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San Diego Hot Yoga

Hot Yoga or Not

“The right way is the hard way.” -Bikram Choudhury Yoga is growing rapidly but among students, teachers, and health professionals there is an on-going debate: is hot yoga good for you or not? The reason many styles of yoga, such as Bikram, are practiced in the heat is because it is believed to benefit the practitioner’s body and mind. The added heat to the room …

Torrey Pines State Reserve

5 Reasons to Visit Torrey Pines State Reserve

View Larger Map “For once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the Earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” – Leonardo da Vinci Torrey Pines State Reserve is a naturally beautiful 2,000 acre area located between La Jolla and Del Mar, California. Of the 279 units in the California State Park …

Healthy Meals in San Diego

Customizable, Healthy Meals Delivered by Nourishment SD

Last week I was searching for some delicious gluten free meals online for my friend. She has struggled finding healthy and delicious options for her family in San Diego for awhile now and I wanted to help. I found NourishmentSD.com, and I was so excited! They have several gluten free and vegetarian options, and they do all the baking/prepping! All that is left to do …

Men's Yoga Clothes

My Top 3 Yoga Events of Fall 2015

“Meditation is a way for nourishing and blossoming the divinity within you.” ― Amit Ray, Meditation: Insights and Inspirations An amazing thing about yoga is that the practice not only connects your body, mind, and spirit but is a great way to connect with your community. We are really lucky to be a hotbed for yoga here in San Diego; there are constantly opportunities being offered to grow …

The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe

More to Love in The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe

View Larger Map A World Class Golf Community in San Diego- The Bridges “There is nothing more serious than pleasure.” -Claude Terrail, owner and director of the restaurant Tour d’Argent in Paris Living in The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe is spectacular. A picture is worth a thousand words, so check-out our video of The Bridges here.  There really is not a community close by that stacks up …

FeelFitWear Fitness Clothes

Comfortable and Sexy Workout Styles from FeelFitWear

Inspired by the bright colors and sassy designs of her native Brazil, FeelFitWear founder Veronica strives to instill this sense of fun and passion in her active wear line. FeelFitWear fitness clothing is not only functional, it’s also versatile. Online or in select stores, you will find fitness tank, sports bras, athletic jackets, yoga pants, workout crop pants, fitness shorts, and one–piece fitness suits that …

San Diego Health and Fitness

The Healthy Lifestyle with Chiropractor Dr. Andrew Pierce

View Larger Map Chiropractor Dr. Andrew Pierce Answers Our Most Pressing Questions “Look well to the spine for the cause of disease.” -Hippocrates We met Andrew Pierce, Doctorate in Chiropractic, (Dr. Andy) through a referral from our personal trainer.  Patrick had tweaked his knee snow skiing, and he wanted to have it checked-out with a chiropractor before seeing an orthopedic surgeon.  We have both had …

Zen Girl Mandy Yoga Instructor

Tips for Finding Inner Peace by Zen Girl Mandy

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built.” -Rumi Zen girl Mandy is one of the most relaxing, uplifting women I have ever met! (Read more about her here.) Mandy lives in La Jolla and has been teaching yoga for the last five years. (Need private instruction? Check out her information here.) I …

pilates woman on reformer

What is Pilates, and is It for Me?

“Ideally, our muscles should obey our will. Reasonably, our will should not be dominated by the reflex actions of our muscles.” – Joseph Pilates I started practicing Pilates regularly in 2012 at BodyROK Studios in Carlsbad, CA, and have never looked back. What do I do when I love a workout? I get certified to teach it! As an instructor, I’ve found that a lot …

Horseback Riding in San Diego

Three Differences Between Leasing and Owning a Horse

“The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit and freedom.” ~Sharon Ralls Lemon When I was about 10 years old I started taking horseback riding lessons in Michigan on a grey Arabian horse who was very kind and gentle. (A lot of horse owners would raise a brow at that statement, but he …