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When you walk into Tender Greens off of Westwood’s busy Glendon Avenue, you can feel a sense of immediate respite from the neighborhood bustle outside. In order to accommodate the farm to table eatery, the historic building has been lovingly remodeled. One area has been stripped down to the original brick walls while the addition [...]
Ana Funes photographed by David Young-Wolff “Don’t just accept everything that the Yoga Sutra tells you,” Ana Funes says to her students. Dr Ana Funes Maderey teaches in the Master of Arts in Yoga Studies program at Loyola Marymount University; her students are enthusiastic yogis and yoginis (female yogis) pursuing the academic [...]
The Studio (MDR) in Playa Vista When I walked into The Studio (MDR), I noticed that was that the class was filled with people of all ages, ethnicities, and sizes. This upended my perceived notion that a Pilates studio would be filled with perfect bodies. I did stand out with my [...]
The studio space at In-Trinity Dojo in Santa Barbara is bright, airy, and invokes the centered feeling cultivated by the practice. According to the team at In-Trinity, a dojo is a “sanctuary that nurtures mind-body transformation.” The Santa Barbara In-trinity Dojo definitely fulfills this description. In-Trinity is the latest paradigm-shifting mind-body-spirit transformational exercise [...]
Kate Duyn Cariati Light on Lotus photo by Luke Fontana There’s a bright little light arising from the diverse Mar Vista Neighborhood on Grandview Boulevard, just off Venice. Light On Lotus is a colorful urban chic new yoga space founded by Kate Duyn Cariati. The dedicated and popular teacher with nearly two [...]
Samadi Yoga in Koreatown. Photo by Jodye Alcon Photography. Nestled in the heart of Koreatown, Samadi Yoga is an urban oasis of serenity. One may be surprised to find such a sanctuary sandwiched between the hustle and bustle of the Metro Vermont stop and the continuous whir of Wilshire traffic, but herein lies [...]
Photo By: David Young-Wolff Yoga Models: Kate Hinkins & Ellette Craddock Hair: JJ Jeffries Makeup: Dawn Sorenson Styling: Bree Montanarello Shot on location - Young-Wolff Studios Santa Monica Click on images to read more details on the items, the companies and the designers.
Aria Morgan and her daughter celebrate family and fun at the Lightning in a Bottle Festival Festivals and the State of Flow A self-labeled “conscious music and yoga festival,” Lightning In a Bottle (commonly known as LIB) presents an impressive conglomeration of performers, artists, vendors, speakers, large-scale art installations, and interactive experiences. Over [...]
A group of TKV Desikachar's students gather around him. Yoga pioneer TKV Desikachar died Monday August 8 in Chennai, India. He was 78 years old. May his family find peace in his passing. His wife Menaka Desikachar has been a gracious tower of strength, nurturing her family and ailing husband while strenuously upholding [...]