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Monday, May 23, 2016

Childhood Obesity News

Childhood Obesity Prevention Training

FREE training on Childhood Obesity Prevention focused on strategies to prevent and reduce childhood obesity among foster youth and youth within the child welfare system. 

Speakers include child welfare professionals from the mental and medical health fields who will offer actionable strategies to help you identify and reduce childhood obesity in the families and communities you serve.
Two sessions are offered – morning and afternoon.  Morning attendees will be provided with a complimentary continental breakfast, and afternoon participants will receive a catered boxed lunch.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Health professionals (health educators, nurses, social workers, program directors) working with foster youth and youth with the child welfare system.
DATE: June 1, 2016
Morning Session – 8:30-12:00 PM (Breakfast Provided)
Afternoon Session – 12:30-4:00PM (Lunch Provided)
LOCATION: Children’s Bureau
1910 Magnolia Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90007
RSVP REQUIRED:  Spots are limited, see attached flyer for RSVP details.
QUESTIONS: Please feel free to email Kelly Dumke at

P.S. International Day of Yoga - Sunday 6/19 @

Friday, May 20, 2016

Youth Yoga Day Sat 6/4



10am - 12pm  Kids' Zone Musical mats and coloring!

10:30 - 11:30  Yoga class for teens and adults.

11:30 - 12:00  Music and snacks.

Hazard Park
2230 Norfolk St 
USC Health Science Campus

  • No need to bring a yoga mat, we have plenty for you to use! 
  • Wear comfortable workout clothes.
  • Don't forget to take pictures and tag us on instagram! @youthyogala
  • Bring your friends and family. Yoga is great for everyone!
  • All ages, beginners and pros alike!

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

More Yoga





Gentle vinyasa flow class for all levels lead by Janine Forte, founder of Five Star Hippie® - an Eco friendly, spirit-inspired jewelry collection for people of all ages. Five Star Hippie uses natural materials and each piece of jewelry bestows a positive message that is meant to illuminate your body mind & soul.




Chelsea leads a relaxing preview yoga class to give a glimpse into her exciting and exotic Thailand  retreat coming up this summer. Meet those who have already signed up, get a bit more information, or just come to relax - with snacks and treats after class. 




Start your weekend with a class focused on alignment, concentration, and balance. Free cold-pressed juice courtesy of Renew Juicery will refresh and energize you for the rest of your day!
11911 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049


Kids Summer Class in Roxbury Park

Saturday and Sunday
June 11 &12, 2016

Bring families and friends and enjoy yoga classes and massage samples from some of the best yoga teachers in Jamaica and internationally! Come enjoy yoga classes of multiple styles and healing.
Are you a parent? rest easy as we thought of you so bring your children out to experience "Yoga the Children's Way classes each day.
The yoga classes are all levels and suitable for beginners to Advance practitioners. for the Yoga Schedule and location address.
Stay connected and visit our Facebook and website for more details

International Day of Yoga - Sunday 6/19 @


Thursday, May 5, 2016


ROGA at the Santa Monica Pier

The series offering free running and yoga returns to the Santa Monica Pier this Saturday, May 7. Gather your friends, collect your running shoes, pack your mat, and head to the Pier for a run at 8am and yoga at 9am.

May 7: Jay Co
May 14: Cristi Christensen
May 21: Shiva Rea
May 28: Eden Goldman
June 4: Sara Falugo
June 11: Paula Tapia

For more information, visit

Sign up for

International Day of Yoga - Sunday 6/19 @

Ingrid Cheng
Certified Yoga Teacher
Health & Wellness Leader

P.S Gluten Free snacks @

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Bike to School Day

Celebrate Bike to School Day on May 4!

Beginning May 1st, you can participate in the National Bike Challenge. Create your own team or join the Bike Santa Monica Team and track your miles. The Challenge runs till September 30th. 

Gear Up! on May 1st

The 2ndAnnual Bike Swap, is here to match you with the ideal ride. If your kids have grown too big, your cruiser isn't cutting it, or your seat is giving you cramps, then come look for a trade and swap for your best fit. 

The event will also feature:
  • FREE Bike Repair
  • Bike Raffle
  • FREE Clinics on Safety and Technique
  • FREE Helmets
  • Bike Art
  • Local Food for Sale
  • Art and Crafts
  • Live DJ

Walk or Bike 

It's fun, healthy & eco-friendly.

Register for the Spring Activity Challenge from Fire Up Your Feet. All schools in CA are eligible K-8! Top prize is $5k. Link to blog posts on the Fire Up Your Feet website & post on Social media.

Fire Up Your Feet encourages families, students & schools to create active lifestyles so children can be healthy & fit.

Try the best gluten-free snacks @

Ingrid Cheng
Certified Yoga Teacher
Health & Wellness Leader

Friday, April 22, 2016

International Day of Yoga

On Sunday June 19th at 10am - 1pm Lets Move will assemble Yoga classes/groups/organizations at the weekly Motor Ave. Farmers Market in Palms (intersection of Motor Ave & National Blvd, 90034).  FREE parking available at the Iman Center, 3376 Motor, 1/2 block south of National Blvd.
We will have a double booth area for Yoga & group information displays & seating, a 10 ft x 10 ft tent for changing/ shade and a low-rise stage. Come join a relaxing, energizing & fun class

10:30-11 am Yoga Flow Class - Ingrid 

Yoga teachers, sign up to teach a class (it's a great way to spread the benefits of yoga & gain more publicity. We'll hand out flyers in Mar Vista area and your name/ info will be included.
    10 - 10:10am Open/Welcome by Marisa Stewart, President - Palms Neighborhood Council with Reading of the United Nations Proclamation for International Day of Yoga
    10:10 - 10:30am Laura Fuller, Yoga Teacher & students
    10:30 - 11:00am Ingrid Cheng, Yoga Teacher & Author "Dream: Creating A Better World"
    11:00 - 11:30am Zara Bennett, Yoga Teacher & students
    11:30am - 12:00pm Break: Music + Dance + Discussion
    12:00 - 12:30pm Subhadra Bowman & Yoga Angels International
    12:30 - 1:00pm FINALE Day of Yoga Affirmations

    Feel free to share our FBk link:

      Please indicate time that'll work for you.

      Please attach a logo, web address and appropriate names for PR listing and flyer production.  Flyers will be available following the Memorial Day Holiday in late May.

      You may be aware, Let's Move! Creator, First Lady Michelle Obama is a strong advocate of daily Yoga practice.  And we're excited about this event.

      Ingrid Cheng
      Certified Yoga Teacher
      Health & Wellness Leader 

      Monday, April 11, 2016

      Food Revolution Summit

      Join the Food Revolution Summit April 30 - May8 (online) you’ll get complete access to a week of interviews with 25 of the world’s leading experts on food and nutrition (all at no cost) interviewed by bestselling author John Robbins, during which you’ll learn:
      • Which foods can prevent (and even help you fight off) cancer, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
      • How to shed unwanted pounds and feel lighter and freer—just with normal foods you can get at the grocery store!
      • The shocking truth about GMOs and what common foods might contain them (that no one is talking about).
      • The real story behind controversial foods such as gluten, soy, sugar, carbs and fat… are they really harmful?
      • The connection between industrial agriculture and climate change, and what you can do today to make a difference.
      • And much, much more!
      Hear what questions host and best-selling author, John Robbins, will ask each of this AMAZING group of guest speakers. It’s promising to be one of the most important and game-changing events of the year.

      Ingrid Cheng
      Certified Yoga Teacher
      Health & Wellness Leader