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Iris Mind + Body Talks Goat Yoga

#HipNJ‘s Lisa Marie Latino recently had the pleasure of speaking with Kristin Broek and Taryn Lagonigro, owners of Iris Mind and Body in Cedar Grove, about their company and the latest craze hitting the fitness industry…goat yoga!

Their business was founded in response to many people not believing yoga was for them. Kristen and Taryn wanted to change this perception so they began organizing pop-up yoga sessions at local studios.

Their quirky goat yoga activity was started as a way to make yoga fun and exciting for newcomers. Originally a west-coast trend, many people tagged Tyler Morella of Ringwood’s Totes Goats on posts about goat yoga. Tyler, a friend of Kristin and Taryn, informed them about this awesome opportunity. From there, they decided to implement this idea into their business.

Kristin says many people come from the yoga but even more come for the goats. People are usually impressed with how calming and satisfied they are at the end of the session.

The end of the interview features models performing yoga while the goats playfully interact with the models.

This activity sounds like a great a way to unload some stress and venture out of your comfort zone! For more information on Iris Mind and Body and to check out their full calendar of events (including Goat Yoga on December 8th!) visit IrisStudiosNJ.com.

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Watch Hip New Jersey on Television This August!

Throughout August, Hip New Jersey can be seen on HomeTowne Television®, a local cable station that reaches over half a million homes in the Garden State! You can watch #HipNJ every Tuesday at 3p.m., every Wednesday at 8p.m. and every Friday at 11a.m.

Additionally, you can catch #HipNJ on NJ on Air anywhere, anytime and on virtually any device, including iOS, Android, kindle, or Roku.

Hosted from Bloomingdale’s Short HillsIn Her Shoes: #MOMBOSS event, this month’s episode features some of the Garden State’s power moms. Guests include:

  • Cheldin Barlatt Rumer
    CEO, i-g creative and Host, This Is It with Cheldin Barlatt Rumer
  • Danielle Forte
    Owner & Creative Director, 828 Clothing
  • Mallika Malhotra
    Brand Photographer & Strategist, MikiFoto + Co
  • Priya Virmani
    Personal Stylist & Founder, Privée by Priya

Segments in the episode include:

  • Marcy Edwards Benner
    of Virginia Wolf NYC and the W. Cary Edwards Foundation
  • Alzheimer’s New Jersey Annual Gala
    from The Grove in Cedar Grove
  • Gretchen Burman
    Founder of Character U
  • Scarlett Morris and Nicole Foster
    Co-Founders of Totally Bites

#HipNJ’s Lisa Marie Latino serves as the episode’s host.

For more information, visit HometowneTV.org. and NJOnAir.com.

Giotto Advertising Takes Home Best in Show at The 50th Annual Jersey Awards

Giovatto Advertising received The Best in Show Award at the NJ Ad Club’s Jersey Awards at Cedar Grove in Kearney, New Jersey on June 6.

Giotto Advertising is a Paramus based advertising agency that offers complete start-to-finish advertising strategies including digital marketing, audio & video production and PR among other services. They won for their Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo commercial. In addition, they also received Best Television/Video honors as well as seven more awards.

For the past 50 years, the awards honor the best advertising, marketing and public relations work from agencies across the state. A total of 350 guests joined in celebrating the year’s best projects and campaigns. Overall, the NJ Ad Club presents 289 awards in consumer, trade, traditional, online and social media categories.

The evening started with a cocktail hour where the guests could also view the entries from the finalist agencies. During dinner, Herb Barry, of Interstate Outdoor, and cohost Terrie Carr of the Beasley Media Group announced the winning entries.

Among the evening’s biggest winners were: the Gruskin Group of Springfield with 19 total awards, MarketSmith of Cedar Knolls with 14 and Boonton based S3 Agency with 13. The CI-Group of Whitehouse, won eight awards, including Best Collateral. Mahwah based DSM Group took home six Jersey Awards, including Best of Social Media. A full list of the winners can be found here!

The NJ Ad Club fosters and strengthens the interests of the advertising business in the State. It represents its membership on a national level providing a cohesive group network for all industry professionals. Additionally, it promotes professional development and supports the study and industry of advertising, marketing, design and communications.