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Giving Thanks

Before I share my wonderful news, I want to say thank you to everyone who has supported me over the past 2.5 years.  To my amazing clients, supporters, friends and family, know that I am thankful for you.  Not only this week, but forever and always.

I am excited to announce that for the first time, I was interviewed by Japanese media!  On Saturday, at the World Affairs Council, Magic Bell TV of Los Angles filmed me for an upcoming segment.  I am thrilled to have spoken about my life, my Underwater Healer project and my client experiences in Japanese for the very first time!  I am humbled and appreciate how supportive the interviewer was of my project.  She said was felt very inspired and told me to keep talking to the world, which is exactly what I plan to do.  My hope is that this interview leads to more opportunities outside of the US and in Japan.

I am also happy to share that after the interview, I assisted underwater photographer Ikeya Tomohide!  As you read last week, I very much admire his work and am incredibly thankful I had the opportunity to assist him and learn from such a master.  We began at 5:30 PM at Anderson’s Scuba in Pacifica and ended at 2:30 AM the next morning!  I and a second underwater assistant were responsible for setting up the background fabric, scuba gear, being a test model to check the lighting and the camera setting.  It took many takes, as 4 people (the photographer, model and two assistants) have to connect in order to get the right shot.  I have never spent so much time in scuba gear in the water – 7 hours is definitely a record for me!

pool setting

model make up

Tomohide Ikeya

I can’t wait to see the final video from the shoot with Tomohide.  The subject matter is confidential, but hopefully you’ll see it in January.  I left exhausted and refreshed at the same time.  I am so thankful for both of the experiences I had on Saturday.  Can’t wait to see what happens next!

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