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DeBlasio Bans Foam Food Containers In New York City

After foam lobbyists failed to prove that their products were recyclable, Mayor DeBlasio has decided to ban plastic foam containers from New York...

Emi Boscamp
January 8 2015

NY Insurance Companies Required To Cover Gender-Reassignment Surgery

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has warned insurance companies in New York that, by law, they will no longer be able to deny coverage for gender-reassignment...

Emi Boscamp
December 11 2014

I Tried Mystery Juices At Brooklyn's Newest Apothecary

In their Halloween-themed piece, the New York Times paints a picture of Botica & Co. as an old-school apothecary — a completely different genre...

Emi Boscamp
November 28 2014

Fall Fitness: MBG Staffers Share Their Favorite Autumn Workouts

Fall is in full swing here in New York! For the Brooklyn-based MindBodyGreen team, crisp temperatures, beautiful leaves and the fear of (another!)...

October 29 2014

Guess Which City Is The Most Vegan-Friendly In America?

New York has a new accolade to add to its list. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has officially declared New York the most...

September 19 2014

Out Of The Darkness of 9/11, Comes Light

I was living in New York City on 9/11. Two days after the tragedy, my friend JoAnn Difede, director of the Program for Anxiety and Trauma Stress...

Beryl Bender Birch
September 11 2014

The Future Of Healthy Restaurants In America (Can We Do It?)

Celebrity chefs Amanda Freitag and John DeLucie speak with United States Healthful Food Council founder Lawrence Williams, about the future of healthy...

June 17 2014

Why You Can't Get Healthy Food At (Most) Restaurants

If we know which foods are healthy, and chefs know which foods are healthy, shouldn't it be easy to get good foods at restaurants? We all know it's...

June 13 2014

Yoga In The Heart Of New York City (Incredible Photos)

New York City has increasingly become one of the most inspiring cities in the world for me to work in. The energy and architecture of the city serve...

Robert Sturman
May 23 2014

Climate Change Set To Destroy Statue Of Liberty, Other Landmarks

Global warming isn't a magical phenomenon that may or may not happen at some future date; it's happening now, and it could destroy some of America's...

May 20 2014

Breakdancing 'Monks' Celebrate Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch (Video)

If you happened to be walking around New York City's Union Square on Friday, you may have noticed something unusual: four 'Tibetan monks'...

May 8 2014

MBG + SmartyPants Event Photos: A Discussion On Simplifying Health

On Thursday, MindBodyGreen was proud to host a multitude of wellness warriors at its new Brooklyn, New York headquarters! Guests sipped juice, chatted...

April 29 2014

9 Fitness Tips From A Blind Runner In The New York City Marathon

One of the runners in Sunday’s New York City Marathon is 64, completely blind, and running for a great cause: helping children in the developing world...

Rebeca Plantier
November 3 2013

MBG + Soma Launch Party Photos

One of the things I love about my job here at MBG is that I get to meet so many of the amazing people who make up our incredible community. On...

Jason Wachob
September 26 2013

Yoga In The Streets Of New York City (Stunning Slideshow)

I love New York and I love yoga. When they get together in the streets, I'm in heaven.

Robert Sturman
September 19 2013

How Your Passion For Wellness Can Change The World (Video)

Last week I had the honor of hosting a MindBodyGreen panel discussion, Meet The Innovators: Revolutionizing Health , at the Apple Store SoHo here in...

Jason Wachob
August 2 2013

What's Going On In Wellness Right Now

Inspired by New York Magazine 's Approval Matrix , we're excited to bring you our new monthly installment: Wellness Watch. It's a playful guide to...

May 8 2013

Mayor Bloomberg's Ban On Big Sugary Drinks Isn't Happening...Yet

Here at MindBodyGreen, you don't need to convince us that sugar sucks. It's nutritionally empty, makes us stressed, and weakens our immune system....

March 12 2013

Q&A With Peter Tunney: Legendary Artist Discusses Sobriety, Inspiration & Creativity

You've probably seen Peter Tunney's work but didn't know he was the brains behind it. Tunney's billboards, with inspirational phrases such as...

Kerry Shaw
January 22 2013

The MindBodyGreen Mural: Some of My Favorite Quotes

Earlier this week, Team MBG moved into our new Brooklyn office. For our wall, I picked some of my favorite quotes that embody what MindBodyGreen is...

Jason Wachob
October 7 2012