Lauren Bowles’ Balance With Sara Ivanhoe

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As featured in the January/February 2012 issue of VIVmag, for 10 years Lauren Bowles, from HBO’s hot series True Blood, has studied yoga with acclaimed teacher Sara Ivanhoe. Together, the two committed yoginis practice vinyasa flow at both YogaWorks in Santa Monica, CA, and at Bowles’ private home. The element of music infuses their practice. Ivanhoe explains, "In the yogic system, sound is actually an element, just like earth or fire. It is said to work on the most subtle part of ourselves; … [Read more...]

Cheryl Hines Gets Serious

After enjoying Cheryl Hines in her role as Larry David’s wife on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm for the last nine years, we think it’s fitting that her directorial debut is a movie about wacky marital situations. In Serious Moonlight (Magnolia Pictures), which opens today, Meg Ryan plays a wife who holds her cheating husband (Timothy Hutton) captive to convince him to abandon his young mistress (Kristen Bell) and remain married. An ill-timed home-invasion robbery, however, thwarts her efforts. “I … [Read more...]

Diane Keaton to Star in Feminist Role on HBO

We're enjoying this month's must-see TV (Mad Men, Project Runway), and now we're intrigued by the latest news from HBO: The premium cable channel is developing a comedy starring Diane Keaton, 63, as a feminist icon who seeks to revitalize the women's movement by starting a female-friendly sex magazine! Feminists, porn and comedy? In lesser hands the combination might be cringeworthy. But the trio of talented women behind this as-yet-untitled show makes us think it may well earn a spot on our … [Read more...]