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FREELANCE WRITING: Stoked to be a Contributor to the WEAREMONA Blog!

FREELANCE WRITING: Stoked to be a Contributor to the WEAREMONA Blog!

I’m stoked to be a YOGA + SURF contributor to the WEAREMONA Blog! MONA is a surf and activewear line made in California that’s committed to committed to protecting the environment and promoting a more sustainable future for the entire apparel industry.

RELAX & UNWIND: A restorative yoga practice to promote a good night's sleep

RELAX & UNWIND: A restorative yoga practice to promote a good night's sleep

A simple-to-follow restorative yoga sequence for when the sun goes down. Designed to help you relax and unwind from your day and to promote deep rest and a peaceful night’s sleep.

A FEW SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR SURFING (from a barely-above-average working class surfer)

A FEW SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR SURFING (from a barely-above-average working class surfer)

For many surfers, surfing is a lifelong sport. One in which there is no final destination, no finish line to cross. Even as average, working class surfers (as I like to refer to myself) we get locked into this obsession of always wanting to take our surfing one step further. So, if you’re a bit like me, and looking for a few ways to help improve your surfing and up your fun factor out in the water, I’ve put together an easy-to-follow list here!

MOMENTS FROM MEDITATION: Consciously creating my best life

MOMENTS FROM MEDITATION: Consciously creating my best life

Shortly after my meditation this morning, as I was sipping my coffee and writing in my journal, this affirmation drifted into my mind: I am constantly and consciously creating my best life. I reflected on this, and I thought I’d share what I took from it, what it means to me, and maybe my words will also land with you.

RISE & SHINE: A simple-yet-effective morning yoga sequence

RISE & SHINE: A simple-yet-effective morning yoga sequence

A 20-minute(ish), simple-yet-effective, yoga sequence that's designed to help you WAKE UP and get ready for your day! A sequence perfect for all levels of practice. Begin your day the positive way!

NEVER QUIT YOUR DAY DREAM

NEVER QUIT YOUR DAY DREAM

From the moment my obsession with surfing began, maybe around 8 or 9 years old, I always day-dreamed about becoming a professional surfer. Throughout my early teenage years I surfed in competitions and I even managed to receive support from a few amazing sponsors. And as a kid that grew up in a wave-starved stretch of coast in South Carolina, I felt like I was doing a damn good job. Like I was well on my way.

INDO ESSENTIALS: WHAT I PACKED FOR 2 MONTHS IN BALI

INDO ESSENTIALS: WHAT I PACKED FOR 2 MONTHS IN BALI

Because the truth is, you really don't need much, and packing light means less to schlep around the airports and more space to bring some goodies back with you :)

SUNBURNT & SALTY on the MIDORI BIKINIS BLOG!

SUNBURNT & SALTY on the MIDORI BIKINIS BLOG!

I've been a HUGE fan of Midori Bikinis for a while now and needless to say I was beyond stoked to get an article featured on their blog. Check out my post "A Daily Checklist for Self-Love."

GODDESS CONNECTION featuring ARIANA PIÑERO FITZPATRICK

GODDESS CONNECTION featuring ARIANA PIÑERO FITZPATRICK

I first connected with Ariana through Instagram. I came across her jewelry line, Summer Love Jewelry, and was instantly obsessed with her simple-yet-elegant, beach-inspired creations. 

BARRELS + INVERSIONS

BARRELS + INVERSIONS

As I continue to deepen both my yoga + surfing practices, the more I continue to recognize the similarities between the two.