The last Open Streets OKC spring event drew in around 35,000 people.
“As soon as I got a baton in my hand, I wouldn’t let go,” she said.
The Golden Swans class is for residents at The Fountains at Canterbury retirement home, but OKC Ballet hopes to expand the program.
“We talk about emotional eating, what kinds of issues trigger us to eat when we aren’t happy, aren’t hungry and maybe past full,” Manning said.
“First tried it in 1990 at a college I went to in Kentucky, just at clubs around town, and the rest is history,” Tone said. “I hit the road in 1993 and didn’t look back.”
OKCPS’ Northeast Task Force works to develop recommendations for change in northeast Oklahoma City schools.
“My advice to those suffering is to realize they have a biological illness that is not their or their family’s fault,” Laura said. “The only cure to the illness is food. Period. Even if the sufferer is not ‘underweight,’ it’s critical to stabilize eating patterns.”
“A person who goes on a very low calorie diet at 800 calories, there are a lot of hormonal shifts that try to tell your body, ‘Oh, there is something wrong here,’” she said.
Sixty Oklahoma nonprofits will use the funds for arts, education, health, social services and other outreach programs.
“When you diet and begin losing weight in a typical diet and exercise program, the body begins defending against that,” Keller said.