All things related and happening in and around Los Angeles.
A Yoga Gathering for Global Peace
Imagine a gathering of 100,000 people meditating. Let’s put it in perspective for a moment. The census population of Santa Monica in 2010 was 89,736 and in 2009, U2 performed at the Rose Bowl for a record-breaking sellout crowd of 97,014 people. In Mexico City in […]
Connection: The inherent desire for conscious, authentic, and meaningful interactions with other people.
This is what The Shine Movement means to me. While it can sometimes be easy to have superficial engagements via social media or at your favorite bar, these may or may not inspire. Yet in contrast, every time I spend an […]
Barry’s Bootcamp, Hollywood reminds us to push a little harder.
On Golden Globes Sunday I took a class at the newest Barry’s Bootcamp in Hollywood, located along the Walk of Fame where I thought I might spot a celebrity. Instead, I faced my own reflection which, after 10 minutes of intense cardio, was slick […]
7 Lessons from the first Accessible Yoga Conference
by De Jur Jones with Sarit Rogers
“The invisibility of disability” is often used as term to describe people whose challenges are not necessarily visible; for example, they may not be walking with a cane nor are they rolling in a wheelchair. This phrase […]
New Moon Wellness offers Healing in Agoura Hills
Walking through the door of New Moon Wellness is like entering a cozy living room. The warm wood floors and inviting sofas set a tone suitable for owner Andrea Gootnick’s vision to create a holistic community center. Andrea is an activist, life coach, and 26 year […]
Remembering Jeremy Tarcher, 1932–2015
by Dean Sluyter
You may not know his name, but if you meditate, practice yoga, use alternative diets or medicine, cultivate right-brain creativity, or consume information about any form of inner development, then an unlikely character changed your life. A dapper New Yorker with the patrician voice of a […]
UpRising Yoga honors Robert Sturman for his portrait work of young yogis.
by Jill Weiss Ippolito
UpRising Yoga is a nonprofit that trains teachers and places them in locations where yoga classes are not often held, including juvenile hall and other places where young people may have experienced trauma. They give teachers the tools to […]
Lauren Abraham is a tv host and pro athlete specializing in fitness, yoga, snowboarding, and surfing.
Find more about her at her IG: @LaurenAbraham and her website (laurenabraham.com)
Photograph by David Young-Wolff
Lauren is wearing top by LABELLAMAFIA Clothing and capri leggings by Elisabetta Rogiani Couture Fitness.
Los Angeles community events seen and heard during the month of September: Waves of Flags at Pepperdine University, Bhakti Fest and more.
Yoga Day at the Dodgers Stadium
Photo by Jeff Skeirik/Rawtographer
Rolling out their mats on the outfield at Dodgers Stadium, more than TK yogis practiced with YogaWorks teacher […]
The Yamas & Niyamas of Owning Your Own Yoga Studio
At the end of March, I will close my beloved U Studio Yoga. For nearly a decade we were perched on the fifth floor of an art deco building in LA with views of the Hollywood sign and a wonderful devoted tribe who practiced together regularly. […]