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Desert EventsCelebrate Your Heart

September is Yoga Awareness Month and a great time to let people know that yoga, as part of an overall healthy lifestyle, can help lower blood pressure, improve heart rate, and boost circulation and muscle tone. It can also improve your overall well-being while offering strength-building benefits. Yoga is also Read more…

Desert EventsFirst Annual Wellness Awards Nominee Reception

The First Annual Wellness Awards Nominee Reception was held at the Eisenhower Wellness Institute and brought together top doctors, yogis, fitness and health practitioners, non-profits, chefs, educators and more for an evening of networking and celebrating achievements. Healthy offerings were provided by Salads in a Jar with libations from Bonterra Read more…

Desert EventsFighting Alzheimer’s Every Step of the Way

“Alzheimer’s is relentless, and so are we,” said Anne Gimbel, Alzheimer’s Association Coachella Valley Regional Director. “The disease is growing at an alarming rate and affects not only those diagnosed, but countless spouses, children, parents, family members and friends. New research from the state of California indicates that one person Read more…

Desert EventsDesert Woman’s Show Celebrates 10 Years!

The Desert Woman’s Show is celebrating its 10th fabulous anniversary on January 14 & 15 at Agua Caliente Casino, Resort & Spa and promises to be bigger and better than ever. Expected to draw more than 2,500 attendees, the expo will shine the spotlight on women’s issues offering stimulating seminars Read more…

Desert EventsFifth Annual Women Who Rule!

The Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella Valley (WLF) is proud to announce the 5th Annual “Women Who Rule” Awards Luncheon and Scholarship Fundraiser presented by Desert Regional Medical Center. Four incredible women serving the Coachella Valley and beyond will be honored for their extraordinary community leadership, philanthropy, commitment to Read more…

Desert EventsHeroes in Recovery to Host Sixth Annual 6K Event

Heroes in Recovery, a national movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, is returning to Palm Springs for their sixth annual 6K run/walk. The race is a 6K, not a 5K, which not only represents the six letters in the word “Heroes,” but Read more…

Desert Events22nd Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes®

A Better You Today and Tomorrow Living with Diabetes is the theme of the 22nd Annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes taking place Saturday, February 25, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower. The public is invited to attend this Read more…

Desert EventsPolochella Youth Tournament Returns

Empire Polo Club will once again host the annual youth polo tournament dubbed “Polochella” on Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19 at 10am.  This free event is open to the public and features a variety of activities for families of all ages including the two-day tournament; instruction for youth Read more…

Desert EventsWining, Dining & Helping a Great Cause

The acclaimed WineLover’s Auction returns this year to Thunderbird Country Club in Rancho Mirage on February 3. Given the success of last year’s inaugural event, the auction will no doubt be overflowing with fine wines, good times and good-hearted generosity. The WineLover’s Auction is a festive event reflective of the Read more…

Desert EventsPathway to Health, Beauty and Wellness Expo

The Pathway to Health, Beauty and Wellness Expo will be held December 1 at Agua Caliente Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage. The event will showcase the extraordinary products, services and cutting edge technologies our desert valley has to offer – all in one location and FREE to attendees. Guests Read more…

Desert EventsEisenhower Introduces “Wellness Worth Watching” Movie Series

Eisenhower Wellness Institute and Desert Health® are partnering to offer the “Wellness Worth Watching” movie series this season. Three thought-provoking movies will provide an in-depth look at the topics of nutrition, the mind-body connection, and the mind-shift from stress to happiness. Each evening will begin with the screening of one Read more…

Desert EventsWelcome the Holiday Season with Gilda’s Gift of Giving

Just before Thanksgiving each year, the community gets a special chance to show its support of those whose lives have been impacted by cancer and express its gratitude for Gilda’s Desert Cities, the unique non-profit organization that provides them with emotional and educational support—all while having fun. The occasion is Read more…

Desert EventsEvening Run Honors Dia de los Muertos

Heading into its fourth year, Run with Los Muertos just keeps getting better! The Day of the Dead holiday 5k run will be held this year on the evening of November 5 in the historic pueblo viejo district of Coachella known as Old Town. The event offers something for runners Read more…

Desert EventsJoin the Stop Diabetes Movement!

Today, there are nearly 30 million Americans—including over 850,000 in Riverside County—who have diabetes. While an estimated 21 million have been diagnosed, unfortunately 8.1 million people are unaware that they have the disease.  If current trends continue, one in three American adults will have diabetes by 2050.  This year, more Read more…

Desert EventsTime to Paint El Paseo Pink

Join Desert Cancer Foundation on Saturday, October 8, for their 10th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink Charitable Walk (PEPP). It’s time to gather a team of family, friends and co-workers, wear pink and help raise funds for Coachella Valley and surrounding community residents who are uninsured or underinsured and in Read more…

Desert EventsBreaking the Stigma

While most of us see ourselves as kind, and even compassionate, many people have an almost basic instinct to stigmatize the weaker members of society: the poor; the less intelligent; the mentally ill; the disabled; and those with a chronic disease.  There are varying degrees of this stigmatization, but it Read more…

Desert EventsShakti Fest 2016

Shakti Fest returns for its sixth year May 13-15 at the Joshua Tree Desert Retreat Center. Organized by the producers of Bhakti Fest, this springtime festival celebrates the divine feminine spirit, described in Hindu philosophy as the ‘dynamic force which moves the universe.’ The festival features celebrated yoga teachers, musical Read more…

Desert EventsLa Quinta is Alive with Events!

March and April are the perfect months to be outdoors and enjoy our beautiful desert weather. The City of La Quinta welcomes you with hiking, biking, swimming and some of the best events in the valley! La Quinta Arts Festival • March 3-6 The 34th Annual La Quinta Arts Festival Read more…

Desert EventsWheat Belly Author to Speak at Wellness Awards

Those attending the second annual Desert Health® Wellness Awards on May 18 will get a special treat with internationally acclaimed cardiologist, author and health crusader William Davis, MD, as the guest speaker. Davis will share his journey to uncover the truth and why so many have overcome diabetes, joint discomfort, Read more…

Desert EventsEmpire Polo Club Hosts Youth Tournament

Empire Polo Club will host its first annual youth polo tournament, dubbed “Polochella,” on Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14 at 10am.  This free event is open to the public and features a variety of activities for families of all ages including the two-day tournament; instruction for youth on Read more…