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Free SouthCoast Health seminar on fibromyalgia, Savannah

Monday, September 25th, 2017

SouthCoast Health Savannah physicians
More than 3 million people in the US have fibromyalgia, a chronic condition that causes widespread muscle pain and tenderness in certain areas of the body. Between 80 and 90 percent of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia are women.

If you are one of the 3 million American’s living with these painful symptoms, consider coming to SouthCoast Health’s last summer lecture to learn more about fibromyalgia from Neurologist Dr. Victor Rosenfeld.

On Thurs. Sept. 28 at 6:30PM, come to SouthCoast Health’s Savannah campus (1326 Eisenhower Drive, Building 1) for the fibromyalgia lecture. If you would like to learn more about services offered or to request an appointment, visit SouthCoastHealth.com. Dr. Rosenfeld’s office can be reached at 912-691-3640.

Find full seminar details here. 

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Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs: Top natural sleep remedies for kids

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

 

Top natural remedies/sleep aids for children gaia herbs

Traditional Golden Milk

We’ve all been there. Bedtime, but the kids are beyond energetic and you need to calm them and get them ready for sleep.

Especially since we all know one of the most important things we can do for our kids is to make sure they get enough sleep. So what are some natural remedies to make sure our kids get a good slumber?

Dr. Mary Bove – a well-known herbalist, author and naturapathic physician – will give a free talk in Savannah next week on the topic of Sleep Well, Stay Well. Brighter Day Natural Foods Market in Savannah has partnered with Gaia Herbs to host this lecture in Savannah Tues. Sept. 26. 7-9PM @ Coastal Georgia Center Auditorium in Savannah.

SouthernMamas.com caught up with her via phone to chat about top herbal remedies/aids to help children relax & calm down before bedtime. As the medical educator @ Gaia Herbs, Mary had plenty of herbal soporific secrets to share.

Top Natural Sleep Remedies for Kids

  • Chamomile and Lemon Balm are known for their calming and soothing properties. Think teas, syrups, extracts.
  • Linen spray. Spray those pillows & sheets with a soothing scent like lavender.
  • Golden Milk. Mary points out that Gaia Herbs has oodles of recipes on their Web site here including a recipe for Traditional Golden Milk.  With tumeric, honey, saffron & more, it is a kid-friendly favorite. Oh, and just in case you need more incentive to attend Mary’s talk in Savannah, there will be free samples of Golden Milk.
  • Soothing bath with calming lavender oil, chamomile flowers sprinkled in the water.

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How much sleep does my child need?

Here are the guidelines from the National Sleep Foundation

  • Newborns 0 to 3 months should sleep 10 1/2 to 18 hours a day, but they don’t have a regular schedule. They may sleep from a few minutes to several hours at one time.
  • Babies 4 to 11 months should start to sleep through the night, for 9 to 12 hours at a time. They should also take naps throughout the day, ranging from 30 minutes to 2 hours.
  • Toddlers 1 to 2 years need about 11 to 14 hours a day. Most of this should happen at night, but they should also take a nap (or naps) during the day.
  • Children 3 to 5 should get 11 to 13 hours a night. Their naps should get shorter and happen less often. Most kids don’t nap past age 5.
  • Kids 6 to 13 need 9 to 11 hours of shuteye. Homework and electronic devices keep kids busy at this age, so it’s important to set a sleep schedule and enforce a regular bedtime routine.
  • Teenagers 14 and up need 8 to 10 hours of sleep. Their circadian rhythms shift around the time they hit puberty, so they may find it hard to fall asleep as early as they used to.

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FREE Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, herbalist, author and naturapathic physician will speak in Savannah Tues. Sept. 26. 7-9PM

Topic: Sleep Well, Stay Well: Creating a Healthy Day/Night Cycle for Optimal Wellness.
By Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market in Savannah has partnered with Gaia Herbs to host this Lecture with Dr. Mary Bove, one of the pioneers of the herbal resurgence that began in the 1970’s. Dr. Bove has more than 40 years of herbal experience, with 25 as a naturopathic physican & midwife.  Read her bio here and read more about lecture here.

Free Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs
Coastal Georgia Center Auditorium
305 Fahm St. (Behind Savannah Visitor Center)
Free parking at Coastal Georgia Center
Tues. Sept. 26| 7-9PM
Dr. Mary Bove is a pioneer in modern herbalism in the West. A naturopathic physician, she is the Director of Medicinal Education for Gaia Herbs.

