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Look back at My October Lifestyle Camp

My October Lifestyle Camp was an absolute hit!! A huge thank you goes out to everyone would attended the camp & to the amazing sponsors (Fuji Sports, Juice Plus+, Menhune Soaps, Shapes Gym, Finding Samata & Fortitude and Wellbeing). 

Here are a few snippets from the lovely Jodi Schwartz article!

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" Morning person or not, the ladies of the camp got up early each morning to be greeted by a stunning array of fresh fruit before taking a short walk to the beach for sunrise yoga led by the brilliant and beautiful Jiu Jitsu Yogi, Jasmine Bienvenue . Each day, Jasmine explored different flows where she encouraged a connection to the body and breath before laying and meditating in a sweet savasana as the sun came up.

The practice was followed by a hearty nutritious breakfast which offered a choice of fruit, eggs, yogurt, gluten free or rye toast with coffee and tea. All meals were prepared by the woman of many talents, Tina West, with help from sous chef Jodi Schwartz. 

At 10.30am Sophia McDermott taught the BJJ sessions. Sophia who is a world, no gi world and Pan Am Champion as well as the 1st female black belt from Australia shared her knowledge BJJ with a particular focus on techniques that were better suited to women. After a couple of hours of BJJ techniques and open rolling came where the pictures of smiles do not do the happiness and joy felt justice.

After a good training session, The ladies had worked up an appetite were ready for lunch. They were greeted with a nourishing lunch of protein, vegetables and complex carbs before relaxing in the afternoon. The next three to four hours were open for whatever suited. Many of the girls went to the beach, some to the pool, some shopped, went to a movie, or took a much needed nap. There was also little downtime for walks, relaxation, meditation, private lessons or snap chat sessions.

Evening activities varied day by day, which included workshops that alternated with a focus on the body and mind/spirit. Sophia taught a toning & sculpting workout, a nutrition workshops, partner stretching and a BJJ Q&A session. Tina west took charge of the Warrior Within empowerment workshops, sound therapy and guided meditations. You can check out all of Tina’s talents and skills here and here.

Dinner was always ready after the workshops to make sure that ladies were refulled and recharged from all the activities of the day. Although, the focus of the camp was about health and good nutrition if needed, the ice cream shop and convenient store was just a quick walk away for those with chocolate cravings."

It is a euphoric feeling for five days where women from all over the US and World come together to meet, learn, experience, share and make lifelong connections. The sisterhood developed is on a different level than one most have ever experienced. Each day and session seemed to light more of a fire within each woman, inspiring each one of us to be the wonderful person that we are, listening to our hearts and choosing our own paths. #bethestarofyourownlifeIt.

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Spotlight on the Amazing Sponsors for my up and coming Lifestyle Camp!

There is about a week and a half until My October Lifestyle Camp and we are getting very excited not only about the experience but the amazing goodie bags that all the ladies will be receiving! They are jam packed with awesome stuff from our sponsors. A huge thank you goes out to all the sponsors for very kindly gifting us with great products to give you all!!

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I want to give a shout out to all the sponsors of the Lifestyle Camp, but in particular Menehune Soaps who create all natural, hand made soaps that are scented with essential oils, that truely make your skin feel like silk. Visit their Facebook Page HERE

Thank you to Shapes Sarasota who will be giving a physical card as a guest pass to put in the goodie bags and the first month is free if they decide to join. Check out their website HERE

Thank you to Fuji Sports who are my long time sponsors who look after me in every way are providing some special goodies. 

Juice Plus+ who are the most thoroughly researched brand name nutritional product on the market today will be providing the best multi vitamins to keep us healthy & energised! Find out more HERE

Finding Samata - Jasmine Bienvenue's business , she will be taking us through beautiful sunrise yoga classes!

And last but not least thank you to Fortitude and Wellbeing, Tina West will be teaching the Empowerment workshops and meditations. 

Another huge thank you to all the sponsors, we greatly appreciate it! Can't wait to see everyone's smiling faces on October 9th!!

Look out Las Vegas, Girls in Gi are coming!

 

 

As you all know, Girls in Gis is coming to Las Vegas on Sunday August 27th (the day after the Master Worlds). If you are heading to Vegas to compete, extend your travels for one extra day to make this epic event. Ladies from literally all over the world will be there and it will be an amazing opportunity to connect and train. I will be the guest instructor along with the lovely Mylene Ramos Manalo. Book your spot ASAP since this is going to fill up!!

Thank you to City Athletic for hosting and FUJI Sports who are the sponsor of the event!