Posts byIssue 29 - Life in Balance

Stand Strong

Dolphin Discovery Only by looking after the well-being of others are you able to find your own! The goal of the Dolphin Discovery foundation is the comprehensive development of children from birth to 16 years of age. An integrated model of cooperation between different sectors in the community is employed to promote an organized civil
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Nature nourishes our senses

María Elena Muriel

Environmentalists and experts in the study of human behavior have diagnosed the effect on societies in big cities that are surrounded by buildings and have a deficit of contact with nature. Among other things, the inhabitants suffer from anxiety, migraine headaches and depression, three of the great evils of society today. The question arises that
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Missionary Art & History

Elizabeth Acosta Mendía

Misión de Nuestra Señora del Pilar de La Paz Airapí (1720-1749) La Paz Bay was discovered by Hernan Cortez in 1535 and named by Sebastian Vizcaino in 1596. The area was explored by Admiral Isidro de Atondo y Antillon in 1683 and Father Juan Maria de Salvatierra in 1716 in search of a mission site.
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Dance, as a lifestyle

Rosa Maria Salgado

Dancing is felt in the body, soul and mind. It is an accumulation of sensations that can only be experienced by sliding your feet and moving your body. It’s like following a compass; turn, turn, turn until you reach a sublime moment when, in a bright magical instant, you fly free. It is a feeling
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Scented Soil: Health through water

Dr. José Martín Olmos Ceseña

Earth orphan of water, salt and foam… holding legends of cactus, bushes and pirates… (Jesus Lopez Gastelum, 1927) People have used water for the improvement and maintenance of health since ancient times; sometimes searching for miraculous waters. Both freshwater and seawater have their own characteristics and various civilizations have left us with many different uses
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“Taste love, taste the sea”

Ramón Ojeda Mestre

Thalassotherapy centers can be found on the French coast from Biarritz to Hendaye. Thalassotherapy, according to the encyclopedia of health, is a therapeutic method that uses beneficial properties from the sea, such as water, algae and mud. The origin of the word comes from the Greek Thalasso (sea) and Therapeia (therapy). In antiquity, Hippocrates, the
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Californian Literature

El viento, motivo de diseño Portrait of the Author Nora Alvarado created this book to provide guidance and prevention information about the natural phenomena that occurs in Los Cabos because of its geographical location. It took 18 months of hard work and interviews to finish the book. Nora’s intention is to raise awareness and provide
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The Legend

Juan Melgar

The Lost Mine There was not even one bar in Punta Abreojos, and when there was bad weather or a storm surge, the abalone or lobster boats did not go out. Instead, the fishermen gathered to drink beer and tell lies in the town’s only billiard hall. The old wood and zinc panels barely resisted
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Mowat

Rechtlich & Gentan I, S.C. began operations in 2005. The partners started with the idea of creating a high performance office where the members committed themselves to efficient, timely and friendly legal services for important national and international companies with operations in Mexico.   The Los Cabos office is currently directed by Hector Cota Segovia-Tavera,
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Chef Bueno

Healthy Kitchens Hello friends. I come to you again to talk a little bit about organic and healthy ingredients from Baja California Sur. Food today has assumed a very important role in our lives. We continue to get further away from the artificial preservatives and processed foods that have negatively affected our health. The body
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Sparitual

Your sanctuary in paradise, Sparitual is waiting to satisfy all your needs and exceed your expectations. You desire the best during your vacation and we can take you there. A holistic spa dedicated to nurturing health and wellbeing, Sparitual integrates exotic ancient rituals with state-of-the-art technologies and the professional, specially trained and certified therapists are
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Eforea Spa Hilton

Wellness is a lifestyle that can be easily incorporated into your life.   In general, when you think about a vacation, the first thing that probably comes to mind is getting away from your daily environment and enjoying relief from the stress that comes from everyday routines. You look for a place where you can
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Los Cabos, a high-level wellness destination

Joaquín Précoma Valle

Fifty-five percent of the world’s population now lives in urban areas. In a mere two decades, it is expected that big cities will house more than sixty-six percent. The migration from rural areas to cities is a phenomenon that originated in the nineteenth century with the industrial revolution. Migratory movement began between countries with completely
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Mercedes Trophy 2016

The Grand National Final of the 2016 Mercedes Trophy was celebrated in Los Cabos. The lucky winners will participate in the International Grand Final in Stuttgart, Germany.   The Mercedes Trophy is the most anticipated amateur golf tournament in Mexico. More than 50,000 golfers participate in the tournament in different countries. Mexico is one of
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The Interview – Modu Seye

The ModuVated team is passionate about living a balanced and healthy lifestyle. They believe in leading by example and holding themselves to a high standard. It is not just about talking the talk, but also walking the walk. “There is no sense in teaching something that you don’t apply to your own life.” “Wellness is
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The Interview – Luis Flores

Nothing in life is free. That’s especially true for sports. The cost of becoming a professional is personal discipline and dedication. For Luis, the definition of discipline is to be attentive and focused on something you really want to achieve. Luis arrived in La Paz in 1976 as a tennis instructor. After 40 years of
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The Interview – Juan Colin

Triathlete, Ironman Juan Colin has lived the life of a triathlete for more than 25 years. He understands that taking your body to the extreme requires sacrifice, discipline and constant training. Sport builds character and is actually more mental than physical. Who hasn’t been fed up with exercise and abandoned the lifestyle? Sport as a
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The Interview – Isabelle Gagnon

Professional Health Coach & Lifestyle Instructor   Using a holistic approach, Isabelle demonstrates how it is essential to make changes from the inside out. The way people feel and think affects their health. We all want to feel better and look better, but sustainable changes must be achieved intelligently. “It all starts with introspection. Many of
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The Interview

Edna LLorens

Swimming was her guide to physical, mental, spiritual and emotional balance. An elevated level of mental discipline is required to swim long distances. It is an opportunity to meditate and when that occurs, it is possible to communicate with one’s spirit and feel a calming effect. Of course, swimming also cleanses the body. Edna’s first
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The Interview

Cecilia Basurto

Healthy eating is an important part of wellness. A point of interest is that about 90 percent of the hormone serotonin, also called the love hormone or happiness hormone, is found in the intestines and not in the brain. There are several studies showing how emotional problems can be treated with a change of diet.
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A Note from the Editor

Welcome to our Life in Balance issue. We hope you enjoy the interviews with the influential people of Los Cabos who have made wellness their life’s work. All are recognized experts in the fields of fitness, nutrition and sports and they’re ready to share their valuable advice on the many different methods for getting and staying healthy.
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The Interview

Alejandra Martínez

Alejandra informs us that she practiced Capoeira martial arts for years, until surgery led her to seek an alternative exercise. Her three years of rehabilitation included running. To her surprise, she found great satisfaction in the sport.   “A year after I started to train, I ran my first marathon. Now running has become a
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Espíritu Los Cabos

The Ultimate Spa Retreat The spa and wellness offerings within the gates of Espiritu are as remarkable as the community’s exquisite collection of seaside residences. From inception, Espiritu was designed to embrace the healthy Los Cabos lifestyle, centered around the stunning Club Espiritu fitness club and spa. Overlooking Palmilla Bay from its dramatic hillside perch,
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Traveling

Jesus Corral

It’s a well-known fact that fatigue requires treatments that vary according to each person and the degree of exhaustion. It would be very difficult to come up with a one-size-fits-all program. However, what is certain is that no one escapes feeling tired at some point in a person’s life. Well-deserved vacations are probably the most-effective
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