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 :: February 2007/ January 2007 Volume 6/Number 1

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Alexander Wolf, L.Ac. Licensed Acupuncturist. Acupuncture, herbal medicine, yoga and qigong, nutritional counseling, holistic medicine referrals. Call for appointments: (310) 399 - 6409. 122 Lincoln Blvd., Ste. 202, Venice, CA 90291.

Kristin Ebbert, M.S., L.Ac. Licensed Acupuncturist/Herbalist. Providing the highest quality treatment to all those who seek the best holistic healthcare in Los Angeles. Ten years of experience in alternative medicine and environmental health. Individualized diets, detoxification, anti-aging, cupping, and prescription-strength herbal medicine. Superbills provided. 435 N. Larchmont, north of Beverly, (310) 403 - 9604;


Free 16 page Ayurvedic Astrological Horoscope and planetary gem analysis. Fill out the form at, discover how Ayurvedic gemstones can mitigate or nullify negative karma and improve your life…Encinitas. (760) 632 - 1999;

Vedic Astrology by Betheyla. Contact her by phone (505) 344 - 9397 or email


Ala Sudol, M.A., L.M.T., C.A.S. Intern, Ayurvedic Health Educator, offers Ayurvedic seminars, consultations, abhyanga, shirodhara, marma chikitsa, panchakarma, facial massage, and more. In Culver City or WLA. (310) 968 - 4601,, or Om Namah Shivaya!

Amrita Veda. Providing the opportunity for people to learn more about the Ayurvedic lifestyle. Offering Ayurvedic pulse consultations. Call (888) 883 - 8332;

Authentic Ayurveda with Felicia Tomasko. Consultations, education, massage and yoga. (805) 452 - 1319;

Ayurveda in Beverly Hills! Individualized Diet, Lifestyle, Yoga, Detox, Rejuvenation, Pulse evaluation, Panchakarma. Parla Jayagopal BAMS, MD (AYU), YTTC(Yoga); (562) 943 - 4151;

Geeta Ayurvedic Healing Center, Inc. Aditya Sharma, Ph.D. Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist. Detoxification, Cholesterol, Menopause, Diabetes and more. Prescription strength, Ayurvedic medicine made in US. By appointment only (805) 584 - 9025 @ Simi Valley. Open evenings and weekends;

Jivaka Ayurveda. Rob Talbert, CAS Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist. Holistic health and longevity through The Science of Life. Consultations, botanicals, five sense therapies, lifestyle adjustments. (949) 497 - 3134;;

Dr. Mark L. Vinick, D.C., C.A.S. Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, Chiropractic, marma therapy, energetic healing. Redondo Beach, CA. (310) 543 - 1070;

James Bailey, L.Ac., MTCM, MPH. Third generation physician, Ayurvedic practitioner and licensed acupuncturist. Founder of Sevanti Center for Ayurveda. Specialize in detoxification therapies, orthopedics, gynecology, arthritis, gastrointestinal (IBS, Crohns), stress, addiction, weight management, rasayana (anti - aging, rejuvenation). Insurance accepted: CMS - 1500 and Superbills provided. Contact: (310) 393 - 4124 or

Sevanti Center for Ayurveda. Healing tools for a healthier yogic lifestyle. Ayurvedic medicine, primary care services including complete diagnosis, educational consultations, herbal medicine, acupuncture, lifestyle and dietary remedies. Most insurance plans accepted: CMS - 1500 and Superbills provided. Sevanti - in service to the divine within. Contact: (310) 393 - 4124 or


I - 866 Ayurveda, Herbs Forever manufactures of Ancient Ayurvedic Formulations, Herbal Massage oils, organic/wild crafted herbs, Herbal formulations, authentic Chywanprash of 52 herbs, Organic Ghee since 1932. Best Quality and potency. Call (213) 427 - 3500 or visit us

Banyan Botanicals, Ayurvedic Herbs & Products USDA Certified Organic Herbs -Triphala, Ashwagandha,Chyavanprash, Bulk Herbs, Herbal Balms, Massage Oils, (800) 953 - 6424;

Living Prana Center dedicated to your well-being: Ayurvedic/Holistic products, yoga studio, and healing therapy. 575 Second St., Encinitas, CA 92024; (760) 944 - 9439;

Sarada Ayurvedic Remedies. Our centuries - old Ayurvedic formulas are traditionally prepared in India. We offer Ayurvedic Herbal Body & Massage Oils, Tarika Ayurvedic Skin Care, Sarada’s Remedies Herbal Tinctures and more. Please call
(877) 541 - 5836 or visit our website

Sattwa Organics brings you beautifully fragranced, Ayurvedic and natural products developed by a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist for optimal bodycare and wellness.

