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A Lawyer-Turned-Yoga Surfer's Story (VIDEO)


In this raw, moving testimonial made for Charles Schwab’s “Own Your Tomorrow” series, government lawyer turned surfer and yoga teacher Michael Fukumura shares his story of personal upheaval and change.

Directed by Shawn Efran, this short film reveals how Michael went from carving a law career out of social and parental expectations to suddenly veering into a road less travelled, moving from Washington, D.C. to sunny San Diego, where he found joy and awakening in surfing and in yoga.

Get inspired to spark change in your own life with this truly stunning collection of panoramic views and action shots showing Michael clearly in his element, whether in the water, in class teaching his students, or in asana.

Credit: Efran Films on Vimeo

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