The Rewarding Life

An interview with Arnold Siegel.

Site Staff Health & Wellness

Arnold Siegel , founder of Autonomy and Life, is an ongoing contributor to Palm Springs Life’s Health and Wellness content via his bi-monthly blog . Through Autonomy and Life’s comprehensive classes, Siegel has helped empower more than 5,000 individuals with the freedom to create and live healthy, satisfying and productive lives of their own design. Siegel didn’t start his career

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Prescription for Movement

Scott Cole's success on the national stage brought him to the desert, where he continues to help people find a pain-free existence.

Nicole Borgenicht Health & Wellness

Scott Cole has trained celebrities like Christian Bale and Barry Manilow. He’s appeared in Abs of Steel 2 for Men, and created his own DVD series, Discover Tai Chi, which has sold more than 1 million copies. It was his success on the national stage that also brought him to the desert in the late 1980s. “When I won the

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The Summer Rubdown Run-Down

Spa specials keep pace with Greater Palm Springs temperatures.

Carolyn Patten Health & Wellness

Summer truly is spa specials season in the desert, with significant deals available on posh body treatments, from massages to wraps to facials. Book a special and spend a few extra hours reclining in the spa’s steam room or catching some rays by the pool. In downtown Palm Springs, Rock Spa at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs is promoting


The Inside Crowd

Just because it’s 110 degrees outside and you could fry an egg on your face, don’t give up on your dedication to fitness. Just move it indoors.

Emily Black Health & Wellness

One afternoon after a spin class, as I proudly mopped up the puddle of sweat beneath the bike, my daydream about an ice-cold martini and a huge bowl of pistachio ice cream (consumed in precisely that order) was interrupted when I heard a woman talking about running during the summer. In the desert. In the 100-super-plus-degree heat. At first I

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Find Your Bliss Throughout Greater Palm Springs

Yoga is no longer dismissed as a New Age fitness fad.

Marissa Willman Health & Wellness

What do professional golfers Matt Kuchar and Rickie Fowler, NBA star Kevin Garnett, race car driver Danica Patrick, and pro footballer Vernon Davis have in common? They all practice yoga. Twenty years ago, a yoga workout was still being dismissed in some circles as a New Age fitness fad. Now, professional sport teams all over the world incorporate it into

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At Your Service

With Direct Primary care, everybody wins.

Joyce Sunilla Health & Wellness

In 2008 Eisenhower Medical Center made a frontal attack on a failing system. In its crosshairs was our system of primary care in the U.S., notorious for crowded waiting rooms, impersonal office staff, long delays for appointments, and blink-of-an-eye face-time with over-scheduled doctors. Eisenhower wanted to do better by its patients. They hired family physician and medical office reformer Dr.

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A Stem in Time Saves Nine

For aging athletes, stem cell therapy may offer a painless future.

Shelly Cannon Health & Wellness

If that relentless tennis elbow or perpetual plantar fasciitis is cramping your lifestyle, regenerative medicine is great news. An array of modalities for treating pain that were once only within the purview of professional athletes are now available to everyone. Catering to active adults who want to sustain a healthy, exercise-centric regimen, regenerative medicine aims to offer a new lease

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Holy Biotics

Take care of your microbes and they’ll take care of you.

Emily Chavous Health & Wellness

Optimal health begins with optimal nutrition. But with so many fad diets populating the modern sustenance scene, the world of wellness can be rather tricky to navigate. One doctor set his sights on mapping the most alimentary plan. His research indicates foods we’re taught are healthful may be the real root of our problems. When he wasn’t shedding weight, despite


Good to Go

These travel-ready cosmetics 
are all about convenience.

Wendy Duren 111 East, Health & Wellness

BEAUTY My summer months are travel-heavy with weekend weddings, short excursions to see friends, and even a proper island vacation. Whether the trip is for a couple of days or a couple of weeks, preparing to travel leaves me feeling short on time and full of anxiety. So when it comes to my beauty bag, I crave convenience. TSA-approved bottles

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Easing into Summer with Spa-aaahs

Chill out with these special treatments to keep you looking pool-ready.

Carolyn Patten Health & Wellness

The days are longer, the sun is brighter, and the spas are bringing on the special treatments to cope with the heat. Here are suggestions on how to treat yourself. Sunstone Spa at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa brings the lovely scents of peach, ginger, orchid and white teas to its Sweet Tea Sugar Scrub and Massage. The scrub gently