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LA's Top Surfing Experience
Before you come: We will try and contact you to size you for a wetsuit/board to help speed up the pre-lesson portion, and also give you an update on the conditions for your lesson. 20 minutes before the lesson: We will have you sign a waiver and get into your wetsuit. First 45min- hour of lesson: We will be on land and cover all of the basics, technique, and safety. The following 30-40 minutes: we'll be in the water together. I'll help you get into waves and give you instruction in the water to help you surf your first wave(s) The remaining time: you'll show what you've learned, We'll be a little more hands-off and either join you in the water or watch from the beach. At the end of the lesson: we'll head back dry off and change out of the wetsuits. --------- A couple of other notes : - If you'd like a private lesson feel free to message me - We will treat you like a person, not a number: We keep smaller classes (7 people or less unless specially requested otherwise) for a more individualized experience. We won't 'stack' our classes back to back and leave time between classes. This means you have time to change before and after class without cutting into your lesson time, you actually get a full class. - We include free photos and mean it, no deceptive pricing tiers. Free is free. - We take care of our equipment, no tattered wetsuits, no faded/falling apart boards.
Nigerian Cooking Party & Supper with a Celebrity Chef
You will learn how to make puff puff - a delicious hand made donut hole and Nigerias most popular street food snack. Afterwards you will sit down to a delicious 3 course Nigerian dinner (at the gorgeous rooftop dining room in DTLA)with traditional dishes using some indigenous ingredients flown in from Nigeria. You’ll have some snacks and a Nigerian mocktail. At the same time I will teach you the historical and cultural significance of the dish while some rhythmical Afrobeats music plays in the background. By the time you are done, you will have sufficient knowledge of Naija Style Dinner Parties 101. Some dishes on the menu include Ofada stew, Egusi Soup, Chin chin, Fried Plantains, Jollof Rice and Suya ! This experience is great for groups, great for teams, families and is also great for team building! **ALL 2023 EXPERIENCES INCLUDE A SIGNED COPY OF MY COOKBOOK**
Best of L.A. Day Tour
Experience the culture & sights of LA in one day! On this full day tour we'll see & photograph all the LA & Hollywood highlights! From Downtown LA to Griffith Observatory & the Hollywood Sign, from Hollywood Walk of Fame to Beverly Hills, through incredible public art & foodie destinations, & on to Pacific Ocean beaches, I'll help you get amazing, personalized, & shareable photos of a lifetime! We start at Union Station in downtown LA. See where Los Angeles began, along with incredible architecture old & new. We'll visit Griffith Observatory & then the BEST PLACE FOR PHOTOS of the iconic HOLLYWOOD SIGN. The heart of Hollywood (Dolby & Chinese Theaters, & Walk of Fame) is always a hit. Strike a pose at incredible public art, including "Angel Wings". Enjoy an historical foodie gem - the LA Farmers Market. You'll get to be a star in Beverly Hills at its sign & world-famous palm-lined streets. We'll stop by world-famous Venice Beach & end at scenic & entertaining Santa Monica Pier. This will be a day you'll never forget! Transportation will be provided from start to finish. NOTE: This tours ends at Santa Monica Pier (different from start point). There's a train that goes back to downtown LA, and Uber/Lyft/taxi also. I'll help you make plans to get to your next point. Please CONTACT ME if you want to arrange a different date/time, or have a larger group, & I'll make it happen! Other things to note Wear comfortable shoes - we'll walk at some sites. Arrive at meeting point 15 minutes early & use restroom before. Remember sun protection & sunglasses. Bring money for food, drink, & other purchases, and also for transportation at the end of the tour.
Kokedama Plant Making Workshop
In this experience, we will dive into the Japanese art of kokedamas. We will first talk about the fascinating history of this old art form, as well as how it is related to Japanese customs and the philosophy of wabi sabi. Then, I will show you how to make your first kokedama. Making kokedamas involves turning peat moss into a soil ball and then wrapping it in sheet moss to create a self sustaining pot to hold your plant. Each person will have their own station to create TWO kokedamas, that will eventually be taken home. This is perfect for those who are looking for a romantic and unique date or an enjoyable time spent with a family member learning a new trade. We have hosted many birthday and bachelorette parties, if you are looking for a special way to celebrate in nature. We are also perfect for group team building if you'd like to do a private corporate/business class. Come prepared to get your hands dirty!