Call Brighter Day Natural Foods at 912-236-4703 to register.

Dr. Bove is the author of the Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants, and co-authored Herbs for Women’s Health and has been published in many magazines, journals and collaborative books on botanical and natural medicine.
She has lectured and taught internationally on the topics of naturopathic medicine, botanical medicine, pediatrics, natural pregnancy, childbirth, traditional food medicine and mind-body healing.

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Shop local. Shop Brighter Day Natural Foods Market,

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market, 1102 Bull St., Savannah, 31401  912.236.4703, www.brighterdayfoods.com,  On Facebook here. On twitter here. Brighter Day Natural Foods Market is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Enter to win an iPad @ Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry Meet & Greet (Savannah dentists)

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry Dentists Savannah kids

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry – a new Savannah pediatric dentist practice – will host a free brunch and meet and greet on Wed. Sept 6 2017, 10AM-Noon.

You’re invited to come meet Dr. Krista Cox Hinchey, check out the new facility & enjoy a coffee bar & brunch goodies. There will be a raffle to win a free iPad plus other giveaways.

Questions? Call Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry at 912-298-5437 or check out the practice on Facebook at Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah.

About Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah specializes in children. Board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Krista Hinchey and her team are experts on the growing smile.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry
4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101
Savannah, GA 31405
912-298-KIDS (5437)

Stay connected with Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and learn more about this new Savannah pediatric dentist practice by liking the practice on Facebook here. 

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, www.dogwoodsmiles.com, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101, Savannah 31405, 912-298-KIDS (5437), email admin@dogwoodsmiles.com. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Help the Hoo-Hahs 2017 5K, Savannah

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Help the Hoo-Has 5K Run Walk Savannah Memorial Health

We don’t typically promote fun runs & road races because there are just so many that, well, that fun runs & road races would end up being all we’d promote.

But this annual jogging-stroller friendly Savannah race is for such a good cause, it’s too important NOT to promote: the Help the Hoo-Hahs 2017 5K run or walk on Sept. 23 2017, 8:30AM @ Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Dr, Savannah GA 31421.

This is a flat scenic course for walkers & runners of all ages. Jogging strollers & dogs on leashes are welcome.

Since 2011, this race has raised more than $150,000 for financial assistance for women battling ovarian, cervical & other GYN cancers.

Register online here.

Hosted by Help the Hoo-Hahs Gynecological Cancer Awareness and Memorial University Medical Center

Free Herbal Lecture: Sleep Well, Stay Well talk with Gaia Herbs Medical Educator, Savannah

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market Savannah free herbal lecture Dr. Mary Bove FREE Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, herbalist, author and naturapathic physician will speak in Savannah Tues. Sept. 26. 7-9PM

Topic: Sleep Well, Stay Well: Creating a Healthy Day/Night Cycle for Optimal Wellness.
By Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market in Savannah has partnered with Gaia Herbs to host this Lecture with Dr. Mary Bove, one of the pioneers of the herbal resurgence that began in the 1970’s. Dr. Bove has more than 40 years of herbal experience, with 25 as a naturopathic physican & midwife.  Read her bio here and read more about lecture here.

Free Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs
Coastal Georgia Center Auditorium
305 Fahm St. (Behind Savannah Visitor Center)
Free parking at Coastal Georgia Center
Tues. Sept. 26| 7-9PM
Dr. Mary Bove is a pioneer in modern herbalism in the West. A naturopathic physician, she is the Director of Medicinal Education for Gaia Herbs.

Call Brighter Day Natural Foods at 912-236-4703 to register.

Dr. Bove is the author of the Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants, and co-authored Herbs for Women’s Health and has been published in many magazines, journals and collaborative books on botanical and natural medicine.
She has lectured and taught internationally on the topics of naturopathic medicine, botanical medicine, pediatrics, natural pregnancy, childbirth, traditional food medicine and mind-body healing.

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Shop local. Shop Brighter Day Natural Foods Market,

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market, 1102 Bull St., Savannah, 31401  912.236.4703, www.brighterdayfoods.com,  On Facebook here. On twitter here. Brighter Day Natural Foods Market is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah-area dentists: Pooler Pediatric Dentistry

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Pediatric Dentists in Savannah Pooler

Looking for a pediatric dentist in the Pooler area with Friday hours?

