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Best Self Reatreat July 16, 17
July 10, 2017 – 10:41 am | Comments Off on Best Self Reatreat July 16, 17
Best Self Reatreat July 16, 17

Beth Shaw, Founder and CEO of YogaFit, an expert in mind body fitness is offering her Best Self Retreat in the Hamptons July 16, 17.  The two day workshop is designed to maximize your physical, mental, and spiritual potential with the latest yoga, fitness, and health trends.  Here is the best antidote to Hamptons traffic, people texting while bicycling in the middle of the road, and rudeness at farm stands. Come together with like minded people to create positive energy.
Sessions include yoga, …

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Special DJ Sunset Yoga in the Vines at Wolffer with Jimena Fama
June 28, 2017 – 11:02 am | Comments Off on Special DJ Sunset Yoga in the Vines at Wolffer with Jimena Fama
Special DJ Sunset Yoga in the Vines at Wolffer with Jimena Fama

For Julie Andrews A Few of My Favorite Things were cream colored ponies and crisp apple strudels.
While I will always covet a pony, I have few of my own favorite things and they are coming together on Sat. July 1st at 6:00pm:
Yoga
Wolffer Estate Vineyard
Jimena Fama
If you are looking for an antidote to the madness of the Fourth of July Holiday in the Hamptons there is a secret oasis – a beautiful gazebo in the midst of the vines in Sagaponack where you …

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Hamptons Wellness Week kicks off June 5, 2016
June 2, 2016 – 11:07 am | Comments Off on Hamptons Wellness Week kicks off June 5, 2016
Hamptons Wellness Week kicks off June 5, 2016

Attention all ye suffering from stress, muffin tops, bad attitudes, and I’m fine I’ll just have another pint of Ben & Jerry’s.  This is the time to pull your body, mind and soul together.  A great way to kick start this is with Hamptons Wellness Week June 5th to 12th .  You can get discounts or free fitness classes so it’s time to cheat on your normal routine and try something new.  There are also special healthy food, coaching, and beauty offers …

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FITRESERVE comes to the Hamptons with Work Out and Wellness Options
June 2, 2015 – 1:14 pm | Comments Off on FITRESERVE comes to the Hamptons with Work Out and Wellness Options
FITRESERVE comes to the Hamptons with Work Out and Wellness Options

Admit it – we are all commitment phobes — we worry that our boyfriend, hair dresser or favorite class instructor is going to see us stepping out with someone else.  But after all isn’t life meant to be a Pu Pu Platter?  Snow White knew why settle for one guy when you could have seven.  If you want to try a healthy variety of work outs and healthy living options here’s a new model.
The news: FITRESERVE— an elevated fitness-booking membership that provides …

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Susan Rockefeller’s Dive Deep Jewelry Line – A Sparkling Love Letter To The Sea
September 4, 2014 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on Susan Rockefeller’s Dive Deep Jewelry Line – A Sparkling Love Letter To The Sea
Susan Rockefeller’s Dive Deep Jewelry Line – A Sparkling Love Letter To The Sea

Always a creative and positive force, Susan Rockefeller is a documentary filmmaker, author, jewelry designer and avid conservationist. Her lifelong admiration and respect for the seas led her to get involved in ocean protection.  That passion now translates into her new Dive Deep jewelry line carried by London Jewelers in East Hampton and Southampton which is sure to inspire your inner mermaid.  HipHamptons dives in to learn more about her inspiration:

You are a true renaissance woman: filmmaker, philanthropist, jewelry maker and a …

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Julianne Moore Helps Raise Over $140,000 For The Children’s Health Fund
August 11, 2014 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Julianne Moore Helps Raise Over $140,000 For The Children’s Health Fund
Julianne Moore Helps Raise Over $140,000 For The Children’s Health Fund

While the Hamptons may be at their worst with summer traffic and meltdowns at delis because egg white omelets are improperly prepared, they are at their very best when it comes to fundraising for important causes.  Actress Julianne Moore hosted Sunset Cocktails on Mill Pond on Saturday Aug. 9th to benefit Children’s Health Fund at the beautiful home of Ovation Travel’s Paul and Lisa Metselaar (I was seriously coveting their rose garden.) The event raised over $140,000 for Children’s Health Fund, the …

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Grand Opening Skin By Veronica in New Southampton Location
August 4, 2014 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Grand Opening Skin By Veronica in New Southampton Location
Grand Opening Skin By Veronica in New Southampton Location

Veronica Taylor celebrates the new Skin By Veronica location in Southampton Village at 67 Hampton Road.
Beautiful women of the Hamptons have a secret weapon – Veronica Taylor.  Celebrating 15 years as a top Hamptons esthetician, Veronica is the trusted source for youthful, glowing, radiant skin.  Her holistic training combined with cutting edge technology and new products draw a loyal following who want a natural look.

