Surfing and travelers' philanthropy

We Have Launched Our Travelers’ Philanthropy Program!

You may have heard lots of buzz from us in recent months regarding something called a “Travelers’ Philanthropy Program”. Travelers’ philanthropy is not a new concept, in fact, you have probably encountered opportunities to donate to different causes in the places that you have visited. Primarily, the idea behind travelers’ philanthropy is that via the […]

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A meditative moment before yoga practice

Why Do I Practice Yoga? Why Do I Teach?

Yoga came into my life for the first time in 1999, when I joined a class at a friend’s house. A few months later, I began attending the classes being offered at my gym, and although now I don’t consider gyms to be the best place to learn yoga (as I will explain more below), […]

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On the road surf trip

Quiz: What Kind Of Surfer Are You?

Today we celebrate International Surfing Day, and it’s time to answer that ever-burning question you’ve surely been asking yourself: “What kind of surfer am I?” Because just like there are countless types of fish in the sea, there are also countless types of surfers—well, also in the sea, now that we think of it. We […]

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Learning about surfing

What I’ve Learned About Business

I’ve never considered myself a “business-y person”: I always avoided classes with terms like economics, management, and marketing like the plague. It probably had something to do with being young, idealistic (naive?), and slightly revolutionary. Very dramatically, I always believed that the majority of business and industry (and those who controlled them) would stop at […]

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Post-surf papaya

Soul Surf: Shannon’s Story

Shannon joined us early this summer, after finishing her first year of university and before starting work at a surf camp in North Carolina which she has attended either as a counsellor or a student for the past several years. While her passion for the ocean and surfing were already firmly established, she was still thrilled to spend […]

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Ocean Guardian Journey

Thank You For Participating In Our Travelers’ Philanthropy Survey!

About one month ago, we solicited the collective brain power of our past guests in order to help us formalize a Travelers’ Philanthropy program. Many of you shared with us your experiences at Bodhi Surf School, your impression of the community, and invaluable suggestions for our soon-to-be-born Travelers’ Philanthropy program. What We Learned from the […]

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