LIFE + STYLE

Create Space at Home for Happy Holidays

Photo of Karen Klein and Stanley Weiser's home by Jeff Skeirik (Rawtographer). Design and Build by Bob Ramirez and Interior Design by Lorri Kline No time of the year brings about more mixed emotions than the holiday season. How are we supposed to feel? We look forward to the holidays, we can’t wait [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|home & garden|0 Comments

Ayurveda and the Five Elements

Ayurveda is translated as the “knowledge of life” (ayus: life, veda: knowledge). The Indian holistic medical system first mentioned Ayurveda with yoga in the Vedas around 3,500 years ago. It is considered the healing side of yoga, and the practice of yoga is the spiritual side of Ayurveda. Both strive to help us stay connected [...]

By | November 6th, 2016|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Vedic Astrology November 2016

Vedic Astrologer Sam Geppi   One of the trends that Vedic Astrology reveals to us is the natural fluctuations of the energetic patterns of the world in which we live. Overall, the shifting focus and moving cycles are a constant reminder for us to stay grounded in the depth of our own practice, [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Astrology|1 Comment

Ele Keats Jewelry

The storefront of Ele Keats Jewelry on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica offers a glimpse into the designer's intentions.     When I first walked into Ele Keats Jewelry at Ele's August grand opening, I immediately felt the sense of intention that this designer and yoga and meditation practitioner creates in the space [...]

By | October 30th, 2016|Style & Apparel|0 Comments

10 Ways to Support People with Cancer

Photo of Szilvia Gogh by David Young-Wolff.   In my own cancer journey, I found that the support from family and friends was invaluable. We all want to be that supportive person, yet there are times when we may not know what to do or say. Here are some suggestions informed by my [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

A Busy Woman’s Guide to Rejuvenation

I meditate, run, practice yoga, and pray. I know, I know, please pat me on the back. As much as my yoga physique might make me appear to have my life together, I’m mostly hanging on, doing my best to keep my head above water, scrambling to get dinner on the table at a decent hour [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|Travel|1 Comment

Ayurveda for Travelers

Cinnamon Tea is a powerful Ayurvedic remedy for traveling.   When we’re flying through the air (sometimes literally) one of our greatest challenges is to keep our feet firmly planted on the ground. Fortunately, there are a number of techniques from Ayurveda for travelers. The teachings of Ayurveda tell us that the fall [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Vedic Astrology October 2016

  The energetic qualities of Venus hold sway over much of this month as the beginning of October portends romance, pleasure, and desire with the caveat to focus on loving yourself first and then sharing that love with the ones around you. As the month progresses, there is a seriousness that also reminds us of [...]

By | October 1st, 2016|Astrology|0 Comments

Side Lunge at LA Yoga 2016 Fashion

Click on image for larger view Photo By: David Young-Wolff Yoga Pose: Ellette Craddock Hair: JJ Jeffries Makeup: Dawn Sorenson Styling: Bree Montanarello Shot on location - Young-Wolff Studios Santa Monica Check out full slideshow: LA Yoga 2016 Fashion Slideshow   Some of the ways in which we move the body through variations [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Don't Show on Home Page, Style & Apparel|0 Comments

King Pigeon Pose Eka Pada Rajakapotasana at LA Yoga 2016 Fashion Shoot

Click on image for larger view Photo By: David Young-Wolff Yoga Pose: Ellette Craddock & Kate Hinkens Hair: JJ Jeffries Makeup: Dawn Sorenson Styling: Bree Montanarello Shot on location - Young-Wolff Studios Santa Monica Check out full slideshow: LA Yoga 2016 Fashion Slideshow   While yoga is an individual practice, sharing a class [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Don't Show on Home Page, Style & Apparel|0 Comments