Karen Henry

Karen Henry

About Karen Henry

Karen Henry is an Associate Editor at LA YOGA who volunteers in a variety of capacities for nonprofit organizations and artists around Los Angeles. She practices yoga as a counterbalance to her daily impact sports and is a mother of four grown children who also practice yoga . Now, she's working on teaching yoga and joy of life to the grandkids!

COAST Open Streets in Santa Monica

Santa Monica steps it up this weekend. For the COAST Open Streets Festival, the city is creating one of the biggest block parties in the region. On Sunday, October 1 both Main Street and Ocean Avenue will be closed to auto traffic. That’s a 2-mile stretch open for biking, skating, and strolling amongst bands, performers, [...]

By |2017-09-27T23:10:57+00:00September 27th, 2017|Art & Culture|0 Comments

Year by the Sea Film Review

S Epatha Merkerson (Liz) and Karen Allen (Joan) race through the streets of Wellfleet in Year by the Sea, a life-inspiring dramedy based on the NYT bestseller. After more than 20 yeas of being a devoted wife and mother of four children, I witnessed my energetic brood going to college. When this happened, [...]

By |2017-09-18T05:37:57+00:00September 18th, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Icarus Film Review

Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov and filmmaker Bryan Fogel   “I believe that Icarus was not failing as he fell, but just coming to the end of his triumph.” -Poet Jack Gilbert The documentary film Icarus explores our collective admiration the exploits of athletes at the top of their game, as well as our collective [...]

By |2017-08-23T22:24:37+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Vegas Baby Film Review

If the purpose of a documentary is to widen exposure of a particular issue to a broader audience, then Vegas Baby hits the mark. The double entendre in the title cleverly describes the subject matter: an online competition that was held to win a free course of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) from a Las Vegas infertility center. [...]

By |2017-07-05T15:48:01+00:00July 4th, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Beatriz at Dinner Film Review

Beatriz at Dinner is a modern-day allegorical tale that asks some of the following questions: Is it possible to reconcile billionaire-class arrogance with earnest goodness and spirituality? Can a non-privileged, caring individual teach a lesson to a member of the one percent? With a dark undercurrent, Beatriz at Dinner is a film that is both [...]

By |2017-06-05T15:43:35+00:00June 5th, 2017|Film|0 Comments

The Documentary Film Tomorrow showcases Modern Solutions

In honor of Earth Day, the new documentary film Tomorrow opens April 21 at the Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hills. Directed and narrated by actress Mélanie Laurent (Inglorious Basterds) and activist Cyril Dion, the documentary sheds light on creative and successful small-scale solutions to the world’s biggest environmental challenges. The filmmakers’ explorations were motivated by a [...]

By |2017-04-21T16:27:53+00:00April 21st, 2017|Film|0 Comments

YAS Venice

Spin room at YAS on Main Street in Venice Since 2001, Kimberly Fowler’s YAS Venice (Yoga and Spinning) has inhabited a distinctive corner at the north end of Abbot Kinney. Now as of August, the Venice institution has moved to nearby Main Street at the border of Santa Monica to inhabit the space [...]

By |2016-10-05T22:30:57+00:00October 5th, 2016|Studios|0 Comments

Seed: The Untold Story Film Review

Vandana Shiva is one of the seed experts and activists featured in the film Seed: The Untold Story Seeds? I thought I knew the whole story: GMOs, Monsanto, the massive Norwegian seed bank. Yet there’s so much more including the true diversity of seeds, the beauty, their essentialness, their history through hybridization, the [...]

By |2016-09-30T03:12:28+00:00September 30th, 2016|Film|0 Comments

Milton’s Secret Film Review

The film Milton's Secret is based on a children's book by Eckhart Tolle Milton’s Secret is a story about survival during the difficult middle school years, when bullying runs rampant and children begin to understand their own family’s dynamics. The protagonist Milton is portrayed by William Ainscough as a thoughtful, gentle suburban child [...]

By |2016-09-29T02:05:17+00:00September 29th, 2016|Film|0 Comments

The Sea of Trees Film Review

There is a spiritual take on The Sea of Trees Gus Van Sant is a powerful director who tackles our human inner turmoil in films such as My Own Private Idaho and now The Sea of Trees. With these stories, Van Sant gets inside the mind of the characters, to the point where you viscerally [...]

By |2016-08-17T20:15:31+00:00August 17th, 2016|Film|0 Comments