Australian F45 takes a similar team-based approach so that exercises are accessible to everyone. Workouts are broken into 45-minute classes. Members are often paired together throughout the workout and wear heart monitors to track and share performance with the rest of the class on a TV screen in the room. For those that want to push themselves harder and burn off those calories, classes like those at SWERVE or F45 can give you the push you need to take action, while bonding with the people around you.
Boston’s long-running comedy troupe has established an outpost right here in the Chelsea basement under Gristedes previously occupied by the Upright Citizens Brigade. Open only for weekends to start, Improv Asylum’s Mainstage cast performs both improvised scenes based on audience suggestions as well as topical sketches in a 90-minute show each Friday and Saturday.
Train Like An Angel: Martha & Andrea Rogers of Xtend Barre
“Genius: Picasso” star Poppy Delevingne was at the Seville celebrating her birthday Thursday with pals including model Jessica Hart.
Delevingne arrived fresh from “The Tonight Show,” where she’d oddly opened beer bottles by pressing the cap into her eye socket for host Jimmy Fallon and guests Steve Martin and Martin Short.
Like brunching, rooftop drinking in NYC is competitive. Sky-high bars with higher prices are invariably packed, and you’ll have to contend with long lines, snap-happy tourists, and weather. But whether you’ve been here for a lifetime or just passing through, high-altitude imbibing will call out to you, too. These are the best places to sip or swig in the great updoors.
“This is my absolute favorite! It doesn’t smell, it’s streak free, easy to use and so affordable. You can spray your body after showering for a golden-tan glow or you can spray on top of your makeup as a setting spray and to add glow. And it’s perfect to use on the décolletage for some extra glow before going out!” said Katherine Dorn, makeup artist at Pierre Michel salon in New York City.
Hotel Chantelle – This rooftop party promises a fashionable time with derby styles, DJ sets and mint juleps. Tickets include one free drink. ($20, 4 to 8 p.m., 92 Ludlow St., Manhattan, eventbrite.com
Winky Lux cosmetics is known for glittery eye shadows and heart-shaped lipsticks. “It’s lots of unicorns and mermaids,” says 34-year-old CEO Natalie Mackey, whose streamlined personal style shows that you can run a bubbly beauty brand while dressing like a badass.
When I heard about F45 Training, I thought it was just another Barry’s or SoulCycle. But after hearing so many great things about the program, I decided to go in with an open mind and give it a shot. Here are a few things I learned about F45 Training. Spoiler alert: it was the best group fitness class I’ve ever taken.
Afterward, De Betak hosted an intimate dinner, which included Jessica Hart, Olivia Palermo, and Vogue’s Sally Singer, Lynn Yaeger, and Nicole Phelps, at a surprise location. After a quick drive, some in a white Hummer stretch-limo, the attendees arrived at Ninja, a restaurant in Tribeca where the waiters dress like (you guessed it) ninjas and diners eat underneath Japanese lanterns.