Must Reads


Step Into Greatness in NYC

Motivational speaker, emotional confidence advocate and social entrepreneur Dr. Neeta Bhushan has helped millions Step Into Greatness by harnessing emotional health practices. Her North American tour spans four cities, and a one-day Epic Leaders Workshop special event is coming to Manhattan, New York from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 6. This is a highly curated event, for folks ready ... Read More »

Eileen Fisher Opens Learning Lab in Irvington

photo by Mark Mahaney The new Eileen Fisher Learning Lab in Westchester is offering one- and two-day workshops intended to empower people to create positive change in their lives from the inside out. Themes from this fall’s debut workshop series include healthy communication, the mind-body connection and life purpose. “I want to help create a world in which we all feel good about who we ... Read More »

Rejuvenated Skin- Just in Time for the Holidays

Now is the time to rejuvenate your skin for the Holidays You’ve gone to the beach, you’ve lounged in the sun, you’ve enjoyed your summer— but how has your skin weathered the season?  If you’re like most people, your fine lines might be a little more pronounced, your complexion a bit blotchy or discolored, or maybe you’ve gained a few extra freckles. Can the damage be reversed? Dr. Boneva ... Read More »

Workshop Focuses on World’s Wisdom Traditions

On October 17 from 1 to 3 p.m., award-winning author and healing practitioner Dana Micucci will visit Pure Yoga West (204 West 77th Street) to lead a dynamic workshop focused on some of the world’s wisdom traditions. Drawing on her lifetime of travel, Micucci will share powerful, heart-based Tibetan, Mayan, shamanic, Egyptian and mystical Christian teachings and practices that can ... Read More »

Getting Past Trauma—And Chronic Pain

By Suzanne McBride, DC Forgetting pain is a human survival technique. But when we’re used to being in survival mode, we also forget what it feels like to be free, happy and at ease. For 12 years, I maintained that a certain traumatic event did not affect me, when actually it shaped me more then any experience I’d ever had. But I ... Read More »

Qigong Master Leads Fall Retreats at Eastover

Between November and April, Grand Master Jianye Jiang will be leading training retreats in martial arts, Wudang Tai Chi, Medical Qigong and YingYang Qigong at Eastover Estate and Retreat, a 600-acre sanctuary and retreat center in the Berkshires. Jiang is founder of the USA Health Preservation Association and has been a speaker and presenter at the National Qigong Association for the last 15 years. He ... Read More »

Try Wheatgrass for Daily Energy Boost

As the temperature falls, our energy levels often fall too. But Perfect Foods has the perfect remedy: wheatgrass. “Drinking wheatgrass daily at your local juice bar can be just what you need to change to a healthier lifestyle and return your youthful energy and vibrancy,” says Aaron Matsil, manager for the longtime NYC business. “Often the first step to feeling healthier and changing your diet is creating ... Read More »

Longtime Energy Healer Now Offers NES

Dreux Bassoul became an energy healer 40 years ago—seven years before scientist Peter Fraser, founder of Nutri-Energetics Systems (NES), began his research into bioenergetics, which unites traditional Chinese medicine principles and quantum wave theory. Now Bassoul practices NES, which he calls a “safe, simple and effective” way to promote deep healing. “Optimal health depends on the proper flow of energy through and around the body,” Bassoul says. “This ... Read More »

Know-Love-Heal ThySelf Summit Comes to NYC

Veronica Anderson, MD—functional wellness practitioner and medical intuitive, national TV and radio guest and talk show host, Huffington Post blogger and creator of the “Wellness for the Real World” lifestyle—will host the Know-Love-Heal ThySelf Summit, coming to NYC on October 24. Anderson will be one of five featured speakers who specialize in helping people lead happier, more fulfilling lives by ... Read More »

Heart of a Dog Film Opens in New York October 21

Heart of a Dog—the critically acclaimed, collage-like film by renowned performance artist Laurie Anderson—distributed by Abramorama, will open for theatrical release October 21 at Film Forum in New York. Heart is a personal essay in which Anderson weaves together her childhood memories, video diaries, and philosophical musings on data collection, surveillance culture and the Buddhist conception of the afterlife, as well ... Read More »