Surfing in India?

Beyond the Surface is an explosion of color and calm, a documentary film, travelogue, and contemplative call to action on issues involving women’s empowerment, helping disadvantaged kids, spirituality and the fragility of the environment. It’s a journey powered by the waves of India’s massive coastline, and riding – in part – on the surfboard ofContinue reading “Surfing in India?”

Hungry for the Outdoors

New York City is an incredible place. Some even call it magical. Dwellers of the city bask in its wonders and gloat that it is “the best city on earth.” Yet with everything New York is credited for having, it is equally known as one of the most challenging cities in which to lead aContinue reading “Hungry for the Outdoors”

Disposable straws are for suckers

Every time I head out the door with my Simply Straws mason jar and reusable glass straw, I can count on at least a few people stopping me to ask where I got it. Like environmentally conscious bees to organic honey, people flock to ask about this simple but totally practical drink carrier… “Wow, isContinue reading “Disposable straws are for suckers”

Immunity is Yours this Fall – FOND’s Fire Cider Giveaway

Last spring, I discovered what I now refer to as ‘My Secret Weapon’. This fall, I’m giving it to you. “Here’s to feeling good, All the time.” — Fire Cider While in Africa this past March, I exposed my body to a slew of immunity threats by visiting the slums of Johannesburg, working with kidsContinue reading “Immunity is Yours this Fall – FOND’s Fire Cider Giveaway”

Kauai’s Struggle for Health by Amanda Brower

Health and the environment have become the number one issue with GMO operations on Kauai.  FOND NOTE: During my stay on Kauai, I was presented with an onslaught of information regarding the GMO debate and much of it was downright shocking . What had seemed like a straightforward argument between Chemicals/Genetic Engineering versus No Chemicals/NoContinue reading “Kauai’s Struggle for Health by Amanda Brower”

When Flexibility Becomes a Liability by Michaelle Edwards

Preventing hip replacements and sacral injuries starts for many people with their yoga or fitness practice. Last year, approximately 400,000 people had their hips replaced in the United States—and most of them were women. Why do women’s hips wear out more than men? Excessive flexibility and weak stabilizing muscles are often the key factors leadingContinue reading “When Flexibility Becomes a Liability by Michaelle Edwards”

YOGA + SCIENCE, DISCOVERING THE ANATOMY OF WELLNESS WITH MICHAELLE EDWARDS

HOW I LEARNED TO RETHINK MY BODY BACK INTO ITS RIGHTFUL POSITION When I visited Hawaii this past spring, I was told stories about a very special woman living up in the hills of Kauai named Michaelle Edwards who had dedicated her life to helping people get repositioned in their bodies so that they couldContinue reading “YOGA + SCIENCE, DISCOVERING THE ANATOMY OF WELLNESS WITH MICHAELLE EDWARDS”

Kauai Proper – living the life of a local Pro Surfer…well, almost

While I don’t like to pick favorites, there is no secret that I feel incredibly lucky to have Surf Pro Rochelle Ballard and her company: Surf Into Yoga (SIY) as one of my clients. Surf, nature, sweet gear, massage, amazing natural foods, Hawaii…what more could you need? From the moment she told me she wasContinue reading “Kauai Proper – living the life of a local Pro Surfer…well, almost”

Reforesting Patagonia and the Patagonia Ultra Marathon

5 REASONS WHY WE ARE EXCITED ABOUT THIS RACE, THE CAUSE AND 2 WAYS TO GET INVOLVED On September 28th, FOND will be down in Patagonia to race an Ultra in one of the most pristine destinations on the planet and to help reforest the region of the Torres del Paine National Park in theContinue reading “Reforesting Patagonia and the Patagonia Ultra Marathon”

Digital Detox: Summer Camp For Adults

BY HILLARY KAYLOR Color wars. Village communities demarked by wildlife flags. A reveille bugle to wake us every morning. The 325 of us, ranging in ages from 19 to 67, were warned. We were prepped. But it was only when we stepped deep into the cover of 80 acres of cool redwoods in Anderson ValleyContinue reading “Digital Detox: Summer Camp For Adults”