At Heal One World studio, 3503 Pico Bl. 90019 (near Arlington Ave) we'll rehearse on Saturday March 12th. Choose Health Kids LA will welcome you with TIPS on Child Nutrition & healthy snack tasting - Click NOW to sign up HERE! We're supporting member Teresa Anne Powers, Atty-turned Children's Yoga Specialist and best-selling author of 'The ABCs of Yoga for Kids'. We'll help train Official Yoga Ambassadors to lead their classroom, day/child care center, youth group to experience a fitness connection with kids at 100s of international sites like Spain, Greece, Australia & in states New York, Florida, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and the list grows daily! Don't miss it...
December 16th we were proud to welcome Dr. Alison Herrmann, PhD who discussed her 10yrs as Associate Director, UCLA/Kaiser Permanente Center For Health Equity; Assistant Director, UCLA Station of National Cancer Prevention Network and Research Investigator at UCLA Healthy By Default REACH program. She described research being conducted with First Lady Michelle Obama's Partnership For A Healthier America, Dr. Herrmann gave a 'refresher' on the basics of disciplined research so vital to community health planning. Her Equity Center's research & solution-building activity connects nationally with 100's of community groups and their grant programs are listed on her website (link above). She was inspiring as she described a range of projects such as integrating Health Awareness into projects sponsored by the City of Stockton. And a local project with Korean Churches to upgrade healthy dietary choices for seniors. Keep following us here & 'like' us on Facebook
November is National Diabetes Month. Uni High's Kerri Eich (member since 5/12) welcomed Diabetes Speakers to campus. Kerri's an Administrator/Teacher + Coaches Varsity Volleyball. She welcomed LM! WLA Team member, Nutrition Activist, PhiVan who conducted presentations to several packed classes of eager teenagers. Rufus Dorsey of D-FORCE for Life made a separate presentation at Uni.
Note: Our partner Westside Family YMCA is progressing on their long-awaited NEW state-of-the-art Healthy Lifestyles Center on a corner of Uni High's 25-acre campus.
Activist Nutritionist/PE Mgr. PhiVan Ha (Connections For Children) was able to build a project team that included Meghan Sahli-Wells of Culver City's City Council & Rev Leonardo Wilborn of Culver Palms United Methodist Church pictured together bottom right. The result was a HI-performance National Obesity Awareness Month event that rocked kids & adults alike! The gathering at Connections was packed with all engaged in active presentations by Choose Health LA, Nutrifit's Chef Jackie Keller; a S Monica Dojo - International Shotokan Karate Federation, FunFIT CA's LaTasha Lyons, ABC's Yoga For Kids', Teresa Anne Powers; Christina Tanios, Holistic Specialist Culver Palms YMCA. The event was moving & everyone moved with it!
(click for coverage picts of LA's Special Olympics World Games) Ingrid Cheng has been a consistent Leader-Yoga Teacher for our growing 'collaborative' health awareness movement. Her summer project showcased our Lululemon Prep Team (click for photos), as she recruited support from retailer LuluLemon Athletica Brentwood, and health food snack-makers Raw5 Energy Circles & JustCHILL beverages. We Thank them & all who participated in promoting Special Olympics FUN, especially our own Olympian, Althea Moses!
The highly-creative UCLA Black Pre-Health Organization members study for careers in healthcare sciences. In their annual volunteer outreach project, they learn to plan events that engage the community in options for healthier lifestyles. The 2015 Youth Health Festival was a variety of active+discussion workshops, that was inspiring to observe as older college students mentored their younger K-12 guests. In a daycamp-like format, memories were established to last a lifetime. T-Shirts, Chik-Fil-A Veggie & chicken wrap lunches, fruit snacks & prizes were distributed to ALL as icing on the cake! UCLA Recreation and elite members of the FITTED program joined UCLA Admissions-Student Ambassadors in highlighting resources at this TOP global university. The BPHO Director's Board (Danielle Andrews, Chair) are to be applauded for excellent planning & production of an impressive 'Let's Move!' style wellness experience.
Teague Weybright is a Master Gardener & Past President - Los Angeles Community Garden Council. Since late 1990's, LACGC has helped plan, develop, form 1000's of community/school gardens across LA County. An avid runner, Teague organized our 2015 LA Marathon Water Team. Let's Move! Events
Team members, Lise & Anne Skovbo with Jayne Pan (from UCLA) and Michele Fonke, a nutritionist from Cameroon, West Africa helped water+encourage the 20,000+ runners at our Brentwood Mile 23 station!
Opening day was in 2010, for popular Japan-based Mokichi Okada Association Center USA (MOA Wellness).
It is the only Westside program that includes farm fresh fruits &
vegetables grown naturally on their own Fresno farm since '99.
This special center involves Art & Art Appreciation sessions - centuries-old Energy Healing Therapy as the central core of the global organization's work. Thanks to Olympian, Althea Moses for leading a packed room of celebrants in a REfreshing Fitness Break. Happy 5th Anniversary MOA Wellness & Thanks for supporting Let's Move West LA!!!ir services.
This is a sustaining faith-based project that is actively growing. Sunday morning at Heavenly Vision Church, what better time to connect with families & promote the growing array of options to UPgrade patterns of fitness - nutrition - wellness. Lead Team SuperMOM, FunFIT CA Trainer, Banking Administrator, LaTasha Lyons, Husband Mike & their 3 kids put together a welcoming & dancing wellness experience. Excellent support from Lead Teamers Skye Kelly, Heal One World & The Olympian, Althea Moses: CLICK for picts link
CLICK for pict coverage: Lead Team Member, LaTasha Lyons, FUNfit CA leads a Let's Move! collaborative effort at 1st 'Celebrate Our Neighborhood' event to support efforts by Olympic Park Neighborhood Council - Health Committee Chair, Skye Kelly, Executive Director at LM! partner Heal One World. The event was a HomeRun community wellness experience for 100's of Family members...
CLICK for photos. Our Farmers Market Wellness Fairs brought together MOA Wellness Center+Westside Family YMCA at the Palms neighborhood Motor Ave Farmers Market. Our Team has included D-FORCE for Life's Rufus Dorsey, Heal One World's Vivacious Yoga Teacher, De Jur Jones and Olympic Gold Medalist, Althea Moses, ABC Yoga For Kids Teresa Anne Power. With fitness breaks & personal coaching to 'enhance the shoppers experience'. We'll start planning the 2015 schedule soon...
CLICK for photos. The Children's Institute Incorporated operates 25 Head Start Centers in LA's poorest neighborhoods. At this community-wide event, Lead Team/SUPER Mom LaTasha Lyons with D-FORCE Trainer, Rufus Dorsey and Heal One World CEO/Tai Chi Instructor, Skye Kelly produced wide smiles among children, parents, staff and community members in an exhilarating workout session that left everyone wanting more & more. A return to Head Start is in the plans...
CLICK for CSU Let's Move! Clinic picts - Project #1: A class project for CSU-LB undergrads in Recreation Admin. The students set up a Let's Move! challenge in 10 areas of fitness - nutrition - wellness. They welcomed 100+ youth K-12 for an active experience on campus. Project#2: Invited to join the 93rd Annual Sandcastle Contest with 10,000+ beach spectators. Great to see so many who cheered our huge 'Let's Move! logo'. Click for Sand Castle picts & Thanks to Lead Teamer, LaTasha Lyons for these Super Summer Experiences...