Tri Health Inc. Offers the finest Ayurvedic supplements, massage oils, arishtams, and rasayanams prepared in the Kerala tradition. Call us (800) 455 - 0770 or visit


Kauai Center for Holistic Medicine. Join us for Pancha Karma, a mind-body cleanse, on the garden island of Kauai. Packages available for 3 - 14 days.


Bodhi Tree Bookstore. New & Used Books - Lectures & Workshops. 8585 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Visit our extensive website:

Vedanta Catalog Sin? It’s a standing libel on human nature to call someone a sinner. Read about Vedanta Philosophy (Hinduism). Call (800) 816 - 2242 for catalog.

YogaLife: 10 Steps to Freedom. Apply the yoga principles for contentment. Explanations, reflection questions, guided meditations, affirmations. Books, CD set, cards. (760) 940 - 1020;


For Sale. Yoga Lounge & Spa. Profitable LA County beach city studio also has 4 treatment rooms for facial/clinical treatments & massages. Loyal clientele! (877) 762 - 2524. Broker

Job Opportunities. LA YOGA Ayurveda and Health magazine continues to grow. We are looking for full-time advertising salespeople. If you like people, are a good communicator and are reliable, then please call us at (310) 601 - 7914;

World’s First Home-Based Business Opportunity in Certified Organics. Certified Organic Body, Personal and Health Care products. Independent Representative. (310) 569 - 3103; ;


The Life Center Chiropractic. Dr. Jeremy Brook. Serving the L.A. yoga community. “You are only as healthy as your spine.” (310) 392 - 5456;


Fitness Organica. DVDs you won’t find in stores. Discover Ana Forrest, Tilak Pyle, Sarah Powers, Paul Grilley, Ravi Singh, Ana Brett, Donna Davidge, Kathleen Anderson, and a host of other outstanding instructors. We have Kundalini, Yin, Power, Restorative, Ayurvedic, much more. Something for everyone; Introductory special: 5% off your order. Enter coupon LA2 at checkout. (Expires 2/28/2007)

Yoga By Teens DVD. Join Lauren, Emily and Jessica Parsons in a class for teens, taught by teens. Online special $15.95. (800) 736 - 1670;


Hawk Sanders, M.S., H.H.P. Align with the divine, attune the self. Receive the same benefits of a dedicated yogic practice with a fully realized and enlightened master healer. Release tension, remove blocks, stimulate consciousness, experience stillness. Full awakenings are possible through hands-on or distant healing. Private & Group healing available. Call (760) 966 - 1864, Oceanside, CA

Intuitive Readings: Accurate and kind intuitive help with Siri-Gian Khalsa. By e-mail or at

Re-Formation Meditation (Breathwork) expansively aligns the mind, body and soul. You find yourself connected with your energy force, entering a new way of being. Nicholas Pratley (AAMA, CMT) (310) 871 - 3712;


4 Week Hypnosis Course - no charge. Certification as a “Certified Hypnotist”. Tarzana, CA Tuesdays & Thursdays 7 - 10 P.M. Starting February 20th. Call Today (800) 479 - 9464.


Alternative Health Insurance Services.Providing benefits for groups and individuals since 1985.
(800) 331 - 2713;

Yoga Journal Benefits Plus. Providing teacher and studio liability insurance, Yoga Journal magazine and discounts on conferences and products. (800) 395 - 8075;


Bruce Schonfeld, Certified Advanced Rolfer®, Visceral Manipulation, Craniosacral Therapy. Specialized bodywork for alignment, flexibility, bodyawareness, recovery and rehabilitation. Workshops in Body Analysis, Orthopedic Manual Therapy & Structural Integration. (310) 395 - 3555;

Rolfing® & Cranial - Sacral - bring yourself to a new level of health and well - being. Zachary Gatti, Certified Rolfer. (310) 712 - 7067;


Hamar & Hamar. Taking the law to a higher place. Business law, litigation, family law. Serving the yoga community with skilled, successful and ethical legal services. (310) 550 - 0460;;

The Law Offices of Bruce M. Margolin, ESQ. Expert Criminal Defense. Om Namah Shivaya!


Entrepreneurial Spirit? Love helping people grow, spiritually, financially, professionally? Get paid to coach! Become a Certified Life Coach Practitioner by attending our 2 day intensive training class. I need 3 trailblazers, connected with their higher-self, with public speaking skills, to train as Master Coaches. Is this you? Check out Call (800) 506 - 9479 to register.


