Astrology with Andy

Astrology with Andy

Raise your hand if you would like a road map to your journey! During this time of flux, we thought it would be a useful and healing exercise to seek guidance from astrologer Andy Bellati of Astrology with Andy.

Keeping Healthy Habits in our New Normal

Let’s face it! We are all trying to navigate our way in this new normal and it is not easy. Our lives have been disrupted and thrown us all off of our scheduled lives. One of the few things we do have control over though is our self-care and amidst this uncertainty, we should all try to take good care of ourselves so when we come out of this (and we will!) we are better than ever.

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Understanding Our Human Design

Food + Mood NYC has explored many facets of health and wellness, and here we have delved deep to understand the energetic powers of our unique human designs. Human Design is a modality that helps us to comprehend and leverage our own individual energetic blueprints. It not only helps us understand ourselves better, but also gives us concrete tools and strategies to try out in our day-to-day lives. All you need is your birthday, time of birth, and place of birth.

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Soups On! … Plus Smoothies and Grain Bowls!

We have been loyal fans and devoted customers of Splendid Spoon for a long while. They have shown us that busy can be healthy by offering ready-to-eat, nourishing, plant-based smoothies, soups and grain bowls. And just when we thought our love for Splendid Spoon was at a maximum, we met their Founder and CEO, Nicole Centeno, and reached a next-level admiration. We had the privilege of sitting down with Nicole and getting to know her and her journey with Splendid Spoon. Enjoy!

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Get Salty!

EUREKA! We have found an urban oasis and we are in love. Introducing Salthaus: a modern salt room in the heart of Manhattan. Intended for both adults and children, Salthaus has created a serene haven and escape from the frenetic pace of New York City. In addition to alleviating stress and anxiety, the salt rooms boast numerous health benefits. We sat down with co-founder Amber Berger to further educate ourselves on modern salt rooms and to hear the story behind this ingenious wellness experience.

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Concierge Pilates: On-Demand Pilates

Filling a much needed gap in the NYC fitness market, Cara Simon started the brilliant Concierge Pilates: an on-demand Pilates service where you book a certified instructor to train you in your home, office or hotel. It can be a challenge for many to find ways to accommodate schedules to coincide with studio class times. This eliminates that obstacle and allows you to find the time to take care of yourself on your time and on your turf! We sat down with the savvy entrepreneur to learn more about how Concierge Pilates came to be and why we should all incorporate pilates into our lives.

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B-wom: Empowering Women and their Health

Meet B-wom – a company dedicated to empowering women to take control of their intimate health. Many women are insecure and/or intimidated by its complexity and therefore unaware of their own bodies. Here is where B-wom comes in. B-wom was created with the specific goal of offering tools and support for women so they can create preventative and self-care habits for their health. We sat down with B-wom’s Head of Business Development, Estrella Jaramillo, to further delve into B-wom and the importance surrounding this women’s health issue.

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THE SWEAT LIFE!

We are continually amazed and impressed by the health + wellness influencers we meet in New York City and beyond. Meet our latest crush – Aly Teich, founder of The Sweat Life. Aly’s goal and purpose is to help people lead healthier lives by bringing her extensive fitness experience and passion into one place – The Sweat Life. We sat down with Aly to learn more about The Sweat Life, her wellness journey and what’s to come!

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MINDFRESH – Corporate Mindfulness

Please meet one of our favorite leaders in all things wellness! Jen Kluczkowski is the founder of a corporate mindfulness program called MINDFRESH. Mindfresh is a fusion of mindful movement, meditation, and breathing techniques. It is a comprehensive and powerful mindfulness formula for those who work in an office environment.

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Let’s Eat Mindfully!

As we continue to scour New York City for the best holistic experiences, we have discovered a plant-based and gluten-free food delivery service that nourishes your mind, body and soul – meet Splendid Spoon! What is unique about Splendid Spoon’s approach to eating is a focus on not only the food, but the process by which you eat it. They want it to be a form of meditation. You prepare your meal. Remove any distractions. Sit down. Close your eyes. Inhale Deeply. Take in the meal’s aroma. Exhale. Only then do you begin to eat slowly and mindfully with conscious inhales and exhales. The goal is to allow your senses, particularly your sense of smell, to take an active and conscious role in the meal.