Organic Spa Blog

Riding with Resistance (and Ripples)

Aqua Cycling has been a go-to workout in Europe for several years, but it’s only recently made a splash in the States, where it’s also called Aqua Spinning. Who dreamed up the idea of

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Happy, Sexy Valentine’s Day

There’s one thing you can do to get into the groove on Valentine’s Day, and it’s not drinking wine or getting your hair done. It’s having S-E-X, and it’s very good for you. New psychiatric

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10 Great Green Gifts for Valentine’s Day

V-Day is only two days away and chances are, you haven’t hit on the perfect green gift for your honey yet. No worries! There is time to get it right. Here are a few

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I Want To Ride My Bicycle

You’ll learn something new every time you play Tim Paczesny’s inventive new Biking Game. Designed as a way to bring the family together with the outdoors in mind, up to eight players move around

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Probiotics and Fermentation Made Easy

Coffee and chocolate were once made by live cultures and fermentation practices, a complicated chemical synthesis that occurs when you ingest live bacteria that aids your digestion and immune function. The process of fermentation and

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Think Local: Sustainable Furniture for Urban Homes

Over the last few months I have been on the hunt for eco-friendly furniture since I just moved into a new home. It’s a loft-type space with high ceilings, and I needed some tall

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Rose Essential Oil: “Everything’s Coming Up Roses”

It’s February, and florists are busy at work preparing buckets of roses to send on Valentine’s Day. No matter where you were raised, or which culture you connect with, roses unite us all. A

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Would You Go 500 Miles for Our Trees?

This year’s STIHL Tour des Trees—a 500-mile bike ride dedicated to saving trees—takes place July 27 to August 2. There are still spaces available! Click here to sign up, or donate directly to the fundraiser by

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Natural Sleep Solutions

Some people are just born to sleep. Loud traffic? Keg party next door? Not even earthquakes will keep them from an appointed snooze! When insomnia becomes chronic, it can lead to numerous health problems, including

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Green Licorice Twist

As I was walking by a candy counter, I noticed an array of brightly colored and fetching twists: yellow, green, black, red licorice. I bought a green licorice twist, enjoyed the tangy taste of

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