(Photo: Simple Recipes for Joy) Jivamukti co-founder Sharon Gannon has been a formidable presence in yoga and veganism for the past 30 years, but Simple Recipes for Joy, out September 16, marks her very first cookbook.
“The best way to practice non-violence is veganism,” Sharon Gannon. (Photo: Simple Recipes for Joy) Sharon Gannon is a yoga and vegan world rock star.
(Photo: Twisted Trunk Yoga) If you’ve ever seen images of the Hindu god Ganapati (AKA Ganesh), you’ll notice his trunk is often twisted, and that the tip reaches towards a bowl of sweets, explains Dana Covello, signifying that “even though life has various twists and turns, you can still end up finding the sweetness at the end.” It’s the perfect namesake for the new Twisted Trunk Yoga, which opened on September 2 in Soho, in the Virayoga studio space created by yoga-world luminary Elena Brower—a sweet treat for the many students who were saddened by the turn of events that resulted in the studio’s closing over the summer.
Trampolines may be props of fitness eras past that just seem to scream “cheesy at-home workout videos and leg warmers.” But despite their rep, they’ve now bounced their way into some of the city’s coolest fitness destinations, from Tribeca’s Bari Studio and dance-cardio darling Body by Simone to the sprawling Sports Center at Chelsea Piers.
(Photo: New York Road Runners) With mud pits, cargo net walls, and barbed wire literally par for the course at obstacle races these days, a one-mile race down the well-paved and posh Fifth Avenue is a refreshingly simple and unfussy concept.
(Photo: Facebook/The Standard, Miami) In case the first taste of crisp, fall air is already making you miss summer, the wellness-spa playground that is the Standard Miami Beach is hosting its third Yoga Fest, on September 21.
Reaching for your glowing iPhone the second you wake up might not be the best way to channel a “Zen” vibe throughout your day.
(Photos: Style.com) For fall, it was the water bottle. But at Alexander Wang’s Spring 2015 Ready to Wear show last week, he was drunk on an entirely different fitness accessory: the sneaker.
(Photo: Earthsprout) Swedish health guru Elenore Bendel Zahn—natural-nutrition coach, organic gardener, and the chef behind Earthsprout, a wellness website—first tried rose hips as a child in a not-very-virtuous soup served with cookies and ice cream.
(Photo: G. Garsco) For Courtney Kollmer, 26, a financial consultant, entering SoulCycle’s candlelit studio and tapping it back was how she used to get rid of stress.
On everyone’s lips this season are bold, bright, and crazy vibrant shades—and the trendiest of them all are available from chic, non-toxic companies.
(Photo: We Heart It) The friends who plank together, stay together The best way to reconnect with an old friend may be through a sweat session.
(Photo: We Heart It) Playing catch-up? Here are the week’s must-read Well+Good stories you may have missed.
(Photo: Savasana Station) At 7:45 a.m. on a Friday in New York City, 14th street is pretty busy (especially when you’re running late to yoga class, oops).
(Photo: Chaise Fitness) If you’ve been to ChaiseFitness recently, you may have found there wasn’t a “chair” left in the house.
Bidding adieu to summer can be painful, but here’s one reason to get excited for fall: really good food.
Daphnie Yang is one of the many independent trainers trying out YourGuru this fall. (Photo: Daphnie Yang) Natalia Petrzela, a popular IntenSati instructor who teaches at Equinox, has taught her own classes outside of the gym environment on and off for the past few years, but she’s found that the logistical challenges—like marketing and collecting payments—often distracted from the fitness mission she was trying to accomplish.