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Archive | September, 2014

Travel Tuesday: Day Trip to Antiparos

Hey there, Adventurers! Here at Paraiso HQ we’re beginning to plan for our Paros, Greece retreat June 14-20, 2015 and we wanted to let you in on what we’ve got up our sleeve. One of our favorite parts of this wellness getaway (besides the menu and the oh so contagious Mediterranean lifestyle, of course) are the […]

Motivation Monday: “Make Juice, Not War!”

“Make juice not war!” is wellness guru Kris Carr’s famous motto — and we are so on board. After a startling stage 4 cancer diagnosis in 2003, Carr decided it was time to make some serious changes and fight for her life. Her solution? Adopting a nutrient dense, plant based diet that has kept her body remarkably strong […]

Sunday Funday: Nina’s NYC Guide to China Town

Living in NYC is always exciting — every little area is completely authentic and boasts a unique community that melds together into organized chaos that is just so fun to be around. Today we’re going to shine a spotlight on my favorite locations: Chinatown. I love going down to Chinatown to load up on my […]

Paraiso Adventures Featured on BurnThis!

Happy weekend, Adventurers! We have some exciting news to share! Recently, Paraiso Adventures was featured on BurnThis, an amazing wellness, fitness studio, and exercise review blog. They sat down with one of our all-star instructors, Rachel, who also happens to be an Athleta Fitness Model and NYC Exhale instructor to get the inside scoop of all things […]

Foodie Friday: Fermented Fun

Happy Friday, fellow foodies! Today we are going to take a look into fermented foods and find out why they are so good for us. This ancient practice came about out of the necessity to preserve food (read: long before refrigeration existed!).  It is only recently that we have realized how beneficial fermented foods are to our bodies…  […]

Coconut Coffee Sugar Scrub

Hello lovelies! As we might have mentioned a few times, we’re putting on a Hamptons Harvest Retreat this Columbus Day Weekend (October 10-13) and it’s geared to prep both mind and body for entering the fall with a clean slate. We’re all about detoxifying, releasing anything negative that doesn’t serve us, and embracing positivity and […]

Wellness Wednesday: Bitter Benefits

Happy Wellness Wednesday, everyone! I recently stumbled upon an article claiming that it’s beneficial for a person to consume something bitter everyday. This got me to thinking about my own diet. Do I incorporate something bitter everyday? What exactly counts as bitter food anyway? The investigation began… According to herbalists, bitter food is often lacking in our modern diets. […]

Community Love: Todos Santos Hurricane Relief

Todos Santos, hometown of our founder, Nina, is a quiet little sanctuary in Baja California Sur. In English, Todos Santos translates to “All Saints”. Revered for it’s pueblo magico, this unique locale is known for its natural beauty, cultural wealth, and historic importance.  On Sunday, Sept 14, 2014 this peaceful haven was hit by a devastating hurricane. The storm left […]

Motivation Monday: Fall back into Wellness

Hello there! Today is officially the last day of summer and we are getting ready to welcome the fall. With the dog days of summer a thing of the past, we’ve been planning for our Hamptons Harvest Retreat are falling back into our wellness routine. And boy, does it feel good! As we mentioned here in our Detox […]

Sunday Funday: And the Winner Is…

Happy Sunday Funday Paraiso Community!! We are announcing the winner of our Stretch Out Your Summer Raffle on Facebook now! We are giving away one BPA free water bottle and eco chic reusable bag! Head on over to our Facebook Fan Page to find out who the lucky winner is now! According to Fit Day, Stretching: Boosts circulation […]

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