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Witness Some African Magic

dogs in africa

My daughter Devaki, who many of you know from the Everyday Yoga in my Gaiam DVDs, works for a foundation called Mwebaza where she connects poor African schools with American Elementary schools. Currently she is in Kenya – a pretty dangerous place for Americans right now – doing her thing! Happily, she is blogging about her […]

Is That A Beetle On Your Lip?

lipstick lips print

Average Reading Time: 1 minute, 45 seconds Long before Europeans discovered South America, the Native Aztecs were crushing insects to create some of the most beautifully colored fabrics that would stay bright and vibrant for years. They would harvest the female cochineal insects, crush them, sun-dry them, and then use the crushed powder as a […]

Lighten Up! Cleanse is Now Available All Year Long


During the holidays it may have come to your attention that some of those family relations are still a little strained. Maybe the holidays have reminded you why you keep some distance from your wild and crazy kin. Interestingly, according to Ayurveda it is through these family relations – and particularly the strained ones – […]

LifeSpa wins Holistic Wellness Center of the Year!

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Once a year, the Green Spa Network presents sustainability awards for the spa industry. We, at LifeSpa, are very excited and honored to accept the prestigious award of “Holistic Wellness Center of the Year”! These are the foremost leaders pushing the edge of innovation in our industry, said Green Spa Network Executive Director Deb Berlin, […]

The Neanderthal In You

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Neanderthals reigned throughout Northern Europe about 250,000 years ago, and then mysteriously disappeared about 30,000 years ago. The first Homo sapiens arrived in Europe from Africa about 40,000 years ago, and within the next 10,000 years the Neanderthals were gone. New research based on the genetic mapping of human and Neanderthal genes has found that […]

New Consultations at LifeSpa

Ayurvedic consultation Tauna Houghton

As many of you know, it is getting more and more difficult to get a consultation with me, and I know that frustrates many of you – including myself. For the past 7 years I have been mentoring my Ayurvedic Panchakarma Manager, Tauna Houghton, to offer Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultations. Tauna received her formal Ayurvedic training […]

Spring 2013 Colorado Cleanse After Survey Highlights

Thank you to all of our Spring Colorado Cleansers for such great feedback this year! Below are some highlights that were derived from the After Cleanse Survey: Significant Reductions in Symptoms *48.6% of cleansers experienced a reduction in fatigue *52.7% of cleansers experiences a reduction in belly fat and/or love handles *50% of cleansers experienced a […]

Test Kits: Do-It-Yourself

Glucose Meter Test Kits

Blood Sugar (Glucose) Monitor Today, one-third of Americans qualify as pre-diabetic, but 90% of them don’t know it, according to the CDC.  Rising blood sugar, even within the medically-considered normal range, has been shown to increase the risk of dying of a heart attack or stroke by 40%, as well as increasing the risk of chronic […]

LifeSpa Gives Back – An Inspirational Journey

lifespa charity Marise Cipriani

Marise Cipriani, a long time patient and friend of LifeSpa, started a foundation about a year ago called “Kapoks.” You may remember Marise from my Gaiam Weight Loss DVD, in which she was featured. Kapoks began when Marise’s work in Brasil inspired her to help the indigenous people in the town of Lourenço, Amapá”a developing […]

Need Help With Our New Website?

Not sure that is how you reboot it, is it?

It’s been about a month since we launched LifeSpa’s shiny new website and, although we’ve been really excited about the new features and design, we know that sometimes change brings with it a few growing pains. Below are the top two problems we’ve identified that you might be experiencing. While we don’t have the fixes […]

Welcome to the New LifeSpa Website!

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Today is a very special day at LifeSpa, indeed! We have finally launched our brand new website that we all hope will make your experience at LifeSpa much more user friendly. While we are still uploading lots of new content to the site, it has some unique features that I would love to point your […]