Food, Arts, Culture Tour Downtown LA
See some of the city’s most treasured museums and architectural jewels in DTLA while you learn about its rich history and culture. Our first few stops will take us through The Spring Arcade Building, The Last Bookstore, The Bradbury Building and Grand Central Market. We have two stops where you can buy food. We recommend bringing $20-25 per person to get some tasty treats along the way! Hear about the struggle between mass transit and car culture and learn about the demise of the original Red line. Experience it firsthand when we ride the famous Angels Flight. Come see where locals experience world renowned symphonies and art in the institutions that line Grand Street: Walt Disney Concert Hall, The Music Pavilion, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Broad Museum and many more! Then we finish near the Civic Center where you will learn about the administrative functions that help bring order to this large and sprawling city for a well rounded understanding of what DTLA has to offer and how it's evolved over the years! Other things to note: ** 2 PERSON MINIMUM TO OPERATE TOUR. IF YOU SEE THAT OTHERS ARE BOOKED YOU CAN ADD AS A SOLO GUEST. The tour takes place rain or shine. Plan to arrive 15 minutes early. If you arrive at the meeting point after the tour has started, call us and we will do our best to get you caught with the group.

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LA's Top Surfing Experience
Before you come: We will try and contact you to size you for a wetsuit/board to help speed up the pre-lesson portion, and also give you an update on the conditions for your lesson. 20 minutes before the lesson: We will have you sign a waiver and get into your wetsuit. First 45min- hour of lesson: We will be on land and cover all of the basics, technique, and safety. The following 30-40 minutes: we'll be in the water together. I'll help you get into waves and give you instruction in the water to help you surf your first wave(s) The remaining time: you'll show what you've learned, We'll be a little more hands-off and either join you in the water or watch from the beach. At the end of the lesson: we'll head back dry off and change out of the wetsuits. --------- A couple of other notes : - If you'd like a private lesson feel free to message me - We will treat you like a person, not a number: We keep smaller classes (7 people or less unless specially requested otherwise) for a more individualized experience. We won't 'stack' our classes back to back and leave time between classes. This means you have time to change before and after class without cutting into your lesson time, you actually get a full class. - We include free photos and mean it, no deceptive pricing tiers. Free is free. - We take care of our equipment, no tattered wetsuits, no faded/falling apart boards.
Eat, drink and Enjoy a Live Painting & Gallery LA night out
Enjoy a creative experience with me at the Wonderlust Hill Art Exhibition in the beautiful Art district of Los Angeles California. You'll be able to enjoy a glass of champagne, complementary local appetizers and a live painting performance with Artist 'Hill' formally known as Headovrhill. You'll be able to take photos with life size, one of a kind Art pieces and enjoy a fun filled creative experience all day. Seating and music will also be provided to add to your awesome Art gallery/exhibition experience
Atv wonderful experience
The whole experience includes a round-trip from Los Angeles to the desert in the dunes and also includes all the tickets to do the ATV. It’s usually about it one hour and a half to go there and then one hour and a half to come back, they experience is about 45 minutes up to 1 hour. You would enjoy the beauty of the desert and the experience of riding an ATV on your own.
Nigerian Cooking Party & Supper with a Celebrity Chef
You will learn how to make puff puff - a delicious hand made donut hole and Nigerias most popular street food snack. Afterwards you will sit down to a delicious 3 course Nigerian dinner (at the gorgeous rooftop dining room in DTLA)with traditional dishes using some indigenous ingredients flown in from Nigeria. You’ll have some snacks and a Nigerian mocktail. At the same time I will teach you the historical and cultural significance of the dish while some rhythmical Afrobeats music plays in the background. By the time you are done, you will have sufficient knowledge of Naija Style Dinner Parties 101. Some dishes on the menu include Ofada stew, Egusi Soup, Chin chin, Fried Plantains, Jollof Rice and Suya ! This experience is great for groups, great for teams, families and is also great for team building! **ALL 2023 EXPERIENCES INCLUDE A SIGNED COPY OF MY COOKBOOK**
Best of L.A. Day Tour
Experience the culture & sights of LA in one day! On this full day tour we'll see & photograph all the LA & Hollywood highlights! From Downtown LA to Griffith Observatory & the Hollywood Sign, from Hollywood Walk of Fame to Beverly Hills, through incredible public art & foodie destinations, & on to Pacific Ocean beaches, I'll help you get amazing, personalized, & shareable photos of a lifetime! We start at Union Station in downtown LA. See where Los Angeles began, along with incredible architecture old & new. We'll visit Griffith Observatory & then the BEST PLACE FOR PHOTOS of the iconic HOLLYWOOD SIGN. The heart of Hollywood (Dolby & Chinese Theaters, & Walk of Fame) is always a hit. Strike a pose at incredible public art, including "Angel Wings". Enjoy an historical foodie gem - the LA Farmers Market. You'll get to be a star in Beverly Hills at its sign & world-famous palm-lined streets. We'll stop by world-famous Venice Beach & end at scenic & entertaining Santa Monica Pier. This will be a day you'll never forget! Transportation will be provided from start to finish. NOTE: This tours ends at Santa Monica Pier (different from start point). There's a train that goes back to downtown LA, and Uber/Lyft/taxi also. I'll help you make plans to get to your next point. Please CONTACT ME if you want to arrange a different date/time, or have a larger group, & I'll make it happen! Other things to note Wear comfortable shoes - we'll walk at some sites. Arrive at meeting point 15 minutes early & use restroom before. Remember sun protection & sunglasses. Bring money for food, drink, & other purchases, and also for transportation at the end of the tour.
