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Partner Yoga // Jessie & Erica

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They say we are more likely to reach our fitness goals when we bring along a friend.  I know personally I'm much more likely to be active when I have someone to join me.  And while yoga is about spirit as much as it is about a healthy active lifestyle, having a friend can help bring your practice to a new level!
While I've been exploring yoga photography, I had the concept of partner yoga.  Not necessarily acroyoga with elevated acrobatic poses of superior strength and balance, but just the concept of yoga with a friend through a combination of assisted and mirrored poses.
Jessie has been my yogi model for several photoshoots now, and she suggested bringing her friend Erica along for this shoot.  We met up at Third Beach in Newport for a sunset session edging towards dusk, and just started to play in the sand!
While we started with a slow warm up and vinyasa, we moved through basic seated poses and bends to create beautiful shapes and space, while attempting some advanced ass…

Wickford Regatta 2017

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​The Wickford Regatta has been hosted annually by Wickford Yacht Club in the spirit of early-season one-design fun!  This year's classes included Lasers, Club 420, International 420, F18 catamarans, 505s, J/22s, and new this year were 29ers.  Both days were well into the 80s and low 90s, but we were blessed with beautiful breeze all weekend.  Racing kicked off on Day 1 around noon, with Alpha Circle running trapezoid courses for the Lasers and 420s.  Bravo Circle was built for the bigger and faster boats, running Windward-Leeward races of various lengths to compensate for the size and speed differences ranging from the 29ers to the F18s.  Earlier on in the day the wind was at a steady 15 knots with gusts near 20 knots until it tapered off ever so slightly later in the day. The second day of racing was forecasted to be even hotter, with a small craft advisory expected around 2pm, but I think the meteorologists had it backwards.  It was still sunny, hot, and windy, but not quite as…