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On June 28th, 2014 Larisa Dannis ran the race of her life, placing 2nd overall female in The (grueling) Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run. She was declared the Dark Horse, the unexpected threat to win.
6 years ago she was overweight, out of shape, and feeling very much lost. Today, she says she’s a gal with hopes of qualifying to run in the 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials. Larisa set a personal best at The Boston Marathon this year finishing in 2:44:41, 33rd woman overall and first woman with a non-elite race bib!
BESSARABIAN NIGHTS :
A country she couldn’t wait to escape. A culture that wouldn’t let her.
Eager to forget her Moldovan roots, Larisa settles into a new life in London, where she’s soon to graduate as a Media student. But her vow to leave Eastern Europe forever is shattered one spring morning when her blood sister, Ksenia, disappears while on holiday in Italy.
Frantic, Larisa launches a desperate bid to find her friend. The search leads her across Europe and eventually back to her homeland, where she finds a country struggling to assert its post-Communist identity and riven by poverty, corruption and human trafficking.
After almost two years of searching for Ksenia, Larisa thinks she has finally been able to save her friend. Or has she?
Perhaps sometimes the devil you know is more dangerous than the one you don’t.
We have three very special guests this morning, a couple of whom will be competing in this year’s Dancing with the South Bay Stars.
Chris Wolf is the Executive and Artistic Director for the Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation. Christian’s background in the arts is as eclectic as they come. After putting on plays in his living room as a child he was a performing magician by age 12.
Christian has worked as a performer, writer, producer, director, presenter, arts administrator, acting teacher, graphic designer and marketing professional. In addition to his current duties as the Executive Director for the Foundation, Christian has also serves on the Artist Spotlight Committee for California Presenters, a state wide consortium of performing arts presenters and the Artist Showcase Committee for the Western Arts Alliance annual conference. Christian shares his life with his beautiful wife, two kids and two cats.
Arlan Wells works for the Torrance Police Department and is a member of the Community Lead Officer Detail.
Larisa Bates is a dance instructor and one of the ‘professionals’ that will be competing. Larisa studied ballet, tap, and jazz, beginning at age 5.
Larisa regularly competes in ballroom competitions and has won over 100 first place awards.
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Larisa Stow & Shakti Tribe are here to wake, shake and create a vibration-raising revolution with their edgy blend of mantra-infused rock. Fronted by Los Angeles Music Award’s “Singer/Songwriter of the Year” and force of nature Larisa Stow, their music is an East meets West fusion of English and Sanskrit. Hitting the road in two SUVs packed with people, gear and merch for 80-100 shows a year, these road warriors are committed to creating community wherever they go. Larisa’s captivating style & stellar vocals combined with her band’s impeccable musicianship have earned them main stage slots at numerous festivals in the US and abroad including Earthdance & Bali Spirit Festival, opening act spots for well known artists, and appearances with spiritual leaders including Deepak Chopra. “Reaching In,” co-produced by Larisa and Grammy award-winner Rick Hahn (Celine Dion), was released in 2007 by Oreade Music and received widespread airplay on XM, Sirius Satellite and Dish Network as well as college and internet radio. Their upcoming self-produced release “Rock On Sat Nam!” mixes empowered rap, rock, pop, Sanskrit and slamming beats. “Sat Nam” translated means “Truth is My Identity” and audiences always join in to sing this rock anthem with Larisa. Taking to heart Gandhi’s philosophy “Be the Change You Wish to See in the World,” Larisa Stow & Shakti Tribe also give special concerts in prisons, jails, juvenile detention facilities and recovery centers where they share tools of transformation including yoga, mantra, and meditation to affect positive change, inspire personal responsibility and create Peace.
This week’s guest on Socializing Your Business with Susan and Larisa is Terressa Cortez.
Terressa is a mom to 4 girls. She currently resides in Central Texas and works as a professional Social Media Manager and Virtual Assistant.
Having been a stay at home mom, raising her daughters for 15 years, she decided that she wanted to work again as part of her own personal makeover. So she began networking online, using social media platforms to begin making connections and unveiling the world before her.
As journey unfolded, Terressa not only wished achieve her own transformation but to also show her daughters that they could do anything they wanted to as long as they were willing to learn and work hard.
