PRLog - Jan. 26, 2013 - WASHINGTON -- EK Ray, Diabetes Awareness Advocate and Author attended the "Living In America" 2013 Inaugural Fitness Ball put on by Yala Fitness/Sports Club LA on January 19th. Laurent Amzallag, creator of Yala Fitness started the high-energy workout and was recently commissioned by Oprah to serve as the fitness expert on her “Live Your Best Life” tour.
Grammy Award winning R&B recording artist Mya, served as host to the event that raised money for Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign. EK Ray spoke about his journey to losing 157 lbs taking the ever popular Yala Fitness classes. Ray also raffled off a free gym membership and a copy of his new book entitled, Diabetes: The Silent Killer - How I Survived.
"It was a great thing to share my personal story with the audience and I hope it inspires even one person to take control of their health before it is too late."
~ EK Ray, Diabetes Awareness Advocate and Author
Event Sponsors: Yala Fitness, The Sports Club LA, Energy Kitchen, Bacardi and lululemon athletica.
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About EK Ray:
EK is a Diabetes Awareness Advocate, Healthy Living Speaker & Author. He travels the country speaking to communities bringing awareness to the resources available to prevent and fight Diabetes. He is also completing a book on living with Diabetes and how he turned his life around. For more details on Mr. Ray, please visit: http://www.facebook.com/
Grammy Award Winning Artist Mýa, is celebrating 14 years in the entertainment industry as an internationally known, respected singer, songwriter, producer, dancer/choreographer, actress, designer, model, activist and philanthropist. For more information on Mya, please visit: http://www.myamya.com
About Yala Fitness:
The YaLa workout is unique as it incorporates many elements of fitness. Laurent describes YaLa as a workout that combines strength conditioning, agility, plyometrics, core training, cardio and stretch in a dance form using multi-planar and multi-joint actions. He uses what he calls “The Sequencing Method” to maximize the calories burned (over 1000 calories/per workout*) and get positive results fast. For more information on Yala Fitness, please visit: http://www.yalafitness.com