February 28, 2024

Christopher Montenegro and Sacred Masculinity

Sacred Sons is a worldwide organization dedicated to teaching men to lead with healthy, honest and embodied strength. Participants learn a variety of healthy tools and resources...


February 21, 2024

Movin’ It

The GYROTONIC® Method is the unusual name given to a form of restorative fitness developed by an athlete in one of the most injury-prone practices known to (wo)man, professional ballet.
February 6, 2024

Grow Curative Plants at Home

Spend some time in Santa Cruz and you may hear the term “herb” used in all sorts of ways. A tasty herb could mean anything from weed to oregano...
January 24, 2024

Yoga for All

In today’s fitness-focused culture, there are as many ways to do yoga as there are reasons to engage in this ancient practice. With so much variety, there is something for everyone, from strength and fitness to mindfulness and stress reduction.
August 9, 2023

Ganja Yoga and the Search for the Perfect High

“Marijuana, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Uhm … one … what’s the question again?”  Elizabeth Baked Browning Co-owners of Ganja...
August 8, 2023

Ayurveda: What’s Really Bothering You

How the alternative medicine gets to the core problem Last Wednesday, editor in chief Brad Kava asked me, the news editor, for a health and...
January 24, 2023

Health and Fitness: Watsonville’s New Pump Track is Worth a Ride

The large concrete expanse is a playground for all vehicles with wheels
January 24, 2023

Health and Fitness: Palomar Ballroom Dance Lessons Boom

With roughly 17 styles of dance, there’s something for everyone
August 10, 2021

Santa Cruz Movement Brings Inclusive Philosophy of Fitness

After a year’s delay due to Covid, Leela Kalow and Dean Yerushalmy open Midtown studio
May 1, 2020

Dispelling the Myth That Cannabis Can Cure COVID-19

Influencers dangerously pushing ‘magical plant’ as remedy
May 1, 2020

The Science Behind Munchies

The “munchies” are very real, but why?
May 1, 2020

Cannabis Company Rides Changes Into Second Decade

Créme De Canna reinvents itself to survive whirlwind market
May 1, 2020

Recreational Rollback

New county regulations allow cannabis delivery but not pickup, and that's regressive, pot proponents say
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