Sweat Sesh

We Tried It: An Urban Sweat Lodge

A new downtown Sarasota 'sweat lodge' claims it offers a variety a health benefits. Is it worth the hype?

09/06/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Fertile Ground

Open Arms Surrogacy Celebrates Its 15th Year Helping Couples Who Struggle With Infertility

Souad Dreyfus’ surrogacy business satisfies a growing demand.

08/29/2018 By Nancy Joy Cook

Wellness

'Urban Sweat Lodge' Opens

Sandy Albano and her daughter, Samantha Albano, recently opened Purify, an "urban sweat lodge."

08/27/2018 By Staff

Health care

Health and Wellness Nurse Named Statewide 'Employee of the Year'

Mary Ann Ociesa of Village on the Isle was recently honored by LeadingAge Florida at the nonprofit's 55th annual conference.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Moodtopia

Deepak Chopra's Go-To Herbalist Shares Her Secrets to Managing Our Moods

Praised by celebrities like Chopra, Mayim Bialik, Christie Brinkley and more, master herbalist Sara-Chana Silverstein has a new book that allows all of us an insight into her work.

08/23/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Holistic Beauty

Luxury Skincare Pioneer Tammy Fender Talks Natural Skincare and 'Slow Beauty'

Healer and fellow Florida-girl Tammy Fender shares her insight on holistic beauty and caring for our skin in this tropical climate.

08/17/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Clean & Green

Surfer and Eir NYC Founder Jun Lee Talks Sports Recovery and Skincare

Here's how Korean-born Jun Lee, a former extreme athlete and samba dancer, created a 100 percent natural skincare and sports recovery product line—and shared it with the world.

08/17/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Pot Preview

Sarasota Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Friday

"This is somewhere I’d be as comfortable inviting my mother in as I would my friends."

08/09/2018 By Audrey Warne

Health care

'Healthy Worksites' Recognized for Banning Tobacco, Encouraging Healthy Habits

Several Sarasota County companies and nonprofits were recently recognized for being "healthy worksites."

08/06/2018 By Staff

Health care

CBD Company Opens New Shop

Mindful Medicinals recently opened a store at 1906 Glengary St., Suite B, Sarasota.

07/27/2018 By Staff

Platinum 2018

The Gazillionaire's Guide to Sarasota

Want to know what to buy when money is no object? Here’s a list of over-the-top bling for the home, for the body, for the spirit, or just for the heck of it. And it’s all available right here in Sarasota.

07/25/2018 By Staff

Parts Unknown

Remembering Anthony Bourdain

Sunday nights will never be the same.

06/13/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Invest in Yourself

Celebrate Global Wellness Day With These Tips From Local Experts

Bring a little self-care into your daily routine.

06/08/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Health care

Nonprofits Expand Free Mental Health Programs for Veterans

Goodwill Manasota and SRQ Vets are expanding their BRAVE program.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Testing, Testing

From Dermal Resurfacing to Iron Therapy, Sarasota-Manatee is a Hub for Clinical Trials

In 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved 47 new cancer drugs; 38 of them were tested right here in Sarasota.

06/01/2018 By Hannah Wallace

One Day

A Day in the Life of Buddhist Teacher Gen Chodor

We spend a meditative day with Buddhist teacher Gen Chodor.

05/30/2018 By Susan Burns

Cold Play

We Tried It: Whole-Body Cryotherapy

Resident lab rat Isaac Eger tries a new trend.

04/26/2018 By Isaac Eger

Health care

Company Begins Offering Mobile Cryotherapy Treatments

Sarasota's Hydr8 Wellness Centers recently opened a new mobile cryotherapy unit offering whole body cryotherapy around the region.

04/25/2018 By Staff

Skin Love

We Tried It: A Gua Sha Facial Treatment

Elizabeth Thomas brings the ancient Chinese art of gua sha to her Bradenton skincare practice.

04/09/2018 By Megan McDonald

Lose Big

Health Expert Danee Barnett Talks Weight Loss

We talked to Danee Barnett, a local force in healthful weight loss, about her 26-day detox program.

04/06/2018 By Heather Dunhill