From the monthly archives:

March 2010

Learn to Surf Without Fear

by Morag Sewell

Forward by Bev Sanders Meet Morag Sewell, Head Surf Instructor at Las Olas Surf safaris for women. A born leader, Morag’s quiet strength is evident upon first meeting her. I’ve watched Morag introduce many anxious guests to the ocean, always patient and focused, always coaching with ease. Over a decade of training and on-the-job experience are her [...]

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Stepping Out of Her Comfort Zone and Diving Into Growth

by Alison Turner

This creative woman took a giant step after learning to surf at Las Olas surf safaris for women. She quit her corporate job to pursue her passion as a photographer and storyteller on-the-go.  She’s currently looking for good homes for her old business suits- she and her dog Max live in a tent which is a little [...]

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Getting Fit For Riding the Waves

by Bev Sanders

It amazes me how many mature women have considered the sport of surfing, but think it’s strictly for the young. As one who started surfing at age 44, I believe it’s never too late. And once you start there’s no reason to stop. Thirteen years of teaching women to surf has taught me some things. [...]

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10 Good Reasons Why Women Should Learn to Surf

by Bev Sanders

How you can stay forever young and still change the world? 1.  Remember the little girl who loved to play?  Surfing helps you find her. 2.  Surfing helps you develop your balance, both on your surfboard and in your life. 3.  Surfing stirs intuition.  It helps you connect with things you were born knowing… like how to [...]

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Women on Waves Exhibit Opens at California Surf Museum

by Bev Sanders

Women on Waves: Performance, Beach Fashion, and Feminine Mystique in the World of Surfing If you live in Southern California or you’re planning to travel there this year, here’s an event you won’t want to miss: Women On Waves, the California Surf Museum’s 2010 special exhibit, explores many aspects of feminine wave riding. From the [...]

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Julia Butterfly Hill Writes About the Powerful Girl Within

by Julia Butterfly Hill

Forward by Bev Sanders Many words describe my friend Julia Butterfly Hill- lovely, strong, graceful, effective, and independent, but after braving 738 days in the canopy of Luna, a majestic redwood tree, I add the word ‘fearless’. Her brave and inspiring action brought international attention to the plight of overlogging California’s ancient redwoods. She will forever be [...]

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