By Well+Good NYC Everyone wants to do yoga in Turks & Caicos and beach boot camps in Bali, but there are times when those options aren’t feasible, thanks to precious vacation time and, all too often, the need to pay rent. So, this spring, a few of New York’s
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 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
By Melisse Gelula and Alexia Brue of Well+GoodNYC A fact that hardly needs verifying: New Year’s resolutions are often broken not long after they’re set. Don’t be a statistic. So before the ball drops, block out time for soul-searching and intention-setting with an early 2012 retreat that’s focused on
By Steve Jermanok I had the privilege of traveling with Austin-Lehman Adventures last summer on a family trip to the Canadian Rockies and loved every minute of it. For 2012, founder Dan Austin is rolling out some exciting new adventures including a six-day biking trip through Burgundy and three
By Melisse Gelula and Alexia Brue of Well+GoodNYC India is the promised land of yoga retreats. And a trip with a top teacher is almost a rite of passage for American yogis serious about their practice or curious about the culture. There are lots of ways to do yoga in
By Melisse Gelula and Alexia Brue of WellandGoodNYC.com 1. Test-drive the teacher It might sound obvious, but the most important aspect of a yoga retreat is the teacher—not the exotic location. So if you can, take a class with him or her first. Spending $2500, plus a flight to the
Sea Kayak Adventures, whom I’ve recommended in the past as one of the most renowned sea kayaking outfitters in Baja, has just announced two adventures geared to yoga lovers. The all-women November 4-9 trip and co-ed November 9-14 jaunt will feature daily yoga sessions led by certified instructor, Julie Zimmerman.