On the weekend of March 14th and 15th, Stella Burchard and Sam Bianchini are leading a Desire Map Workshop! We hope you join us.


What is The Desire Map?

Simply, it’s a book written by Danielle LaPorte. The Desire Map is a holistic approach to life planning that uses your core desired feelings as the guidance system for your goal setting. It is an incredibly effective, strong, positive way to get clear, ground, and happily strive towards a positive, loving life that you deserve to live.

“Knowing how you actually want to feel is the most potent form of clarity that you can have. Generating those feelings is the most powerfully creative thing you can do with your life.” -Danielle LaPorte


What can I expect?

A two-day, in-person course for discovering your core desired feelings . . . and lighting up your life. Over the 2 days, we’ll have some time writing, riffing with each other, moving, and space to reflect. We have really been putting our hearts and minds into creating a fantastic weekend, combining the work of The Desire Map with yoga, movement, meditation, reiki, and community.



Yogala Echo Park

1840 Echo Park Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90026



Saturday, 3/14, 1-5 pm and Sunday, 3/15, 1-5 pm





What’s included?

  • 2 sessions over 2 days
  • 2 teachers, Stella and Sam
  • the Desire Map book
  • a Desire Map workbook
  • movement and meditation guidance
  • coaching for your core desired feelings


How do you want to feel? In your heart, your body, your career? When you wake up in the morning, when you speak your peace, when you go after what you want? THE DESIRE MAP WORKSHOP—LEVEL 1 is a program for clarifying what you truly want in every area of your life, and using that powerful awareness to guide your choices from now on. You will leave this workshop knowing your “core desired feelings”—a guidance system for your decision making. A GPS for your soul. We’ll look at our perceptions around “feelings” and goal setting. We’ll examine how we drive and strive, and see where in our lives we experience freedom—and where we want more of it. You will be guided through five life areas to explore your most desired feelings in:

‣ Lifestyle & Livelihood

‣ Creativity & Learning

‣ Body & Wellness

‣ Relationships & Society

‣ Essence & Spirituality

We will create sacred space, inner and outer—an altar, backed by a great music playlist and tied together with shared intentions. We’re going to burn limiting beliefs (figuratively, and maybe literally). We will offer up our own wisdom, relate, and learn from each other—like women (and some very cool dudes) always do. You will make some soul-anchored declarations and attach them to some every day PLANS. Poetic to the practical. As we stretch our minds with desire mapping, we’ll stretch our bodies with yoga and if we get stuck, we’ll shake it out with dance!

Come join us!



YEA, YOU DO. The workshop is limited to 12 spaces. We’ll meet from 1 pm to 5 pm each weekend day. Registration and payment through the Paypal button above. NOTE: Plan for aha’s and alleluias. After declaring their core desired feelings, people have been known to make changes. You may quit stuff, launch something, stand up, shine brighter, ask for more. You may feel the way you’ve always wanted to.

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So many great fashion magazines are featuring Quay sunnies! Check out Quay in:

InStyle magazine, featuring Quay’s K_SEA in Transparent Chocolate

Famous magazine, featuring Quay’s SALIAN in Gold

Elle magazine’s special Accessories issue, featuring Quay’s 1556 in Black Tort

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Wetsand Surf Shop now has None The Wiser‘s Vale St. sunnies! Add some Spring color to your look with these super cute & eco-friendly frames.

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Edge of Urge‘s new Spring jewelry has a beautiful beach feel. Shop the new pieces at Nylon Shop, The Shoe Attic & Undone!

Summer Sounds earrings

Sun Diamonds necklace

Sun Diamonds earrings & Ponyfish necklace

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Senso‘s Spring collection is hitting stores now! Here’s a preview of some of the great styles you’ll see:

Sasha heel in Black – coming to American Rag, Ashbury Skies, Envi Shoes, Nasty Gal & Next

Qimat bootie in Off White – coming to Envi Shoes & REVOLVE

Gina sandal in Silver Lazer – coming Joy Rich, Nasty Gal, Need Supply & Tani

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Nothing says you’re ready for Spring like a great pair of sunnies to top off your outfit! Quay’s Spring sunnies are hitting stores now, just in time for some sunshine.

We love seeing how each of our retailers styles Quay’s sunnies. They show us how many great ways to wear Quay! Here are just a few of our lovely retailers:

Edge of Urge‘s styling of B_AT in Shiny White

W Concept‘s styling of UM_TRE in both Pink & Blue

Forward To All‘s styling of 1556 in Black

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Spring arrives this month, bringing with it sunshine, fresh colors & New Kid’s Proud collection!

New Kid’s Lou Mega, coming to Miss KL & ModCloth

New Kid’s Lou Epic, coming to Bootleg, Shoe Market & ModCloth

New Kid’s Elma Wrap, coming to Need Supply & Solestruck

New Kid’s Elma Slick, coming to ModCloth

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Quay sunnies have been featured in the March edition of InStyle magazine three separate times!

Here are this month’s InStyle Quay sunnies picks:

You can do stripes in Quay’s JA_CAN in Black & White Stripes,

You’ll definitely impress for less in Quay’s BON_UN in Black,

 & you can impress for less while embracing bright Spring colors in Quay’s LIV_NOW in Green.

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We’re headed to Las Vegas for Project! Stop by & see us next week at booth 18123 to check out Quay & None The Wiser‘s latest collections. See you there!

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It seems like Beyonce is all the talk these days. Between her new remix album, singing the National Anthem, her Super Bowl performance, Destiny’s Child reuniting, her Beyhive blog, and raising Blue Ivy, who knows how she fits sleep into her schedule. However she does it, she always looks stunning.

Whether you’re a new fan or a loyal follower, you can get Bey’s look seen below & look just as stunning in None The Wiser‘s Curzon St. frame in Burnt Wood.

Pick up a pair from WetSand or Mission Surf.

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