Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others? ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

In sanskrit the definition of Seva is selfless service. Taking the Shanitseva Hridaya teacher training has opened my heart even more for this type of service.

The Nature Conservancy – The passion to take care of nature comes from being brought up in a family business that cared for the operations of BC Parks in the Sea to Sky corridor. A portion of profits from the 2016 Pemberton Valley Yoga Retreat has been donated to to the adopt an acre initiative for the Northern Rockies.

Snow Leopard Trust – Awareness and support to help conservation efforts of the endangered Snow Leopard.

My love for snow and cats has brought me to support the endangered Snow Leopard. Being inspired by teacher, Tina James an activist for Bears, I have decided to donate a portion of profits from the Spring Equinox Women’s Retreat 2016 to help in the protection of the beautiful Snow Leopard.

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Samaratin’s Purse International Relief – Disaster Relief for the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan

I am half Filipino and when this disaster struck my mother’s homeland it was hard not to share a helping hand.

Waves for Water – Clean water disaster relief for the Nepal Relief Initiative

Being a soul surfer and in touch with the surf community I found Waves for Water which was created by former professional surfer Jon Rose. When Nepal was struck by a massive 7.9 earthquake I felt compelled to help.

Unicef Canada – Saving children’s lives around the world, support for children in Syria.

Being an Ambassador for the Victoria Yoga Conference one of my tasks was to organize an event to raise funds and give back to build community. I chose Unicef Canada because I have always been inspired by Audrey Hepburn not only for her talent as an actress but also for her lifelong support of Unicef. As well learning about the Syrian crisis I felt children suffering here needed support.