March 2020 | Evolving Magazine – Read some simple ways to keep your immune system high functioning and healthy during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Read the full article here >>
February 4, 2020 | The Campus Ledger at JCCC – College alumna Sumya Anani, is the owner of Learning2Fly, a community aerial, fitness and spiritual center in Mission. She is licensed by Hay House as a Heal Your Life workshop leader, life coach and business success coach. Hay House is an enterprise founded in 1984 more »
October 28, 2019 | The Campus Ledger at JCCC – On his 73rd birthday, acclaimed New York Times best-selling and new age author, Deepak Chopra shared his new book METAHUMAN and the gift of presence with the college. Read the full article here >>
October 1, 2019 | Yahoo! Sports – The International Boxing Hall of Fame made history on Tuesday with a ballot that, for the first time ever, included female boxers. Read the full article here >>
September 11 2019 | Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame – Sumya Anani is inducted into the International Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame. In picture below, Sumya kisses her boxing trainer, Barry Becker. Her son is 3x amateur boxing champ. He was team member of the KC team when they won 2017 Golden Glove Nationals title. more »
July 2019 | Evolving Magazine – At any age, you can improve your brain’s health, memory, and ability to focus. Read the Full Article Here
June 24, 2019 | Better KC – Did you know? Your second brain isn’t in your head… it’s in your gut!
May 21, 2019 | Better KC – Creating vision boards can be a powerful activity for inspiration and motivation of all ages.
April 3, 2019 | Better KC – You’ve heard of yoga? Have you heard of Laughter Yoga? Check out these health benefits from laughing.
February 2019 | Evolving Magazine – Read these tips that come directly from the teachings of Louise Hay. Yes you CAN love yourself!
February 6, 2019 | Better KC – Want to have a ‘Bright Mind?’ Look at these 11 risk factors from Dr. Daniel Amen and plan an action strategy to boost your mental power and cognition.
December 2018 | 98.1 FM KMBZ – Aerial fitness can be as beautiful as it is challenging.
December 20, 2018 | Better KC – Don’t’ be a Bah Humbug? Use these 7 holiday tips to help you manage stress.
September 2018 | Better KC – Did you know how much sugar can be in everyday products? Learn more!
June 2018 | Evolving Magazine – Health Education for children should be a priority for all of us! Read the Full Article Here
May, 2018 | KCTV5 – At any age, there’s many options and activities to stay active and feel good. Learn about the benefits and options to fit your own lifestyle with Sumya Anani. Watch here.
April 30, 2018 | Better Kansas City KCTV5 – What is mindfulness, and how can we bring more to our everyday lives? Watch here.
April 15, 2018 | KC Golden Gloves, Vol. 3 – Matthew Anani, (far right) youth boxing instructor at Learning2Fly, was on the Kansas City team when they won the 2017 National Championship.
April 6, 2018 | The Sports Watchdog Radioshow NBC Sports Radio AM 1060 Phoenix features Boxing’s Sumya Anani, Starting at 16:23
March 26, 2018 | kcgoldengloves.com – The Legends of KC by Missy Fitzwater The road to being legendary began quietly, humbly in several boxing gyms in the Kansas City area. There was no glory and accolades in those gyms; just a group of “ordinary” young men with grand dreams, and the grit and determination to more »
February/March, 2018 | Mission Magazine – Learning2Fly helps Knock out Parkinson’s disease with Body & Brain fitness class on Monday and Wednesday at 10:45am – 11:45am.Read the full article here. MissionMagazineSpring2018
February 12, 2018 | Better Kansas City KCTV5 – We all sit too much and that affects our posture. What are a few things you can do to help counter the effects of hunched shoulders?
November, 2017 | mindful.sodexo.com – There are a ton of fitness trends to try this year, but one of our favorite workouts is a real knockout. Boxing is gaining popularity among women of all ages looking for an exciting way to break a sweat. Boxing is challenging both mentally and physically, building strength, endurance, agility—and empowerment. more »
October 16, 2017 | KCTV5 – Looking for that perfect gift? Check out Ten Thousand Villages and support fair trade!
September 20, 2017 | Better Kansas City KCTV5 – Check out this quick link on ways to exercise overlooked body parts. Feet, hands, and neck – oh my!
July 20, 2017 KCTV5 – Learn some easy stretches you can do while watching TV, with your doggie chew toys even.
