THE CHOPRA CENTER
Set at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, the Chopra Center offers
ayurvedic medicine, meditation and yoga classes, “Perfect Health” sessions,
ayurvedic spa treatments and mind-body workshops to enhance one’s health and
soul. Deepak Chopra lectures at certain seminars, and Western doctors trained in
ayurvedic medicine are on staff.
2013 Costa del Mar Road, Carlsbad
East meets West at this integrative lifestyle center in Del Mar that offers
acupuncture, massage, Chinese herbal medicine, beauty services, fitness and
training sessions, weight loss counseling and more. A team of Western M.D.s,
psychotherapists, nutritionists, trainers, chiropractors, health coaches and Eastern medicine experts offer concierge-style medical services for
whole body consultation and health guidance.
1219 Camino del Mar, Del Mar
RANCHO LA PUERTA
Set in the splendor of nature, just across the U.S. border in
Tecate, Mexico, this seminal spa and legendary treatment
center has offered fitness, nutrition and wellness classes, spa
services and transformative lectures since 1940.
Carretera Tecate-Tijuana K.M 136.5, Tecate, Mexico
PACIFIC PEARL LA JOLLA
Headed by Dr. Mimi Guarneri, this integrative health center
employs global healing traditions with personalized Western
medicine, offering disease prevention consultation, mind-body
medicine, stress-relief techniques, nutritional coaching and spa treatments.
6919 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla
CAL-A-VIE HEALTH SPA
Vista’s stunning destination spa offers 20 different mind-body-spirit classes
like tai chi, qigong, yoga, labyrinth walking and meditation in a 400-year-old
chapel. Fitness and nutrition classes, detoxifying spa treatments, energy work,
massage and acupuncture, too.
29402 Spa Havens Way, Vista
The term spa
comes from the
of Spa, famed
for its mineral
Spas and Wellness
San Diego is a mecca for health and wellness, with its myriad
holistic centers and spas offering alternative therapies and
integrative medicine to promote healthy lifestyles and longevity.
Meet cardiologist and
president of the
American Board of
Dr. Mimi Guarneri of
Pacific Pearl La Jolla.
Reason to go beyond
Between 75 to 90 percent of
diseases are related to lifestyle
and environment. Natural
medicine gets to the underlying
cause of health challenges and
creates a roadmap to maintenance and recovery.
Alternative practice for
Meditation decreases the
risk of a cardiovascular
event by 48 percent.
Advice for improving
Eat whole foods, stay physically active and practice meditation on a daily basis.
Foods to add to one’s diet
such as turmeric, ginger,
basil and rosemary.
Fun ways to exercise in S.D.
Try a hula hoop on the beach,
walk Torrey Pines State Reserve
or bike around Mission Bay.
Favorite spot for quiet
reflection and sunset
Windansea Beach in La Jolla.
True Food Kitchen
and Veggie Grill.