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Once Divided Book Review

There is an art to sharing evocative inspiration that combines photography and poetry. Susan Currie is a master of this art form. In her book, Once Divided: Words and Images, Susan—who serves as both author and photographer—offers a curated selection of professional images she shot over many years combined with her own personal verse. The [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

Visiting the Spa with Alysia Reiner

Photo of Alysia Reiner at Exhale Spa at the Loews Hotel in Hollywood by photographer David Young-Wolff. Yoga, Massage, and other Self-Care Tips from an Actress on the Go This actress, filmmaker, activist, and mom knows how to maintain balance amidst a busy schedule of traveling, filmmaking, and raising a family. When it [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Spas|2 Comments

Hyperslow Studio in Hollywood

Nestled on a rare quiet corner along the major Fairfax thoroughfare, Hyperslow is a refuge for those looking to experience life at a slower pace. Offering yoga, meditation, and a cafe stocked with locally grown, organic, and simple fare, this community studio is a one-stop-shop to enjoy a day of reflection, community, and kindness. Born from [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|Studios|0 Comments

Women’s Retreat by Outessa Summit

Outessa Summit photo by Christin Healey If your bucket list includes a women's retreat in the form of an outdoor adventure, then this Summer and Fall offers you opportunities to immerse yourself in accessible yet off the beaten path experiences. Participants in the Outessa women’s retreat series have the opportunity to build their [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|Travel|0 Comments

Pantha du Prince’s The Triad

  The Triad is the latest release from Hendrik Weber (aka Pantha du Prince), a German Minimal Techno/House producer and composer and installation artist. In the crowded electronic music space, Pantha du Prince has carved a unique sound of ethereal, melodic, and acoustic elements, field recordings, and psychedelic dream pop that I suspect has had influence on the [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|cds & dvds|0 Comments

Embrace Change Shift Patterns

    One of the benefits of our yoga practice is the ability to embrace change and shift our samskaras, which are our unconscious patterns. It is a process that has been an important part of my own life. If you had blended my mom and dad into one person with the traits that caused [...]

By | July 9th, 2016|Yoga|0 Comments

Reduce Road Rage with Yoga

Photo of Liz Arch by: David Young-Wolff Take Your Practice With You Driving on the freeway in Los Angeles often resembles a scene from the movie The Fast and the Furious. Fortunately, Yoga practice can help us reduce road rage. One memorable day, I watched a car in my rearview mirror come close [...]

By | July 7th, 2016|Yoga|1 Comment

A Conversation with Global Wellness Day Founder Belgin Aksoy

LA YOGA: You've said that your own thyroid cancer helped you to change your life and understand the importance of wellness. What inspired the founding of Global Wellness Day? Belgian Aksoy: A few years ago, just prior to establishing the Global Wellness Day concept, I asked myself the following question: "Health is one of the most [...]

By | June 10th, 2016|Spas|1 Comment

Yoga Teacher Dana Kraft helps train the Golden State Warriors

  While many of us may be tracking the progress of the Golden State Warriors on the court, Yoga Teacher Dana Kraft is also tracking the players’ process on the yoga mat. Dana has been teaching yoga to members of the Golden State Warriors since the Summer of 2015. She moved out to California from [...]

By | June 9th, 2016|Teacher Profiles|0 Comments

Say Yes to Wellness: Global Wellness Day Celebrated Worldwide on June 11

With the slogan, “One Day Can Change Your Whole Life,” Turkish destination spa owner and cancer survivor Belgin Aksoy sparked a worldwide movement that is now celebrated in 100 countries. Now celebrating its fifth year, Global Wellness Day is an initiative centered on making wellness a focus—even for one day—and then allowing that to have [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|Spas|0 Comments