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How I’m an Ocean Guardian: Putting Yoga into Action

A few months ago I wrote an article that was published in Elephant Journal about my move to a rural Costa Rican community and how the reconnection with nature influenced my yoga practice and my life. In that article I talked about how a connection with nature nurtures my yoga practice. Now I would like to […]

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Why I’m an Ocean Guardian: The Most Powerful Inspiration

I could probably write a book about how my love for the ocean came to me, and how my heart feels fulfilled every time I am in touch with it. First of all, in my childhood, I didn’t live anywhere near the ocean. But every year for a few years in a row, my parents […]

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Ideas for a Sustainable Holiday Season

With Christmas just around the corner, I am reminded how difficult it can be to remain unaffected by the frenzy that surrounds the holiday season. While I now live in Costa Rica where it just doesn’t feel right to celebrate the holidays (it feels weird to get a pine Christmas tree here in the tropics and drink hot […]

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Broken surfboard Bocas del Toro, Panama

How I’m an Ocean Guardian: If It’s Broke, Fix It!

An Ocean Guardian works with what he/she has, they fix things when they are broken, they make something out of nothing, they use their ingenuity to create something functional. That is an important part of what being an Ocean Guardian means to me – reducing unnecessary consumption by reusing and repurposing what you already have […]

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California boys in the 1990s surfing

A Life Around the Ocean: Why I’m an Ocean Guardian

Discovering the big blue At the mere age of 6, I discovered my interest in Mother Ocean while riding the white wash waves of the Silver Strand on Coronado Island in San Diego atop a Morey boogie board. From then until I was 12, I rode my boogie board on my knees with fierce passion, […]

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Surfer = Ocean Guardian

For Love of the Ocean: Why I’m an Ocean Guardian

Many of you have probably heard of our annual My Ocean Guardian Journey Contest, and some of you may not have. In short, it’s a contest we hold yearly to get people inspired to come up with new, great ideas to protect the oceans (and the planet) and to act on them, as well as […]

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