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Miami's 'Sync or Swim' Treads Water with Style

In celebration of the forthcoming London Olympics, members of The Standard Spa, Miami Beach joined forces with the Miami-based synchronized swim team, The Dolphinettes, and put on an... More »
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The Spin/Standard Ping Pong Tournament Hits Miami

There was nothing lazy about this past Sunday ... More »
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OLYMPIC FEVER: Synchronized Swimming at The Standard Spa

On Monday night, The Standard Spa, Miami Beach is going to teach you the intense sport of the synchronized swim. The Dolphinettes, a Miami-based synchronized swim team will be demonstrating in... More »
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FIT TIPS: Miami Trainer, Brad Plotkin's Guide To Keeping Trim All Summer Long

Summer is here and we’re all as focused as ever on our waist lines. Some of us though, struggle with keeping the motivation up and getting into the pattern of a regular workout routine.... More »
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5 Award-Winning Poolside Drinks Courtesy of The Lido Bayside Grill

As recently mentioned by Miami New Times, The Standard Spa is better known for it’s healthy wheatgrass and ginger shots. That being said, The Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill offers... More »
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Meet Marcello Ibanez at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

It’s time for another staff profile. Here we meet the charming Mr. Ibanez, photographer, artist, server of poolside cocktails at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach. (Random: Watch to the end to... More »
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NEW MANTRA: Retreat, Repeat, Retreat, Repeat, Retreat

The Standard Spa, Miami Beach has a new mantra for you and it goes a little something like this: Retreat, repeat. It has a nice ring to it, right? Starting July 27, the property will be... More »
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SPA SECRETS: Our Most Popular Juice Recipe, Revealed!

Psst! We’ve got some juicy gossip. Okay, so it’s not exactly the kind of tittle-tattle overheard at your grandmother’s knitting circle, but it’s news nonetheless. As you... More »
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SPA SECRETS: A History of the Hamam—Spreader of Warmth ... and Spirits

Around the world the practice of travelling to baths in hopes of curing physical and spiritual ailments dates back to pre-historic times. Forms of ritual purification existed among the Native... More »
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Girl You Know It's True: My Days and Nights at the Versace Mansion

This morning I awoke to some truly fabulous news in the Wall Street Journal, which sent me on a whirlwind trip down memory lane. Long before I was spending my winters in residence at The... More »
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The Charmed Life of a Standard Spa Member

You’re most likely familiar with the Membership Program at The Standard Spa which gets you perks like access to the pool, discounts on the spa, fitness classes and food and drink. ... More »
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A Few of Our Favorite Snaps

On-the-fly photos that caught our eye last week … More »
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TO DO: Paddle 4 People at The Standard Spa

TKS Miami and Vokent are hosting the third annual Paddle 4 People charity race at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach. Last year the race attracted over 150 paddle boarders, even a dog rode along on... More »
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MODERN GURU: Gabrielle Bernstein Comes to The Standard Spa

From PR girl to spiritual “guru,” Gabrielle Bernstein has most definitely found her calling, tapping into a new kind of spiritual coaching and mentoring for the modern... More »
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Arianne Traverso, Yoga Instructor at The Standard Spa

Watch the latest in our series of staff profiles. Here we have Peruvian born Arianne Traverso, yoga instructor for the last six years at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach. Why doesn’t everyone... More »
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Monroe on Stage, Silver Lake Shopping, Rubell's Recent Acquisitions

NEW YORK Encores! presents this 1949 musical, based on the novel by Anita Loos, with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Leo Robin. Megan Hilty (“Smash”) stars as Lorelei Lee, the... More »
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GIFT GUIDE: The Standard Spa Has Got Mom Covered

ULTIMATE MANICURE AND PEDICURE Treat Mother (and her guest) to a glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne. Her hands and feet will be bathed and massaged in warm coconut milk and floral essences,... More »
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TO DO: Head Gas, Surf Art & Polo

NEW YORK “Head Gas” is the first New York exhibition by Italian-born, Berlin-based artist Enrico David. Over the past twenty years, David has produced a body of work encompassing... More »
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SPA SECRETS: Is It Time for a Juice Cleanse?

Are you suffering from the following? Stressed out Fatigued Catching colds Frequent headaches Dull skin tone Always feeling thirsty ... More »
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TO DO: Cornell West, Tavis Smiley & The Lost Gatsby Movie

NEW YORK On Friday, the brilliant, ever-entertaining and ever-outspoken Tavis Smiley and Cornel West are going to discuss their new book, “The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty... More »
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SPA SECRETS: Everything You Need To Know About Sleep … But Are Too Tired to Remember

Sleeping Beauty had it easy. One prick of the finger and she was out. Outside the magical world of Disney, however, sleep rarely comes so easy. Here are some tips from The Standard Spa, Miami... More »