Organic Spa Blog

Paddle Boarding 101, Easy and So Fun

As challenging as swimming but less intimidating than surfing, flat-water paddle boarding is a total-body core workout that you won’t find in any health club or yoga studio. This total-body workout really hones in

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Eco-conscious fashion locally designed in Canada

On a recent trip to Vancouver I discovered the local fashion label Nicole Bridger. Her flagship store is based in Kitsilano and has an extensive selection of sustainable tops, dresses, cardigans, and pants. The

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Antioxidant-Rich Extra Virgin Olive Oil

As a good Greek girl, I grew up eating extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) at practically every lunch and dinner… I also love olives, they are my favorite food. Glad to say, good-for-you olive oil

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Leap Forward to Spring

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Capsule menswear trade show in New York City. The unbelievably humid day did not stop many global clothing brands from showcasing what they have in store for spring next year.

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Shop Organic Without Spending a Bundle

Buying organic food might be good for your health, but it’s not always so good for your wallet. Fortunately, we’ve uncovered strategies for buying organic produce and other organic items without breaking the bank. Amy McCoy, author of Poor Girl Gourmet, and Gary Foreman, editor of The Dollar Stretcher, offered the following tips.

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Urban Herb Garden at The Ritz Carlton, Los Angeles

Up on the roof of   The Ritz-Carlton Spa  is a plethora of organic, succulent summer fruit and flowering herbs inspired by the abundance of produce bursting into bloom in Southern California. The new “Garden-to-Glamorous” spa

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Soy Wax Candles Inspired by the Sea

As a Manhattanite I cherish my summer getaways to Long Island or the Jersey shore. One way to extend my weekends is through the ocean-inspired soy wax candles by Linnea’s Lights. I discovered them

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3 Health Club Trends for Summer Shape-ups

Health club membership is surging because gyms are increasingly adopting unconventional programs to bolster their membership base and better motivate the marketplace to get fit, trim and healthy.  Three new trends we’ve seen recently

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Why Go Green?

It is important to think about the big picture and make an effort to understand the impact our lifestyle choices make, not only on our bodies, but on our planet.

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Wild Foraging and Gleaning For the Greater Good

As locavorian, sustainable eating goes, how about giving wild foraging a go?

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