-LOVE (5683), Fax 631-271-7103


The Soundview Scuba Dive Center offers small class sizes and personal service for anyone who wants to explore the 70 percent of the world that is covered by water. After two weekends of classes, you’ll be certified by PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors), the largest organization of its kind in the world. Then you’ll be ready for the East End’s great shore diving, especially when the Gulf Stream brings tropical fish and underwater visibility of 12 to 15 feet during the summer months. Get your feet wet with a “Discover Scuba” program in the pool and on the beach at the beautiful Soundview Inn. Soundview Scuba rents kayaks and offers kayak and snorkeling tours. Their dive shop sells, repairs and services equipment.
46770 County Rd. 48, Southold 631-765-9515


A third-generation, family-owned company, Pooltech is an established leader in the pool and spa business specializing in hot tubs, saunas and gunite restoration of in-ground pools. Pooltech is the exclusive Long Island and Queens dealer of Coleman Spas, which are noted for having the most comfortable seating around as well as for their quality and reliability. Or you can have a mini-vacation in your own home with Helo Saunas in exclusive European alder woods. For the utmost in home pool design, Pooltech offers high-end gunite pool restorations. Add a cement pool table, a bar or other pool extras for that perfect summer backyard.
168 Rte. 110 Farmingdale 631-694-4752


Comprehensive medical and clinical services are offered at the Fortunoff Treatment and Rehabilitation Center at the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County, Inc. They include diagnostic evaluations, primary care, dental, orthopedic, physiatry, optometry, podiatry, gynecology, psychiatry, psychology, social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech/language therapy, audiology and rehabilitative services including: wheelchair evaluations, seating and mobility, pressure mapping, orthotics, splinting, augmentative communication and computer access. The FTRC meets the needs of individuals from birth through their senior years. On-site outpatient services are provided for people with a broad range of mild to severe developmental and other disabilities. The FTRC brings together expert physicians, a state-of-the-art facility and innovative modalities in a caring environment to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment.
380 Washington Ave., Roosevelt 516- 377-2111


Rejuve’s philosophy encompasses internal and external aspects of skin care, combining the latest in technology with organic products, supplements and treatments. Their personal approach to healthy and balanced living includes Infra-red therapy to detoxify the body while promoting weight loss; organic spa facials to relax and purify; medical grade facials and chemical peels to treat a variety of skin conditions ranging from acne to fine lines and wrinkles. Massage techniques range from Swedish to therapeutic deep tissue while slimming and detoxifying body wraps and fruit scrubs help to sculpt and polish the body. Laser and Intense- Pulsed Light therapies are available for hair removal; spider vein correction; photo-rejuvenation and acne photo-clearance. BOTOX; Radiesse; Restylane and Juvaderm injectable procedures are performed by their Board Certified physicians.
60 Route 25A, Setauket 631-675-0047

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