Samantha Fox Olson ... From: Michigan Lives: I followed my heart to Kauai after college Work: Yoga and Fitness
Q: What inspires you to want to jump for joy?
A: Having a body that is fit, healthy and active definitely inspires me to jump for joy. I feel so grateful for what my body allows me to do, how my body allows me to move and feel and play.
Q.What was your experience like doing the jumping photos?
A: My experience was FUN. I felt energized and playful.
Q: What inspires you in life?
A: Nature, my husband, my daughter, my students, my best friend, laughter, local fruits and veggies, breathing, being in the moment, laughter, quiet time, other people following their hearts and living their joy. 2 people that inspire me are Emmanuel Jal and Rikka Zimmerman.
Q: What is/are your greatest passion(s) in life?
A: Yoga and fitness and using these tools as a means to incinerate limitations in our lives and open to total freedom! They are practices that I can do alone, with my husband, my daughter, or with my students. I love that! They are practices that teach me so much about myself and they gift me with being embodied in such a beautiful way.
Q: What is your driving force in life?
A: Things that really motivate me are helping others, having fun, making a positive difference on the planet and being the best version of me that I can be!
Q: What is your philosophy in life?
Q: If you could do anything in the world, what would it be?
A: I am in in playful refinement of simply BEing. And... I AM opening into all that I dream of creating, and am fully open to receiving even more than my dreams can imagine.
I am building a website where people from all over the world can access my yoga and fitness classes online. These classes not only stretch the boundaries of what we believe to be possible in our physical bodies, they also promote personal growth in all areas, mental, emotional and spiritual. It is such an exciting offering, to be able to connect with people all over the world in this way. Gifting people with the ability to take yoga, fitness and meditation classes online, from wherever they are. Oh, there's even lessons for keiki (kids) there too!
Q: What work/art/projects are you working on?
A: My website, www.KauaiYogaAndFitness.com, is my Kauai happenings website. It is there that I share info on my yoga and fitness retreats here on Kauai, my yoga teacher training schedule and my public class offerings too. www.iLoveYogaAndFitness.com is my newest creation. I use yoga and fitness as the tools that allow others to experience ultimate freedom in their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies.
And I am cofounder of www.SAFbaby.com. It stands for Safe Alternatives For (Baby and Child). SAFbaby.com is among the 5 most popular eco-conscious & non-toxic baby&child blogs in the US out of literally thousands of blogs.
All photos of Samantha were taken on a little adventure around Kauai, Hawaii USA :)
Q: Mini bio, interesting facts about you or something special you want to share.
A: I love my family, nature, yoga, fitness, my healthy body, being near the ocean, hiking, laughing, hearing my daughter laugh, dancing, being naked, chocolate, red wine, sunshine, hot showers, quiet moments alone, hugs, sharing with friends, becoming more of who I really BE.