January 2010

The Latest at Lupus LA:

New Support Group in Sherman Oaks

Don’t miss our first meeting at Sherman Oaks Hospital next Monday, January 25th!

Meet other people with lupus and get ideas for coping with the fatigue, pain, uncertainty, and many other challenges of the disease. Hear experts talk about alternative therapies, taking care of your teeth, relaxation techniques, and so much more.

Meets the last Monday of every month from 7pm to 9pm
Sherman Oaks Hospital, Circle of Care Conference Room
4929 Van Nuys Boulevard in Sherman Oaks 

Questions? Contact Elyse Reyes at 310-657-5667 or ereyes@lupusla.org.


Dance with Us!

Salsa Workshop on Saturday, January 23 from 1pm to 3pm

Learn how to Cha-Cha, Salsa, and 'do the Hustle' for a good cause!  Latin Hustle and Salsa champion Raul Santiago will be hosting dance workshops at the Hacienda Hotel (525 N. Sepulveda Blvd in El Segundo).  Free, but donations to Lupus LA are welcome!  

Visit Raul's Web site: http://www.raulsantiagodance.com/


Run with Us!

Learn about joining Team Life Without Lupus in the
LA Marathon or the New Performance Nutrition 5K

Information session next Tuesday, January 26 at 6:30pm at Hamburger Hamlet (9201 Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles)

Lupus LA will have the first-ever lupus charity team in the LA Marathon and the New Performance Nutrition 5K this March. Runners and walkers, take this chance to reach fitness goals while raising awareness and collecting donations for lupus research and patient programs! 

At the information session, we will walk you through the registration process, share our team's goals, show you the route of the 5k and the full marathon, and introduce you to a few of our registered runners. 

Please RSVP via Facebook or by emailing us at ereyes@lupusla.org.

The New Performance Nutrition 5K on Saturday, March 20 at Dodger Stadium serves as the official walk for Lupus LA in advance of the LA Marathon on Sunday, March 21.