Month: August 2014

August Mindful Musing: Acceptance

Sometimes we find ourselves so fixated on perfection or future results we don’t enjoy what we’re doing in the present.  To build patience and help you stay open to learning, accept where you are now.  Appreciate small successes and the subtle changes or ease with which you perform an activity that will add up and… Read more »

Beauty Week with Dr. Ava Shamban October 12-19, 2014

As a part of the Golden Door’s ongoing effort to introduce our guests to the most innovative ideas in health, fitness, skin care and nutrition, we are proud to welcome dermatologist and “skin visionary” Dr. Ava Shamban the week of October 12-19, 2014. Dr. Shamban is a member of the Golden Door’s unique PATH (Professional… Read more »

Beat Fatigue with these Four At-Home Body Weight Exercises

For many of us in today’s world every morning starts the same way. We wake up with high hopes of exercise, yet as the day progresses and fatigue sets in we fall short of our good intentions and fall prey to the comforts of relaxing at home on the couch.  It’s important to know this… Read more »

Golden Door Partners with Pauma Valley County Club!

We are thrilled to announce Golden Door has signed an exclusive partnership with Pauma Valley Country Club for the use of the Robert Trent Jones golf course. The golf course at PVCC is a traditional Robert Trent Jones Sr. design.  Our guests can enjoy a spectacular game of golf  surrounded by mountains and avocado and… Read more »

Monday Mindfulness Tips

Get Mindfulness! Here’s how you can achieve mindfulness with three daily activites:  Create a daily wake-up ritual.  Each morning before you rise, set a mindful intention.  Choose 3 activities that you will attempt to do mindfully.  Choose one meal, one rote activity, and one other.  Examples: 1. Just eat: Â No reading, emailing, texting or TV.  When we eat mindfully… Read more »

How to Find the Best Personal Trainer for You

In recent years, the personal training profession has skyrocketed. You can walk in to just about any gym and find it packed with personal trainers ecstatically awaiting for your business. At the same time, we have all heard horror stories about friends or family hiring trainers that pushed too hard, talked too much, or caused… Read more »

Golden Door Welcomes Fitness Trainer Keli Roberts

We are so excited to welcome Keli Roberts, a world renowned fitness educator, trainer and the award recipient of the 2003 IDEA International Instructor of the Year, to Golden Door at the end of this month (August 31  – September 7). Celebrity trainer, fitness instructor, author and more! Keli Roberts has done it all. A… Read more »