Vintage Thrift Shopping at LA's Biggest Flea Market
Want to thrift like a pro? Looking for quality vintage clothing, antiques, and plants? Join me in attending Pasadena's Rose Bowl Flea market which is held every second Sunday of the month. With 2,500 vendors, I will guide you into the right sections and assist you in finding what you are looking for and the deals. What is included: The entry ticket for the fair Transportation (I will pick you up, drop you off) Supplies (water, sunscreen, snacks) Personal shopping assistant (includes honest feedback) I believe that this flea market is a true gem of LA, and is my favorite place to thrift. I also found it is not easy to navigate as a first timer. I learned the hard way that this flea market is HUGE and there are specific areas that have the goods. I also learned that to have the full experience you must be prepared (hydrated, proper shoes, snacks) and you can't be afraid to barter (I can help with this)
DTLA Murder Mystery Ghost Tour
On our DTLA Murder Mystery Ghost tour we go on a noir investigation of LA & enjoy cocktails in a couple of haunted bars. First we visit the Biltmore Hotel, the last place the Black Dahlia was seen alive. Next we stop at Clifton’s & learn about the anti-corruption drive of its Christian founder (who had a few secrets himself). After that we move to the Hotel Cecil, which has a hellish history of murders, suicides & killers (including the Night Stalker). From there the DTLA Murder Mystery Ghost tour moves to the once grand Alexandria Hotel, where Rudolph Valentino’s ghost still haunts his old penthouse, then the Barclay Hotel, home to 2 serial killers & scene of some of their most brutal murders. We visit the site of the Chinatown Massacre before the tour finishes at the Halls of Justice, site of many dramatic trials, including those of “Bugsy” Siegel & Charles Manson. Join our DTLA Murder Mystery Ghost tour & have sleepless nights for weeks! We can go into 2 different bars, each for 20 mins. You must to be over 21 y.o. to order an alcoholic drink, but you don’t have to be over 21 y.o. to do the tour. *Starts 6pm, every Saturday, Pershing Square *Walking distance: 2 miles (easy distance) *Not recommended for kids under 15 y.o. *Arrive at start point 15 mins early. If you're late you may miss tour. *Private tours can be scheduled Mon-Sun, 9am-6pm. Contact us to arrange.
Downtown Los Angeles Food Tour
Behind every great food establishment in this city, there is an equally great story of history, tradition, and even innovation. On our food tours of LA, discover these amazing stories while tasting what has made these eateries so prized among locals. You'll sample a variety of delicious foods from the best specialty food stores, buzz-worthy spots, and ethnic eateries, visit famed landmarks such as the Bradbury Building, the Million Dollar Theater, and the Biltmore Hotel, learn fascinating tidbits of information known only by the locals, shared by your friendly, knowledgeable tour guide, take a stroll through the historic Grand Central Market with tastings from some of its most well-known vendors, plus, you'll skip the lines and taste the best BBQ, tacos, and sweet treats in DTLA! Other things to note The tour will run rain or shine.
