As i make my way to the restroom at Golden West in Hampden, I get a text from Rebecca Klein Scott, one of the body language experts I’m here to meet. She’s in a booth I’d walked by seconds before. “I had a feeling it was you when I saw …Read More »
Hello, beauties—happy September! Here come those three crazy months filled with exhausting celebrations, quirky family and delicious food. It will be busy, and that’s okay. Take a second to relax: Breathe really, really deeply—there’s no air quite like autumn air—or let yourself stare off into the distance and daydream. Take …Read More »
Eat when you’re hungry. This should be the most self-evident piece of nutritional advice out there, right? But somehow, an ever-rotating roster of dieticians seem to offer contradictory plans: Eat every 2 hours. Fast one day a week. Eat whatever you want, as long as it’s below 1,250 calories. With …Read More »
Hey, savvy self-care babes! Happy end-of-August. Are you drinking water? Staying in the shade? Taking naps? Catching up on a T.V. show or reading a book that’s been on your list for awhile? Enjoy these last few weeks of true summertime! As we conclude a season and look forward to …Read More »
In a world that is constantly being rocked with painful events, it’s more important than ever to be kind to and gentle with your body, mind, spirit and, of course, your fellow beings. That’s why I decided to begin this new column. We’re all in this heartbreaking, joyful, angry, confusing, …Read More »
In my Irish clan, we’ll occasionally Irish step dance at weddings and funerals. But, recently, all on my own and a bit tentative-feeling, I went square dancing. I opened the doors to Mobtown Ballroom in Pigtown, and was hit with the power of fun. A bluegrass band was going full …Read More »
Gym with a Mission Missionfit Baltimore gives kids a place to work out, and work out their feelings.
At first glance, this nonprofit’s airy industrial space—located above a body shop in Remington—seems a readymade haven for hip caffeine-seekers, line-editing their newest screenplays and chatting about the new exhibit at the Visionary Arts Museum. It’s a neat surprise to find the walls lined with dumbbells, certified Crossfit coaches playing a …Read More »
Kidding Around A journalist takes her active baby to “Together with toddler” Yoga and learns what it really means to let loose and unwind.
I’M NOT WHAT YOU’D CALL a yogini by any stretch, but I do like to have de-stressing fun with my 18-month-old daughter. So, on a day when we both needed an outing—even her baby dolls were arguing—I dug out some yoga pants and her leggings, and we hit Together with …Read More »
KEEP YOUR RESOLUTION! Make it stick! Heat up with a membership to the brand-new, ultra-artful Under Armour Performance Center at 10 Light Street. The facility combines the building’s historic character and elegance with a state-of-the-art fitness center. It is an unusual pairing: an Art Deco masterpiece, now with treadmills. The …Read More »
Do the Holiday Hustle! How a quick pre-party workout can prevent bloat and halt holiday weight gain.
THE HOLIDAY SEASON is a time for tenderness, family, thankfulness. OK, and overeating. And hollow resolutions. And stretch pants. Personal trainer Kenny Clemons, a former Marine trainer with more than 12 years of experience, says quick, classic exercises are the best way to battle belly bloat around the holidays. And …Read More »