Donna D’Cruz is a DJ’ing meditation guru with a passion for inner peace
By day, she’s managing her company and teaching meditation. By night, she’s spinning everything from flamenco to funk at the coolest clubs in town. Meet sensualist, spirituality and meditation guru Donna D’Cruz, the founder of Rasa Living, a lifestyle company whose motto is to "Elevate Your Spirit, Stimulate Your ... More
Everything you need to look your best, without opening your medicine cabinet
Since opening her first healing arts center and spa in the Hamptons in 1995, founder and CEO of Naturopathica Barbara Close has continued to make groundbreaking discoveries in the wellness industry—and now she’s decided to share her plant-based practices in the Big Apple. With a chic six-treatment room ... More
Cliffside Malibu goes the extra mile (and then some) for its patients
Cliffside Malibu—with its heated lap pool, meditation garden and luxurious bedrooms—resembles a five-star boutique hotel much more than an average rehab center. And that’s just the way founder (and former addict) Richard Taite likes it. For Taite—who at his lowest point could only afford to eat one Big ... More
From on-demand Botox to non-invasive neck lifts, the future of cosmetic enhancement is all about efficiency
Getting a blowout on-demand is so 2015. This year, it’s all about the Botox concierge. One company in particular, Refined Aesthetics, is making the quick-fix cosmetic procedure easier than ever before by offering at-home appointments for those who can’t squeeze in a traditional trip to the doctor.
The service is ... More
How golf, tennis and squash are keeping elite foot doctors on their toes
For country clubbers who spend the summer months on a quest to rule the tennis court—or even those who are only there for the Arnold Palmer—healthy feet are vital. No one wants debilitating heel pain or a bad bunion to confine him or her to sipping poolside cocktails while the ... More
Bigger is better in the latest plastic-surgery craze. DuJour gets behind a growing trend
Good news for all you Shake Shack devotees: After so many years in vogue, thin is no longer the preferred aesthetic—at least not when it comes to the backside. “It actually started about 10 years ago, when Jennifer Lopez showed up to the Grammys in that green dress,” says Miami ... More
From what some new studies are suggesting, butter could be the new egg: nutritious and even weight-loss friendly. Here, a breakdown of both sides of the slippery debate
Just when we vegans thought we had the upper hand. Not only could we claim moral superiority, we also had a seemingly endless parade of health justifications to back us up. Red meat causes cancer! People aren’t meant to stomach dairy! Kale is such a super-food, it has its own ... More
A new fad has exercise buffs reconsidering their relationship with the treadmill
”I can’t believe I’m skipping on a treadmill,” I marvel to celebrity trainer Anna Kaiser as she puts me through the paces of her workout, AKTread. The program launched at Kaiser’s studio in New York—a place that boldfaced names like Kelly Ripa and Shakira have been known to frequent. The ... More
A new hotel brings health and wellness to Times Square chaos
I went to Times Square to get healthy.
No, the raggedy Elmos aren’t leading Bikram yoga classes. (I wish.)
Instead, there’s a new hotel that’s obsessed with health and wellness—and it happens to be located in the most hectic neighborhood in the world’s busiest city.
EVEN Hotels Times Square South is the third EVEN hotel ... More