Archive for the ‘How To’ Category

June 23rd, 2014 | By | 4 Comments

6 Yoga Poses to Reduce Stress While Traveling An On-the-Go Yoga Session with Resident Yoga Instructor, Jennifer Lowe

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Summer is here, and it’s time for fun and adventure. Whether you’re jet setting across the globe or staying local, these simple postures will help keep you calm and comfortable throughout your entire journey. All of these postures are done from a seated position which gives you the freedom to do yoga literally anywhere; on a plane, train, car, and even at work after your trip. (more…)

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June 20th, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

SeaMade | International Surfing Day: 7 Reasons To Go Surf A series on surf, cross training and lessons on all things salty by guest blogger, Madison

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As if you didn’t have enough reasons to get in the water to surf already, today is International Surfing Day.

Here are my top reasons you should get out and surf on any given day, not just ISD…
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June 14th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

SeaMade | Get Wet A series on surf, cross training and lessons on all things salty by guest blogger, Madison

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You know those days where you have a lot on your plate but all you desire is getting in the water for a surf? But low and behold you show up and it’s flat and blown to smithereens. Suddenly your mind flashes back to your to-do list and excuses start flowing.  You just have to go for it though.

There has hardly been a time when I went surfing in less than ideal conditions and felt worse than before I went. No matter how tired you are or how many excuses you have, just getting in the water will recharge you and make you happy you went after all. Regardless of conditions, the ocean has a way of supporting us, so do what you gotta do, but don’t forget to get wet somewhere along the way.

HOW TO GET MOTIVATED ON LESS THAN IDEAL SURF DAYS: (more…)

June 6th, 2014 | By | 7 Comments

DIY: Flash Tattoo Glassware

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As if the idea of semi-permanent jewelry wasn’t amazing enough already, we found another use for the metallic faux tats: glassware. With Gatsby-styled bars in high demand at the moment, gold-rimmed pieces are becoming hard to come by at flea markets. Most DIY’s we’ve found use vinyl decals that require a specialty pricey printer, or use spray paint and tape – limiting designs to straight lines. So when Flash Tattoos popped up on SWELL, we scooped a few up and got to experimenting. Read on for the how-to… (more…)