How to take a load off.
An interview with a choreologist.
What do you get when you cross a free spirit with a stand-up comedian? At home in Los Angeles, Jenny Slate delivers the punch line.
A dive into the evolution of outdoor swimming.
A masterpiece—and mystery—in the south of France.
Sisters Gisue Hariri and Mojgan Hariri have always been “partners in crime." Charles Shafaieh meets them at their New York architecture studio.
Debika Ray meets the white-collar workers giving up vacations to participate in races that prioritize mental stamina—and money—over physical fitness.
The German conceptual artist Rebecca Horn has spent a half-century using fans, feathers and curious masks to extend the human body.
An ode to summer’s great springboard.
Conductor Roderick Cox views his baton as an extension of his own body.
There’s no such thing as being “right-brained.”
Rewind to the celebrity workout video craze.
Throughout history, philosophers physicians and the state have all muscled in on the gym.
What makes something annoying?
How to move without mortification.
Worst friends ever.
On the uses of useless knowledge.
The poet and novelist avoiding definitive endings.
On the unsung benefits of staying still.
A fluff-free history of the pillow.
Harry Harris celebrates the legacy of enigmatic performer and “songwriter’s songwriter” Laura Nyro.
What can the Alexander Technique teach us?
What did singer Tyson McVey do with her evening?
The juvenile joys of the dimple.
The Depression-era craze with deadly consequences.
The 20-year-old director talks to Sharine Taylor about walking the tightrope between teen prodigy and award-winning filmmaker.
How to make no news good news.
Meet the musician reimagining organ music.
The surprise joys of synchronization.
Why do good things come in threes?