Kokedama Plant Making Workshop
In this experience, we will dive into the Japanese art of kokedamas. We will first talk about the fascinating history of this old art form, as well as how it is related to Japanese customs and the philosophy of wabi sabi. Then, I will show you how to make your first kokedama. Making kokedamas involves turning peat moss into a soil ball and then wrapping it in sheet moss to create a self sustaining pot to hold your plant. Each person will have their own station to create TWO kokedamas, that will eventually be taken home. This is perfect for those who are looking for a romantic and unique date or an enjoyable time spent with a family member learning a new trade. We have hosted many birthday and bachelorette parties, if you are looking for a special way to celebrate in nature. We are also perfect for group team building if you'd like to do a private corporate/business class. Come prepared to get your hands dirty!
See the Highlights of Downtown LA
We will start at LA Union Station, where many rail lines converge & decently priced parking can be found. Next, we'll head on over to El Pueblo de Los Angeles, where LA was founded. Following that, we'll make our way to the world famous Walt Disney Concert Hall, then explore the Historic Core of downtown LA, where we will visit some truly amazing & unique places, such as the Last Bookstore, Bradbury Building, and have lunch (optional) at the historic Grand Central Market. Our last stop will be a certain place with one of the best views of the LA area. If we're lucky, we may even see a film shoot! Please note that we will be doing a lot of walking outdoors on both flat and hilly surfaces.
Bar tour crazy Los Angeles
A bar tour is a great opportunity to make new original friends, have fun in a pleasant company or chat with foreigners. Such parties are a good idea for an unforgettable bachelor or bachelorette party, birthday or meeting with friends at the end of another working week. We will start our journey from the legendary bar Seven Grand, also visit a bar from The Simpsons Moes Bar, also Jazz ClubThe Baked Potato I explore new places every week and invite you to join me. In honor of our acquaintance, I will treat you to any one cocktail of your choice at the Seven Grand Bar
Craft Cocktails With A Expert Mixologist
Every class is structured to learn the fundamentals of making cocktails. We will begin with the basics use of the bar tools, we will learn cocktail terminology and all together we will make and learn about 2 classic cocktails, as well as an original crafted cocktail. Shana will provide all of the tools and ingredients to execute the educational course through the 1 hour class. Great for teams, great for team building, and great for groups! Our team can come to yours too! Contact for moire information. We will all have a blast learning, creating, and oh yes... We will be sipping! Other things to note: Shana is wanting to curate an unforgettable educational fun experience! Party ideas and themes are welcomed and encouraged! Please contact for any special requests.
Sunday Funday Splash & Paint
Sunday Funday Splash & Paint party is a professionally led painting class with a high energy environment. Bottomless Mimosas, fun way to unwind and be free. Guest will complete a painting from start to finish that they get to take home
Private Night Photoshoot in Downtown
THIS IS A PRIVATE SHOOT - 6 locations (I USE A DSLR) Experience the modern and beautiful Los Angeles Downtown City at night with this personalized photoshoot tour. We'll visit the many striking steel architectures, clear skyscrapers, Modern high-rises, and cutting-edge restaurants & hip bars. You'll see a whole different side to my city at night time with hidden locations while capturing your experience with beautiful high-resolution photos. BOOKING OPTIONS 1. Book for either: - $115 private shoot for one person. 5 high-resolution pictures. No choice of location. - $200 private group shoot 1-10 people, 15 high-resolution pictures. Choice 2-3 of any locations you'd like. (When checking out, choose the 'private group' option' to book. 2. Don't see a time listed that works for you? Message me to schedule. 3. Weekdays are the best times to shoot with fewer people. CAN SHOOT DAY TIME IN DOWNTOWN TOO
Skyline Twilight Bike Tour; a Downtown LA evening bike ride
On the evening Skyline Twilight Tour we light up the bikes, wear reflective vests and roll through Downtown LA like a local. You’ll ride mostly designated bike lanes to the modern gathering spaces of DTLA. Highlights include Staples Center, home of the Lakers, L.A. Live Sports and Entertainment Complex, skyscrapers of Figueroa, 7th Street shopping and dining, The Music Center, The Grammy Museum, Grand Park and much more. This tour takes an off-bike break in Little Tokyo’s pedestrian plaza where you can snack and shop this anime mecca. We ride round trip from Grand Central Market, LA's 100 year old food hall, on a 2-2.5 hour easy, cool, evening bike tour. This tour is especially magical during the holiday season. Other things to note Guests should be comfortable riding a bike on city streets. Much of the tour is in bike lanes, but a few parts we will ride in the street next to parked and moving cars. Helmets and reflective vests provided must be worn.