Day in the Life: Rosa Parks

Owaves Team Activist

Day in the Life: Rosa Parks   I remember first learning about Rosa Parks in elementary school. When I heard how she defied the status quo by staying put in her seat on the bus that day in 1955, I was empowered by her fearlessness. Through time, it made sense that more than fearlessness, it was fatigue. She was tired of being …

Bianca Bonus

Day in the Life: Bianca Bonus

Owaves Team Yoga Instructor Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Bianca Bonus   Bianca is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) living in Orange County, California. She is known for her calm teaching voice, grounding presence, and challenging vinyasa yoga sequences. After her first yoga class, she never looked back. Bianca loved how physically challenging yoga was and the mental benefits of yoga kept her coming back to her …

Day in the Life: DJ Townsel

Royan Football Player, Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: DJ Townsel   Derrick “DJ” Townsel, a former NFL athlete, is now an Orlando-based personal trainer, health coach, and yoga instructor. Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Derrick was extremely athletic throughout his childhood and adolescence. His God given talent compelled with all of his hard work and tenacity propelled him to a full scholarship playing football at …

Julianne Charland

Day in the Life: Julianne Charland

Royan Executive, Surfer, Yoga Instructor Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Julianne Charland Back In Action: Lessons on Resiliency In 2010, I suffered my second consecutive injury while moving patients in the hospital as an EMT. This one was to my back, and little did I know at the time this challenging journey would help make me a happier person. Initially, the medications, tests and endless paperwork all took …