A Blog on Books with Conni Biesalski

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Lets just get to it.  Meet Conni.  Conni is a vegan, meditating, yogi who loves the ocean and women.  She surfs, skateboards, takes pictures, makes videos, travels the world while working as an enterpreneur and inspires the shit out of everyone she meets.  I call Conni a friend.  But honestly I want to call her my unofficial life coach, business advisor, and therapist.  She is …

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation

This is a Tibetan Buddhist Meditation that I was first introduced to while studying Tibetan Buddhism at Tushita Meditation Center in Dharamasala India. It is called Mind In the Sky.

Morocco Surf And Yoga Video

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In March 2016, we finally made it to the shores of Morocco.  Karma was on our side, the swells arrived on the same day that most of our guests landed in the airport.  Ines Ambrosio, professional Portugese longboarder and Filipe Neto, the legendary filmmaker joined us for the week along with 10 beautiful and cheerful women in a small town south of the surfer’s paradise …

Prenatal Yin Yoga for Childbirth

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This practice has been inspired by the teachings of master yogi Bernie Clark. As far as any pregnant yoga is concerned, everybody is different and what may work wonderful for one woman will be ineffective for another.  The most important thing of all is to trust your instinct. Intention:  In prenatal yin yoga, the goal is not to go further or push yourself.  Our bodies …

SADHANA TO SURF by Chrystal Fitzgerald

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{ reblogged from www.thedawnchronicles.com}  Although it sounds like the name of a far away city, secret surf spot or new car, Sadhana translates to Spiritual Practice and is predicated on self discipline. Self discipline sounds like work! Eeek! I know, who wants more work right? And Spiritual, whats that all about? Does this mean religion?? Sadhana refers neither to a specific religion, nor the negative connotation …

Sri Lanka Surf and Yoga Retreat Video

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This sweet video was made by photographer and filmmaker Philly Lewis who joined us in Sri Lanka last March for a week of surfing and yoga. The week was spent sleeping within earshot of the waves, underneath a field of towering palm trees, and eating three incredible Ayurvedic meals a day. We surfed perhaps Sri Lanka’s best surf breaks, made new friends and reconnected with old ones in …

Breakdowns to Breakthroughs

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Lessons from the bottom of my broken heart A month ago, I could not even write. I was too broken. Everyday I would wake to the same unwanted reality. I was stuck at the bottom of a dark cold hole, deeply depressed. Getting out of bed took all the energy I had. Life became the opposite of the story I had worked so hard to create. Life seemed to …

Morocco Surf Trip

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From the french seaside cafes in Essouira to the tiny wooden fishing boats in Imsouane.  The wind peels the bright colorful paint off the corners of buildings like bark from a tree.  The people are kind and the waves are good. Right hand point breaks can be found north and south of the humble little surfer’s haven of Taghazout.  Tajines are served in pipping hot clay pots and the …