3 Days of Wellness in Los Angeles

Peace Awareness Labyrinth & Gardens
Photo: Peace Awareness Labyrinth & Gardens
Overview

What you need is serenity now, and Los Angeles is the place to be. Over the next three days, you'll practice yoga outdoors, walk hidden labyrinths, and retreat yourself at some of LA's most beautiful gardens. Find your zen. #startyourcomeback

NOTE: Hours and opening dates change frequently. Check individual websites for updated information.


Day 1

Today, you're connecting with the coast. Begin with yoga on the beach, then discover an urban oasis in Pacific Palisades. Refuel at Cafe Gratitude with signature plant-based bowls like "I Am Terrific." Paddle the tranquil waters of Mother's Beach, then relax with a signature spa treatment at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey. For dinner, enjoy sustainable farm-to-table cuisine on the waterfront.


Beach Yoga SoCal group pose
Beach Yoga SoCal

The sand is your mat and the ocean is your soundtrack.

Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple
Self-Realization Fellowship

Retreat yourself at this lush oasis in Pacific Palisades.

Cafe Gratitude Venice
Cafe Gratitude Venice

You'll be grateful for their organic plant-based bowls.

Pro SUP Shop
Pro SUP Shop

Paddle the waters of Mother's Beach with a SUP or kayak.

Sisley Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey
Sisley Spa @ The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey

Indulge in the signature Zen Harmony Body Treatment.

Cast & Plow
Cast & Plow

Farm to table cuisine with a nighttime view of the marina.

Day 2

Continue the flow and unwind the mind. Hike to a hidden gem in Griffith Park, then it's a yoga session in the park at Runyon Canyon. Work out and grab a healthy bite in two of LA's most historic neighborhoods. Reflect and meditate at a spiritual retreat. "Surrender" to a relaxing massage, then treat yourself to an Italian-inspired alfresco dinner.


Pink bench hidden inside Amir's Garden in Griffith Park
Amir's Garden

A labor of love beloved by hikers and equestrians alike.

Runyon Canyon Yoga
Runyon Canyon Park

Donation-based yoga at one of LA's most popular parks.

Thrive Health Lab
Thrive Health Lab

Drop-ins welcome at this health and wellness facility.

Ackee Bamboo
Ackee Bamboo

Veg-friendly Jamaican dishes include the Ackee Plate.

Herbs and teas at Nappily Naturals in Leimert Park
Nappily Naturals & Apothecary

Shop organic herbs, teas, tinctures and more.

Walking the stone labyrinth at Peace Awareness Labyrinth & Gardens
Peace Awareness Labyrinth & Gardens

Unwind the mind by walking the stone labyrinth.

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

Let yourself go with the relaxing Surrender Massage.

Culina, Modern Italian
Culina Ristorante + Caffe

Classic Italian with a modern twist, under the stars.

E.P. & L.P.
E.P. & L.P.

Enjoy a rooftop nightcap with spectacular city views.

Day 3

Find your zen at some of LA's best gardens. Start with the famed Camellia Collection at Descanso Gardens, then explore more than a dozen gardens at The Huntington Library. Discover a hidden gem Japanese garden, and do a walking meditation in Pasadena's only dedicated free public garden. Experience the benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine, then enjoy veg-friendly comfort food at Sage Plant Based Bistro.


Undergrind Cafe
Undergrind Cafe

Start with a Veg-Out Burrito at this neighborhood fave.

Descanso Gardens
Descanso Gardens

Stroll the camellias, Oak Forest, Rose Garden and more.

Zen Court at the Japanese Garden in The Huntington Library
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

Ponder the Zen Court, bonsai, and viewing stones.

Teahouse at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden in Pasadena
Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

This masterwork includes a waterfall and a teahouse.

Labyrinth at Arlington Garden in Pasadena
Arlington Garden

Do a walking meditation in the seven-circuit labyrinth.

Chuan Spa at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena
Chuan Spa at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

Treatments inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Sage Plant Based Bistro - Old Town Pasadena
Sage Plant Based Bistro and Brewery - Old Town Pasadena

Favorites include the Farmer's Lasagna and Bowl of Soul.