A Visit to SallyeAnder | Beacon, NY

Once upon a time, we thought seeing the word “natural” on a bar of soap meant that it was just that. Now we know better. Even when we flip over a product and its ingredients pass muster it doesn’t mean we won’t have a negative reaction to what’s inside. After all, just because something is…

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Kale + Apple Smoothie: The Way to Detox After a Long Weekend

Almost every Monday I reassess my diet, not only because I often food shop Sundays but because I want to set myself up for a strong productive week. I’ve found that making healthy food choices is one of the easier ways to do this. When I eat well, I feel better and therefore meet the…

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Clean + Green: Homemade Cleaning Products (DIY)

These DIY eco-friendly cleaning products are easy to make and make cleaning less of a chore.

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2 Easy Self Care Rituals You Can Do Daily

Self care is one of my favorite things to talk about and has been extra important to me this month. In general, I feel like those who live in Hudson Valley really appreciate the importance of taking time to readjust and reset ourselves. Many of us have moved upstate to escape the chaos of the…

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Getting Sipsy at Firefly Juice Bar | Fishkill, NY

Looking for a filling, delicious smoothie? Then you got to check out Firefly Juice Bar in Fishkill.

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Cupping at Tao Foot Spa in Fishkill, NY

You may not know what cupping is but you’ve probably seen it if you caught the 2016 Summer Olympics and saw Michael Phelps show up with a bunch of circular looking hickies on his back. The bruise-like marks may seem gnarly but they’re actually quite painless and the result of a traditional Chinese Medicine practice.…

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Finding A Home with nOMad in Beacon

What is yoga to you? Something to squeeze in or a calmer alternative to spin class? If so, maybe you’re approaching the centuries old practice wrong. “It’s living in the present moment,” explains Phoebe Miller, the Founder of nOMad, a yoga studio centered around travel and community. “It’s getting on your yoga mat, being mindful…

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Accessible Healing at Hudson Valley Community Acupuncture

For a long time, acupuncture has been a luxury that only the affluent could afford but practitioners like Evan Schwartz, L.Ac. are changing that. His facility Hudson Valley Community Acupuncture is part of a national growing wellness model aimed at providing quality care for a fraction of the price. It accomplishes this by offering personalized…

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Cycle, Barre and Sculpt at On The Fly in Cold Spring

There’s one local gym that knows the power of the personal touch and it’s On The Fly. Located in Cold Spring, New York, they specialize in barre, cycling, and sculpting classes, all in a boutique atmosphere. If you’re tired of big name gyms or craving a more specialized sweat session, pay them a visit. The…

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Going Places with Innate Movement Parkour, Kingston

Author: Holly J Coley Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce the premiere parkour gym of the Hudson Valley, Innate Movement Parkour. Located at The Shirt Factory in Kingston, NY, its opening is one more piece of proof that our area is growing mightier by the day. If your only knowledge of parkour is what…

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