5 essential Santa Monica experiences
Explore an eco-chic corner of the beachside enclave
Modern silk-screen patterns in earthy colors are printed with nontoxic water-based dyes. And they’re stylish to boot.
2409 Main St.; 310/392-4702.
Classes attract hard-core yogis, so beginners should gravitate toward gentle hatha sessions with Jasmine Lieb, above.
Classes from $20; 2215 Main St.
Flop on a funky couch and check out psychedelic spiritual art as you sip cold tomato basil bisque, drink a Super Breakfast Smoothie, or munch on a green dragon roll.
$; 2301 Main St.; 310/392-9501.
Pick up a biodegradable jute yoga mat, cotton and hemp meditation cushions, or even a fair-trade balsa wood surfboard from Ecuador. The shop is cooled by a solar-powered fan and outfitted with bamboo floors and reclaimed-wood display racks.
2400 Main St., Ste. A-3
Try acupuncture, craniosacral therapy, nutritional counseling, sauna treatments, or classes in qigong and yoga.
For really deep relaxation, book a session with therapist Charoen Lintong, who combines shiatsu, Thai, deep-tissue, and lymphatic-drainage massage techniques.
From $35; 2309 Main St.