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Yoga Teacher Ashley Shubert and Her Inspiration

Ashley Shubert photographed by David Young-Wolff. Clothing by K-Deer Yoga Teacher Ashley Shubert shares her inspiration and a motivational playlist. Why did you attend your first yoga class? My mom was really connecting in her yoga practice and wanted to share it with me. At the time, I was 12 and didn't really [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Teacher Profiles|0 Comments

Yoga Teacher Rina Jakubowicz

Photo of Rina Jakubowicz by David Young-Wolff. Rina is wearing leggings by Liquido Active.   Rina Jakubowicz is a powerhouse of a teacher. She leads ongoing classes at Electric Soul Yoga in Studio City, facilitates teacher training programs for people who want to teach yoga in Spanish at Wanderlust Hollywood, and travels the [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Teacher Profiles|0 Comments

Seeds of Prosperity: Growing Food for Health

  Photo of Ron Finley Growing Food for Health by Leroy Hamilton There are some quiet, powerful seeds of prosperity sprouting up in some of the most unlikely communities these days. From Compton Gardens to South Central Los Angeles to Berkeley and beyond, individuals are transforming food deserts into oases and growing food [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Share Necessities Next Level CommUNITY Center in Los Angeles

Photo of Share Necessities Next Level CommUNITY Center by Beau McCoy I have been managing a property in the Park Mesa Heights neighborhood of South Central, Los Angeles for the past three years. After seeing the effects of inner city life take a toll on too many of the residents, I reached out [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Hilaria Baldwin on Living Clearly and Staying Balanced

  Hilaria Baldwin demonstrating balance in life. Photo by Jeff Skeirk/Rawtographer on location at the Beverly Wilshire. Hilaria Baldwin knows something about the wobbly art of balance. She grew up between Boston and Spain, enjoying the physicality of gymnastics, flamenco, and Latin ballroom dance; she later danced professionally and taught the art form. [...]

By | March 28th, 2017|Teacher Profiles|0 Comments

AZIAM Yoga Brentwood

Alanna Zabel, owner of AZIAM Yoga, which sits serenely over San Vicente and 26th Street, moved into the space because she felt the stars align. While following a series of undeniable signs from the Universe, her path led directly back the sun-filled Brentwood space where she taught 20 years ago when it was Maha Yoga. [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|new studios|0 Comments

HB Yoga Collective in Huntington Beach

Photo of HB Yoga Collective by Carrie Cowan   The metamorphosis of the HB Yoga Collective is a homecoming for many like me who started their practice in this space when it was called Yoga Place and then when it was YogaWorks. Now a group of new owners—supported by a community who provided [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|new studios|0 Comments

Pause Float Studio

While I’ve heard people talk about the benefits of floating, my first experience floating was at Pause Float Studio in Venice. It is located in a nondescript storefront (at least from the street) on Washington Boulevard, just east of Lincoln. The moment I stepped inside the doors of this carefully designed oasis of relaxation, it [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Spas|0 Comments

Veggie Grill adds VG Beyond Burger to their menus

There are times when our team has looked at each other while sitting at our desks to say, “Today is a Veggie Grill kind of day.” Whether it is the combination of comfort food made healthy and modern with a bit of SoCal fusion or the fact that anyone with any dietary restriction or conviction [...]

By | February 12th, 2017|Restaurants|0 Comments

Kelsey Patel on the Heart’s Capacity for Love

Photo by Molly + Co Photography   Sitting with Kelsey Patel in her penthouse loft in downtown Los Angeles, it is easy to see why this teacher, coach, and businesswoman is sought out by CEOs, entrepreneurs, artists, and celebrities for private sessions that include Reiki, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT or tapping), meditation, and [...]

By | February 11th, 2017|Teacher Profiles|0 Comments