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A Wellness Guide to Venice Beach

Muscle Beach
Since 1963, Venice’s Muscle Beach has been an iconic spot for some of the biggest names in bodybuilding. Professionals and actors such as Franco Columbu, Lou Ferringo, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Frank Zane popularized the spot, and it remains a must-see for bodybuilding enthusiasts. The outdoor gym also provides some of the best people-watching, right in the heart of Venice Beach.

Address: 1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291

A haven for health enthusiasts and wellness seekers alike, Erewhon is more than your typical organic market. Whether you’re grabbing takeaway bites for a beach day, sipping on a celebrity-endorsed smoothie, or perusing a wide array of vitamins and supplements, Erewhon has something to nourish every aspect of your well-being.

Address: 585 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

O-p-e-n is a social space for meditation, movement, and practice — on and offline. With a hybrid methodology designed to strengthen the mind-body connection, O-p-e-n’s IRL studio in Venice is a serene haven amidst the bustle.

Address: 57 Market St, Venice, CA 90291

Den Mother
Den Mother is a healing house devoted to a wiser form of wellness, hosting a multi-modality mix of slow medicine designed to restore your inner environment to its most natural state. Think hot & cold therapy in a garden-like, serene setting.

Address: 1209 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

Love Yoga
We were thrilled when Love Yoga opened a West Coast studio after falling in love with their original location in Montauk, NY. While the airy, thoughtful aesthetic cannot go unnoticed, their engaging offerings set it apart, with classes that are the perfect blend of restorative, laid-back, and active.

Address: 835 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

Take stretching to a new level with StretchLab’s team of talented “flexologists,” a mix of personal trainers, massage therapists, and yoga instructors that help you stretch and create a tailored routine based on your needs. It’s a no-brainer before or after a difficult workout, or anytime you could use some self-care. Sessions range from twenty minutes to an hour, they also offer monthly packages and memberships.

Address: 512 Rose Ave, Venice, CA 90291

Take Care
Discover energy and vitality from within through Sadie Adams’ unique therapeutic approach, whose practice Take Care combines science, ancient wisdom, and intuitive awareness to support physical and spiritual healing. With techniques stemming from anatomy studies at the School for Body-Mind Centering, and in Ayurveda and yoga therapy at the Ayurvedic Institute, Adams’ offerings also include restorative microcurrent facials, which stimulate marma points in your face and promote deep relaxation and total body healing.

Address: 1733 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

Osea Skin Studio
We don’t blame you for never wanting to leave Osea Skin Studio’s charming, airy, and calm Venice Beach bungalow. Offering completely customized facials, we’re huge fans of their Deep Sea Age Defying treatment, an ultra-pampering combination of LED light therapy, lymphatic drainage massage, and cranial therapy to support circulation and promote skin balance (…and be sure to request their gua sha massage a natural sculpting, lifting, toning therapy). Whatever your skin needs, it’s sure to be found at Osea.


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