May 10, 2017 | Better Kansas City KCTV5 – Did you know that volunteering has positive impacts on your own health? Join the local yoga community in monthly projects around the city. “Like” Awakening Change Together KC on Facebook to stay up-to-date on new opportunities. Here, Sumya Anani, owner of Learning2Fly, discusses a few ways more »
May 1, 2017 | Better Kansas City KCTV5 – Boxing is a family affair. Matthew Anani is forging his own path as he heads out to compete in the National Golden Glove Boxing tournament in Lafayette, Louisiana. http://sumya.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/20170501_Matthew_GGNationals.mp4
April 12, 2017 | Better Kansas City KCTV5 – Bridging the Gap developed the “Five Green Things” campaign. Learn these five easy habits to incorporate into your life to help clean up the environment.
April 5, 2017 | The Border Patrol, Talk Radio – Steven and Nate talk to local fighter Matthew Anani about fighting in the upcoming Golden Gloves. https://omny.fm/shows/the-border-patrol/matthew-anani
March 15, 2017 | Better Kansas City KCTV5 – Celebrating Brain Awareness Week, Sumya Anani gives us insight and tips on how to keep your brains active and healthy.
February 22, 2017 | Better Kansas City KCTV5 – Work Out Anywhere – Learn a few tips for working out on the go and add some spice to your workout.
February 10, 2017 | KCTV5 – A Fighting Chance for People with Parkinson’s Disease. Learning2Fly is giving people with Parkinson’s disease a fighting chance in their ‘Body and Brain Boxing’ fitness classes. Two classes each week, Monday and Wednesday 10:45am – 11:45am.
February 1, 2017 | Book – Spiritual Leaders is a collection of inspirational stories of women. Check out Sumya’s story, A Chakra Circus, Your Seven Wonders of Health. You can order on Amazon here.
January 11, 2017 | Better Kansas City KCTV5 – The Truth about Detoxing. Who should detox and why is this so good for your health?
January 2017 | Evolving Magazine, A Guide for Conscious Living – Your 7 Powers of Intention. Read about Sumya’s “7 Habits of Health.” http://www.evolvingmagazine.com/a-chakra-circus-of-health—your-seven-p
November 30, 2016 | BOOK -I’m so excited to be part of this amazing group of inspirational writings in “Wisdom from the Wild Heart.” This is a compilation book that is out and may be purchase on Amazon or Barnes and Noble. Thank you for all of your support and enjoy this amazing collection of more »
October 2016 | JCCC Video Production – Learn about the art on the campus of Johnson County Community College with Matthew Anani
October 2016 | Gatorade Spotify Commercial – Check out Learning2Fly’s youth boxing instructor, yoga teacher, and Health Educator Matthew Anani. Go Matthew!This commercial was filmed in Kansas City. Check out Matthew’s classes or email him for a private training session. Matthew@iAMLearning2Fly.com
September 10, 2016 | Listen to “Reaching the Finish Line” Podcast Episode 73 featuring Sumya Anani and hosted by Kallen Diggs
October 2015 | Kansas City Spaces Magazine – Aerial fitness at Learning2Fly can change the shape of your body. But owner wants to change the shape of your mind too.
October 2015 | JCCC Video Production – Adjunct Instructor of Physical Education at Johnson County Community College, Sumya Anani, loves helping others reach their potential as she teaches others to learn to fly.
August 23, 2015 | Blog – When I saw the Groupon for Learning 2 Fly, I knew I had to try this out! I had seen it done a lot in Vegas and knew that it required a lot of upper body strength, something I lacked immensely, but I wanted to try it all the same. more »
August 6, 2015 | KSHB41 – It’s the new trend in working out. And it doesn’t require lifting weights or running on the treadmill. All you have to do — is fly. “It’s like Pilates in the air, weight training in the air, it’s yoga in the air, it’s everything, one workout. I was just more »
August 4, 2015 | Better Kansas City KCTV5 – Check out these few tips to help your body’s metabolism throughout the day. KCTV5
July 7, 2015 | FOX 4 NEWS See the full video here – Click here to sign up under the Youth Camps tabKids and parents both come and go with happy, smiling faces at Learning2Fly. ‘A Chakra Circus of Health’ summer camps are the perfect antidote for curious minds and energetic bodies. Parents love the educational more »
April 29, 2015 | MacaroniKid.com Kids and parents both come and go with happy, smiling faces at Learning2Fly. ‘A Chakra Circus of Health’ summer camps are the perfect antidote for curious minds and energetic bodies. Parents love the educational aspect of the seven habits of health we teach kids. Kids love that they have fun while they’re more »
May 10, 2015 | KCTV5 – Better Kansas City Learn some easy things can do in a chair to help you stretch throughout the day. See the full video here
January 2015 | EVOLVING IN KANSAS CITY – A Guide for Conscious Living – A Chakra Circus of Health for Parents: 7 Habits of Health for Mind, Body & Spirit by Sumya Anani
June 18, 2014 | KSHB 41 ACTION NEWS – Watch my interview with channel 41 TODAY from this morning! I spoke about what aerial fitness can do for you and about our summer youth camps ‘A Chakra Circus of Health.’ Learning2Fly is a community oriented studio here to serve your physical, mental, and spiritual needs. more »
February 3, 2014 | BETTER KC – KCTV5 – Awareness is our fun way of saying you might be a little sore after the first few times. But sore in a really good way. You will enjoy using your muscles in ways you may have thought impossible. Anyone, any age, can enjoy the benefits of more »
January 1, 2014 | by Amber Long – livingwellnesskc.com – Avoid the New Year’s resolution fizzle with these hot, new and fun exercise trends offered throughout Kansas City. Read the full article here.
