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Did NYFW Drop the Ball on Sustainability?

By On February 18, 2015

Much to our dismay, there has been a great deal of fur on the runway this week. (We applaud designers like Stella McCartney who do not use leather, skins, or furs in… Read More


Finally, NYC’s Dirt Candy Has Reopened at Bigger Location

By On February 11, 2015

Dirt Candy, the popular East Village vegetable-focused restaurant, finally returned this month in a new, bigger space. Partially designed by owner, chef and comic book artist Amanda Cohen, the new location on… Read More


Our Very Own Leslie Saglio on Living Healthy in London

By On February 4, 2015

LoveThisCity by MasterCard caught up with SERENE’s Leslie Saglio in London! Read on for her tips and advice to stay healthy, no matter what city you call home. By Lucy McGuire -… Read More

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Looking to Give Back in the New Year?

By On December 15, 2014

Calling all Reiki practitioners and holistic healers for volunteering in NYC! Join SERENE in a monthly Reiki circle for the patients of the Henry J. Carter Hospital of Harlem. Led by SERENE… Read More


World’s First Solar-Powered Underground Park Planned for NYC

By On December 12, 2014

Many New Yorkers are familiar with the High Line, an elevated park built on a historic rail track that runs from the Meatpacking District to the edge of Chelsea, but have you… Read More

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Finding the Joy in Yoga with Lucy Bruegger

By On December 5, 2014

“Remember, it doesn’t matter how deep into a posture you go – what does matter is who you are when you get there.” These are the words of speaker, author, and trainer… Read More

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Living Your Yoga with Karin Lilleberg

By On November 28, 2014

Yoga is a beautiful opportunity for self-discovery, and each practice is uniquely transformative. Karin Lilleberg, lead teacher of our SERENE London Sweat Lodge series, has been a disciple of yoga for over… Read More

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A Revolutionary Yoga Mat That Promotes Better Posture

By On November 11, 2014

London-based start-up company Liforme has developed an innovative yoga mat with a unique alignment system on its surface to promote proper yoga postures. The eco-friendly mats, which are wider, longer and made… Read More


UK Launches First Floating Solar Field

By On October 28, 2014

Solar panels are quickly becoming a familiar sight on rooftops. As this efficient form of renewable and sustainable energy increases in popularity, we may begin seeing them floating on reservoirs. Continue reading… Read More


Intoxication Season: Mind-Expanding Plants and Fungi

By On October 18, 2014

Psychedelic plants can help us access higher levels of consciousness. Despite their healing power, these natural, mind-expanding teachers are considered dangerous and deemed illegal. Nonetheless, the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew are… Read More