Tag Archives: Michelle Barge

Seasonal Detoxing: A Springtime Ritualistic Approach

by: Michelle Barge According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, Spring is the season of Wood or the Liver. So what better way to celebrate than by honoring this purifying organ with rejuvenation, restoration and re-birth. Personally, I’ve always gravitated towards some sort of detoxing or internal cleansing around the start of spring.  It just feels natural to […]

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Keeping The “I” In ValentIne’s; Self Love, Going Beyond The Chocolate

As we enter the dimension of Valentine’s Day and the frenzy of gift giving and proclamations of love, we at O&N Collective can’t help but start first at the notion and awareness of self-love.  We asked O&N Collective VP, NYC Yoga Teacher, LivWell Editor and friend, Michelle Barge, to talk about self love and how […]

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Breast Health: Going Beyond October

by: Michelle Barge   Moving from a Month to Total Commitment to Prevention & Self Care As October comes to a close and we enter November, and thankfully another month dedicated to greater awareness for another life threatening disease — prostate cancer —  I am struck how the first few weeks in October my inbox was flooded […]

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Baja Magic: Flow and Shine Yoga Retreat

  by: Organic Contessa Experience true Gypset style in Todos Santos at the charming Flora Del Mar. {Exclusive Offer to our Community: 10% OFF List Price if booked by 2/21, see below for details} Flow and Shine on the Pacific Coast this March with renowned teachers Bhavani Noel & Organic Contessa Liv Well Editor, Michelle […]

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O&N Collective Exclusive Tata Harper Holiday Beauty Survival Kit featuring Dr Sponge!‏ by Michelle Barge

The holidays are upon us and no sooner do the pumpkins hit the stoop, the frenzy regarding the upcoming holiday season begins.  Although it can be a fun and festive time, for many it is filled with a lot of activities; rushing and planning, lots of traveling and little sleep – all that can take […]

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Yoga For Kids; by Organic Contessa {An Indigo+Sage Collaboration}

“Some of the most important lessons kids learn happen at a desk … some happen on a yoga mat” ~ Bent On Learning Recently I had the honour of being asked by someone I admire and adore, Melanie Martin, to contribute an article for her amazing parenting blog;  Indigo+Sage on Yoga for Kids. The article […]

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Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation – The Anti-Botox Solution by:Michelle Barge

  I am so fortunate to have many healers, who are also friends, in New York City.  One of my longtime “go-to” specialists in the wellness world and a dear friend is Juliette Aiyana – a renowned acupuncturist and just a totally cool, fun woman.  Her wellness center, located in Union Square, has become a […]

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‘The Invitation, A New Year’s Reflection’ by Organic Contessa

“IT DOESN’T INTEREST ME WHAT YOU DO FOR A LIVING. I want to know what you ache for and of you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for your dream, for the […]

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Product Review; Newly launched at O&N Collective – Skincare Line Blissoma, by Michelle Barge

                          The “bliss” is in easy, organic, aromatic, perfection We all make lifestyle changes that are pivotal turning points in how we live our lives and that are marked in our cerebral calendars forever:  becoming a vegetarian, no longer being a vegetarian, the realization […]

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Organic Contessa’s 2012 Green Holiday Gift Guide Part #1

  It’s the most wonderful time of year again! This is the season for hustling about, epicurean feasts, festive moments with loved ones and yet as well….the proverbial “to-do” list.  So to prove all that’s merry is bright and amp up your winter happiness level or to blast away the blahs, or bah humbugs for […]

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