Mind-Body Healing Workshop Offered by Chopra Center

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Journey into Healing, Deepak Chopra’s signature mind-body workshop, is being offered as a four-day retreat on August 16-19. The workshop, according to Chopra, is “designed to give attendees the tools needed to transform the way they experience the world.” 

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All That Glitters is Not Green


Natural Awakenings of Los Angeles belongs to a growing group of local and national publishers actively pursuing the aim of sustainable publishing. Cutting edge publishers like Mother Jones and Sierra use Earth-friendly papers and processes, busting the myth that a high quality magazine must be glossy.

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Liver Life Walk Comes to LA in September

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The American Liver Foundation is hosting their 5th Annual Los Angeles Liver Life Walk on Sunday, September 23 at Ocean View Park in Santa Monica. This walk will raise funds for over one million patients in Greater Los Angeles alone that are battling a number of liver diseases including biliary atresia, fatty liver, liver cancer and hepatitis. All proceeds will go towards the American Liver Foundation’s mission to facilitate, advocate, and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease.

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Alternative Therapies Cancer Convention Convenes Labor Day Weekend

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The Cancer Control Society (CCS) will host its Alternative Therapies 40th Annual Cancer Convention on Labor Day weekend from Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3. The event will be held at the Sheraton Universal Hotel, Universal City.

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Call for Cover Art and Photography

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Creative individuals that would like to see their work featured on the cover of a nationally distributed magazine now have an exceptional opportunity: Natural Awakenings is extending a call for cover art and photography and accepting submissions online via a dedicated webpage. The monthly healthy living, franchised publication, available free in more than 80 cities in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, is known for eye-catching covers that feature original works by artists from around the world.

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Natural Awakenings Los Angeles Launches New Website

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Natural Awakenings Los Angeles (NaturallyLA.com) has launched a new website to support the monthly print publication. Access to all the editorial content, including local articles, News Briefs, Health Briefs, Global Briefs, active links to websites and content, Community Partners, Services and products, the Community Resource Guide (with reference to health and wellness resources), and a Community Calendar with up-to-date local events, is now just a click away. An archived library of past Natural Awakenings Los Angeles editions provides access to more great local and national articles and interviews.

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Palmpring Brings Quality Organic Mattresses to LA

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Palmpring, a sustainably-produced, organic coconut fiber and natural latex mattress company, recently announced the opening of its North American retail flagship store in LA. Mattresses Sold in the United States are manufactured here in Los Angeles as well. Founded in South Korea in 1996, its wholly-owned subsidiary, Palmpring USA, is also launching an all-new mattress, Puri, designed specifically for the U.S. market. Puri, which features a medium firmness, falls in between the company’s other two signature mattresses, Colva and Agra, in firmness.

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Bhakti Fest Returns to Joshua Tree September 6-9

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Bhakti Fest is celebrating its fourth season September 6-9 at the Joshua Tree Desert Retreat Center in Joshua Tree. Yoga, kirtan music and wisdom workshops will be offered in the tradition of the dynamic Bhakti Fests since 2009. 

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New Generation of Homeopathics Now Available

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Frequency Apps, a company dedicated to offering complementary therapies for health and well-being, has created a new line of products—Bio Apps—designed to restore, revive and rejuvenate the body. Described by the company as the next generation of homeopathics, Bio Apps help support the body’s energetic function.

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Tesla Motors Delivers World’s First Premium Electric Sedan

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Tesla Motors delivered Model S, the world’s first premium electric sedan, to its first customers at an invitationonly event in June at the Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. The company expects to build 5,000 cars by the end of 2012, followed by 20,000 in 2013.
 “In 2009, we set out to build the most innovative car of the 21st century, and since then have dedicated ourselves to developing and testing Model S to ensure that under any situation, Model S never disappoints,” said Elon Musk, Tesla Motors co-founder, CEO and Chief Product Architect. “Today we achieved our goal with an exceptional car that we believe sets a new standard for efficiency, safety, style, technology, operating cost and performance.”

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