Travel Tuesday: Elephant Massages in Thailand

Typically you get a massage so you can close your eyes and relax. But if you found out your massage therapist weighed well over a ton and lacked opposable thumbs, would you even be able to blink?

Dance Walking… I’m SO IN!

There's a raging hot new fitness trend in town, and it is most definitely not underground. Dance Walking: abandoning all sense of shame and grooving down the street like you're in a music video. What better way to get from point A to point B than punching it out...
Bikini in action

The Skinny on Colonics

Eggnog, gingerbread men, Hanukkah gelt, seven-course meals... regardless of holiday parties and vacations and pictures for which you'd prefer to not be at your absolute fattest...

Halcyon Days Salon & Spa at Saks

Long before my Spa Week days, I had a gig interning in the Public Relations department at Saks Fifth Avenue. One of my jobs was to help coordinate any filming production that went on in the flagship store, from news segments to movie scenes...
laser cosmetica photo facial

Photo Facial at Laser Cosmetica

It was a rainy day in the city last week, but things were looking mighty bright inside of Laser Cosmetica... especially when the lights started flashing onto my sun-damaged face, zapping it into instant, even-toned obedience...

Ashiatsu Video: Back-Walking at CityView Spa

If you live relatively close to New York and have a penchant for tennis, squash, cool massages and/or divine views of our pretty city skyline, CityView Racquet Club in Long Island City, NY is your...