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Facts on Fascia Fitness

By Jenna Mahoney / July 14, 2015

It may sound like a made-up word a reality star would use to nickname her naughty bits, but fascia is actually an integral, complex system of fibrous tissue that coats each muscle and organ. “Think of fascia as a seamless body stocking that’s a thin, slippery connective tissue that makes our shape,” explains Jessie Zalla, […]


Yoga Alfresco: Take Your Practice Outside

By Laura Beans / June 25, 2015

The summer weather beckons, so why not take your asanas outdoors? With its foundations rooted loosely in nature, taking yoga out-of-doors is an obvious extension of the practice and can profoundly enhance your everyday routine. Open space offers a freedom that simply cannot be found within the confines of even our most favorite yoga studios. Nature […]


Sun Flow Yoga Playlist

By Aimee Furio / June 24, 2015

Playlist by Aimee Furio from Organic Spa Magazine Play this yoga playlist with Spotify, or purchase the songs below! To open Sun Flow in Spotify, click here.   Purchase through Amazon: 1. Stay with Me – Vitamin String Quartet 2. For the Summer – Ray LaMontage 3. We Are One – Wade Imre Morissette 4. Om Shakti Om – Trevor Hall  5. From […]


Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board for Your Wanderlust

By Organic Spa Magazine / June 19, 2015

  There’s a reason why Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. It’s a full-body, low-impact workout that takes place in awesome natural settings and requires little gear. Traveling with that gear, however, can be a bit—dare we say—insurmountable. Unlike surfing, where boards come in various sizes for […]


Be Here Now Yoga Playlist

By Aimee Furio / May 13, 2015

Playlist by Aimee Furio from Organic Spa Magazine Play this yoga playlist with Spotify, or purchase the songs below! To open Be Here Now in Spotify, click here.   Purchase through Amazon: 1. Kafez (Dusk Mix, Nuria Lita – Marrakesh Chillout Lounge 2. About Today, The National – Cherry Tree 3. Budapest, George Ezra – Wanted on Voyage 4. 3 Things, Jason Mraz, YES! […]


Why We Love Wanderlust

By Rona Berg / May 12, 2015

It’s a unique blend of yoga, wellness, music, farm-to-table food, bodywork and a great party. What more could you want? Wanderlust is fun. It is iconic. It is a series of festivals that span the globe, from North and South America to Canada, and as far away as Australia. Wanderlust is a celebration of yoga, […]


Men and Meditation

By Bill Giebler / February 6, 2015

From captains of industry to returning war veterans struggling with PTSD, more men are practicing daily meditation—and feeling the benefits “Meditation allows me to be less separate, less in conflict with others and myself,” says Stephen Uvalle, a yoga instructor at Boulder, CO’s Little Yoga Studio. At 50, with spiked brown hair, ear gauges and […]


Bro-Friendly Yoga

By Myron Mariano / January 28, 2015

Dean Pohlman is on a mission: To get more men to do yoga. Here’s how he does it At first glance, you would not think that Dean Pohlman teaches and does yoga for a living. That’s because the founder and CEO of Man Flow Yoga, a website that offers instructional yoga videos, retreats, and exercise […]


An Aromatherapy Retreat

By Laura Beans / January 23, 2015

The New York Institute of Aromatherapy, the first professional training and education center of its kind in NYC, is offering a unique opportunity next month for incoming students: an aromatherapy retreat at The Standard Hotel Miami Beach. Part-vacation, part-seminar, the retreat is lead by Amy Galper, executive director and founder of the Institute. In just […]



By Organic Spa Magazine / January 14, 2015

Play our January playlist with Spotify, or purchase the songs below! To open INSPIRATION in Spotify, click here.   Purchase through Amazon: 1. Nectar Drop by DJ Drez 2. Ink by Coldplay 3. Waves by Mr. Probz 4. Shiva Shambo by Girish 5. Ooh Dee Ooh by Samantha Stollenwerck & G. Love 6. The Sound of Sunshine by […]


Fitness News January 2015

By Organic Spa Magazine / January 12, 2015

De-stressing Workout for the New Year As the New Year’s resolutions swing into high-gear, life may start to resemble boot camp class—heavy lifting, expletives and all! No wonder so many members of Denver, Colorado’s Pura Vida Fitness & Spa escape to the safe haven of the club’s R&R class, which strengthens the body while also […]


Yoga Moves

By Nicole Dorsey Straff / January 8, 2015

The best type of yoga for you may depend on your mood, age, body type, location or even your hormones. Here’s how to choose a practice that will keep you coming back to your mat. Whether your goal is to loosen and limber up, tighten and tone, shed stress and lose weight or become calmer […]


Saving the Endemic Dolphin

By Zoe Helene / December 8, 2014

Brittany and William Trubridge, a yogini and a freediver, share thoughts on how to save our oceans and beaches—and a very special dolphin—from environmental threats.

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