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hen Pixon Apartments opened a year ago, the building welcomed new residents to Lake Nona with urban-inspired modern flats, innovative amenities, unique installations by local artists and room for retail
use on the ground floor. Since then, a mix of restaurants and boutique fitness studios have moved in, adding new locally-owned businesses to Lake Nona with Rukus Cycling Studios, Club Pilates and Foxtail Coffee.
As a long-time Lake Nona resident, I know the community well and its focus on health and wellness and thought it would be a great place to open a fitness studio said Jim Kilp, owner of Rukus Lake Nona.
He and his family have lived in Lake Nona for 16 years
to sit alongside the businesses that call Lake Nona
and watched as the community has grown. “The
home.” In addition to Veg’n Out and Neighborhood
sense of community and focus on health and wellness
barre, Pixon will also welcome Uptown Eye Care and
is important to us.” This spring, Pixon will welcome
Orlando Credit Union as new tenants before the end
two more health and wellness focused tenants with
of the year. Stay up-to-date with the latest Lake Nona
plant-based eatery, Veg’n Out,and Florida’s first
news at LakeNona.com.
Neighborhood barre. “I’m looking forward to being close to other studios,” said Elizabeth Diaz, another longtime Lake Nona resident and owner of Neighborhood barre. “I think what we have to offer is a great variety of fitness boutiques for the community.” Diaz is excited to introduce the Neighborhood barre’s unique approach to Central Florida with a workout that combines the elements of dance conditioning and weight training designed for all skill levels. Diaz currently offers free pop-up events to Neighborhood barre members and residents of Pixon. Before or after a challenging work out, you can head over to Veg’n Out for a healthy meal from their flavorful menu including fresh smoothies, juices, salads and overnight oats. Interested in a juice cleanse? You don’t have to wait for Veg’n Out to open. You can order a juice cleanse delivery online at vegnoutnow.com. “We’re all about incorporating more plants into our diets and want visitors to realize that you can eat plants and be satisfied with not only the taste but the way it makes you feel from the inside out,” said Ashley Torres, owner at Veg’n Out. “I am truly humbled 8
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