Conversations with Kika

A brand is nothing without a unique story. Here's mine.

We are excited to share Power Stretch Studio’s first commercial. Please remember that The Kika Method™  is only offered at select studios across the country.  Please visit our website to view the location nearest you. Watch this video to learn how The Kika Method™ of assisted stretching was formed by Hakika V DuBose in 2011. 

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We were recently visited by Shelby Vittek from New Jersey Monthly Magazine. She wrote an article about her experience at the Power Stretch Studios Westfield location where she had her very first stretch session with Hakika DuBose. Her flexibility level was measured before her session to obtain her Kika Stretch Age™.  At the end of

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We are very proud to announce that The New York Time’s Business Entrepreneurship section has just featured an article about how “stretching is the new big thing in fitness”. It features an interview with our very own Hakika V. DuBose, the owner of Power Stretch Studios. Please join us in congratulating Hakika on being part

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In Memory of Leslie Ford   A few months ago, a close family member died suddenly within five hours.  His death impacted me deeply and I struggled to find understanding.  People have often asked, why should I stretch.  I always list the benefits and tell them how our program will benefit their health.  One day,

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I Start My Day with Foam (You will still need a stretching routine) Do you wake up with your neck and back as stiff as a board? Do you feel like a mummy, getting out of bed? When was the last time you touched your back? No seriously. When? Most people can barely put soap

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“It’s the presence of endorphins in the system that suppresses the cravings.” – Laurie Peterson Stretching my tight hip, after my morning fitness class, I entered a state of pure euphoric bliss. I experienced  a moment where I didn’t want to move as I didn’t want to disrupt the rush of ecstasy that was being

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   It happened again!  You’ve done your best dead lift of all time and suddenly you hear a crunch.  You’ve thrown off the alignment of your spine and now your disk is directly lying on top of a nerve, causing an extreme amount of pain.  Back to the doctor you go!  Even correct form, puts

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   Stretching is a magic potion for tennis players.  With so much overuse of the joints, shoulders, hips and spine, the tennis player needs a proper stretch program to properly recover and maintain range of motion.  I have worked closely with a top tennis player to develop “The KIKA Method” stretching for tennis program.  The

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   Do you hold unnecessary tension in your shoulders?  Do you constantly move your neck and shoulders around, trying to release the pain you feel?  There is a simple solution to help you.  Relax your shoulders as we go over a simple exercise you can incorporate into your life. Often times, people unconsciously raise their

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Fitness That Helps You Feel Euphoric What’s the point of stretching?  The Stretching is the point.  In today’s world, everything is about how fast can you go and how much can you do. When does one’s body get a chance to let go and just completely relax?  When you come to Power Stretch – Studios,   Home of The

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