Claireworks Studio and Gallery

Originally published in Taos News in November 2014 Image taken from http://www.claireworks.com/ Claireworks Studio and Gallery has been in business for over eighteen years. Owner and artist Claire Haye works in many mediums like sculpture, jewelry and mixed media paintings. “I make everything you see here in the store,” she said, “from small and delicate earrings to the…

Taos Retirement Village promotes healthy, independent living

Jo Swann and her dog Cassie Story and images originally published in Taos News Next door to the Taos Public Library and a few blocks away from the Farmers Market, Taos Retirement Village is “one of the hidden gems of Taos,” says its general manager and administrator Brian Chew. The Village is designed for people 55…

Casachokolá: multicultural flavors, innovative recipes

Originally published in Taos News Love and chocolate came to Javier Abad’s life at the same time. Abad, a native of the Basque Country, was working in Merida, Venezuela, when he met Taoseña Debi Vincent in 2002. Vincent had her own artisan chocolate company which she had started at age nineteen, when she was awarded…

Aztec Hair Salon—taking a leap of faith

Story and images originally published in Taos News When Diego Sagredo opened his first hair salon in April 2010, he didn’t even know one person in Taos. “I had just graduated from Vogue College of Cosmetology in Santa Fe and then moved to Taos in a whim,” said the Monterrey, Mexico, native. “I had never…

The Egoscue method

Photo: Katharine Egli Story and image originally published in Taos News L. Abair knows firsthand what Egoscue exercises can do for people with chronic pain. A certified massage therapist, she had watched some of her clients deteriorate over time even though they came to see her regularly and exercised in the gym. “Something wasn’t working” she…