Teacher Profile: Mandy Ingber

Sharing Strength through Movement and Meditation

Mandy Ingber knows something about the experiences that break our hearts, how to find the inner strength that allows us to straddle the chasm of our challenges, and how to move in order to heal the body, the mind, and the emotions.

These are lessons she […]

Amy Dewhurst is the author of Heartbreak Yoga, a consulting producer for Bhakti Fest and the director of business development for ALOHA.
By | May 2nd, 2016|Teacher Profiles|0 Comments

Restorative Rolling

A Restorative Foam Rolling Sequence for Self-Care

Self-care may sound indulgent, but the fact is that it’s never been more important than it is today. So much of our physical state is a result of the stress and tension we carry around on a day-to-day basis. When we’re stressed, we store up toxins and […]

Lauren Roxburgh is the author of Taller, Slimmer, Younger. Named as one of the Top 50 Hottest Trainers in America in 2014 by Shape Magazine, Lauren is certified in structural integration, Pilates, yoga, massage, meditation, and nutrition: laurenroxburgh.com
By | March 31st, 2016|Editorial|0 Comments

Aerial Physique moved to Los Angeles

Soaring Above the Ordinary

If there is one thing Angelenos are always in hot pursuit of, it’s a creative workout. For those who may have tired from endless crunches and arm curls, aerial performer and celebrity trainer Jill Franklin offers an exciting alternative fitness center. Her studio is Aerial Physique. Originally located in Santa Monica, Aerial […]

By | October 27th, 2015|Cross Training|0 Comments

Cross Training with Pulleys and Purpose

Gyrotonic Expansion System® enhances body intelligence.

by Rosemary (Rosey) Jeanne Carnes Mestler

Photos by David Young-Wolff 

Practicing Gyrotonic® and Gyrokinesis® have decompressed my joints and given me a deep core connectivity, providing me with more range of motion and joint stability. These remarkable techniques make every other physical activity that I do […]

By | September 28th, 2015|Pilates|0 Comments

SoulCycle Hollywood

SoulCycle opens its indoor cycling center in the heart of Hollywood.

Walking is more my speed, though every time I take an indoor cycling class I emerge feeling victorious, wondering when I will make it my regular beat. Such was my experience after a 45-minute class at SoulCycle’s newest location in Hollywood.

On Hollywood Boulevard, by the […]

Marina Chetner is a Los Angeles-based Australian freelance writer.
By | June 2nd, 2015|Cross Training|0 Comments

Love Your Post Baby Body

Build a stronger and leaner body with Postpartum Pilates

The female body is miraculous and ever-changing. The pre-pregnancy body is often the body that we are attached to; we have that body for many years and it feels comfortable and familiar. The pregnant body is a wild and wonderful adventure into daily changes of shape, size, and […]

Desi Bartlett MS, CPT, has been teaching health and wellness for more than?17 years. Originally from Chicago, she has a degree in kinesiology and her master?s degree in corporate fitness. Desi holds advanced certifications in Yoga, personal training, group fitness, and is a certified pre and post natal fitness specialist: desibartlett.com
By | April 27th, 2015|Pilates|0 Comments

Supporting Yoga Practice Through Pilates Mat Work

Pilates: Supporting yoga practice through Pilates mat work

Much like yoga, Pilates is a practice that over the course of years of study can help you connect on a deeper levels to your body through movement.  The two disciplines can work together well for this reason.  Even though the two practices share some common foundations, […]

By | March 30th, 2015|Pilates|0 Comments

The Hooping Life

June2014Hooping1Spinning Spirit into Balance

There was a time when the hula hoop was simply a plastic toy. For decades, since its invention in 1958, the large twirling ring-around-the-waist was a fun, simple, and carefree activity; a hobby kids could revel in and adults could laugh about. In […]

By | May 28th, 2014|Cross Training|0 Comments

Staying Cool (sheeta) This Summer

UnknownThe energy of the pitta dosha, according to Ayurveda, embodies qualities similar to fire. For any of us with a dominant amount of pitta in our constitution, researching decisions and operating in a way that maximizes efficiency and logistics are natural; we love reading consumer reviews. […]

Siva Mohan MD teaches Ayurveda at Loyola Marymount University, has an empowerment-based private practice, and directs Los Angeles’ celebration of Vedic wisdom, Veda MeLA: svasthahealth.com.
By | June 26th, 2013|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Strengthen your Immune System

Five practices for greater vitality

As we enter the cold and flu season, it is necessary for us to take steps to boost our immunity.

What do we do if we come down with a runny nose, body aches, sore throats, fever or a heavy feeling in the head?

We may be tempted to stay away from those […]

By | November 27th, 2012|Ayurveda|2 Comments