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Bali Magic

Bali Magic

Off the plane and out of the airport, the humid air wraps me in her warm embrace. The sun is bright, really bright, and feels so lovely on my skin. The smell of incense and frangipani and clove cigarettes fills my lungs, as familiar faces welcome me back to a place that, at one time, felt so incredibly unfamiliar…

International Surfing Day + Father's Day: A weekend full of gratitude

International Surfing Day + Father's Day: A weekend full of gratitude

Surfing and Father’s Day! For me, the two go hand-in-hand. And it only seems appropriate that International Surfing Day and Father’s Day fall on the same weekend.

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.

THE CONDITIONS ARE ALWAYS CHANGING...

THE CONDITIONS ARE ALWAYS CHANGING...

The conditions are always changing... Out in the waves. Here on dry land. While we breathe and sweat on the yoga mat. The world around us is constantly moving through seasons and cycles and transformation. And we are much the same. So while we can't always control the conditions, the question becomes, "How can we respond?"

S A L T WATER

S A L T WATER

The fountain of youth. The blood that runs through my veins. The substance that gets me high on life... And also brings me right back into balance.

DROP THE BURDEN (AND MAKE YOUR HEART SMILE)

DROP THE BURDEN (AND MAKE YOUR HEART SMILE)

Because who ever said there is only one right way to live??

END OF SUMMER SUP SCHEDULE

END OF SUMMER SUP SCHEDULE

Summer is drawing to a close, so what better way to honor the end of the summer season than with some SUP Yoga and Group Paddles! 

SOL STONED KARMA CUTIE OF THE MONTH!

SOL STONED KARMA CUTIE OF THE MONTH!

I am beyond honored to be featured as the Sol Stoned Karma Kutie for the Month of July. I seriously haven't taken my Aquamarine necklace off since I received it!

FINDING SERENITY WITH MALIE ORGANICS: A self-love spa day you can do at home

FINDING SERENITY WITH MALIE ORGANICS: A self-love spa day you can do at home

This post is a glimpse into my personal “spa day,” a little piece of my self-care practice featuring Malie Organic Products.