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Yoga for You

From loose limbs and solid abs, to mental clarity and emotional contentment, the perks of yoga have been extolled from the discipline’s ancient beginnings. but even with its rainbow of benefits, yoga practitioners sometimes reach an impasse. positive results stall. the original electric effect sputters. yoga slides from a healthy habit to a run-of-the-mill routine.

Many yoga aficionados say that the best cure for spells like this is to dip your yoga toes into something new: a challenging pose, an exotic environment, a fresh attitude. cape cod has a plethora of local instructors who love sharing their expertise in how to get “unstuck” in your yoga routine—offering a new twist, you might say, on a very old practice. Read more…

Natural Beauty

Get a healthy springtime glow with cape and islands skincare products.

You’ve seen the names: Sea buckthorn, rosehips, olive oil, quince. Botanical ingredients—flowers, herbs, oils, and other plant-derived essences—are captivating skincare clients with their natural properties, uncomplicated scents, and bottles without long lists of unpronounceable chemicals. Read more…

Readers’ Resources | Healthy Living

It’s never too late to shape up with exercise, diet and healthy living choices… Read more…

Rejuvenate Your Skin for Spring

It seems like every summer we face a barrage of new advice on protecting our skin, protocol for how much time to spend in the sun, and guidelines for SPF, UVA, UVB, and a bunch of other acronyms. But what about the wear and tear on our skin during the winter? Freezing temperatures, lack of moisture, and decreased sunlight ravage our complexions for months, leaving our skin parched and in as much need of a good dusting and polish as your great grandmother’s antique silver. It’s time to shake ourselves out of the winter doldrums and squint our way towards the bright glory of spring. But how do we shed that sallow skin that Jack Frost left behind and return it to its natural radiance? It turns out you don’t need anything more than a well-informed, stepped-up home skincare regiment to get back to glowing in no time. Read more…

Spa Time

Spa Time

Spa Time Soothing touch—whether it’s massage, energy work, a facial, or a glorious combination of the many treatments available—offers a bevy of therapeutic benefits beyond simple relaxation. Therapeutic bodywork can relieve stress, body aches, and joint pain, as well as provide an overall sense of well-being, thanks to the release of opiate-like endorphins. Some people walk out of a massage looking like they’ve had a three-martini lunch. Read more…