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Let's Move! West LA Supports: Olympic Park Neighborhood Council

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...



Let's Move! coLLABORATES: school+community+business for healthier kids!

CLICK for picts. The premiere of 'The UNI Project' epitomizes what First Lady Michelle Obama believes every community can achieve to UPgrade patterns of fitness - nutrition - wellness.  When different types of groups work in creative collaboration with inspired school staff (Coach Kerri Eich-Reiners, Principal Eric Davidson) an entire school - their families - community residents, all experience the exhilaration of positive change! NutriBullet LLC are to be commended for putting their money where their mouth is.  This lesson is replicable ANYWHERE there is inclination for collaborative success. See YouTube Trailer.

Let's Move! CONNECTS: Korean Chefs delight at obesity awareness event

CLICK for video (2.25 min.) With coordination by Michele Fonke, Anne & Lise Skovbo, Jayne Pan it was our active-nutritious celebration for Natl Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. The gathering at Culver Palms United Methodist Church welcomed energetic Bibimbap Backpackers from Seoul, Korea. The highlight was a healthy meal of Korean bibimbap (bee-bem-bap). Our Lead Team included (click for RESOURCE GUIDE)The Olympian, Althea Moses - Actor/D-Force Trainer, Rufus Dorsey - Enrich LA Prog. Mgr, Jasmine Lim - Teaching Wellness', Jeanne Kuntz for another Great Let's Move! WLA wellness experience. Mucho Thanks to Epiphany Fitness', Omari Barnard, sponsors New York Life's Ebrahim RadHeal One World and Connections For Children...

Let's Move! Project: Motor Ave Farmers Mkt in Palms

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 DorseyHeal One World's Vivacious Yoga Teacher, De Jur Jones and Olympic Gold MedalistAlthea 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...

Let's Move! Ambassadors: LaTasha&Mike's Family+Rufus+Lisa's Family

CLICK for pictsWe don't venture much from the Westside as a policy of green efficiency. But when Caitlin Yoshioka, of Long Beach RotarAct invited us to come 'play in the sand' for Long Beach's 82nd Annual Great Sand Castle Contest a Team promptly came together. Caitlin is a fitness-oriented Program Mgr at Better Learning for All Students Today (BLAST) in Long Beach. We were able to share an action-packed FUNDAY as 10,000+ inspectful beach-goers strolled/watched us sculpt the sands & cheering with shrieks of, "Hey that's Let's Move..."! We do project after project not realizing how many people cherish good energy/works Mrs. Obama's Initiative has wrought .  The event gave the Team a unique super-invigorating sense of fulfillment.  

Personal wellness grows whenever we promote UPgrades to daily patterns of fitness - nutrition - wellness.  This makes us complete as human citizens & the well-being that results  helps us to enjoy Life more! Thanks Team for a great Long Beach wellness experience...

Let's Move! Ambassadors: Latasha+Rufus+Skye at Head Start Day

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...

Cal State Long Beach - 2014 Let's Move! Clinic is fitness blast for kids!

CLICK for complete photo-journal -  A class project for Cal State Long Beach undergrads in Event Planning & Management. The project welcomed elementary to high school kids for a Let's Move! challenge that offered proficiencies in 10 areas of fitness - nutrition - wellness. Plus a well-organized campus experience coordinated by student leader, Jo-Marie Lawrence assisted by Chancellor's Office Rep, Kirran Moss. Mucho credit goes to LM! WLA's, LaTasha Lyons for helping shape this FUN-filled day

let's move! ucla project: black pre-health students & youth health fest

CLICK for picts - The 2014 UCLA/BPHO Youth Health Fest was the 2nd annual Health Promotion event organized by a highly-creative student group, Black Pre-Health Org, Let's Move! Hollywood & Let's Move! WLA Olympian, Althea Moses got things 'off the hook' with a fitness workout that turned into a filmed 'Harlem Shake' session. Children (ages K-8th) were awestruck by the spectacular UCLA campus setting. Lunch was provided by Chik-Fil-A Westwood. Great leadership by Danielle Andrews & the BPHO board (pictured above) with support from UCLA's FITTED program and student campus groups! 


Collaboration of health advocates + neighbors + businesses promoting wellness UPgrades in Westside Los Angeles.

Mrs. Obama on Let's Move! - 2010


Eating Well with Chef Jackie

Co-Founder of Let's Move! West LA, Celebrity Chef Jackie KellerFood Exposed Online

2015 Lifestyle Notes: More bad news for those with high BMI's - a measure of body weight relative to height (not always the best marker of body fat percentage, but a relevant measuring tool). A study published in Lancet Oncology finds that "globally, nearly 500,000 new cancer cases were attributable to high BMI, with the BMI-cancer link higher among women than men.

Highly developed nations had the most high-BMI-related cancers: North America accounted for about a quarter of all such cases

Postmenopausal breast, colon, and uterine cancers made up over 60% of all malignancies attributable to high BMI in women.

Also other causes of cancer, such as tobacco use and infections, are associated with a larger proportion of cases of cancer.

In 2015, there are 3 words to remember: Lifestyle, lifestyle and lifestyle...

"I'm glad to help Let's Move! WLA with Nutrition & Wellness counseling.  Give me a call at 310.473.1989" Chef Jackie

Gardens that Teach!

More info on supporting your school - community gardening CLICK LA Community Garden Council

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Let's Move! WLA Health&Fitness Fair Guide

Let's Move! WLA Obesity Awareness Guide

Dr. Toni Yancey, MD, MPH (1957 - 2013)

Adapted Physical Ed - Beverley Vigil

Alternative Health Classes - Skye Kelly

Bicycle Services - Freddie & Norma

Childcare Services - Mai Pham

Children's Yoga Training - Teresa Anne Power

Contemporary Line Dance - Dianne Isaacs

Designing Programs - Dr. Stephen Loy, PhD

Community Gardening - Julie Beals

Diabetes Awareness - Rufus Dorsey

Educational Materials - Natalie Lawson

Financial Wellness - Ebrahim Rad

Fitness TV Cable Access - John King

Fitness Walk Groups - LaTasha Lyons

Group Dance Fitness - June Caldwell

Group Movement Training - Ilaan Mazzini

Health Career Support - UCLA/BHPO Students

Healthy Lifestyle Programs - Rae Jin

Health Environ Studies LAUSD - Coach Eich

Integrative Health Services - Ron Kato

LA City Health Plan - Neighborhood Guide

LA City Services - Len Nguyen

LA County Child Health - Eloisa Gonzalez, MD

Motor Ave Farmers Market - Evelin Tamayo

Nutrition & Cooking - Chef Jackie Keller

Nutrition Presentations - Minhee Kim

Olympic Gold Medalist - Althea Moses

Organic Baby Foods - Anne

School Gardening - Claire DeGard

Soccer Clinic - Jose Molina (310 581 3772)

Weight Management - Luis Aberto Aracena

Wellness Training - Jeanne Kuntz

Yoga Personal/Group Training - Ingrid Cheng

Urban Gardening - Alix Acuentino

Zumba Cultural Dance - Gisella Ferreira

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