091: "Everything changed when I was able to get back to what I loved." Dancing her way out of depression with Marikit Fernando
Marikit Fernando is a dancer, performer, and author of the book Back to Dance: How I Revived My Dance and My Spirit and How You Can Too. She discusses how her mom's patriotism for the Philippines shaped her connection to her Filipino identity, her journey through a deep depression, and the book she wrote to help her heal.
ABOUT US: Welcome to the Filipino American Woman Project - A Podcast Show that shares stories and life lessons told by individuals living (or have lived) in America, that are of Filipino descent and identify as female or non-binary.
RECOGNITION: December 2020, we received an Honorable Mention at the Asian American Podcaster's Inaugural Golden Crane Podcast Awards. May 2020, we were recognized as “Amplifying Asian Women Voices” on Spotify during AAPI Heritage Month.
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