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About Elise Joan

Elise Joan is an LA yoga teacher who teaches at Equinox and Exhale (among other locations). She has a yoga/fitness site that allows users to create yoga and workout playlists from 10 minutes to two hours. www.elisejoanfitness.com

Destination LA: Abbot Kinney

When people think of Venice, they may think of medical marijuana, the iconic Muscle Beach, Silicon Beach, or the always entertaining boardwalk, but some of the neighborhood’s most stylish blocks are undoubtedly found on Abbot Kinney. Often referred to as LA’s West village, this eclectic boulevard offers everything from killer Sunday brunches to galleries, boutiques, [...]

By | June 30th, 2015|Destination LA|0 Comments

Destination LA: Abbot Kinney

Photo by Nir Livni When people think of Venice, they may think of medical marijuana, the iconic Muscle Beach, Silicon Beach, or the always entertaining boardwalk, but some of the neighborhood’s most stylish blocks are undoubtedly found on Abbot Kinney. Often referred to as LA’s West village, this eclectic boulevard offers everything from killer Sunday [...]

By | June 1st, 2015|Destination LA|0 Comments

Adventures off the Mat: LACMA

Destination LA: Adventures off the Mat, LACMA Photo by Nir Livni The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is one of the miracles on Wilshire Boulevard’s famed Miracle Mile. The largest museum in the west, LACMA is home to over 120,000 works of art and more than a million annual visitors. The integrated practice of [...]

By | April 25th, 2015|Destination LA|0 Comments

Adventures off the Mat: Play on the Santa Monica Pier

Adventures off the Mat: Play on the Santa Monica Pier Photography by Nir Livni The Santa Monica Pier is one of Los Angeles’ great landmarks. Jutting out into the Pacific at the foot of Colorado Avenue, this 106-year old tourist attraction is the final destination of famed Route 66; it offers spectacular views of the ocean, [...]

By | March 31st, 2015|Destination LA|0 Comments

Adventures off the Mat: Santa Monica Farmers Market

Adventures off the Mat: Elise Joan Visits the Santa Monica Farmers Market Metaphorically, the natural renewal of Spring is an opportunity to join forces with Mother Nature to focus on rebirth.  Just as seeds break open in March to create growth, so can we emerge from the meditation and hibernation of Winter. We can begin [...]

By | March 13th, 2015|Destination LA|0 Comments

Finding Self Love Through Our Yoga Practice

  Heroes and Villains. Ingénues and Femme Fatales. Black and White. These are the sweeping archetypes painted by many classic Hollywood films. From Spaghetti Westerns, where valiant, platinum-clad cowboys face snarling, menacing nemeses to Film Noir, where courageous detectives in trench coats righteously rescue damsels from evil men in black, characters are often drawn in [...]

By | January 27th, 2015|Yoga|0 Comments