Yoga For You

Mayuri Yoga Studio provides an inspiring, safe, and supportive environment for students and teachers to explore and experience the authentic practices of yoga. The moment you walk through the door of Mayuri’s new yoga studio, you can immediately sense the calm and peaceful energy that is the foundation of her practice. Regardless of your age, ethnicity, gender, shape or fitness level, the benefits of yoga classes are far-reaching. Mayuri’s goal is to co-create a sanctuary for transformation and self-realization, acknowledging the interconnectedness of all. 

Cancer Specialists

Georgia Cancer Specialists recently announced the addition of Dr. Mary Ninan to its Alpharetta and Johns Creek offices.  Georgia Cancer Specialists, affiliated with the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, offers medical oncology and hematology services, and is a national leader in advanced cancer treatment and research. The practice was the first private oncology practice in Georgia to provide a full range of support services for patients. Dr. Ninan is the newest physician to join Georgia Cancer Specialists’ network of experts. Board-certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine, she specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of lymphoma, myeloma and breast cancer. With experience in both the academic and outpatient clinic settings, Dr. Ninan is dedicated to advancing oncology research and has been involved with several clinical trials focused on advancing the treatment of leukemia and multiple myeloma. Georgia Cancer Specialists is located in Alpharetta at 3330 Preston Ridge Road, Suite 110, and in Johns Creek at 6300 Hospital Parkway, Suite 300.


Tax Help

North Fulton Community Charities (NFCC) partners with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and United Way to bring the Volunteer Income Tax (VITA) program to North Fulton. The program provides free tax preparation and filing assistance for individuals whose income was less than $55,000 in 2018. Taxes are prepared in-person by IRS trained and certified volunteers. NFCC is currently booking appointments for this free service. Appointments begin February 1 and run through April 13. The service is open to anyone in North Fulton that meets the income requirements. NFCC is the only VITA program location in North Fulton. “We are so happy bring the VITA program to North Fulton again this year,” says Eden Purdy, director of programs at NFCC. “This community outreach effort helps working individuals and families simplify the tax filing process and makes it easy for them to file.”

General Surgeons of Gwinnett


Dr. Gordon B. Werbel and Dr. Jeffrey E. Sootin of General Surgeons of Gwinnett are pleased to announce the opening of their new office, located at 3890 Johns Creek Parkway, Suite 240 in Suwanee. Founded more than 30 years ago, General Surgeons of Gwinnett has grown to meet the needs of Gwinnett County and Greater Atlanta, serving patients with compassion and the most up-to-date modalities. Dr. Werbel and Dr. Sootin are board certified in general surgery and are extensively experienced in utilizing advanced, minimally invasive procedures to treat soft tissue, abdominal and thyroid disorders, from simple to complex. “We pride ourselves on serving each patient with attentive, personalized care based on their unique needs,” says Dr. Werbel. “We work alongside referring physicians to optimize treatment.” General Surgeons of Gwinnett offers a full range of services including treatments for gallbladder and biliary disease, skin and soft tissue, breast disease, small and large bowel disease, thyroid and parathyroid disease and hernias. The practice has convenient locations in Snellville, Lawrenceville and Johns Creek, and accepts most insurance plans. 770.292.2775