Gina Tomaine

Health and Wellness Editor

Gina Tomaine is Health and Wellness Editor of Philadelphia. Follow her on Twitter @gtomaine.

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Be Well Philly

Why Infrared Heat Is a Hot Trend at Philly Spas and Workouts

Here’s where to warm up with infrared yoga and saunas.

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A Real Housewives-Founded “Vaginal Rejuvenation Spa” Is Opening in Philly

It specializes in services supporting women’s sexual health and wellbeing.

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We Hit the Red Room at Barry’s for January’s BWP Underground Event

See photos from our Barry’s and Heyday Skincare BWP Underground event.

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Local Mom Breaks Burpee World Record While Raising Money for CHOP

Her daughter was given a three percent chance of surviving, but CHOP saved her life.

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Buti Yoga Is On the Rise in Philly. Here’s Why.

The trendy yoga practice combines power yoga, dancing, and core work.

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Meet the Identical Triplet Brothers Taking Over Philly’s Fitness Scene

The three work at Rumble, Barry’s, and Unite. But they swear they never switch places.

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We Took a Swim Class at Fitness Alive for December’s BWP Underground Event

See photos from our fun (and splashy) Fitness Alive BWP Underground event.

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13 Philly Studios Hosting Travel-Worthy Yoga Retreats in 2020

Get out of your head — and out of town — with these nearby and far-flung yoga retreats run by locals.

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Life & Style

The Lost Art of Hanging Out

In a hyper-scheduled world, is it possible to be friends without a calendar invite?

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The First Lidl Grocery Store in Philadelphia Is Now Open in Port Richmond

The popular and inexpensive German chain could give other grocers in the area a run for their money.

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New Bike Fix-it Stations Installed on the Schuylkill River Trail

The new stations will feature a bike rack, an air pump for tires, and a full set of tools for minor bike repairs.

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Life & Style

Philly Designer King Saladeen on His Comet-Like Art and Fashion Evolution

From Nike shoes to Birkin bags to the Fitler Club, his mix of pop fine art and graffiti is turning up everywhere.

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Celebrating 2019’s Incredible Be Well Philly Health Hero

We’re thrilled to announce the 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero winner, and celebrate our finalists.

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After a Heart Attack, This Bucks County Woman Hugged Her Way Across America

Edie Weinstein hugged (and walked) her way back to heart health. Here’s why she wants you to squeeze someone every day.

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We Took a Hip-Hop Yoga Class at Teranga Yoga for November’s BWP Underground Event

See photos from our fun (and sweaty) Teranga Yoga BWP Underground event.