ShakaBlog

Welcome to the ShakaBlog. I have dedicated a large part of my life towards dancing, teaching, performing, and learning about Salsa. However, that’s not all that I think about, write about, and live for. This area is dedicated to the rest of me.

Your comments and feedback are always welcome.  If you want to share offline, you can always Contact Shaka Brown.

Flip & Shaka Powerful Yogurt
I was contacted by a friend who works with a research foundation in the UK, asking if I was interested in supporting the research. Other than Toys for Tots, and ...
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I met a group of people that told me to write down 150 things that I wanted to happen in my life. Initially I was around 12. As I continued ...
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So I got caught up with a group that decided they wanted to spend the first Sunday of the year putting together their vision boards. I had no idea what ...
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My grandmother Juanita Gonzalez is the matriarch of the family. Nothing gets past her. In the car she plays a game of finding patterns in license plates of passing cars. She ...
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The Road to Recovery

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Miami to London – Moving forward

I was contacted by a friend who works with a research foundation in the UK, asking if I was interested ...
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August 11 – Running into Time

This was the first workout that made me realize that there is a wall. My first attempt at running, since ...
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August 10 – Ante up

I was starting to lose my reasons for posting workout videos online. I first started recording so that I would ...
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September 22-26 – Run with a plan

This time I laid out my goal. 15 Miles in one week. With 5 days to do it, the math ...
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From Healthy to Hospitalized

It hit me at 4pm on August 28th, 2013. While working as a photography assistant, loading in equipment, I got ...
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I'm finally starting to feel better, it looks like the worst has passed. My next event was Sep 27, in Honduras and ...
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On October 8th, something happened that made me completely rethink healing myself with pushups and denial.  I went to the ...
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I went into the emergency room with my mother, and signed in, was told I would be called. They got ...
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Day 2 in the hospital, I wake up hooked to an IV machine, wondering when they are going to send ...
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I have been trying to be good about the dates, and present things in order, but I honestly just can't ...
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I was able to take my first jog today. I expected to get a little bit in, and then have ...
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Flip & Shaka Powerful Yogurt
I was contacted by a friend who works with a research foundation in the UK, asking if I was interested ...
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