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Hamptons Wellness Week July 13 – 20
July 13, 2014 – 9:01 pm | Comments Off on Hamptons Wellness Week July 13 – 20
Hamptons Wellness Week July 13 – 20

What’s better than treating yourself at a discount.  I’m a huge fan of Hamptons Wellness Week where you can visit your favorite healers for less or discover new ways to care for yourself and your loved ones.  After all we all need to counteract summer margarita and lobster roll madness!  You can explore Hamptons health and wellness from July 13th to 20th.  You have so many great choices including some of our favorites: Paddle Diva, A Studio Day Spa, Yoga Shanti, and …

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Hamptons Wellness Week Jan 12 to 17 – Discount Workouts And Healthy Life coaching
January 7, 2014 – 2:57 pm | Comments Off on Hamptons Wellness Week Jan 12 to 17 – Discount Workouts And Healthy Life coaching
Hamptons Wellness Week Jan 12 to 17 – Discount Workouts And Healthy Life coaching

If you need a little help with your New Years Resolution to get fit and healthy, Hamptons Wellness week January 12 – 17  is your jump start.

Hamptons Wellness Week consists of $5 fitness classes at over 15 premiere fitness studios between Montauk and Westhampton, evening lectures and learning, coaching and connecting, and, of course, celebrating. Kiley Sabatino of One Healthy Hamptons seeks to celebrate wellness and make health more accessible throughout the community.  This is your chance to try all sorts of …

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Hamptons Healers: Aimee Raupp Acupuncture and Fertility Treatments
August 29, 2013 – 8:39 am | One Comment
Hamptons Healers: Aimee Raupp Acupuncture and Fertility Treatments

In the modern, stressed, toxic, “there’s no time for me” world we live in, women (and men) are facing health challenges.  Your secret of success for feeling and looking well is Hamptons healer Aimee Raupp author of Chill Out & Get Healthy.  And if your hormones are amok or you’re looking to increase your fertility now or for the future or deal with decreasing hormones she is the expert.
A licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and book author Aimee Raupp is a woman’s health and …

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Think Pink: Ellen Hermanson Foundation Fundraising Weekend
August 13, 2013 – 5:20 am | No Comment
Think Pink: Ellen Hermanson Foundation Fundraising Weekend

It’s a whole weekend of PINK.  The Ellen Hermanson Foundation which created a legacy to support women with breast cancer and established a center at Southampton Hospital will get you walking, running, dancing and even eating to help the cause.
The Pink Apron event on Saturday August 17th features delectable from celebrity chefs then on Sunday August 18th there is the 5K run/walk Ellen’s Run starting at 9am.  For more information and tickets. www.ellensrun.org.

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Best Hamptons Spas – La Don Spa Opens in Wainscott
July 30, 2013 – 1:34 pm | Comments Off on Best Hamptons Spas – La Don Spa Opens in Wainscott
Best Hamptons Spas – La Don Spa Opens in Wainscott

If you’re looking for one of the hidden best Hamptons spas, you can head to Wainscott and feel like you are walking into an exotic spa right out of Indochine.  La Don was created by Thuyen Nguyen to feel like a beautifully decorated Far East meets East End oasis.  Nguyen wanted to raise the bar on Hamptons spas for his clients who enjoy the intimacy and exclusivity of the private setting.  “I wanted to avoid a retail setting that felt cold or …

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Hamptons Best Spas – Salon Bar opens in East Hampton
June 18, 2013 – 9:30 am | Comments Off on Hamptons Best Spas – Salon Bar opens in East Hampton
Hamptons Best Spas – Salon Bar opens in East Hampton

There is a secret oasis in East Hampton Village, a place to relax and revel in self-care away from the hustle and bustle of a busy summer season.  The Salon Bar at 66 Newtown Lane is tucked away on the second floor, a large bright white space with a glittering new Hamptons spa.  Different rooms are dedicated to manicures, pedicures, hair salon, massages and facials with a bar for a sparkling water or sparkling body glitter art.