Check out  Pooler Pediatric Dentistry .

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About Pooler Pediatric Dentistry

The office at Pooler Pediatric Dentistry  is specially designed with children in mind with video games and ceiling-mounted TVs and a friendly staff who enjoy working with younger patients! They even offer sedation for those children that are too young or nervous to otherwise complete treatment.

Let Pooler Pediatric Dentistry show your child how fun a trip to the dentist can be!

Dr. Carla G. Stappenbeck is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist with degrees from Harvard University and the University of Maryland and a certificate from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She is excited to be serving Chatham and the surrounding counties.

Pooler Pediatric Dentistry
120 Towne Center Drive, Suite 500
Pooler, GA 31322
912-376-9296
Email: frontdesk@poolerpd.com

Learn more here.

Pooler Pediatric Dentistry, poolerpd.com, 120 Towne Center Drive, Suite 500 Pooler, 31322, 912-376-9296, email frontdesk@poolerpd.com, On Facebook here.     Pooler Pediatric Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Free SouthCoast Health seminar on headaches, Savannah

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

SouthCoast Health doctors Savannah

SouthCoast Health’s neurologist, Dr. Victor Rosenfeld will host the second of his three-part summer lecture series focusing on headaches on Thurs. Aug. 31 at 6:30PM. This seminar is free to the public and takes place on the Savannah campus location.

Headaches affect everyone in the family. Learning more about diagnosis and treatment helps families understand what their loved ones suffering from them are feeling and medications to treat them.

More information about this event can be found here. Additional details about the summer series are here.  Dr. Rosenfeld’s office can be reached at 912-691-3640 for additional information.

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Savannah golf tournament to benefit The Children’s Hospital & The Children’s Miracle Network

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Chip in Fore CMN Children's Miracle Network Savannah 2017

Join Georgia Heritage FCU for a day of golf on Sept. 28, 2017 @ Southbridge Golf Course in Savannah. The 9th annual “Chip in Fore CMN” Golf Tournament supports the Children’s Miracle Network & the Dwaine and Cynthia Willet Children’s Hospital of Savannah.

Through sponsorships & participation, last year’s event raised $20,000 for The Children’s Hospital. Organizers look forward to another successful tournament.

The day will feature:
•18 Holes of golf
•Lunch & Awards Reception
Special Contests include:
•$1 Million Shot
•Hole in One Contest for a Trip to Pebble Beach or $10,000 Cash
•“Guaranteed Winner” Putting Contest for a Carnival Cruise
•Long Drive and Closest to the Pin Contests
•Team prizes

There are two options to play in the tournament: (1) Sign up as a team for $300 (2) Sign up as an individual for $75 (3) In the past, several businesses have provided sponsorships that allowed soldiers, police officers and/or firemen to play golf for free. What a great way to thank our military and first responders for their service, while supporting The Children’s Hospital! If you want to sponsor a team, organizers will contact Hunter AAF, Savannah/Pooler/Richmond Hill/Rincon Police or Fire Departments to fill those slots.

Consider a sponsorship package to support the tournament. All sponsors receive recognition at the event, online and in print media. View sponsorship packages & register online at www.ChipinForeCMN.com.

Donations of cash, gift cards/certificates, golf equipment, rounds of golf, etc. are greatly appreciated for Raffle Prizes. Businesses providing prizes receive recognition at the event & online.

For questions, contact Becky Orsi at (912) 629-4307, borsi@gaheritagefcu.org; or Kelley Hannegan at (912) 629-4304, khannegan@gaheritagefcu.org.

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Savannah pediatric dentists: Meet Dr. Krista Cox Hinchey of Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Pediatric Dentists Savannah Dogwood Krista Hinchey Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah specializes in children. Board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Krista Hinchey and her team are experts on the growing smile.

Meet Dr. Krista Cox Hinchey

Dr. Krista is a board certified pediatric dentist, but first and foremost she is a mom to two little ones. She understands the importance in finding trustworthy healthcare providers to care for your children. She decided to open her own dental practice to fill a need here in the pediatric community of the Lowcountry. Dr. Krista hopes you will put your trust in her and her dental team.

Her new office will emphasize dental disease prevention and education. She will utilize oral conscious sedation as an adjunct for restorative and surgical care when appropriately required. Dr. Krista’s office and dental team are dedicated to providing a comfortable and safe dental home for children of . She is excited about raising her children here and seeing new smiling faces walk through her doors!

