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Connect for Success

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Lucy Tseng and Krystal Walden
Environmental Charter High School
16315 Grevillea Avenue
Lawndale, CA 90260
November 10, 2016

Environmental Charter High School hosted their annual "Career Day" on the afternoon of November 10, 2016. The theme this year was "Connect for Success", the exchange of ideas and sharing experiences on the power of staying connected. The featuring keynote speaker was former NFL player Thomas R. Williams. The panelists were comprised of individuals from different professions in different industries that have made bold career decisions and have inspiring stories of challenges and successes. Krystal Walden, Founder/CEO of KRYSTAL SPA® was excited to be a panelist at this event.

Special thanks to Lucy Tseng for your support.

 

TEDxUCLA Salon

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Krystal Walden
UCLA James Alumni Center
325 Westwood Plaza
Westwood, CA 90095
July 22, 2016

TEDx, TEDxUCLA, and TEDxUCLASalon collaborated together to host the talk on "Gratitude" on the afternoon of July 22, 2016. This sold-out TEDxUCLASalon event opened up a great conversation on what we are grateful for!! Krystal Walden, Founder/CEO of KRYSTAL SPA® so humbly thankful and excited to be one of the keynote speakers.

"I am VERY much thankful and grateful for LIFE in itself; mind, body and soul. My modal is that the LIFE within ourselves is the GREATEST thing that the world has ever seen, beyond even technology. MENTALLY, we are very intelligent creatures, who are gifted the ability to be dreamers, innovators, and revolutionizers. PHYSICALLY, we are creatures of nature, who are gifted the ability to consciously and subconsciously function in this world; pushing ourselves to the limit of physical greatness. SPIRITUALLY, we are all connected, who are gifted the ability to love; which allows us to experience our maximum strength" -Krystal Walden

Special thanks to TEDx, TEDxUCLA, TEDxUCLASalon, Lucy Tseng, and Annalee Shelton for your support.

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Careers in Sociology

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Dr. Shane Lachtman, Krystal Walden, and Annalee Shelton
UCLA Department of Sociology
315 Portola Plaza, Dodd Hall 161
Westwood, CA 90095
May 24, 2016

UCLA Department of Sociology hosted their 2nd annual course for undergraduate UCLA Sociology majors on the afternoon of May 24, 2016. The "Careers in Sociology" course is designed to help Sociology students expand awareness of their interests, needs, and skills to make deliberate career choices. It will provide students with an opportunity to learn about the many components that go into making effective career decisions and will help students explore the diversity of career options for Sociology majors. Krystal Walden, Founder/CEO of KRYSTAL SPA®, was invited to be a panelist to share her career path, insight into health and fitness industry, and advice on entrepreneurship through a moderated panel discussion followed by Q&A and small group discussions. This panel is intended to give Sociology majors a better understanding of what they can do with their Sociology degree. There were over 50 students in the class, 65% are graduating seniors and 35% are juniors.

Special thanks to Partnership UCLA, Dr. Shane Lachtman, Danica Dawson, and Annalee Shelton for your support.

 

US Olympic Marathon Team Trials

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April Neufeld, John Combe,
Bill Theriault and Krystal Walden
US Track & Field
Staples Center / LA Live
1111 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
February 11 - 13, 2016

The US Track & Field hosted the Olympic Marathon Team Trials on the afternoon of February 13, 2016.  The "US Olympic Marathon Trials" included the best of the best long distance runners who ran the streets of the renovated Downtown Los Angeles.  This event was just the start of the journey to Rio for the main Olympic event.  Our every own UCLA Bruin, Meb Keflezighi, represented by qualifying for his 4th Olympic team.  Krystal Walden, Founder/CEO of KRYSTAL SPA® was humbly honored and proud to be part of the US Olympic Marathon Medical Team.

Special thanks to Terral Hale, April Neufeld, and John Combe for your support.

 

Careers in Sociology

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Krystal Walden
UCLA Department of Sociology
305 Haines Hall, Humanities A40
Westwood, CA 90095
June 26, 2015

UCLA Department of Sociology hosted their inaugural course for undergraduate UCLA Sociology majors on the afternoon of January 26, 2015.  The "Careers in Sociology" course was designed to provide students with professional development training and industry exposure to help them make effective career decisions.  What's especially exciting was that the course was also designed to support students from underrepresented backgrounds who might not otherwise have access to internships or other hands-on opportunities during their time at UCLA.  Krystal Walden, Founder/CEO of KRYSTAL SPA® was humbly honored and proud to be on the speaking panel to educated the students of the variety of career opportunities available with a degree of Sociology.

Special thanks to Annalee Shelton and Molly Jacobs for your support.

