Beauty & Fitness

Spring Renewal: 8 Ways to Recharge Your Mind, Body & Spirit in West Hollywood


Spring is finally here! It’s time to recharge that body and transition out of winter mode. Maybe you like to recharge with a workout. Or perhaps a massage, meditation or facial is what your soul craves. Following, are some popular ways to renew your mind, body and spirit in about an hour. I’ve added some “make-a-day-of-it tips” for those of you who have a little more me-time to spare.

Spa & Wellness

SPA at Sunset Marquis
Sunset Strip

SPA at Sunset Marquis

This effortlessly cool hotel property just exudes that “rockstars and models” vibe. A SPA fave from their Rock Star Menu is The Body Tune designed to “Keep your strings in perfect pitch with a Hot Stone Body Treatment and Indian Head Massage, chased with a complimentary shot of Scotch.”

Insider Tip: Meander across the pathway and dine al fresco at Cavatina, especially for Sunday Brunch!

1200 Alta Loma Rd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
310-657-1333

Shape House
Design District

Shape House

This Urban Sweat Lodge is the perfect place to Netflix and Sweat for one hour. Founder Sophie Cliche is passionate about the transformative power of a good sweat and Selena Gomez is reported to have used this protocol to keep her skin glowing and her body svelte.

Insider Tip: Grab a healthy smoothie at Alchemy across the street to keep the healthy vibes going.

653 North Robertson Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069
855-567-2346

Kinara Skin Care Clinic and Spa
Design District

Kinara Skin Care Clinic and Spa

Founded by celebrity aesthetician and renowned skin care expert Olga Lorencin, this beautiful clinic is a cult classic amongst sophisticated, skin enthusiasts. In fact, Halle Berry recently credited her ageless glow to Lorencin’s Red Carpet Facial In a Box on an episode of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.

Insider Tip: Make a whole self-care day of it and schedule a Shape House session before your Kinara Facial conveniently located steps from one another on world-famous Robertson Blvd.

656 North Robertson Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90069
310-657-9188

Joanna Vargas Skin Care at Sunset Tower Hotel
Sunset Strip

Joanna Vargas Skin Care at Sunset Tower Hotel

Another celebrity secret weapon is aesthetician Joanna Vargas who recently opened her West Coast outpost at the iconic Sunset Tower. She has brought in treatments and modalities from all over the world and created the SuperNova Facial, which was a hit during awards season this year.

Insider Tip: Make it a full-on rejuvenation day and add a massage before your facial.

8358 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069
310-596-4163

Unplug Meditation
Design District

Unplug Meditation

I was thrilled to get a sneak peek of and experience a Sound Bath at this beautiful meditation space last week for a private beauty event. Founder Suze Yalof Schwartz has created a secular, beautiful oasis for stressed-out locals and visitors alike to unplug and recharge.

Insider Tip: Head around the corner to Beaming on La Cienega for a delicious Vitality Smoothie.

8500 Melrose Avenue Suite 101
West Hollyood, CA 90069
424-382-1116

Fitness

CycleBar
Sunset Strip

CycleBar

West Hollywood is home to many world-class cycling options and this new, heart-pumping party on a bike has locals and visitors really excited. Everything from the amphitheater seating, concert-quality sound and personal touches has riders ready to cycle into the virtual sunset.

Insider Tip: Make a day of it and get a post-cycle massage at The Spa by Joanna Vargas at Sunset Tower conveniently located across the street.

8305 W. Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
323-325-5759

Coming Soon: Rumble
8500 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069

10 Rounds. 2 Fists. 0 Excuses. This group fitness class takes the HIIT, bad-assness of boxing, adds a nightclub-worthy sound system, and a beginner’s breakdown of the six essential punches to make this an exciting new option on the West Hollywood fitness scene.

Insider Tip: Schedule a post-punch mani/pedi at the beautiful, brand new MiniLuxe nail spa.

Maxine Tatlonghari
About Maxine Tatlonghari
Maxine Tatlonghari is the award-winning #femalefounder behind the Vanity Girl Hollywood brand. She is also a beauty boss lifestyle blogger and serves as the first Vice Chair of the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. She has been featured in Forbes and Huffington Post. She lives, works and plays in West Hollywood.

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