Thai-Sabai Traditional Thai Massage. Westwood: 1951 Westwood Blvd., LA, (310) 801 -3912. Hollywood/Thaitown: 5261 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 485 - 2800


L A Sant Mat Meditation Center. New Beginning Come and Learn how to go within. Free of Charge!Introductory Classes Monday and Friday at 7 pm 7726 W. Manchester Blvd. Playa del Rey. (310) 821 - 3321 or (310) 373 - 0492;

Primordial Sound Meditation KarmaDharma Classes. Chopra Center Certified, Private and Group for Adult & Children, Current Schedule: Call for schedule Suzanne at (562) 712 - 2304;

The Transcendental Meditation technique is a simple, natural procedure to contact your inner reservoir of creativity, energy and intelligence on a daily basis. (888) LEARN TM;

Transmission Meditation: A simple, potent way to serve humanity and help transform our world. Group meditation. Dynamic aid to personal growth. Meets throughout So. Cal. Free. (818) 541 - 9090;     

Sangha Practice/Long Beach/South Bay Wednesdays at 7:00 P.M. The new Long Beach/South Bay Sangha hosts its practice Wednesday evenings. This sangha practices in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.  We will have sitting meditation and enjoy mindful walking (perhaps on the beach, weather permitting) followed by dharma sharing. Contact Susan

Sangha Practice/Westside Mondays at 5:00 P.M. The new Westside Los Angeles sangha of Peace Is Every Step meets each Monday at 5:00 at Westwood Park.  This sangha practices an eclectic mix of meditation practices drawn from various traditions. Morna Watson at (310) 709 - 6350;    


Welcome to Spirit Voyage Music...your sacred music source!

Kosmic Music…Music with a Vision. By using rhythms, tones, chakras and mantras, Kosmic Music takes us on a spiritual journey. Kosmic features meditation, yoga, wellness, world and Indian music. Wholesale discounts of up to 50% off! MP3 samples available online.

Rasa Music. Music for yoga, massage, meditation, healing and chillout. Also available, Pure Aromatherapy Rasa Candles made from 100% essential oils. Please visit us online to learn more at

White Swan is a wholesale music distributor dedicated to bringing you the finest in healing music, yoga music, world music, dance music.


Ajanta - Spiritually uplifting clothing that reach to harness and promote positive energy. Coupon: ‘AATMA’- $5 off during February on purchases over $19.

Custom Yoga Props. Help advance your asanas and attain much more precise alignment. Look for our new product line;

Dairy-free vegan chocolates that are so delicious people don’t realize they are dairy-free unless they know ahead of time. From Chocolate Decadence.

Girl Skirt Mission. High Quality Indian Wrap Pants, Kurtas, Handloom skirts. 100% cotton in the brilliant sun drenched colors of India. Get all wrapped up:

Grasping at Stars. Find shirts, mugs, gifts to express your yoga state of mind. Wish strength, truth, acceptance, renewal and serenity to everyone you pass.

Hardtail Forever. Retail store on 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica.

Korazon offers stylish organic clothing and accessories – we stock organic yoga apparel and fashionable clothing inspired by an organic vision and lifestyle. (805) 652 - 0899;

Manduka. Supplier of high performance yoga mats, mat bags and accessories, including mat cleaners, Lumi anti - slip towels, and more. Visit us at

Pure, energized drinking water from your home! Perfect 9.5 pH with more natural antioxidants than orange juice. On sale now. Also, distributors wanted. (877) 255 - 3713; 

Sattwa Organics brings you beautifully fragranced, Ayurvedic and natural products developed by a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist for optimal bodycare and wellness.

Taruna Oils. a unique and high quality Essential Oils collection which has effective therapeutic value. Essential Oils are pure aromatic plant extracts. They have a wide variety of applications and can be applied topically or inhaled. They act on physical, psychological and emotional processes.;

Yogamonk. Check out for the latest in yoga wear. Come learn more about the ancient art of yoga to master spiritual and mental fitness.


Awaken Your Spirit Yoga Retreat with Hala Khouri at the Ojai Eco-Sanctuary. March 16 - 18, all levels welcome.  (310) 663 - 4644;

Cleanse and boost your immune system for superior Winter health. 5 nights/6 days organic juice fast retreats in Palm Springs, CA. Includes yoga, massage, more. (760) 508 - 8117;

Costa Rica: Spring Renewal with Christine Burke. March 10 - 17th in the magical Eco Sanctuary of The Blue Mountain. Prices begin at $1295 and includes twice daily yoga and meditation, beach and wildlife excursion, 3 gourmet meals and airport transfer.  Airfare not included. Liberation Yoga (323) 964 - 5222 or

