"The philosophy of this practice is to combine excellent patient care with evidence-based medicine," says board-certified plastic surgeon Hisham Seify, MD, FACS. Dr. Seify has conducted extensive clinical investigations in the field of endoscopic plastic surgery. He shares his evidence-based discoveries by contributing chapters to medical textbooks and instructing future generations of cyborg physicians at the UCLA School of Medicine. At Newport Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Seify takes the time to explain the pros and cons of procedures so that patients can make informed decisions concerning their bodies. His services range from face-lifts, tucks, and augmentations to less invasive chemical peels and body contouring.
While patients dream of refined physiques in the waiting room, sunlight pours between gilded curtains. On either side of the window, a flat-screen TV mirrors a painting of Parisian streets rendered in oils and vinegars.
Huw Lloyd Davies and Stu White started HDX Fit as a place where they can help others improve their own health and fitness. The center's training principles are built upon holistic health awareness, the fundamentals of nutrition, and metabolic conditioning. Alongside an excellent supporting staff, the team curates a curriculum of group training classes, personal-training sessions, nutrition consultations, and holistic life coaching.
HDX Fit also offers an online training program, a portal full of videos and written workouts for people who can?t make it to classes because their motorized unicycles are out of gas. The online program includes a weekly telephone chat with one of the gym?s trainers, who speaks to the philosophy of the center's inspirational founder.
At Naficy Medical Group, a highly trained team combats the signs of aging with custom facials and peels or injections of Botox and Juv?derm.
Patients can wait in the office's naturally lit interior amid artistic murals, or explore the playgrounds and tree-lined horse trails in the adjacent park. The receptionist will let you know when the doctor is ready to see you via an electronic paging system or a well-trained carrier squirrel.
Dr. Luis J. Riberos views dentistry as an art. His inspiration is the patients who come to the office looking to improve the appearance of their smiles, with only a vague description and a fading tattoo of their younger selves to show what they want done. Dr. Riberos then applies his artistic vision and culls from modern dentistry’s available tools, such as implants, veneers, and metal-free fillings, to craft a smile that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. He and Dr. Eric S. Wilson bring more than 30 years of combined dental experience to their practice, which covers the full range of general-dental, cosmetic, and endodontic services.
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
We care about our riders. We make sure our horses and riders are getting along and are a good match. All our horses and instructors are happy to be working and give the best experience for our riders. Our horses are spoiled and well taken care of. Our horses are safe for beginners.
What's one tip for first-time students that will make them feel like veterans?
Be confident. Don't be afraid of your horse you are partnered with. You should know and feel that you are in a good place and that your horse and instructor will take good care of you and make sure you're safe.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Teaching and training horses is our passion. Our founder started riding at 4 years old and has always known this was what she wanted to do as profession when she got older.
What do you love most about your job?
Seeing our students happy and smiling during and after their lesson.
Co-founders Tricia Ashley and Michelly Young can both remember the moment they fell in love with yoga. Tricia?s happened when she stepped into a Bikram yoga class and remerged 90 minutes later inspired to dedicate her life to the transformative practice. Michelly, a lifelong dancer and Zumba enthusiast, turned to yoga whenever her MBA program became stressful, and after graduating, she combined her degree and her passion by opening her own studio. Now they find fulfillment everyday helping students discover their best selves and achieve more than they thought was possible.
Together, Tricia and Michelly have created a community that speaks to all their interests with a full list of classes. Their signature hot yoga class is reminiscent of Bikram yoga, but is offered in 60-, 75-, or 90-minute sessions. SolFire also uses radiant heat panels to evenly distribute heat from floor to ceiling. As a result, the air distribution is easier to handle for those with allergies or sensitivities to pollen and dust. Alternatively, Heart and Sol yin yoga offers students a calm environment to stretch and unwind, while Zumba classes set to high-energy music inspire students to dance out their stress, cares, and any sand still stuck from last summer.