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry
4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101
Savannah, GA 31405
912-298-KIDS (5437)

Stay connected with Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and learn more about this new Savannah pediatric dentist practice by liking the practice on Facebook here. 

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, www.dogwoodsmiles.com, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101, Savannah 31405, 912-298-KIDS (5437), email admin@dogwoodsmiles.com. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah Family Therapists): Parenting Class with Building Blocks Family Counseling

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Family Therapists Savannah Parenting Classes

Have fun with your kids again!

Building Blocks Family Counseling is excited to offer the effective Love and Logic Parenting Program. Enjoy your kids again and don’t miss out on this great class.

Sign up early to receive an early bird discount for the next session starting Oct. 12 2017.
Thursdays, Oct. 12-Nov. 16, 6:30-8PM
711 Zitterour Drive Rincon, GA 31326
Call 912-349-8043 or email ashley.moore.mft@gmail.com for more information.
Sign up now and receive the early bird rate!
For more information or to register online, click here. 

Building Blocks Family Counseling, buildingblocks.solutions,  912-349-8043, email ashley.moore.mft@gmail.com, 9390 Ford Ave., Suite 7B, Richmond HillOn Facebook here. Building Blocks Family Counseling is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah obstetricians, gynecologists) SouthCoast Health Welcomes Dr. Sarah Jarrell

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

SouthCoast Health Obstetrics Gynecology Savannah

SouthCoast Health is excited for Sarah C. Jarrell, M.D. to join the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department.

She will practice at the Candler Hospital Campus location. Dr. Jarrell is passionate for women’s health. Read more here about Dr. Jarrell’s interest in this field and why she followed many of her family members’ footsteps to work in the medical field.

To make an appointment with her, call 912-3554427 or click here.

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(Savannah Family Therapists): Parenting Class with Building Blocks Family Counseling

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Parenting Class Savannah Family Counseling Building Blocks

Have fun with your kids again!

Building Blocks Family Counseling is excited to offer the effective Love and Logic Parenting Program. Enjoy your kids again and don’t miss out on this great class!
Thurs. Aug. 10 6:30-8PM
711 ZItterour Drive Rincon, GA 313266

Call 912-349-8043 or email ashley.moore.mft@gmail.com for more information

Can’t make the August class-go ahead and sign up for Building Blocks’ next class!

Building Blocks Family Counseling, buildingblocks.solutions,  912-349-8043, email ashley.moore.mft@gmail.com, 9390 Ford Ave., Suite 7B, Richmond HillOn Facebook here. Building Blocks Family Counseling is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah therapists: Brock Counseling Savannah specializes in Play Therapy, Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Family Therapists Savannah Play therapy brock counseling SavannahIt’s time for peace of mind.

Brock Counseling in Savannah provides outpatient mental health services, offering both traditional and evidence-based alternative treatment options for a variety of psychological issues.

Beth Brock LCSW, RPT-S is Savannah’s only certified practitioner of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART). ART is used with such problems as trauma, phobias, addiction, anxiety, depression and stress.

In addition to these specialized services, Beth also offers Play Therapy for children age 2 and older as well as an array of traditional therapy methods.

Learn more about Brock Counseling here.

Brock Counseling, 785 King Georgia Blvd., Suite A, Savannah, 31419, 912-303-7599, email bethbrock65@gmail.com, 
www.brockcounseling.com, Brock Counseling is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah pediatric dentists: Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Monday, July 24th, 2017

 

Pediatric Dentists Savannah Krista Hinchey Dogwood Smiles

We’re excited to tell you about a new state-of-the-art pediatric dentist practice, conveniently located in midtown Savannah.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah specializes in children. Board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Krista Hinchey and her team are experts on the growing smile. Learn more about Dr. Krista here. 

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry offers in-office oral sedation and accepts most insurance plans.

Dr. Krista and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommend you bring your child in by his or her first birthday.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry
4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101
Savannah, GA 31405
912-298-KIDS (5437)

Stay connected with Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and learn more about this new Savannah pediatric dentist practice by liking the practice on Facebook here. 

