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PuraKai TV - 2014 Stand Up For The Cure

PuraKai TV - 2014 Stand Up For The Cure

In this episode we travel to Newport Beach to talk with two participants at the 3rd annual Stand Up for the Cure paddle event. We talk with paddlers Georganna Wadsack and Suzanne Yeo, both women are breast cancer survivors that help support and mentor other women with cancer.
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The Shipping Industry: Impact on our Oceans

The Shipping Industry: Impact on our Oceans

One of my favorite things about going back home to Puerto Rico is spending endless hours by the ocean. It is a love my mother installed in my sister and I from a young age, one that we may never shake off.
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5 Eco-friendly ways to extend the life of garments

5 Eco-friendly ways to extend the life of garments

Doing laundry is not my favorite chore. Like ironing and cleaning the bathroom, it is just dreadful! As a yoga teacher it is quite easy to spend the entire day in your yoga clothes because they are so darn comfortable.
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7 reasons why 'Made in USA' clothing is better

7 reasons why 'Made in USA' clothing is better

Anyone who knows me knows I love to shop. The excitement of the hunt, the thrill of the find and the satisfaction of a great price! Those little moments make me smile on the inside. Since working for PuraKai my shopping trips have become a little different.
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Eco-conscious Brands: How the Organic Trend is Growing

Eco-conscious Brands: How the Organic Trend is Growing

As a child I used to love seeing my mom getting dressed in her best “Dynasty” gowns. She always looked so polished and beautiful. My grandmother was certainly a diva in her own right. I could spend hours going through her jewelry, trying on her shoes and organizing her purses and scarves.
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The Intention Behind Organic Yoga Clothing for Women

The Intention Behind Organic Yoga Clothing for Women

I love teaching yoga. It is without a doubt one of the most gratifying experiences in my life. The fact that I serve as support on someone’s physical, mental and emotional journey is indeed an honor for me. Not only because I am facilitating a service, but because of the reciprocity of energy with my students.
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Yoga and Me: Out of Curiosity came Peace

Yoga and Me: Out of Curiosity came Peace

I am an Island girl through and through.  I was raised in Puerto Rico surrounded by some of the most beautiful beaches I have ever laid eyes on.  Weekends with the family were spent at the beach.
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Catalina Island: The Island that Raised Me

Catalina Island: The Island that Raised Me

I was born, raised, and continue to live in the rural interior of Catalina Island. My roots run deep here as a fourth generation islander. While the island is just 22 miles off the coast of the concrete jungle known as L.A or what I call “The Mainland”, this place feels as if it were a world away.
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PuraKai TV - 2014 Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge

PuraKai TV - 2014 Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge

Welcome to PuraKai TV! This week on PuraKai TV our team heads over to check out the action at the 18th Annual Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge held in Mission Bay in San Diego on January 25th, 2014.
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The World We Leave our Children and the Movie Unacceptable Levels

The World We Leave our Children and the Movie Unacceptable Levels

I've spent a lot of time thinking about the blue whale and the ear wax that I wrote about last week, a little voice inside my head has been repeating, how can this be? I have spent my whole life in, on and under the ocean, it seems so vast, how can this be?
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The Connection Between Blue Whales and Organic Cotton Clothing

The Connection Between Blue Whales and Organic Cotton Clothing

The blue whale is the largest creature to ever roam the earth. They can weigh up to an astounding 330,000 pounds, which is as much as 24 elephants, and can grow to be longer than 100 feet. They are also estimated to live as long as humans, and sadly they're an endangered species.
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Freediving with Sperm Whales in Kona, Hawaii

Freediving with Sperm Whales in Kona, Hawaii

The past two weeks I have had some of the highlights of my freediving/underwater photography career. It started with interactions with multiple pods of Sperm Whales over a few days. Then with two consecutive days of Mid-Pacific Killer Whales followed by a day with False Killer Whales feeding on Mahi Mahi.
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