Millennials and the metaphysical: Why young people are turning to a more holistic way of living

By Allison Borrell, Studio M staff // On May 19-20, Nashville will welcome hundreds of attendees to the Galactic Expo, a spiritual exhibition featuring over 130 readers, healers, vendors and teachers of the metaphysical. Events like the Galactic Expo have fueled young people’s interest in exploring alternative, metaphysical practices that involve astrology, meditation, tarot card…

Garage Barre: Barres, babes and body positivity

By Allison Moore, Studio M staff // Pink from the inside out, Garage Barre is a Pinterest-worthy, chic studio filled with smiles, compliments and empowering workouts. Kirby Dudley and Lacey Garrett started Garage Barre almost three years ago in Garrett’s garage (hence the name) that could only fit five people. Within a year after opening,…

Are you practicing proper household hazardous waste habits?

By Hannah Rines, Studio M staff // During the holiday season, we make way for a surplus of food, family and festivities. Unfortunately, after all the holiday cheer, the aftermath ends up somewhere. Generally, it’s the garbage. The holiday season is one of the busiest for Rutherford County’s and the City of Murfreesboro’s Solid Waste…

The POP Pilates fitness craze pops up in Murfreesboro

By Emma Demonbreun, Studio M staff // POP Pilates, which sets Pilates exercises to popular new music, is the latest group fitness method making its way into Tennessee. Alex Windings, 24, is one of only two certified POP Pilates instructors currently teaching in Tennessee. She teaches a free class at Third Baptist Church in Murfreesboro…