Sage + Sound Curated Wellness - A holistic wellness destination opens on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Featuring facials by Tracie Martyn and Osmosis Beauty, Biologique Recherche treatments, acupuncture by Paul Kempisty, IMD Beauty Spa lymphatic massages, and eyebrow therapy by celebrity artist Paulo Siqueira as well as a Sundays nontoxic nail studio offering a “meditative manicure experience,” Sage + Sound aspires to bring more than just colorful hands and shapely brows to Manhattan. Furthering its commitment to physical as well as mental fitness, Sage + Sound Study hosts five to seven classes a day in The Study, a space dedicated to mindfulness practices under the leadership of program director Ryan Haddon.

Sinus-Clearing Foods That’ll Blast The Snot Right Out Of You

Paul Kempisty, a board-certified herbalist and founder of Peekay’s Herbs, explained that many herbs can pack an even stronger punch than foods. “Herbs are quite incredible for dealing with congestion, allergies and many mucus-related problems,” he explained. “Herbs are like foods that went to college. They generally have a far more complex and powerful nutrient profile. So, while herbs do not really nourish us with the same level of macronutrients (fats, proteins, carbs, etc.) found in foods, their potency is a lot closer to the powerful effects of certain medications, but with far fewer side effects and risks.”


Gwyneth Paltrow unveils 'miracle' health hacks to prevent illness

 "And that's not the end of Gwyneth's health secrets! She continued by holding up two Peekay's products that help those suffering with cold and flu. "We don't sell these on Goop but I hope to. This is to stay healthy if you feel like you're getting sick. These things are totally a miracle, I love them," she said."


Britt's picks // Herbalist & Acupuncturist

If you’re looking for an herbalist and/or acupunturist in NYC, I cannot recommend Paul Kempisty enough. I first started seeing Paul a few years ago, when I was struggling to regulate my menstrual and ovulation cycles in the hopes of one day becoming pregnant. He came highly recommended by multiple friends, and I’m so glad that I ended up going to see him at his practice in Soho. 



HTW with Zoe and Erica (PODCAST)
#76: All About Adaptogenic Mushrooms with Paul Kempisty
Paul Kempisty is an acupuncturist, Chinese medicine practitioner, and a wealth of knowledge on the magical world of fungi. They have incredible healing properties, and it’s great to see them pop up--like mushrooms, one might say-- in more products everywhere. We get into some of the buzzwords (hello, adaptogens and nootropics), and gain more insight into relying on roots, plants, and herbs for healing purposes. He breaks down some of the science behind them and tells us what is undebatable when it comes to the benefits of mushrooms.


HTW with Zoe and Erica (PODCAST)
#40: Paul Kempisty on Chinese Medicine for Infertility, Menopause and Lady Hormones

Today we are talking to Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine mastermind, Paul Kempisty. Paul is also a mind-reader and tongue-reader, and can tell you what you’re feeling without you saying a word. It’s kinda crazy, but we’re here for it in the name of wellness.