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Brigid Hanley

Overcoming challenges to become one of the strongest long-distance runners on the UA Cross Country team.

LOL! Laughter Yoga

Popularized by physician Madan Kataria and practiced in over 53 countries, Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga has been meeting weekly to practice laughter yoga together since 2010.

Sirena Linton, Gymnast

Named beam queen by University of Arizona Gymnastics, Sirena Linton recalls leaving her mark at the 2022 NCAA National Championships.

Apple Annie’s Corn Maze

Is it really fall if you don’t get lost in a corn maze?

Quad Guy

There’s more to him than meets the eye. He’s the legendary “Quad Guy!”

Cardio Party-O!

A highly energetic choreographed dance class that's less about getting all the moves right but more about creating a safe place to express yourself and have fun.

Ironwood Historical Swordsmanship

The Ironwood Historical Swordsmanship Club is reviving the art of medieval European fencing.


The Homestretch Foundation seeks to close the gender pay gap for women endurance athletes and provide them with training, mentorship, and a community in which they can excel.

Pandemics Pets: Goat Yoga

Emily Haddon and her Nigerian dwarf goats help people deal with the stresses of life.

Cutting Away

We spent the day with Skydive Arizona to learn about the mental health benefits of skydiving in combating the most visceral of fears, falling.

Coach Adia Barnes on Motherhood

The University of Arizona Women’s Basketball coach on balancing family, being a role model for her players, and normalizing what it means to be a mom.

Finding Fitness During COVID

How a local gym owner has learned to cope with the pandemic through calm communication and a real passion for fitness. (07:48)

The Highland Games

A look back at the 2019 Highland Games, the festival will return in November 2021. (06:28)

Bono Buys Gleeson

Vietnam veteran and former Gleeson, AZ resident shares his personal history with the once thriving mining town and how he came to be the owner.

Catalina State Park

One of the most visited outdoor destinations in Southern Arizona is just a few miles north of Tucson

Strippa Yoga

One local entrepreneur uses yoga to help enhance the physical and emotional health of strippers.

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