Alternative Medicine Guide

If You'd Like to Pull Stuff From Your Ears, Candling Is For You

While not accepted by the medical community, candling can sure be satisfying.

05/25/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Alternative Medicine Guide

Cupping Is Making Its Mark in Houston

This ancient Chinese practice gets the blood circulating.

05/25/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Alternative Medicine Guide

Seeking Healing With Herbs

"For just about every condition there is in standard medicine," says Houston master herbalist Mark Hammer, "there are answers in Chinese medicine."

05/25/2017 By Alice Levitt

Alternative Medicine Guide

How Acupuncture Went from 'Alternative' to Accepted

Not that long ago, it was illegal for acupuncturists to practice in Texas without a medical degree or supervision. Two Houston acupuncturists helped change that.

05/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Fitness Friday

REI Wants to Get Indoor Climbers Outside

The REI Co-op Climb heading to Houston's Momentum gyms will help athletes train, learn and shop for climbing adventures in a single destination.

05/19/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Fitness Friday

How to Get Your Fitness Groove Back After Baby

Having a baby is rough on the body, but two Houston moms want to make recovery a little bit easier.

05/12/2017 By Ayshe Tayfun

Fitness Friday

The Perfect Excuse to Try Wakeboarding Is Here

The Liquid Force "Free For All" tour is coming to Houston May 13—no boat and no experience required.

05/05/2017 By Andrea Park

Best of Houstonia

Houstonia's 2017 Top Dentists List

Need a cleaning, whitening, or a crown? You’re in luck. With our annual list of the city’s top dentists in hand, you’ll be smiling a healthy, white smile in no time. 

05/02/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Fitness Friday

Strut Your Way to a Dancer's Body at Dance House Fitness

Looking for that elusive mix of strength and cardio that’s also fun? Dance House Fitness has you covered.

04/28/2017 By Andrea Park

Fitness Friday

Beat the Heat at RacePace Indoor Running Studio

A new gym seeks to reinvent treadmill workouts this spring.

03/24/2017 By Andrea Park

Beer-asana

Now You Can Do Downward Dog and Have a Drink, Too

Houston breweries are now offering yoga and beer classes.

03/21/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Fitness Friday

Meet the Chef Who Says Kung Fu Saved His Life

Pokeology owner Jason Liao on the life skills martial arts gave him and how novices can get started.

03/17/2017 By Beth Levine

Work It

34 Ways to Stay Fit and Have Fun in Houston

Our fitness advice, favorite gear, and the best places to do yoga, go running, or rock climb in Houston—and much, much more.

03/15/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Fitness Friday

New Trilogy Barre Classes Offer a Full-Body Fitness Experience Unlike Anything Else

The newest Equinox offering blends barre philosophy with pilates and functional movement.

03/10/2017 By Ellie Sharp

Get Out

A Revitalized GreenStreet Offers Weekly Incentives to Visit

Weekly bootcamps, animal adoption events and free flicks on the lawn are just a few of GreenStreet's newest amenities.

03/01/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fitness Friday

A Weekend in the Wide World of Yoga Culture

The Texas Yoga Conference has every kind of class under the sun—not to mention beads, tea and so much more.

02/24/2017 By Beth Levine

Higher Learning

Find Your Inner Warrior

Take your mind and body to the limit, whether by land, sea or sky.

02/20/2017 By Marianella Orlando

High Learning

Improve Yourself, Improve Your Life

For when you know you need a change, but you're not sure where to get started...

02/20/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Bayougraphy

Dr. Madhureeta Achari: Brain Foodie

This doctor is out to prevent disease, not just treat it.

02/20/2017 By Karen Abercrombie

That Fatal Sneeze

Why Your Allergies Are Terrible Right Now

An exceptionally warm winter adds up to uncommon discomfort for sufferers.

02/10/2017 By Alice Levitt