Health & Fitness

Say Om to a Greener Yoga Mat Cleaner

The Matsana sanitizer uses a germ-killing, high-powered UV light for quick and effective cleansing. Read story.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Say Hi to Super Sandbag

Weights are expensive, but sand isn't, so try out this new exercise regime. Read story.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

A Relaxing Reset

Santa Barbara craniosacral therapist Paul Brown explains how his energy work promotes self-healing. Read story.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Friends via Fitness

The Friday Fitness and Fun program helps teens make friends and get fit. Read story.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Female Fitness

Huang’s club, with its collection of member-donated sporting memorabilia, is a response to the insolent tone of women’s spaces in gyms. Read story.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Combating Chiari

Because the symptoms are common and can easily be recognized as expressions of other illnesses, the illness is often disregarded and thus misdiagnosed. Read story.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Full Moon Yoga

Join Carpinteria yoga instructor Meredith Medland for a monthly outdoor yoga session under the stars. Read story.

Monday, November 21, 2011


Les Mills is a global fitness trend that has captivated Santa Barbara with its group exercise programs designed for consistency, efficiency, and effectiveness. Read story.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

S.B. Marathon

Saturday, November 12, bipeds from around the world will arrive in our seaside town to participate in the third annual S.B. International Marathon. Read story.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

My Self in a Box

An eye-closing encounter with Santa Barbara's first and only “Life Vessel.” Read story.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

World Record for Jumping Jacks

This week, dozens of schoolkids converged on La Cumbre Plaza to set a record as part of the national “Let's Jump!” exercise campaign. Read story.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Of Man and Machine

A bona fide bicycle fitting, I had thought, was for princess-and-the-pea, bi-pedal prima donnas. Wrong. Read story.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

A Sound Body of Work

Heath Bond offers holistic healing. Read story.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

The Bar Method

Incorporating isometric exercise, weight training, core strengthening, and stretching, this fitness regime creates long, lean bodies. Read story.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Up Close with Access Energy Success Stories

Among ailments treated by access energy at the Body Therapy Institute are addiction, OCD, depression, and pain. Read story.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
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