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 learned the hard [...]

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 our [...]

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, [...]

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 easier, including my [...]

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 | 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, [...]

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, there [...]

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

The Hooping Life

Spinning 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 recent years, however, hooping has blossomed into something [...]

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

Staying Cool (sheeta) This Summer

The 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. We want to know why, and spend a lot [...]

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 [...]

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