 

Krystal Spa® Milestone 10th Year Anniversary

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Krystal Walden
Krystal Spa®
The Loft Downtown
1111 S. Grand Ave., #406
(adjacent to LA Live / Staples Center)
Los Angeles, CA 90015
February 2, 2014

KRYSTAL SPA® hosted an intimate 10th Year Anniversary Celebration on the sunny afternoon of February 2, 2014!!  The "Milestone 10th Year Anniversary" celebrated the accomplishments thus far of KRYSTAL SPA® as the leader of holistic lifestyle improvements and overall health enhancements for all.  This elegant event stimulated all the five senses in the body.  Our VIP event guests experienced the refreshing smells of eucalyptus, the soothing sounds of live neo/jazz music, an entertaining cooking demo, a delightful hearty dinner, the relaxation of a chair-massage, and a heart-felt short thank you speech from Krystal Walden, Founder/CEO of KRYSTAL SPA®.

“I am humbly and sincerely thankful for a wonderful 10-year experience as a successful entrepreneur in the health & fitness industry!!  My passion for the health of the mind, body and soul is a GOD sent.  I always say that the human body is the BEST creation that this universe has ever seen, so take great care of yours!”  -Krystal Walden 

Special thanks to Moët & Chandon Champagne, Sprinkles Cupcakes, and Mercedes-Benz of Beverly Hills, and the Angel Investors of KRYSTAL SPA® for your loving support. 

 

The 21st Annual Empowerment Congress Summit

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Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Krystal Walden
Empowerment Congress
USC Bovard Auditorium
3551 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089
January 19, 2013

Empowerment Congress hosted their 21st Annual Empowerment Congress Summit on the morning of January 19, 2013.  The “Empowerment: The Real Election Connection” event included a City of Los Angeles Mayoral Candidate Forum with Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, President of the University of Southern California (USC) C.L. Max Nikias, Councilmember Jan Perry, among others; and a Advocating for Change, Organizing for Empowerment Workshops.  KRYSTAL SPA® was proud to be an intimate part of this year’s summit.

Special thanks to Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Martin Zamora for your support.

 
Krystal Spa® Health and Fitness Gala
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Krystal Spa®
The Loft Downtown
1111 S. Grand Avenue
(adjacent to LA Live / Staples Center)
Los Angeles, CA 90015
February 25, 2012

KRYSTAL SPA® will host our spa gala on the afternoon of February 25, 2012 in honor of Renee Walden and all who suffer from asthma.  The "Health and Fitness Gala" will benefit the Asthma anda Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) to help programs that support asthma, and allergic diseases.  This year’s spa gala will be filled with empowerment, entertainment, and enjoyment.  Our event guests will experience techniques that will stimulate the mind, relax and nourish the body and energize the soul.  This year’s benefit will include VIP reception, chair-massages, cooking demo with gourmet refreshments, and live neo-soul/jazz music by Scott Bugs Allen of 3rd Scenario and friends.

Special thanks to our partnering sponsors, State Farm, Mercedes-Benz of Beverly Hills and Millennium Dance Complex for your support.

 
Life After College
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UCLA Department of Sociology
264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza
Westwood, CA 90095
January 24, 2012

UCLA Department of Sociology hosted an exciting gathering with notable UCLA Sociology Alumni and current UCLA Sociology students on the evening of January 24, 2012.  The “Life After College : Where My UCLA Degree Has Taken Me” event included a meet & greet and a speaking panel featuring Krystal Walden, Founder/CEO of KRYSTAL SPA®; Timothy Harris, Senior Vice President, Business Operations of The Los Angeles Lakers; Susan Kellogg, President of VF Contemporary Brands; John Kobara, Executive Vice President/COO of California Community Foundation.

Special thanks to Stefan Timmermans, and Peter Evans for your support.

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Professional Development Night and Panel

UCLA Bruin Student-Athletes,
Courteney Cusso and Krystal Walden
(second row – center)
UCLA Bruin Varsity Club & Bruin Athletic Council
UCLA Intercollegiate Athletics - JD Morgan Center
P.O. Box 24044
Westwood, CA 90024
February 16, 2011

UCLA Bruin Varsity Club hosted their inaugural professional development and networking event on the evening of February 16, 2011.  The “Professional Development Night and Panel” event included a meet & greet, and roundtable discussion to facilitate the student-athletes’ personal and professional growth by sharing knowledge and wisdom learned through the years of experience from each UCLA Bruin Varsity Alumni who participated. Krystal Walden, Founder/CEO of KRYSTAL SPA® was proud to be a Bruin Varsity Club Alumni Mentor at this year’s event.

Special thanks to Courteney Cusso for your support.
 
Los Angeles Lakers NBA Championship

Krystal Walden
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Live / Staples Center
1111 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
June 17, 2009

The Los Angeles Lakers hosted their NBA Championship Victory Parade on the afternoon of June 17, 2009. The victory parade began at LA Live / Staples Center and traveled south to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum where the special celebration took place in front of an expected capacity crowd of 95,000 Lakers fans. The celebration featured Coach Phil Jackson, the players (such as Kobe Bryant, Derek Fisher, Pau Gasol, and Lamar Odom), the Laker Girls, other special guests (such as Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Kareem Abdul Jabbar).

KRYSTAL SPA® was honored to be an intimate part of the celebration and would like to congratulate the Los Angeles Lakers on their fifteenth NBA Championship. Go Lakers!

Special thanks to ESPN and 710AM for your support.
 
