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CORE Fitness Studio to Open in Providence

Owner Denise Chakoian calls CORE Fitness a 'boutique fitness studio.'

After a battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma last year, Chakoian decided to fulfill her longtime goal of expanding her business. “Finding out I had cancer was a really life changing experience,” she says. “I just kind of decided to take a chance and go for it.”

Q-and-A with Kristen Acciari of Holistic Heart

This integrative mental health center in Warwick combines yoga, meditation and wellness workshops with holistic counseling for a whole-person approach to mental health. 

“I have a deep respect for the insights and understanding that good talk therapy can facilitate, but I just felt that deep healing doesn’t stop there.”