Dance movement therapy is incorporated into preschool curriculum

Jennifer Puig, 30, the creative movement teacher and certified dance movement therapist at Play and Learn Preschool in Miami, Fla., teaches her students how to express themselves through body movement. Photo by: Matias J. Ocner / South Florida News Service     By Crystal Chew and Matias J. Ocner At Play and Learn Preschool, 10 children gather

2014-04-19T18:20:00+00:00 April 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|

A newborn gets a second chance at life at Miami Children’s Hospital

Gaetano Picarelli, 3 months old in this photo, with his parents, Melissa DiBiasi and Brendan Picarelli. Gaetano was born with a condition that prevented his right lung from developing. He was rushed from Fort Meyers to Miami Children’s Hospital, where he was treated for three months. His parents will speak Thursday at a fund-raising event

2014-03-20T17:53:40+00:00 March 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Nonpartisan PAC aims to increase the priority of public transportation in Miami-Dade

  Founder Marta Viciedo shares her vision of transit for Miami at TrAC’s launch party held on Sept.,15, 2013. Photo by Rachel Johnson.       BY PAULA CALLEJAS-CUZA Read in Miami Herald For Carolina Levy, a South Miami resident, public transportation is a necessary hassle. “If you don’t have a car here, it’s really hard

2014-03-06T09:50:19+00:00 March 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Women to bid on bachelors for charity

Bachelors from last year's event pose with Singles for Switchboard Bachelor Auction's host (middle).  Photo courtesy of Switchboard of Miami.           BY MATIAS JOAQUIN OCNER Read in Miami Herald When Catalina Rueda, 30, attended last year’s Singles for Switchboard Bachelor Auction, she went with no expectations. But things changed quickly when Brock Metcalf, 30, walked on

2014-02-06T21:30:34+00:00 February 6th, 2014|Lifestyle, Uncategorized|

Redland Heritage Festival set for Jan. 11-12

Kendall resident Jeremy Witcoski introduced his children Savannah and Jayden to a goat during the 2012 Redland Heritage Festival at Fruit and Spice Park.         BY LISBET CASTILLO Read in Miami herald When Rogelio Blanco is not learning how to build energy-efficient construction machinery, he is teaching visitors to South Miami-Dade’s Fruit

2014-01-06T19:47:37+00:00 January 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|

New bike shop serves growing popularity of cycling in Miami Shores

When not repairing bikes, Thomas Korray (left) is raising his daughter, Kailee, and saving up to study culinary arts at Johnson & Wales University. Diego Pinzon (right) is working to help pay for his education in psychology at Barry University and hopes to study in Sanford, Calif. Alex Blencowe/SFNS.       By Alex Blencowe 

2013-12-27T13:53:37+00:00 December 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Chiropractor sheds light on rare disorder stemming from abuse

Brandi Anderson, 24, in the middle, poses with her two sisters, her baby girl and son.  Photo by Mike Slootmaker, courtesy of Shawn Anderson.           By Altagrace L. Gustave South Florida News Service While visiting Southwood Middle School in 2004 for a chair massage event intended to relax teachers after the

2016-04-06T17:45:13+00:00 December 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|