Boost Your Health and Wellness in Long Beach

Have you been neglecting your regular check-ups? Feel like you need a hard reset on your health? If you’re ready to take some time to focus on wellness, there are many local Long Beach businesses and resources that can help you get your body and mind right.


For a spa-inspired vision care experience, check out Frame + Sight (6511 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste G2-B), a new optometry office in the Marketplace Long Beach shopping center. Frame + Sight specializes in preventive care for your eyes, particularly management of dry eyes due to screen time fatigue and direct sun exposure. They also offer in-house lens cutting for faster turnaround and carry indie brands for chic frames and lenses.


Located in a private residential building in Belmont Shore, Human Aeon (address provided upon booking) offers cold and heat exposure therapy, massage, meditation, and classes related to wellness, including breathwork, meditation, and capoeira. Human Aeon’s resort-like atmosphere provides a restful environment, with amenities including an indoor/outdoor tea lounge, sauna, pools, movement space, massage room, and meditation hall.


Long Beach Meditation (5100 E. The Toledo) offers classes, Dharma conversations, retreats, and a mindfulness book club, with sessions hosted both online and in person in the Gabrielson Chapel inside Bay Shore Community Congregational Church in Belmont Shore. Drop in for their Come As You Are sessions on Monday evenings or sign up for a weekend retreat or multi-week course to dive deeper.


Dr. Karen Bloch, owner and operator of Bloch Wellness and Sports Medicine (6324 E. Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste C), led the sports medicine and athletic training programs for the USA Water Polo Teams at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and the London Olympics in 2012. She and her team can help optimize your body’s performance, with many types of treatments and therapies like chiropractic, massage, acupuncture, nutrition counseling, cryotherapy, laser therapy, and much more.


Whether you are interested in a wellness shot or tonic with your morning smoothie or fully flushing your system with a half- or full-day juice cleanse, Salud Juice (4918 E Second St/1944 E Fourth St) can help you select a healthful beverage to suit your needs. In addition to cold pressed juices, their stylish cafe also offers acai bowls, coffee, superfood lattes, and a selection of menu items like avocado toast and pastries.

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