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By Ann Abel at Well + Good NYC Hotel gyms, like real estate, often come down to three things: Location, location, location.And that’s why wise hotel builders have gotten the gym out of the basement and given it the prime position (and natural light!) it deserves. These are the hotels

By Well + Good NYC Whether they’re looking to get into action-hero shape or recovering from a grueling publicity tour, celebrities often need some red-carpet relaxation away from the flashing bulbs of the paparazzi. But when time and money is no object—but perhaps privacy and a discrete detox are—where do

  By Well + Good NYC Spring cleaning shouldn’t just apply to your closet. Most of us like to step into the warmer months by shedding the heaviness of winter—through detoxing our diets, ramping up our workout schedules, and revisiting our spiritual or happiness goals. And what better way to

By Well + Good NYC Despite its intended purpose, lots of people across the country will not be spending Presidents’ Day weekend reflecting on the achievements of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Instead, they’ll be doing yoga. In really gorgeous places. For reasons unbeknownst to us, Presidents’ Day weekend has

By Well + Good NYC On Erica Gragg’s Escape to Shape fitness vacations, you’ll want to pay attention to the bell. It will ring when it’s time to go stand-up paddleboarding, to eat quinoa-stuffed roasted red peppers with cashew cream, and to meditate. No, it’s not automated. If you peek

By Melisse Gelula and Alexia Brue   This Relais & Châteaux inn gets most of its buzz for its famous owners—Bedford residents Richard Gere and his wife, Carey Lowell—and Martha Stewart–endorsed farm-to-table restaurants, but it wins our hearts for its outstanding yoga. The classes—at least two each day, in styles

By Melisse Gelula and Alexia Brue Considering that diet books, programs, and products are a several billion dollar industry, it’s impressive to see a spa shirking all that for a program called Never Diet Again. The program is the brainchild of Nina Smilely, who has a Phd in psychology and

By Melisse Gelula and Alexia Brue Let’s just come out and say it: Pretty yoga studios matter. Sure, it’s really all about inner reflection, but when a space feels sacred, so does your practice. Design details, after all—like the amount of light in a room or a deep, warm wall