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, www.dogwoodsmiles.com, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101, Savannah 31405, 912-298-KIDS (5437), email admin@dogwoodsmiles.com. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

 

Best Savannah pediatricians: Pediatric Associates of Savannah offers same day checkups for back-to-schoolers

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Savannah pediatrician searching?

Pediatric Associates of Savannah, PC  offers same day checkups. As the back to school panic hits this summer, for the next few weeks, Pediatric Associates of Savannah will be making extra availability for same day checkups for the back-to-schoolers.

Those who need their EED forms, shots, and sports physicals ASAP? Come to YOUR pediatric practice.

Pediatric Associates of Savannah has offices in Savannah, the Islands and Pooler. Learn more here.

Stay connected with Pediatric Associates of Savannah & informed about children’s health news, but ‘liking’ Pediatric Associates of Savannah on Facebook here.

Pediatric Associates of Savannah, 4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100 Savannah, 31404-6702, (912) 355-2462, www.pedsav.com On Facebook here.  Pediatric Associates of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Influencing Your Kids Fitness by Influencing Your Own (Crossfit kids classes in Savannah)

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Crossfit kids classes Savannah free Hyperformance Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah offers fitness classes for kids as well as adults.

Kids classes beginning July 31 2017 (no classes 7/24 to 7/29)

  • Grades 1-5:  Wednesdays from 3:30-4PM and Saturdays 10:15-10:45AM
  • Grades 6-12: Mon, Tues, Thurs from 3:30-4:15PM

 Any new kids participant is welcome to come try their first class for free.  Adults are welcome to schedule a free one-on-one coaching appointment.

Free trial classes for adults, kids

Hyperformance Athletics coaches will offer a free adult class on August 5 2017 at 9AM and kids class immediately following at 10:15AM

For questions call 912-335-3615 or visit online at www.crossfithp.com.

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Message from Jennifer McKenzie, owner of Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah : 

Early this week, Hyperformance Athletics owner and Crossfit coach Jennifer McKenzie, MS opened her computer to find YouTube videos on how to make the world’s biggest gummy worm.  That was after the Eventubehd jelly bean tasting challenge and 100 layer Airheads challenge.  As every parent has, Jennifer worries about the messages her two two wild boys (ages 9 and 6) absorb from the world around them.  Not just in regards to health and fitness, but about character too.  Jennifer wants them to confident, capable, AND healthy.

With all our good intentions to have kids move more, the iPad still reigns king as the entertainment option of (their) choice.   More than ever there are conflicting nutrition messages from the media and pseudo-experts.   We want so bad to be good example for our kids but still the pace of life is keeping us from being healthy ourselves.

Parents, this month Jennifer wants to issue you a simple challenge.  Analyze who influences you.  You become like the people you hang around the most.  We all want to be better for our children.  So who is influencing us?

Imagine yourself at work (if you are there just have a look around).  Are the people around you ones that you admire?   Are they the type of people you introduce your kids to and want them to hang around with? Do they tell you the truth (especially when it’s hard and you don’t want to hear it)?   Do they roll their eyes every time you make a healthy choice, or worse make you feel bad for it?  Are they in your corner?  Are they where you want to be?  What habits have you picked up at work?

How about at home?  Does your family rally behind you when you?  Of course they say they want to see you happy and healthy, but are they willing to go on that journey with you?

It’s OKAY if you answered no.  Jennifer is not suggesting that you quit your job or leave your family.  Quite the contrary!  You could become the best thing that’s ever happened to them!

However, if becoming healthier is your goal, and you hope to carry that on to your family, find a way to balance those influences with positive people that are where you want to be.  Have people in your corner who are willing to struggle with you, and will genuinely celebrate your success.  Add people that you can emulate.  If you pick up their habits you are better for it.  Add people with character traits you wish to have.

One of the most fun things they do at Hyperformance Athletics is introduce their athletes to each other.

Hyperformance Athletics is a catalyst for building community through challenges, events, and in the structure of class every day.  Kids look up to our coaches, who make fitness fun and rewarding.

Hyperformance Athletics coaches would love to give you a dose of inspiration and sweat at a free adult class on August 5 2017 at 9AM and kids class immediately following at 10:15AM.

For questions call 912-335-3615 or visit online at www.crossfithp.com.

CrossFit Hyperformance​, 904 E. 70th St.Savannah, 31405
email crossfithp@gmail.com, tel: 912-335-3615, CrossFit Hyperformance is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser