Martin Accardi inside the new Brekky in Wading River. (Credit: Rachel Siford)
On any given morning, Martin Accardi could be found sitting in the Hudson Market in Wading River for about an hour. When the former owner, Tony Coates, said in passing that he was selling the place, a lightbulb went on in Accardi’s head.
“I was kind of caught up in a nine-to-five world, like a lot of people are, and it’s always been my dream to have a little shop,” he said.
The former Hudson Market primarily sold coffee and a few muffins, but Accardi wanted to transform it into something more extensive.(more…)
Ina Pollifrone-Visich strikes a tree pose inside the new Solntse Hot Yoga in Wading River. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Ina Pollifrone-Visich discovered hot yoga while researching treatments for fibromyalgia, a chronic disorder she was diagnosed with more than a year ago. The 27-year-old native of Belarus found that stretching under steamy conditions alleviated her symptoms, including headaches and fatigue.
The only problem? It was tiring to make the trek from Baiting Hollow, where she resides, to her favorite studio, Buddha Beach Yoga in East Moriches.
So Pollifrone-Visich decided to open a hot vinyasa studio closer to home. (more…)