Just in case you spent an unplugged week in the Caribbean or too many work emails made you miss Well+Good’s, we’re highlighting our top stories from the past month. Here’s what you may have missed:
New York City’s most beautiful yoga studios
Let’s just come out and say it: Pretty yoga studios matter. We rounded up the nine most design-conscious spaces in the city.
Brooklyn’s boutique fitness scene takes off
With studios popping up all over New York’s hippest outer borough, the Brooklyn boutique fitness scene is finally getting its legs. Meet its toned, tattooed leaders.
10 foods for happiness
The modern American diet isn’t exactly happy-making, more studies are finding. Here are 10 foods that deliver real Happy Meals.
Never Diet Again: The successful diet program that teaches you not to diet
A “diet aficionado” replaces self-criticism with self-awareness at Mohonk Mountain House. We got the skinny.
Natural lipstick maven creates a beauty line for the NARS-loving woman
Sasha Plavsic, founder of natural Ilia lipsticks that look and feel like a traditional luxury brand, is poised to be the Bobbi Brown of better-for-you cosmetics.
Salsa: If you’re wearing a dress, is it really a workout?
If I’m looking to put on a dress and call it a workout, does 90 minutes of salsa lessons count? We hid a few heart rate monitors under our frocks to find out.
The 1o-minute test that can help you lose weight
The test that tells you how many calories you burn at rest (and how many more you need to sweat off) used to be surprisingly hard to find in NYC. Not anymore.