Beauty & Wellness

Editors Picks Health & Wellness

Beraja Counseling Center
By appt. only
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Why we picked it: Individual and family counseling, parenting plans, gifted screenings and testing services to help students maximize their potential are just some of the ways Lisetta Beraja is helping improve the lives of South Floridians.

Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Center
580 Crandon Blvd.
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Why we picked it: State-of-the-art treatments offered in a professional, nurturing environment that reflect Dr. Susana Leal-Knouri’s strong commitment to providing the best care and treatment for acne and skin cancer as well as cosmetic procedures.

Pilates by Bernadette
260 Crandon Blvd., Ste. 36
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Why we picked it: Bernadette Ceravolo has practiced Pilates since she was 14 and that dedication comes through as she enthusiastically guides clients from as young as 10 to over 70 to better whole-body fitness.

Synergy Private Gym
328 Crandon Blvd., Ste. 210
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Why we picked it: Synergy guarantees good results by making and keeping its exercise programs varied and interesting. The selection of workout options includes Zumba, Yogalates, Extreme Conditioning, Boot Camps and the new Anti-Gravity Yoga.

Cure Fitness
1800 SW 1st Ave.
Miami, FL 33129
Why we picked it: Cure Fitness redefines the mind-body link in a process called Dynamic Conditioning that takes into account the psychological and physical as well as the body’s 11 different physiological systems to craft a better whole-body workout.

Skanda Yoga
1800 SW 1st Ave.
Miami, FL 33129
Why we picked it: Founder Kenneth F. von Roenn III doesn’t just help clients stretch their bodies, he helps them stretch their minds as well. Skanda utilizes alignment-based vinyasa (or “flow”), which opens up the body to its place in the universe.

Cliff Drysdale Tennis
601 S. Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33130
Why we picked it: This club is all about creating the best tennis experience available and setting it in a convenient urban environment. Seven hydro-clay courts highlight a laundry list of upscale features and services in private tennis instruction.

Alhambra Cosmetic
Laser Center
Dr. John Martin
2912 S. Douglas Rd.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Why we picked it: Dr. Martin displays both passion and skill when it comes to cosmetic facial and eye surgery. He utilizes high-tech Coherent CO2 and Naturalase Eribium Lasers and teaches regularly about them worldwide.

Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center
Dr. T.J. Giuffrida
3275 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Why we picked it: Dr. T.J. Giuffrida takes a 3-step approach to skin cancer treatment by acting as surgeon, pathologist and reconstructive surgeon. Called Mohs Micrographic Surgery, it is recommended for high-risk cancers.

Coconut Grove Pharmacy
3001 SW 27 Ave.
Miami, FL 33133
Why we picked it: The friendly décor is reminiscent of an old-fashioned pharmacy but the extensive selection is thoroughly modern, and the level of service is second to none in the neighborhood and beyond.

Hall Longevity
1674 Meridian Ave., Ste. 430
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Why we picked it: Brothers Dr. Michael Hall & Dr. Cary Hall have created a “hybrid” model combining modern Western medicine with a holistic approach and cutting-edge hormonal replacement to aid clients in improving their overall health.

Miami Beach Gyrotonic
1370 Washington Ave., Ste 307
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Why we picked it: Gyrotonics focuses the workout on the spine and body core while at the same time increasing overall body muscle and tone. It reduces the likelihood of sore or injured muscles that occur with traditional resistance machines.

Biotonic Vibe Studio @ South Beach Active
1400 Alton Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Why we picked it: The Power Plate premium vibration device significantly ramps up the exercise experience. Benefits include increased muscle strength and flexibility, enhanced blood circulation, improved bone mineral density, better metabolism and an overall superior tone.