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Vol. 40 No. 1 Spring 2018

Seven Star Bali Trip

By Ellen Eades
Seven Star Women's Kung Fu

A group of eight women from Seven Star Women's Kung Fu in Seattle recently had an epic vacation in Bali. Thanks to Marti McCaleb, who organized a group buy-in on a vacation at Villa Pantai in Amed, Bali, at an auction benefitting the Seattle Men's and Women's Choruses, we spent an amazing week eating delicious food, diving and snorkeling, hiking to mountain temples, exploring and enjoying one another's excellent company.

Lots More Photos »

Gifts in Unexpected Places

An Interview with Lauren Hayden

By Nina Thompson
PAWMA Newsletter Editor

What were the best parts of PAWMA camp for you?

I got the most out of the morning meditation.

I made some lasting friendships that are really important to me and have helped me get through some hard times. It wasn’t until I went to PAWMA that I realized how important other women are to me in my training.

During camp I got the most out of the morning meditation.

Read More About Lauren's First Camp Experience »

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