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Best Hamptons Dermatologist: Dr. Elliot T. Weiss Is Your Best Defense Against Skin Cancer
November 28, 2012 – 11:49 am | Comments Off on Best Hamptons Dermatologist: Dr. Elliot T. Weiss Is Your Best Defense Against Skin Cancer
Best Hamptons Dermatologist:  Dr. Elliot T. Weiss Is Your Best Defense Against Skin Cancer

By Heather Buchanan
Okay, so maybe you weren’t the girl slathered in baby oil with the foil face sun reflector but that doesn’t mean you are not at risk for skin cancer.  According to a 2005 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the number of women under age 40 diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma has more than doubled in 30 years while cases of squamous cell carcinoma among women under 40 increased almost 700 percent.  And that’s when global warming …

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Top Hamptons Spas: Skin By Veronica – Being Healthy is Beautiful
July 10, 2012 – 11:45 am | 3 Comments
Top Hamptons Spas:  Skin By Veronica – Being Healthy is Beautiful

Grand Opening Of Skin By Veronica in its new location at 67 Hampton Road LL1 in Southampton Village.
Special Celebration August 23 from 4 – 7 with food by Mary’s Marvelous.
Hamptons women with beautiful skin have a secret weapon.  Veronica Taylor.  With Skin By Veronica, she approaches skin as your largest organ and guides clients not just in the topical treatment but from the inside out.  Her motto is, “Being healthy is beautiful.”  Veronica describes her approach as East meets West with the …

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Top Hamptons Spas – Rejuvenation Spa Opens in Sag Harbor with $79 Massages
June 29, 2012 – 2:26 pm | One Comment
Top Hamptons Spas – Rejuvenation Spa Opens in Sag Harbor with $79 Massages

A new spa has opened its blue and white doors in Sag Harbor.  The Rejuvenation Spa has the affordable price of $79 for an hour massage (Swedish, deep tissue, reflexology, shiatsu, pre-natal, sport, jet-lag, Tui-Na, and aromatherapy.)  Book me early and often and for sure tell me what Tui-Na is!
Owner Therese Lindstrom and husband Bill Kamaras wanted a boutique spa that focused on healing to serve the local community with very affordable pricing, about half of the price of a massage at …

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Real Houswives’ Kelly Killoren Bensimon Diet and Fashion Secrets: I Can Make You HOT!
June 25, 2012 – 10:46 am | One Comment
Real Houswives’ Kelly Killoren Bensimon Diet and Fashion Secrets: I Can Make You HOT!

Kelly Killoren Bensimon arrived at Chris Burch’s C. Wonder boutique on Main Street in Southampton on Saturday to sign her new book “I Can Make You HOT!”
You have to love an event where the first person standing in line is an aging man in a polo to buy “I Can Make You HOT!.”  He was a bit surprised to find out it was about dieting.  Rubbing herself in honey is, alas, only Kelly’s skin softening trick.
It is admittedly hard to resist the …

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Top Hamptons Spas: East End Fridays at Naturopathica
June 21, 2012 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Top Hamptons Spas: East End Fridays at Naturopathica
Top Hamptons Spas: East End Fridays at Naturopathica

If you are looking for one of the top Hamptons spas, Naturopathica is your destination.  They have some of the most highly trained therapists who not only give the best Hamptons massages, they know how to work with injuries, stress and fatigue and you leave feeling at least a few inches taller.  They are starting a new program to give back to the community and give you a great discount.
On Friday, June 22, 2012, Naturopathica Healing Arts Center and Spa celebrates local …

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A WellNEST Weekend of Hamptons Healing June 30th
June 21, 2012 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on A WellNEST Weekend of Hamptons Healing June 30th
A WellNEST Weekend of Hamptons Healing June 30th

On the eve of the summer solstice – health and well being are front and center.  If the only thing front and center is your protruding muffin top or emotional baggage here’s a chance to get the scoop on cleansing and juicing as well as Astrology/Psychology readings at WellNEST in Sag Harbor.  Also be sure to check out their yoga/healing classes and visit the store which carries Floracopeia some of the best essential oils around.  Here’s the inside scoop from one our …

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Planned Parenthood Bridgehampton Fundraiser – Putting Women First
May 31, 2012 – 9:34 am | Comments Off on Planned Parenthood Bridgehampton Fundraiser – Putting Women First
Planned Parenthood Bridgehampton Fundraiser – Putting Women First

Loraine Boyle, Blythe Danner, Martha Plimpton, Reina Schiffrin Pres/CEO PPHP
The Bridgehampton benefit for Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic on Saturday celebrated its 25th and also its most important year to date with the rallying cry of what guest speaker award winning actress Martha Plimpton called, “taking care of the needs of women versus the ambition of politicians.”  Plimpton who has been active in the organization for years encouraged everyone to participate to protect, “the most recognizable and trusted source of sex education and …