Guatemala (Lake Atitlan), March 1 - 12, $1,295.  Rejuvenating retreat: Yoga, Meditation, Hiking, Swimming, Culture. Heart-centered yoga for everybody. (425) 303 - 8150;

Manzanita Village Buddhist Retreat Center. A Vipassana and Zen Center in the mountains of north - eastern San Diego county. Meditation retreats, Aikido, creativity, yoga, socially - engaged spiritual practice. (760) 782 - 9223; Weekend Retreats. Enchanting Salt Spring Island Healing, cozy, lakefront, cottage, hot - tub. Rates vary. Includes: accommodation, on - island travel, yoga, organic vegetarian meals, massage, excursions and more. Small groups. Just 3 hours flight from L.A.

Two Bunch Palms is a year-round sanctuary and an oasis of peace, healing and serenity. Feb.-March 2007 Retreats Offered. Desert Hot Springs, California. (800) 472 - 4334;

Retreat to Fabulous Santa Barbara for Workshops in Creative Transformation. Awaken Your Spirit, Live With Purpose, Realize Your Dreams. Check out our website or call for a complete schedule of our upcoming events. Arts Alive! Creativity Center. 1 N Calle Cesar Chavez, 100, Santa Barbara. (805) 963 - 2278;

Venture into a Sagrada Wellness journey and awaken the senses. Pristine country getaway offers all inclusive yoga, culinary and rejuvenation retreats.15 majestic acres outside historic San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Artisan cuisine, adobe cabanas, holistic health spa. (323) 924 - 5950;

Yoga & Creative Writing on Sacred Land. Mexico’s Yelapa Bay: March 17 - 24; Texas: April 5 - 8; untamed coast of Wales: August 5 - 12.  (413) 527 - 5819;;

Yoga in Sicily, Italy. Experience the magic of the Mediterranean Sea. Charming seaside hotel in the Aeolian islands. Guided naturalistic and cultural excursions. May 13 - 20. Limited to 12 people. Organized by Exclusively Italian. Contact or (619) 564 – 4798.

SERVICES Find yoga classes, events, workshops and kirtan.


Krishnamurti DVDs, books, and audio. Available at See our website for info on retreats and video showing in L.A. area. (805) 646 - 2726;


L.a. vie l’orange hand + foot spa. indulge... pamper... rejuvenate...naturally. 638 1/2  N. Robertson. Blvd, LA, CA 90069; (310) 289 - 2501;

We Care Spa. A Holistic Fasting Health Spa, colonics, massages, yoga in Desert Hot Springs, CA. (800) 888 - 2523;


Find Inner Peace, Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda at this traditional ashram in Northern California, founded 1971 by Swami Vishnudevananda. 4 - week Teacher Training Course in May and October, residential workstudy program, spiritual counseling.


Healing Yoga Foundation: An Intensive Yoga Teacher Training in the Holistic Tradition of T. Krishnamacharya. Beginning Fall 2007, 2 Year/500 hour programs in San Francisco and in New York. KHYF Certified. (415) 387 - 7253;;

Iyengar TT Intensives: Nancy Stechert, Senior Iyengar. Spring RYT 200hr March 5 - April 6, June 2- July 5 Academy of Yoga, Grand Junction Colorado. Earn CEC’s for current RYT registration, deepen personal practice or join our cumulative TT program. Weekly drop-ins OK. Bring a friend: 2nd full tuition 50% discount. (970) 255 - 8029;;

Kinepathics Somatic Yoga, 200 hour Yoga Alliance Teacher Training. Vinyasa Flow and Tantra Yoga. (ongoing) Anita De Francesco, M.A. (310) 471 - 2934;;;

Kundalini Yoga- Level 2 Conscious Communication. February 16-18 and March 16-18, 2007. Senior Teachers trained by Yogi Bhajan. The Awareness Center - Established 1974 (626) 796 - 1567;

Nosara Yoga Institute. Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher Training. 200 hr. Yoga Alliance approved. USA:
(866) 439 - 4704; Costa Rica: (506) 682 - 0071;;

Sedona and Oceanside YogaLife Academy Teacher Training. Enjoy yoga, meditation, anatomy and philosophy on Sedona’s red rocks and on Oceanside beaches in this June to November, five-weekend, 200-hour Yoga Alliance accredited training. (928) 282 - 9900;

Synergy Yoga Center offers the renowned Ten Day Intensive Teacher Training & Practicum Program. Next training: February 8 - 18.


Free Passes: Free Yoga & Fitness Passes (worth $3,000) to 75 of LA’s best Clubs & Yoga Studios. Sign up now...(212) 808 - 0765;




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