"That's a moai!" has become a common phrase to acknowledge a healthy group activity in our Blue Zones community. The significance of being identified as a "moai" implies that an activity shared with others benefits your well-being. Some moais form...

A defining factor of a Blue Zones Community is the longevity of its residents. At a vibrant 90 years old, Redondo Beach resident Pat Dreizler is a prime example of what it means to live longer, better. She has been a pioneer and leader of many of the...

Beach Cities schools are back in session and that means thousands of tiny feet are once again pounding the pavement each morning as part of the Walking School Bus program. In fact, numbers indicate nearly 25 percent of elementary students in Redondo...

Extra, extra! Read all about the science behind living longer and how you can achieve longevity by adhering to a Blue Zones lifestyle in this month’s issue of National Geographic. The special issue, which includes healthy recipes, tips and background...

The Summer Fitness Series offers two more chances to dance your way to better health – August 8th & 15th at RUHS

Free Zumba shimmied its way over to the campus of Redondo Union High School (RUHS) last week and more than 250...

by Michael Lindsey

“If you want to be good to yourself, live your best life and be who you are authentically, then Blue Zones is a great path to follow. It's a broad approach to health that encompasses not only you, but those around...

by Eric Garner, BCHD Communications Specialist

Twelve-year-old Kaylin Skinner stood in front of her mom and begged for a haircut. But Kaylin wasn’t pleading for the look her friends were sporting, instead, she demanded to shave her long, dark...

by Eric Garner, Beach Cities Health District

Carmen Sellers, 82, is an archetype for health, happiness and the life-extending benefits of Blue Zones Project’s Power 9® principles.

If it were up to 11-year-old Hermosa, every day...

by Kelcie Pegher, The Beach Reporter

With top 40 music playing, Monica Victorino mentioned to her audience of 300 or so that the most recent song had been a request.

And then we got to business.

“There’s only one goal,...

In 2010, a survey brought some serious lifestyle and health problems to our attention.

The Beach Cities communities of Hermosa, Manhattan and Redondo beaches had the nation’s highest levels of anger, stress and worry, on a par with post-Katrina...

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