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Aromatherapy at WellNEST: Flower Power Fights Cold & Flu
November 9, 2011 – 3:29 pm | Comments Off on Aromatherapy at WellNEST: Flower Power Fights Cold & Flu
Aromatherapy at WellNEST: Flower Power Fights Cold & Flu

As if darkness setting in at 4pm wasn’t enough to make you bring out Sylvia Plath and Mozart’s Requiem, the cold and flu season is upon us as well.  If you’re looking for a natural way to fight not only the dreaded germs but the depression brought on at this time of year, Maureen Dodd of WellNEST has a solution. 
 
She will be conducting free medicinal oil consultations on Saturday Nov. 12th from 11am to 3pm at WellNEST located at 125 Main Street …

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Top Hamptons Spas on Sale Oct. 23 – 31
October 25, 2011 – 11:38 am | Comments Off on Top Hamptons Spas on Sale Oct. 23 – 31
Top Hamptons Spas on Sale Oct. 23 – 31

HipHampton-istas know that our favorite four letter word is SALE.  Only more enticing when preceded by SPA.  There are a few specials this week at Top Hamptons Spas.

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Mama Glow Film Festival at WellNEST Aug. 20th
August 16, 2011 – 1:37 pm | Comments Off on Mama Glow Film Festival at WellNEST Aug. 20th
Mama Glow Film Festival at WellNEST Aug. 20th

 
 

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Hamptons Fitness & Wellness Soiree to benefit Soles4Souls Kicks Off
August 16, 2011 – 12:31 pm | One Comment
Hamptons Fitness & Wellness Soiree to benefit Soles4Souls Kicks Off

photo credit Jerritt Clark
Stilettos can be an effective weapon, either the small thin knife to slay an attacker, or the super sexy high heels which can slay Prince Charming.  The love/hate relationship women have with their high heels is the subject of Dr. Emily Splichal‘s business.  “Dr. Legs” as she is known kicked up her heels in the Hamptons with her successful #1 fitness dvd’s Catwalk Confidence and Stiletto Recovery.  Dr. Splichal hosted the very first Catwalk Confidence & Dasha Wellness Hamptons Fitness & …

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Urban Zen at Bridgehampton Polo
August 13, 2011 – 9:09 am | Comments Off on Urban Zen at Bridgehampton Polo
Urban Zen at Bridgehampton Polo

Beth Ostrosky Stern tosses out the ball in style. 
Aside from the excitement on the Circa Field, Bridgehampton Polo draws an interesting and eclectic crowd  – both spectators and sponsors.  Getting their inside story is half the fun.
We had the chance to catch up with Janera Soerel Program Director and Myra Magaletta Executive Director of Urban Zen which has a tent next to the Blue Star Jets VIP lounge.  They are using the opportunity for the foundation’s Hope, Help & Rebuild Haiti initiative.  …

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East Hampton Fitness & Wellness Fundraiser for Soles4Souls August 13
August 11, 2011 – 2:28 pm | Comments Off on East Hampton Fitness & Wellness Fundraiser for Soles4Souls August 13
East Hampton Fitness & Wellness Fundraiser for Soles4Souls August 13

Catwalk Confidence & Dasha Wellness Introduce Hamptons Fitness/Wellness Fundraiser
 

East Hamptons fitness & wellness soiree to benefit Soles4Souls, hosted by PIX 11 Dr. Steve Salvatore
Saturday August 13 2p- 6p

Dr. Emily Splichal creator of the #1 posture and balance workouts “Catwalk Confidence” and “Stiletto Recovery” has partnered with Dasha Wellness to launch a luxury East Hamptons fitness & wellness soiree to benefit Soles4Souls on August 13, 2011.   The event will be hosted by PIX 11 Dr. Salvatore.

