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Open Doors: Sun Kissed Yoga

  In charming Old Town Camarillo, located between Malibu and Santa Barbara, yoga practitioners can now find Sun Kissed Yoga, or SKY, as co-owner Andrea Jensen lovingly calls it. The beautiful studio boasts a clean, soothing palette and reclaimed wood at check-in, and warm, cocoon-like rich walls and floors in the expansive studio. It is [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Studios|0 Comments

Open Doors: Yoga 108

Within the heart of downtown Long Beach, Yoga 108 offers a hideaway where strong Vinyasa (flow) yoga and Bhakti (devotion) yoga collide. Co-owners Molly Madhuri Davidson and Theresa Devi are both Bhakti yoga teachers. Theresa says they wanted to "be able to talk about Bhakti and kick people's butts at the same time."   The [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|Studios|0 Comments

Open Doors: The BOD by Kym Herjavec

Let your light shine! Kym Herjevec is an Aussie native turned professional dancer and three-time Dancing with the Stars champion who envisioned building a studio to bring dance fitness to the people. When Kym heard that motivational fitness legend Richard Simmons was closing the doors of his famous Beverly Hills studio Slimmons (after 40 years [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|new studios|0 Comments

Festival Hangover Prevention Tips

Photo of Wanderlust High Camp by Adam Hawes   The festival hangover is that moment when you wake up on day two or three in your tent with symptoms similar to a hangover: Your body is aching and throbbing as if you have run not just one marathon, but a few back-to-back. It [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

Yoga Teacher Thea Pueschel

Photo of Thea Pueschel by David Young-Wolff   We had the chance to connect with Yoga Teacher and Hypnotherapist Thea Pueschel about her practice. After shooting some photos at the Shakespeare Bridge in Los Feliz, we learned something about what keeps her inspired and on the mat.   What inspired you to take your [...]

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

Peak Power Yoga & Wellness In Ojai

Peak Power Yoga & Wellness is nestled in Ojai, close to Rainbow Bridge and the Sunday morning Farmers Market. Owner Ellen Bain’s positive vibes will make your morning. The inspiration for the studio came from Ellen’s love of both hot power yoga and of Foundation Training. Rather than leaving the Ojai Valley for these types of classes, [...]

By | July 1st, 2017|Studios|0 Comments

Living Loudly and Proudly – Rocking Gratefulness with NYC’s Wise Woman of Fitness Halle Becker

I applaud all of these teachers.  You know the more people we can enlighten and help find a more peaceful way to walk on the earth.  I say power to you.  There’s just something really gorgeous to all this. Halle (Homegirl) Becker does not pull punches.  She wants the truth to "lead the way”, and [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Teacher Profiles, Yoga|0 Comments

Teacher profile Nicole Sciacca — Perseverance and Play

Photo of Nicole Sciacca Wearing Uintah Collection by Jeff Skeirik The arc of a life is not a perpetual upward trajectory. As director Baz Luhrmann said, “The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that never crossed your worried mind. The kind that blindside you at 4 PM on some [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Teacher Profiles|0 Comments

Flower Child Santa Monica

Another “green” eatery graces Los Angeles? Bring it! I say—and many seem to agree: Flower Child Santa Monica was busy when I visited on a recent May Sunday. Vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free dishes made with locally sourced ingredients fit perfectly into the image of a health-obsessed LA. Owned by Fox Restaurant Concepts, the group behind [...]

By | June 4th, 2017|Restaurants|0 Comments

Hala Khouri: Trauma-Informed Yoga Teacher offers Permission to Play and Be Present

Hala Khouri photographed by Sarit Rogers   Every time Hala Khouri leads her online or in-person trauma-informed trainings designed to inform and empower yoga teachers and clinicians to recognize the various ways in which trauma appear in the body, she assures her students, “The wound is the gift. And the gift is the [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Teacher Profiles|0 Comments