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Wai Lana, host of the long running PBS series, Wai Lana Yoga, provides a solution for tired or troubled youngsters with Daydream, a CD from her Little Yogis line. Using yoga techniques, Lana helps kids find natural relaxation and relief from stress and anger through soothing sounds and songs. "Rest and relaxation is essential to our well-being, no matter how old we are," Lana says. "Learning to relax when you're young will stay with you for the rest of your life." For more information, call (800) 228-5145, e-mail info@wailana.com or visit www.wailana.com ... Protection from the sun is a year-round battle, and now we've got reinforcements. Colorescience has used nanotechnology to develop a SPF 30 sunscreen powder, Sunforgettable. The sunscreen, debuting this spring, is clear, weightless and odorless, protects against UVA and UVB rays and is safe for all ages. "Now, with nanopowders, Colorescience has given birth to a new generation of sun protection," Diane Ranger, Colorescience founder says. Sunforgettable is available at spas, resorts and dermatologists and is retailed at $45. For more information, call (866) 426-5673 or visit www.colorescience.com ... When that New Year's ball drops, Elizabeth Gillies' 101 Ways to Work Out on the Ball: Sculpt Your Body with Pilates, Yoga and More (Fair Winds Press; $19.95) can help you train and tone your way to a new body. This fully illustrated, 176-page book includes beginner, intermediate and advanced workouts, quick morning routines and five-minute shape-ups, to strengthen, lengthen and stretch your body. For more information, visit www.rockpub.com/fairwinds ... With the rise of gender-specific fitness centers, Entrepreneur Magazine has named Cuts Fitness For Men one of its "Hot, New Franchises for 2005." Cuts, the world's fastest growing men's fitness franchise, was established in 2003 and plans to expand to 750 locations worldwide by the end of 2005. "We continue to make significant progress regarding launching and implementing the Cuts Fitness For Men franchise around the world," says founder John Gennaro. For more information, visit www.cutsfitness.com ... Prepared for flu season? According to Shelley A. Hearne, executive director of Trust for America's Health, we're not. The flu strikes 10 to 20 percent of Americans and results in 36,000 deaths each year, and the production halt of approximately half this season's influenza vaccines is "a troubling development for our nation," she states. "It exemplifies the lack of overall preparedness in the United States for not just the flu, but on a wide range of public health crises." For more information, visit www.healthyamericans.org. Do you have the inside scoop on people, places or products in the fitness industry? Send a fax to (818) 990-5468 or e-mail americanfitness@afaa.com.

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Title Annotation:Check It Out; Wai Lana Yoga solution for troubled youngsters
Publication:American Fitness
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jan 1, 2005
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