I’m something of an agnostic when it comes to certain areas of holistic health–willing to believe, but not without a fair amount of convincing. Reiki is one of these areas. My interest in Reiki was first piqued by a very smart, sensible, skeptical friend who, in a last resort to deal with migraine headaches, saw <... >
Danielle Schupp has a rap sheet of accomplishments worth mentioning, including registered dietician, author, sports nutritionist, and is certified in weight management by the American Dietetic Association. She has single handedly managed to win my heart by creating a perfectly balanced snack combo under 200 calories and just the right amount of protein, fat, fiber, <... >
Clean Your Palette with Clean Plates: When you live in New York, your kitchen can often be considered one of the least used rooms in your apartment. Why cook when at the dial of a finger you can have any cuisine you want – without the mess? Wouldn’t it be nice to get the convenience <... >
Lounge in Luxury: I might be known to rock leggings around the house or on weekends, but I’m always searching for loungewear that’s a bit more polished. Enter my favorite new line of lounge and sleepwear, called Bamjamz, a Canadian bamboo clothing collection that is available exclusively at Neiman Marcus. The brand was created to <... >
Have you ever walked into a room and instantly fallen in love with the décor? I did when I first saw Studio 26, the brand new eco-friendly exercise studio in Chelsea.
There are only so many power walks a health-conscious pregnant girl can take before visions of variety start dancing in her head.
Brooke Siler owns a small Pilates studio with big ideas. re:AB Pilates is no ordinary gym, and may be the best kept secret in town. Since 1997, it has catered to a loyal clientele that wants to be in touch with and in control of their bodies. It sounds simple, but simplicity is the genius <... >
Brian Delmonico’s Circuit of Change Mind-Body Boot Camp classes are grueling, but I actually look forward to them because the hard stuff (jumping jacks, mountain climbers, push-ups, squats, high-knee running in place, sit ups and more) is in intervals long enough to get a great workout and short enough to let me catch my breath <... >
Call me a fitness extremist: In the warm months, I’ll bike fifteen miles and practice yoga at least three times a week, sometimes even before sunrise. I’ll eat my leafy greens and drink my wheatgrass shots and down gallons of water and coconut juice. Brimming with energy and good cheer, I am a sunshine magnet; <... >
The Juice Craze Continues For all the juice lovers out there that either use vegetable and fruit juices to cleanse, feel great and energetic or just to get some added nutrients, get excited because two juice favorites are now more readily available in the Big Apple. Organic Avenue, the New York City-based healthy lifestyle company <... >