Take Pride in Who You Want to Be

@Bali Spirit Fest, March 2017, Bali, Indonesia Looking back on 2017, it’s been a roller coaster energy-wise! I started off teaching yoga and residing at Pangkor Laut, a 5 star resort on a private island in Malaysia, and came back to KL full of so much love and abundance. Entered February floating in this state,…

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How Else to Snag Burning Man Tickets

So it’s past 5am, I’m in Bali, Indonesia instead of nearby Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this year for the Burning Man main sale ticket time of year. I just sent the email detailing a compiling list of how else to get BM tix for disappointed burners or 2017 hopefuls like myself Realized I get this question…

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Let’s Light It Up

One of my favorite art installations at Burning Man this year was basically a gorgeous tunnel which reminded me of Moroccan lamps! People walk through from either end. When we did, there were several people waiting to greet us and give us hugs! We thought they “worked” the art, or built it. But they were just regular burners…

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Let’s Show Up for our World, It is Our Time to Rise

@Sunset at Sutra Baths, San Francisco, Jan’15. Yesterday started out with rain, thunder, and lightning (it’s rainy season, but usually rains very briefly late afternoon/early evening, and never thunder or lightning). The day was rough, election results came at our 3pm, but I made it through with the help of friends. I asked my friend Magda,…

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American Perspectives from my Uber driver in Chicago who looked like Snoop Dogg

@Sept 11 – Olive Park in Chicago, my favorite spot, which I chilled at with my friend from Egypt and a fantastic self-taught photographer who took this pic – Ma’andi! “If you don’t know your origins, how are you supposed to know who you are?” So I just wrapped up a month visiting US, meeting…

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What I Learned When I Went to Teach Yoga to the Mr World Malaysia Finalists

@August 15th – after our morning trail run, stretching on top of Tadom Hill Resorts, and dunking under a huge ice bath…here we are in this pic – most of the Mr World Malaysia 2016 finalists + 3 Miss World Malaysia Finalists + Dato Anna! Always say YES to what tugs at your heartstrings and…

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Magic Happens When You Follow What Resonates With Your Heart

@August 7 – an extra special Sunday Sunset Yoga Class outdoors under the dome, to Live Music and a fundraiser, set in Xero Gravity Rock Climbing Gym. HUGE thanks to Mate Valtr  for the gorgeous pictures!! (seen here) “Anything that makes you feel good, is always going to be drawing in more. If it doesn’t feel good,…

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Finding Your Light – Sunday Sunset Yoga in Hong Kong

@Sunday’s sunset yoga class in Tamar Park, Admiralty, Hong Kong. HUGE thanks to Mathangi Kalithas for the gorgeous pictures!! (seen here) Inhale Create space, be expansive Exhale Soften, release any tension, let it go Six Sundays ago, I started a Sunday sunset yoga class, outdoors under this EPIC dome at my rock climbing gym Xero Gravity…

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Trust the Timing of Your Life – 2015 Trends

2015 was the first year I traveled to 0 new countries, first time since half my life ago! Yet revisiting many, and deciding to move back to one, brought me so many new adventures and insights. Strangely (or not!) throughout 2015, I kept encountering the same repeating learnings in different countries and scenarios, with different people!…

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The Beauty We See in the Refugee Women

@Sun setting in Thailand, March 2014 Sometimes I feel so hopeful, so inspired, so proud of them that my heart needs more room to contain it. Yet always there renting some space, is a somewhat overwhelmed and torn part of me. For 1.5 years, Incitement Growth has worked with students at several refugee schools. There…

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