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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 | September 27th, 2017|Art & Culture|0 Comments

Discovering Life Through Yoga: YOGA The Secret of Life Book Review

It is a constant revealing, a constant unlayering or peeling away, to find that essence of who you really are.   The artist Francesco Mastalia has traveled the world photographing tribal, religious, spiritual, and indigenous people. These past couple of years however have found him a bit closer to his home in Rhinebeck, New York, [...]

By | September 24th, 2017|Books & DVDs, ENTERTAINMENT, Yoga|0 Comments

Yoga Teaching Meets Reality TV with Yoga Girls

Yoga teacher Elise Joan is one of the people featured on the upcoming reality show Yoga Girls. This photo shoot with photographer Lindsey Childs was filmed for the show. (Clothing by Solo Sol Movement)   Yoga Teaching Meets Reality TV with Yoga Girls As yoga continues to be part of the modern world [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|Interviews|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 | September 18th, 2017|Film|0 Comments

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 [...]

Walk With Me: A Movie Review

  I was wrapping up a Friday afternoon at work and I could not recall the details of my week. Days and hours seemed to be passing in a blur. What if I could stay more connected to the present moment? That is precisely what the powerful documentary film Walk With Me illustrates -- how [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Book Review: The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription by Lauren Walker

  Yoga teacher and energy medicine practitioner Lauren Walker delivers a powerful set of practices in her second book, The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription.   Combining Energy Medicine and Yoga While we could agree that the practice of yoga in and of itself has energetic effects, according to Walker, when we combine the precepts of [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Music Review: Travelers Dosti Music Project

  Travelers Dosti Music Project is the result of several artistic residencies involving 20 leading Pakistani, Indian, and American musicians, and sponsored by the Brooklyn-based artist collective Found Sound Nation.   About Travelers Dosti Music Project Beyond the artistic values, this collaboration has political significance as it involves participation from artists representing a number of [...]

By | September 1st, 2017|Music|0 Comments

Taos Hanuman: The Neem Karoli Baba Hanuman Temple Collection of Chalisas

  “My life changed when I learned the Chalisa,” I heard one of my teachers say very simply a few years ago. I decided to commit to the practice myself after being inspired by her beautiful and spiritually focused lifestyle. I have been mumbling along to the verses for a while and now that I’m [...]

By | August 31st, 2017|Music|0 Comments

Book Review: Reinvent Me by Camilla Sacre-Dallerup

  Anyone familiar with Camilla Sacre-Dallerup’s first book, Strictly Inspirational, will recall her journey from European TV fame to being a thriving internationally renowned hypnotherapist, life coach, and meditation teacher. She is no stranger to reinvention. Suze Yalof Schwartz, owner of Unplug Meditation even calls Camilla “The Queen of Reinvention.” Camilla’s second book, Reinvent Me, [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Books & DVDs|0 Comments