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Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles lightens up Tinseltown with a full wellness wonderland

The hotel has become a one-stop wellness shop, complete with holistic beauty treatments, pure foods and total zen.

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills has become a one-stop wellness shop, complete with holistic beauty treatments, pure foods and total zen.
It’s a hippie haven disguised as a chic luxury hotel.
Sip juice, eat vegan food, workout in your room, get a vegan, non-toxic manicure and even unblock your energy channels while you’re at it.

Celebrities and anyone who wants to look like a celebrity are right at home at this urban escape from reality.

Think: red bean burger sliders with beet ketchup and gluten-free buns and battered avocado tacos.

Start the day off with a healthy breakfast at the hotel’s Culina restaurant, now offering a brand new Wellness section created by by Sous Chef Jenny Izaguirre,that includes healthy breakfast items like a quinoa and farro porridge, a housemade berry compote and multigrain pancakes.
The hotel offers local juices from Squeezed juice daily and gourmet menu options at their poolside Cabana restaurant that just happen to be vegan, created by L.A.-based vegan food company Spork Foods.
Think: red bean burger sliders with beet ketchup and gluten-free buns and battered avocado tacos.
Other healthy menu items from the hotel’s new executive chef Cyrille Pannier include an “antioxidant salad” that is everything it claims to be, packed with black kale, goji berries, pomegranate, berries, pistachios, pumpkin seeds and bee pollen.
Pannier brings not only his European flair, but also his “Field to fork” concept focusing on locally sourced, natural cooking.
His philosophy? “Making your own ingredients is a key element. It’s a lot more work, but it’s a lot more fun.

Luckily, Chef Pannier will do all of the work while you lounge by the pool or do some in-room yoga before you dine.
The chef plans to bring the hotel its very own beehive and garden to supply his kitchen.
He is one of only three Wellness Designated Chefs in the entire Four Seasons global hotel empire.

Or, you can spend your limited lunch hour slimming down instantly with a 60-minute body treatment at the spa.
Kerstin Florian’s recently launched Body Slimming and Body Brightening treatments reenergize, detox and exfoliate the body, stimulate circulation and boost the lymphatic system using algae, enzymes, bamboo, jojoba, organic oils, special serums and massage techniques.

Local experts offer tips for healthy travel.

Back in your room, an iPad will introduce you to your healthy new friends from the area.
Local experts offer tips for healthy travel and WeHo’s Blue Clay fitness team has shot a series of videos from inside the hotel complete with cardio, strength-training and yoga workouts.

In town for an awards ceremony? Everyone’s favorite celebrity nutritionist Kimberly Snyder offers Red Carpet Beauty tips for getting ready for the occasion.
Plus, fitness kits, yoga mats and even Lululemon workout gear are available upon request.

And make sure your mind also get treated to a vacation. Try Jeannette von Johnsbach’s BioMeditation Therapy who will do some detective work to find anything blocking your energy, then release it (along with any anxiety you may have to boot).

And if you’re not already feeling fabulous from head to toe, treat your toes – and your fingers!- to a green mani-pedi à la Spa Ritual vegan, five-free polishes at the spa’s new nail salon.

Rebecca Leffler

Rebecca Leffler is a Paris-based writer and journalist who, after a career as the French correspondent for The Hollywood Reporter and as a film critic on Canal+, traded red carpets for green smoothies. She’s written five books about healthy lifestyle from Paris to NYC and beyond, including Très Green, Très Clean, Très Chic: Eat (and Live!) the New French way with plant-based, gluten-free recipes for every season, and most recently Le Nouveau Manuel de la Cuisine Végétale. Rebecca has pioneered the “vegolution” in Paris, where she continues to organize events focusing on healthy eating, yoga and la vie en rose… And green! You can keep up with Rebecca on Instagram!


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