Julia Millay Walsh | July 19, 2011 6:19 pmIf you've ever bumped into a fellow yogi while practicing your half-moon pose or met a masseuse who claims to be trained in "all types" of bodywork, you know that all yoga studios or massage therapists are not equal. At Hyde St. Wellness Cooperative in Lower Nob Hill, you can count on feeling relaxed and rejuvenated — not crowded or misled — with intimate yoga classes and highly specialized practitioners, who have honed their craft to a precise, distinct style.
Lie down for 60 minutes of bliss with a range of massage styles to choose from, including Swedish, Thai, shiatsu, deep tissue, aroma island style, hot stone, sports, and prenatal.Read More
Julia Millay Walsh | May 3, 2011 4:18 pmWhy walk when you can crawl? Nine years strong, CrawlSF brings the Bay Area's barflies together for bustling pub crawls through San Francisco's hottest neighborhoods on a calendar full of sloshy Saturdays. Descend on the city's most populated areas — from Union St. to the Mission to Clement St. and beyond — for daytime drinking at its finest.Read More
Nancy Einhart | March 31, 2011 8:41 amCertified medical esthetician Linda Georgedes has been in the skin business for 32 years. For proof of her talent, you don't have to look at her resume — just at her dewy, glowing skin. You might call Georgedes a professor of skin care: she's devoured stacks of medical books and literally written a book on brow shaping.Read More
freshguide | December 18, 2010 10:35 am'Tis the season of indulgence, and the Nob Hill Spa (1075 California St., 415-474-5400) is pretty much the poshest spa in town. Once the craziness of the holiday season is behind us, give yourself a gift and a much-needed detox with a seriously deluxe spa day.
Atop San Francisco's Huntington Hotel, this tranquil day spa is the kind of place I wish I could just take up residence.Read More