She soon realized that Social Media is all about building relationships and relationships were the key to modern business and as well as life success. But, as engaging, dynamic and fulfilling as building and maintaining those relationships can be it she also realized that for business owners it could become overwhelming when met with all the other administrative responsibilities of a growing business.
Join us, as you may learn a few new things as Social Media is always changing.
We are so excited to have Micheal McDonald as our wonderfl guest. Mike started his Fitness Journey because he wanted to feel better, lose weight and get healthy and more importantly if he didn't change his life he wasn't going to be around to have one.. As Mike was recovering from drug and alcohol addictions as well as having an incurable disease, COPD. Learning how to cope with COPD and improve his lung function was his initial goal as well as not being overweight.. As he began to heal he felt that he could help people who were going through what he went through and overcame. That's why he started Mike McDonald Fitness.
Through learning social media and using it to share his story he became passionate about the power of Social Media and his fitness business which evolved into Mike McDonald Coaching. Now he not only helps people who are trying to get healthy but he also helps people who want to share their stories and their buiness using social media while still having the time to take care of themselves. You can read more about mike on his website - www.mikemcdonaldfitness.com.
Please join us today Wed., 9/18/13 @1:00 pm EST. Our guest will be Dana Aldrich.
Dana has been a supportive wife of a law enforcement officer for over 20 yrs & she is a busy mom to 3 incredible sons. She has a Skinny Body Care business & utilizes social media to support, encourage & motivate people to live a positive, healthy, abundant life. You can find fabulous tips, delicious recipes, fitness, fun ideas, support & inspiration in her private facebook group Getting Fit With Dana https://www.facebook.com/groups/gettingfitwithdana
Dana will be sharing how she is growing her business using Social Media.
Larisa Humphrey best selling author of “Tax Breaks of the Rich & Famous.” She’s a Certified Tax Coach, and a former IRS employee. Larisa is author of 4 other books including one that’s know as the tax savers bible and helps business owners tremendously called “Pay Yourself Instead of Uncle Sam.” Iska Hain works on the Communications team at Google and is based in Mountain View, California. Laurence Hirsch partner in the family law group at Jaburg & Wilk in Phoenix. His group specializes in complex dissolution of marriage cases with an emphasis on cases involving business valuation issues, he also has drafted and negotiated many pre and post marital agreements and participated in several high profile custody cases. Sean Roberts Executive Vice President Strategic Marketing & Sales at BabelPay, LLC. Sean is a strong Leader and team player with a passion for success and managing a team to achieve their goals in alignment with company objectives. Proven ability to work closely with internal departments and in multiple global regions to achieve results. Dr. Robert Goldman World Chairman-International Medical Commission, Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board-A4M, Founder & Chairman-International Sports Hall of Fame, Co-Founder & Chairman-World Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, President Emeritus-National Academy of Sports Medicine
Join Dr Elizabeth as she interviews the amazing Singer/Songwriter, Larisa Stow. Larisa Stow & Shakti Tribe are here to wake, shake and create a vibration-raising revolution with their edgy blend of mantra-infused rock. Fronted by Los Angeles Music Award’s “Singer/Songwriter of the Year” and force of nature Larisa Stow, their music is an East meets West fusion of English and Sanskrit.
Hitting the road in two SUVs packed with people, gear and merch for 80-100 shows a year, these road warriors are committed to creating community wherever they go. Larisa’s captivating style & stellar vocals combined with her band’s impeccable musicianship have earned them main stage slots at numerous festivals in the US and abroad including Earthdance & Bali Spirit Festival, opening act spots for well known artists, and appearances with spiritual leaders including Deepak Chopra.
Their new release “Rock On Sat Nam!” is an exquisitely crafted mix of empowered rap, rock, pop, Sanskrit, world rhythms and slamming beats.
Taking to heart Gandhi’s philosophy “Be the Change You Wish to See in the World,” Larisa Stow & Shakti Tribe also give special concerts in prisons, jails, juvenile detention facilities and recovery centers where they share tools of transformation including yoga, mantra, and meditation to affect positive change, inspire personal responsibility and create Peace.
Witnessing the transformational power of their work and having the desire to continue, the non-profit Shakti Tribe Foundation was created in the summer of 2007 to help expand and grow this work. In 2010, Shakti Tribe began adding empowering leaders and speakers to their peace concert series programs to connect people at a crossroads with positive communities around them. The Peace Programs now include workshops and peace concerts for youth as well as adults.