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  • Enjoy Wedded Bliss in Lotus Position

    By Alison Ashton

    November 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Not every couple's notion of the ideal honeymoon entails a hedonistic beach resort and lots of fruity drinks garnished with umbrellas. Some want to begin married life with yoga.

    Some couples pursue tantric yoga, a form that includes a tranquil sexuality, in hopes of creating a...

  • Maahj Cracks Fashionistas

    By Tom Teicholz

    August 14, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    What, you may be asking yourself, is the next hot trend? The style universe looks to Los Angeles in general, and this column in particular, for those cutting-edge trends that define the culture. No wonder this column has become such a favorite of trendsetters and fashionistas...

  • Fierce Determination

    By Teresa Strasser

    June 13, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    I admit, it doesn't sound pleasant. You enter a room that's been heated to above 100 degrees. The heat isn't as suffocating as the odor, a wall of smell that hits you like a thousand stinky shoes.

    You inhale the scent of sweaty armpits and groins, of excreted toxins, byproducts of...

  • Unwind With Yoga

    By Ani Dumas

    November 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Americans are in the process of healing from the events of Sept. 11. Most of us are under additional stress that shows up in our bodies by lack of sleep, headaches, overeating and irritation. To combat the symptoms of stress and fatigue I recommend a good dose of yoga.

    Yoga has been...

  • Meditations on Yoga

    By J. D. Smith

    May 17, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The doctor said that the best thing for my injury was yoga. It would increase blood flow, reduce stress, open my chakras (whatever they are) and make me more limber. I went to get a second opinion but that guy said the same thing.

    That week, I left work a little early, sped across...

  • Exercising the Mind

    By Ani Dumas

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    As we enter the new millennium, fitness professionals are becoming more aware of the movement toward spiritual forms of exercise. Programs like Pilates, Yoga, Tai Chi, meditation, and body work are common in fitness clubs and community centers. To keep up with today's stressful...

  • Better Davening Through Yoga?

    By Jason B. Kohn

    January 27, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Ida Unger's Yoga Garden studio in Santa Monica seems a far cry from a synagogue. Sticky mats in place of pews; oak beams above instead of an Eternal Light; open space and sunlight where a temple would have an ark. Yet for Unger and the many Jews who come to study Yoga with her, the...
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