September 12, 2013 | by Huskey News, Blue Valley Northwest Learning2Fly interview with Sumya Anani & Celina Aljundi Celina is a high school student at Blue Valley Northwest. She’s been a frequent flyer at Learning2Fly for about one year, and she has come a long way baby! Her journalism class did a really great story about more »
May 16, 2013 | KSHB41 – This is the place to discover your inner aerial diva, or just get a great workout, or both because we aim to please at Learning2Fly. You’ll be introduced to the aerial vocabulary essential to your growth as an aerialist. Flight school was never so much fun until now. Bring your more »
January 2, 2013 | KCTV5 – This is the place to discover your inner aerial diva, or just get a great workout, or both because we aim to please at Learning2Fly. You’ll be introduced to the aerial vocabulary essential to your growth as an aerialist. Flight school was never so much fun until now. Bring your more »
November 7, 2012 | KCTV5 – This is the place to discover your inner aerial diva, or just get a great workout, or both because we aim to please at Learning2Fly. You’ll be introduced to the aerial vocabulary essential to your growth as an aerialist. Flight school was never so much fun until now. Bring your more »
April 20, 2012 | KCTV5 – This is the place to discover your inner aerial diva, or just get a great workout, or both because we aim to please at Learning2Fly. You’ll be introduced to the aerial vocabulary essential to your growth as an aerialist. Flight school was never so much fun until now. Bring your more »
by Rustin Dodd | February 2, 2012 – KANSAS CITY STAR, 913 News: Sumya Anani is a contradiction — a therapist, a student of spirituality and a fighter. Now her son is on a similar path. Read the full article here..
December 30, 2011 | by Stephanie Liebergen – KSHB CHANNEL 41 NEWS – If you one of your New Year’s resolutions includes weight loss, consider trying something new to reach your goals. At Learning2Fly in Mission, Kan., you can take classes in aerial yoga. They offer a variety of non-traditional fitness classes using props like fabric more »
June 26, 2011 | by Cindy Hoedel – THE KC STAR MAGAZINE – Sumya Anani of Overland Park is former world champion female boxer. Now Anani teaches yoga, aerial yoga, and circus arts at Learning2Fly. Click here to read the full article: http://sumya.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/KC-Ex-Boxer-Stretches-herself.pdf
May 25, 2011 | by Chuck Kurtz – THE SUN NEWSPAPER – For Sumya Anani, a four-time world champion boxer, trainer, and now owner of an aerial studio, everyone’s a butterfly. In fact, the butterfly is the logo of her latest venture: Learning2Fly, the first aerial fitness, circus arts and yoga center in the Kansas City more »
March 22, 2011 | CENTRAL STANDARD RADIO, KCUR: Sumya’s Interview from 24:04 to 37:25 – What Sumya Loves About Aerial Fitness and the Circus Arts! http://kcurstream.umkc.edu/Central/central_3-22-2011.mp3
June 24, 2010 | KCTV5 – This is the place to discover your inner aerial diva, or just get a great workout, or both because we aim to please at Learning2Fly. You’ll be introduced to the aerial vocabulary essential to your growth as an aerialist. Flight school was never so much fun until now. Bring your more »
June 7, 2010 | by Fox 4 News – Sumya Anani is interviewed by Fox 4 News at Learning2Fly. This is the place to discover your inner aerial diva, or just get a great workout, or both because we aim to please at Learning2Fly. Watch the full video interview here: Our Aerial Silks class will more »