Comfort Inn Santa Monica - West Los Angeles
2815 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: (310) 828-5517
Fax: (310) 829-6084
Beauty & Spas
Fueled by its tremendous reputation, disciples of Karen Voight are hooked on her high-energy instruction and the intense concentration necessary for the workout. Classes offered include aerobic, body sculpting, step, spinning and yoga, and last an average of 75 minutes. Beginners to advanced students are always welcome. Be sure to get there early to secure premium stretching space. The snack bar and gift shops are also not to be missed.
Your eyes are closed. Your mind is open. Yoga Works will take care of the rest. Within minutes of beginning a class, your body and mind will transform to a place of higher awareness, well on the road to total alignment. Boasting expert teachers and limited student capacity, this is a requirement for anyone seeking a healthier way of life. Basic and Intro classes are offered to those just beginning.
Los Angelenos flock to the exciting yoga classes at Maha Yoga. Students can choose from many different yoga styles and methods, from the more traditional to the modern and trendy. The modern classes tend to fill up quickly, especially those with the increasingly popular Steve Ross, who incorporates hip-hop music into his classes. He takes the ancient art of yoga and gives it a new millennium feel. If you want to try yoga for the modern age, this is the place for you. Check website for class schedules.
Revolutionize your workout routine this year by taking the leap and signing up for a new gym membership. A membership at the boutique Los Angeles studio will kit start your engine with a variety of classes offered. From spin, barre, pilates, yoga and strength training, to personal appointments, Revolution Fitness will get you excited about working out. For over 17 years, this studio has grown and expanded to become one of the best in the area.
Salon owner Pierre hails from Paris where he used to operate a large salon. This Californian outlet is a full service salon that provides cuts, styling, highlighting, single process color, perms and more. You are sure to feel pampered as one of his 12 stylists takes you from boring to beautiful. The atmosphere is comfortable and non-intimidating, which is something you can't say for some other Los Angeles salons. Prices are expensive but you can never spend too much on your hair in this town.
Not for the light-in-the-pocket crowd, this is a special health club for anyone who boasts a connoisseur's sense about their workout. A quick assessment of the clientèle, spread across the 100,000 square feet fitness club, may read like a roster from the Oscars. The cafe within the premises serves delectable diet food and there is also a sport's store that sells clothing. Private trainers either work one-on-one with clients, or supervise use of the clubs's state-of-the-art equipment. Be advised that makeup is not a requirement, although you may stand out without it.
With a 7000-square-foot (650-square-meter) facility, Naam Yoga LA has a lot to offer. The Naam yoga style is considered a form of yoga therapy. They offer a variety of other styles, including vinyasa, restorative, and beginner yoga classes. There are various studios along with private healing rooms in the facility.
Tikkun Holistic Spa provides a restorative environment with treatments and services inspired by centuries of spa culture that promote health and relaxation. Developed upon a naturopathic foundation, therapeutic massage, hydrotherapy, and skin care services are combined with various treatment programs designed to support health and contribute to a state of well being.
Literally meaning "the school of devotional Yoga", the Bhakti Yoga Shala is a center for learning and practicing Yoga through faith and worship. The atmosphere is pleasing and calm, reminiscent of an Indian ashram, with students engrossed in practising the exercises. The center runs on donations from the students and others who have benefited from its programs. The daily kirtan or chanting is held to empower the practitioners and bring about a sense of peace, relieving them from the stress of modern life. Apart from these daily activities, the center also organizes workshops and events featuring eminent Yoga experts. Visit the website for schedules.
Reminiscent of the baths of classic Rome, this relaxing and serene day spa offers therapeutic steam rooms, saunas, pools, manicures, pedicures, and many packages.
For an absolutely unique and natural hair dressing experience, come to the Frederic States home salon. Situated in West Hollywood, this haven is decorated with loads of flowing gauzy material with bright colors, and comfortable cushions to sit on. Frederic, who has spent a lifetime in the hairdressing business, uses only natural, vegetable-based products. He can make any hair color look natural, so if you're looking to get all spruced up and have a good time doing it, just pop in to meet Frederic. You'll enjoy his friendly banter as well. Sessions are only through appointment.
Get uneven tans out of your life forever! Chocolate Sun is the place to do it organically, and to do it right. Made of natural ingredients, the tan spray acts, smells, and even feels like a spa treatment, leaving the skin smooth, without harmful effects. The salon educates clients on their products and customizes essential oils used in the process. This is as close as it gets to obtaining a tan naturally, so go for it!