LOS ANGELES — LA, Los Angeles Times Magazine (www.latimesmagazine.com
) will host "Conversations on Beauty, Health & Wellness
" an intimate, immersive event devoted to wellbeing, fitness and fabulousness, Saturday, October 16th at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. The day-long event, an experiential companion to the magazine's October 3rd issue, will feature live sessions with "The Doctors" — Dr. Travis Stork, Dr. Jim Sears, Dr. Lisa Masterson and Dr. Drew Ordon; breast cancer expert Dr. Susan Love; celebrity fitness trainer Tracy Anderson; City of Hope cancer research specialist Dr. Leslie Bernstein; and Marriage & Family Therapist and addiction recovery counselor Dr. Beverly Berg with additional speakers to be announced.
"LA's rich lifestyle coverage offers us a terrific platform to create unique, interactive and memorable experiences," said Anna Magzanyan, The Times' Vice President, Advertiser Marketing and Events. "This year's 'Conversations' builds on last year's smash, sold-out success with new sessions and activities, and we look forward to bringing our attendees, sponsors and celebrities together for a phenomenal day at Terranea Resort."
"Conversations on Beauty, Health & Wellness" speakers and demonstrations will address fitness and nutrition, the mind-beauty connection, wellness and prevention, anti-aging, plastic surgery, innovative medical treatments and more. Activities such as yoga, boot camp, pilates, bike rides, book signings, a beauty bar and product and equipment samplings are included with the event. New this year, all attendees are invited to an evening reception immediately following the program.
"LA honors and reflects the Southern California way of life, which is synonymous with good health and gorgeous style," said LA Editor, Nancie Clare. "The October issue highlights the unique and vibrant role that those who live in the region play in fitness and beauty trends, dispenses a healthy dose of inspiration, and gives readers a preview of some of the most interesting new techniques in medicine and prevention." LA's
October issue will examine what healthy looks like between today's extremes of scary-skinny and dangerously plump, follow the story of a world-class runner's battle to compete again after being shot in the legs, and takes a realistic look at the art and science of aging gracefully. In addition, LA's signature features from tastemakers in the culture, music and style realms will give readers expert insight into what's new and noteworthy.
The event's Contributing Sponsor is Korea Tourism Organization. Breakfast, lunch, the evening reception and a gift bag are included with ticket purchase and overnight packages with spa, golf and tennis options are also available. For tickets and event details, visit www.latimesmagazine.com/events
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