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Hamptons Healing this weekend at wellNEST in Sag Harbor
August 6, 2011 – 8:52 am | One Comment
Hamptons Healing this weekend at wellNEST in Sag Harbor

This Saturday, August 6th 4-6pm wellNEST Studio welcomes Terri Cole and her “Live Fearless and Free” campaign!  
Terri is a life coach, psycho-therapist, natural comedienne,  an original member of the Kris Carr- Crazy Sexy Posse- co-authoring Crazy Sexy books, VH1 TV host, and won her own battle with cancer.  This will be a fun 2 hour event of motivation, movement, getting you out of your own way, and revamping your blue print of getting your life moving forward NOW.  Terri will be joined …

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The Trojan Good Vibrations Truck Rolls Into The Surf Lodge
August 2, 2011 – 2:59 pm | One Comment
The Trojan Good Vibrations Truck Rolls Into The Surf Lodge

Safe sex arrived in style in the Hamptons when the Trojan Good Vibrations Truck pulled into the Surf Lodge in Montauk during the SPIN Magazine Summer Concert series.   The truck brought treats of another good humor kind for the sophisticated young social set who rallied around the free giveaways.  Clearly the condom and cosmopolitan was the perfect complement.  Trojan is just launching a new line of vibrators so guests had the chance to find out ““What’s your vibe?” with the Trojan iPad vibes quiz.

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Making Waves – Oceana’s Hamptons Splash Party
August 2, 2011 – 10:03 am | Comments Off on Making Waves – Oceana’s Hamptons Splash Party
Making Waves – Oceana’s Hamptons Splash Party

 
By Heather Buchanan
You’ll never look at your tuna tartare in the same way again.
Ted Danson headlined the Hamptons Splash Party to benefit Oceana this Saturday July 30.  Guests enjoyed a lovely soiree at the luxurious oceanfront home of Margie and Michael Loeb.  With a starlit night where romantic couples could wander to our world class beaches and gaze at the Atlantic it was more apparent than ever how important it is to support Oceana which works to protect the world’s oceans.  As …

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ACRIA Cocktails At Sunset – Magical Moments
July 27, 2011 – 11:08 am | Comments Off on ACRIA Cocktails At Sunset – Magical Moments
ACRIA Cocktails At Sunset – Magical Moments

There are a few magical moments in a Hamptons summer which embody true joie de vie.  The Cocktails at Sunset benefit for ACRIA at host Steven Klein’s West Kill Farms in Bridgehampton on Saturday was such an illuminating night.  Tiki torches with their flames aglow guided guests through fields to the tent surrounded by lanterns with a long lit lap pool and fire pits.  Another magical orange glow of the signature Veuve Clicquot bottles lined the bar along with the icy Belvedere …

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Aromatherapy with David Crow at WellNEST June 25
June 22, 2011 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Aromatherapy with David Crow at WellNEST June 25
Aromatherapy with David Crow at WellNEST June 25

 

WellNEST welcomes Floracopia Founder, David Crow, master herbalist and one of the world’s foremost experts and leading speakers in the field of botanical medicine and grassroots healthcare, as he joins Richard Ash, MD and Maureen Dodd, for a day of events at WellNEST Studio.

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Hamptons Healing – wellNEST Studio opens in Sag Harbor
June 16, 2011 – 9:54 pm | 90 Comments
Hamptons Healing – wellNEST Studio opens in Sag Harbor

 
Photos courtesy of wellNEST Studio
A new healing center, the wellNEST Studio arrives in Sag Harbor, opening new paths for those looking for inner peace, physical balance and optimal health on a soul-ullar level.  Offering everything from yoga to meditation to alchemical arts and medicinal oil and healing, the new bright white studio at 51 Division Street complements the 125 Main Street boutique.

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Heat Wave – Planned Parenthood Hamptons Fundraiser May 29
May 24, 2011 – 8:48 am | 91 Comments
Heat Wave – Planned Parenthood Hamptons Fundraiser May 29

The Hamptons benefit season is upon us and Memorial Day weekend kicks off with the Planned Parenthood fundraiser on Sunday May 29th with Heat Wave which we hope will inspire Mother Nature to turn up the temperature here on the East End.  Held at the Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club, this is a not to miss event with a Silent Art Auction from major name artists like Ross Bleckner, Eric Fischl and April Gornik and Pop Up Boutiques from your favorite designers …

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Healthy Hamptons – Your New Health Coach Renata Petecka
May 10, 2011 – 10:32 am | Comments Off on Healthy Hamptons – Your New Health Coach Renata Petecka
Healthy Hamptons – Your New Health Coach Renata Petecka

When you see the sixteen packets of sugar that represent how many grams of sugar are in your favorite bottled drink it’s easy to freak out.  I mean it’s not a milkshake for goodness sake —  it’s a bottled iced tea.  Renata Petecka is here at a seminar to explain to us just how important it is to read labels.  Renata takes a holistic approach to her health coaching business.  While weight loss (hello bikini season) is a major goal, she incorporates …

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