MJF Leadership Conference

MJF Scholars and Krystal Walden (front center)
Magic Johnson Foundation
LAX Hilton
5711 W. Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
July 20 – 26, 2008

Magic Johnson Foundation hosted their tenth annual leadership conference during the week of July 20 – 26, 2008. The “MJF Life Skills Leadership Conference” benefited the Taylor Michaels Scholarship program to help inner-city youth to attain higher education and begin the road to fulfilling their goals and dreams. In addition to financial support, the program is committed to mentoring the scholars throughout their undergraduate and graduate careers. This year’s conference included health and fitness awareness, financial education, employment experience, and cultural/social outings around Los Angeles, just to name a few. Krystal Walden, Founder/CEO of KRYSTAL SPA® was proud to participate in this year’s conference.

Special thanks to Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson and Amelia Williamson for your support!
 
Krystal Spa® Girlfriend Spa Gala
Krystal Spa®
The Loft Downtown
1111 S. Grand Avenue
(adjacent to LA Live / Staples Center)
Los Angeles, CA 90015
July 7, 2007

KRYSTAL SPA® hosted our fourth annual spa gala on the afternoon of July 7, 2007 in honor of Renee Walden. The "Girlfriend Spa Gala" benefited the American Lung Association to help programs that support asthma. This year's spa gala was filled with empowerment, enjoyment, laughter, and friendships. Our guest learned techniques that relaxed their mind, detoxified their body, and energize their soul through yoga, nutritional tips, healthy delightful snacks, trendy relaxing music and poetry by Deep Red and Tony Award Winning poet, Poetri.

Special thanks to our sponsors, Universal Music Group, Def Jam Recordings, Lululemon Athletica, Yogi Times and MCafé for your support!
 
Maximize 2005

Tracee Ellis Ross and Krystal Walden
Imani Corporation
"W" Hotel Westwood
930 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024
October 2, 2005

Imani Corporation hosted their annual celebrity fashion show gala on the afternoon of October 2, 2005. The "Maximize 2005" Gala benefited the Imani Phi Christ program to help teenage girls maximize their potential. This year's honoree was the Ms. Mara Brock Akil, creator and executive producer of the hit Paramount Network Television comedy series Girlfriends on UPN. This event included program host Tracee Ellis Ross, fashion show hosts Terrell & Victoria Tilford, and fashions of Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons, Montrese Chandler, and RyanKenny. KRYSTAL SPA® (formerly Royalty & Relaxation Spa®) was proud to donate to this year's gala.

Special thanks to Nicole Roberts and Amelia Way for your support!
 
Magic Johnson's Holiday Gala

Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Krystal Walden
Magic Johnson Enterprises
Santa Monica Airport
Santa Monica, Ca 90405
December 8, 2004

Magic Johnson hosted his holiday gala on the night of December 8, 2004. The "Magic Johnson Enterprises Holiday Gala" benefited the Magic Johnson Foundation Annual Toy Drive. This event included a VIP reception featuring Los Angeles City Councilman Antonio Villaraigosa and Bernard Parks, Kenny Lattimore, Chante Moore, Nicole Murphy, Boris Kodjoe, and Nicole Ari Parker (just to name a few), formal dinner and special entertainment by vocalist Teena Marie. KRYSTAL SPA® was proud to be an intimate part of this year's gala.

Special thanks to Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Cookie Johnson for your support!
 
Touching a Life Gala

Jimmy Jam, Janet Jackson, and Terry Lewis
Behind the Bench, The NBA Wives Association
Beverly Hills Hotel
9641 Sunset Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
February 13, 2004

Behind the Bench hosted their eighth annual gala on the night of February 13, 2004. The "Touching a Life" Gala benefited the Challengers Boys & Girls Club and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica. This year's honoree was the Ms. Janet Jackson for her lifetime achievements. This event included a VIP reception, silent auction, formal dinner and special entertainment by vocalist Jeffery Osborne and Anthony Hamilton; along with comedian Guy Torry. KRYSTAL SPA® (formerly Yoga With Krystal) was proud to donate to this year's gala.

Special thanks to Kevin Harewood and Rosanna Tina for your support!
 
Yoga Expo

Bikram Choudhury and Krystal Walden
Bikram Yoga College of India
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
September 24 - 28, 2003

Bikram Yoga College of India hosted the first-ever World Yoga Expo during the week of September 24-28, 2003. The “Yoga Expo” benefited the Karma for Kids, a non-profit organization that sponsors children with cancer; and Your Kids Organization, which educates inner-city children through culture, arts, dance and yoga. This event included a star-studded gala opening and VIP reception featuring Bikram and Rajashree Choudhury, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Deepak Chopra, Amrit Desai, Vishwananda, and Gulshan Grover. The entertainment for the evening included Shanti Shanti, Yoga Angels, Your Kids Organization, and DJ BabaG. Krystal Walden, Founder/CEO of KRYSTAL SPA® (formerly Yoga With Krystal) was proud to volunteer at this year's expo.

Special thanks to Bikram and Rajashree Choudhury for your support!
 
 

   
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