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Los Angeles Events: The Best of September 2017

  Join LA Yoga at the best Los Angeles events for September 2017.   Los Angeles Events: Classes and Workshops Accessible Yoga   Learn how to make classes welcoming to everyone and to approach students in a trauma-informed way with Accessible Yoga Founder Jivana Heyman. Details 7-10 Sep 9am-5pm $550 Spiral Path Yoga, 3115 Foothill [...]

Tzu Chi embodies Charity through Compassion and Good Works

The Tzu Chi Thousands of Helping Hands Charity Art Performance raises funds for this faith-based organization's global acts of compassion.   The worldwide nonprofit spiritual organization Tzu Chi spreads a mission and a message. In Southern California and beyond, the worldwide nonprofit organization Tzu Chi spreads the message that giving awakens kindness and [...]

By | September 10th, 2017|Cause & Activism, compassion in action|0 Comments

Catalina: An Island Retreat for Yogis

  As any good yogi will attest, taking a yoga practice on the road brings with it a whole new sense of enlightenment. Yoga retreats in exotic locales abound. The price tag for such a getaway, though, may seem daunting. So when we heard about the one-day Yoga/Hike collaboration between REI and Catalina Island, our [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Festivals & Retreats, Travel|0 Comments

Youth Empowerment: A Program with Peace Guardians

  Rows of brightly colored yoga mats lined the exterior of LA Live. Long yellow school buses arrived to drop off dozens of children from both the Afterschool All Stars LA Program and The Watts Bears for a program sponsored by UNICEF.   Behind the stage, seven adults in teal uniforms held hands and set [...]

By | September 3rd, 2017|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Yoga Teacher Leigh Simran Brown

Photo of Leigh Simran Brown by David Young-Wolff. Clothing by Yashel Athletic     Yoga Teacher Leigh Simran Brown teaches at Yoga at The Raven and is a licensed spiritual therapist at Agape International Spiritual Center . She is also the Executive Director of Office of Reverend Michael Bernard Beckwith. What inspired you to take [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Teacher Profiles|0 Comments

Open Doors: Modo Yoga East, Echo Park

  Toronto-based yoga collective, Moksha/Modo Yoga, has opened another brick and mortar on the East Side of Los Angeles in hip Echo Park. The studio is founded on seven pillars: health, eco-consciousness, accessibility, community, outreach, peace, and perpetual personal growth. The new space lives and breathes these tenets while simultaneously speaking to the East Side’s [...]

By | August 26th, 2017|Studios|0 Comments

Finding Balance and Joy at The Feathered Pipe Ranch

This was my first retreat and I put a lot of work into it.  But I had powerful assistance from this land. It created the space for transformation and truly aided in the experience. For thousands of years, people have traveled to global power spots like Machu Picchu and the Egyptian pyramids to investigate the [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

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.   SKY [...]

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."   [...]

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