Ellie Bernstein

Soulful Sleep & Breathing
to Better Health

Owaves Team day planning, Owaves101, Time Hacks, Time Management, Tips and Tricks, yoga

With a bachelor’s degree in ballet from Indiana University, Ellie Bernstein has long focused on the art of synchronizing breath and movement for better health. She applies that knowledge today teaching private and group yoga and pilates sessions in Bloomington, Indiana. Ellie is a yoga instructor and mother of 3 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Twelve years ago, she was battling depression …

Introducing Wellness GPS

Owaves Team Apps, Day Planner, Productivity, Startups, Wellness GPS

Hi Folks! We’re excited to announce the launch of Wellness GPS TM today. Our team worked diligently on our Apple Watch app to ensure a beautiful and consistent experience on the new platform. Now, after you’ve scheduled your wellness plan on your iPhone, you can see it at a glance on your wrist while on-the-go. Our goal is to help you “re-center” …

We’re Growing!

Royan Apps, Productivity, Startups, Wellness GPS

Owaves Reaches 20,000 Users, Launches on iPhone Dear fellow day-crafters, We’re excited to announce that the international Owaves community is Growing. Earlier this year, we passed 20,000 downloads worldwide.  We’re now live in over 100 countries and available in thirteen languages including: Spanish, French, Korean, Hindi and Russian. Over 500,000 healthy activities have been planned on our wellness app for iPad since …

It’s #oTime:
Share Your O Contest

Owaves Team Apps, Productivity, Startups, Wellness Planner

To celebrate Owaves’ 5,000th download in less than 4 months since release, we are announcing a Share Your O Contest starting today, September 4th. The “O” that gets the most Likes on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter will win a $100 gift card to iTunes. There will be a total of three (3) winners, one for each Site. Remember to use the hashtag …

Owaves Launches

Owaves Team Apps, Nutrition, Time Management, Wellness GPS, yoga

Owaves Launches! Owaves launches as the first day planner or calendar designed to balance a healthy lifestyle with work and play. Download Owaves and enjoy an easy way to plan health and wellness goals into your day. Colorful and vibrant, with a novel 24-hour clock, the planner is fun to use and lets you see your day in a whole new way. …

Owaves Wins the 2014 CONNECT Springboard Competition

Owaves Team Apps, Health & Fitness, Productivity, Wellness Planner

Owaves Wins CONNECT! May 6, 2014 (San Diego, CA) – Owaves Inc., a cosmopolitan lifestyle medicine company, has won CONNECT’s world-renowned Springboard Capital Competition and earned the distinction of becoming a CONNECT Portfolio Company. Competing against hundreds of highly qualified California-based technology companies, Owaves was selected a winner by CONNECT’s panel of distinguished judges for its disruptive innovation and potential for profitable …

Illvolution

Owaves Team Apps, Entrepreneur, Healthy Lifestyle, Startups, Wellness GPS

A New Era: The Diseases of Abundance Royan Kamyar, M.D., MBA, founder and CEO of Owaves presents at TEDxUCSD’s Salon Event on February 27, 2014.  He discusses Illvolution, the study of how how disease evolves, or “illvolves”, over time, and why it is important for us to recognize this as we strive to improve the health of future generations. Royan is a …

Recipe for Chronic Disease

Royan Health Risks, Healthy Lifestyle, Productivity, Tips and Tricks, Wellness GPS

Sitting is the New Smoking According to recent research from a new cadre of public health advocates, sitting for extended periods throughout the day is an independent risk factor for chronic disease such as heart disease – even with allotments for exercise. Sitting down too much, for too long, is bad for our health. The typical American work day looks pretty much like …

Do You Plan Your Day?

Royan Health Risks, Healthy Lifestyle, Productivity, Time Management, Wellness GPS

Did you plan your day today?  If so, you probably found time for that healthy snack, a light jog, or to enjoy the evening with your loved ones. Sometimes we get caught in a trap of poor day-planning, and that can lead to vicious cycles. When we forget to eat a square breakfast or lunch, for example, we might reach for calorie-dense …

Sleep Promotes Neurogenesis

Royan Health Risks, Healthy Lifestyle, Productivity, Wellness Planner

Neurogenesis: neu·ro·gen·e·sis(nur’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs, nyur’-) n.Formation of nervous tissue. As recently as 10 years ago, scientists and medical professionals thought it was impossible for human beings to grow new nerve cells. Research from institutions including UC Berkeley, UC San Diego and UCLA are showing that good ol’ sleep helps promote a healthy amount of neurogenesis. This includes areas like the “hippocampus” which are essential …