Health + Beauty

Detox Holiday at VIVA Mayr

The word 'detox' is a big buzz-word and this summer, Zuri Girl was introduced to one of the world's leading detox destinations,  VIVA, The Center for Modern Mayr Medicine,  located in Austria, just a short trip from Zürich. After reading the  VOGUE Article  on the clinic, we were hooked and simply needed to experience ‘The Cure’…

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Green Thumbs Up for VEG and the City

  An "urban garden", the hottest trend to hit horticulture, is not an oxymoron.  Nor is it impossible, for those of us who thought we lacked that "green thumb gene".  At least once a month, newly opened "VEG and the City" garden store in downtown Zurich hosts a hands-on three hour evening gardening class.

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Booster Pilates – Now Open!

With springtime in full bloom and summer fast approaching, every Zuri Girl appreciates the art of staying active and fit, while enjoying each workout to the fullest.  Booster Pilates, a new fitness studio in the heart of Zurich

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Free Your Mind

How many of our 60-80,000 thoughts per day are as scattered as the snowflakes in a snow globe that has just been shaken up?  Snowflakes, similar to our thoughts, are uniquely individual and seem to either cause us emotions of joy or annoyance depending on our mood. Zuri Girl recently met Bella Glover of beingwell.…

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Welcome INDIGO Fitness!

The hottest health club in town. Literally . The owners of INDIGO fitness just ‘get it’ and it’s about time our gym prayers have been answered. Maybe you have seen the billboards around the city of Zurich. INDIGO Fitness is opening in September 2013 and when we are excited…we mean it Zuri Girl sat down…

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Probiotics… A Bacteria Bomb?

Zuri Girl has been hearing the buzz word “Probiotics” flirting its way through conversations and was eager to get the inside scoop on this trending theme

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Laughter Yoga

Want to feel sunshine when it’s raining and laugh when you feel grey? We sure do! We all know how good laughing makes us feel, but did you know that our body can’t tell the difference between pretend and genuine laughter?

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The Feldenkrais Method

The Feldenkrais Method is quickly becoming a popular new treatment for… everyone! If you have an injury, chronic pain, or are looking to get a better workout, or just want to relieve stress, the Feldenkrais Method can help you to feel lighter and better. It was developed by the very smart Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais (1904-1984),…

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Hot Hammams

One of the trendiest and most indulgent rejuvenation rituals in modern spas was originally developed in the 14th century Ottoman Empire for a different purpose . Based on ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantium examples, hammams (Turkish baths) became important in Ottoman culture, because the Koran named cleansing an integral part of Islam in preparing the…

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