Looking for a part-time super Intern to join the Jump for Joy Team :) #intern #jumpforjoy

Hello Vancouver people!

Jump for Joy Photo Project is about to get real busy!

Over the next few months I’m doing another Kickstarter campaign, raising funds to create another massive (estimated 17,000 sq ft) Jump for Joy Photo Mural in Vancouver’s DTES .. thats a lot of photo shoots! I will need someone who is versatile, creative, totally organized and an efficient team player to help make it all happen smoothly.

Are you or anyone you know looking for a fun internship or practicum over the next 3-4 months?

The position is unpaid but you will be helping to create an incredible public art mural that will touch the hearts and lift the spirits of many people

You will also get to do a jump for joy photo shoot and be in a huge mural! It is min. 20 hrs per week with flexible hours.. and it will be fun!

The Jump for Joy Project is all about uplifting ourselves and others, taking a positive perspective on life and spreading JOY.. so a positive, uplifting, fun and optimistic attitude is essential and should be reflected in all work created.

What do you love to do? What are you passionate about? What do you want to create in your life?

Do any or all of the following apply to you? If yes, please get in touch and share your experiences and how you would like to be involved: info@jumpforjoyphotoproject.com

– Do you love being part of a creative fun project/team?
– Are you super organized and efficient aka type A personality?
– Do you love admin work and scheduling?
– Do you know how to create a website and or graphics?
– Do you enjoy writing? And doing WordPress posts and or have blogging skills?
– Do you enjoy social media and are you proficient in using Hootsuite?
– do you like to do jumping photos?

Im looking forward to hearing from you and how you want to contribute to spreading joy :)

Makenzie Chilten

Always be yourself, express yourself have faith in yourself… @brucelee #quote #masterofjumps

“Always be yourself, express yourself have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” – Bruce Lee

Taking it back #TBT Brock Tully #jumpforjoyphoto feature from Dec. 29, 2014

Brock Tully

This is Brock. We met on the street in the DTES of Vancouver. We began to chat and it turns out he is a big supporter of Kindness :) So I invited him to jump for joy! To learn more about Brock Tully, read his Jump for Joy Feature here.

Have a wonderful day!


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Mural making on my mind… #jumpforjoy #Vancouver #mural #publicart

Photos and mural by Eyoälha Baker www.jumpforjoyphotoproject.com

Photos and mural by Eyoälha Baker http://www.jumpforjoyphotoproject.com

This is a little section of the first Jumping mural I made last summer, the new Jump for Joy Photo mural I will create this year will be very similar only on a much larger wall and in a more exposed location – The corner of Abbot and West Pender Street (DTES) Vancouver BC Canada.

I have a lot to do before even beginning the mural, most importantly – raising the funds to make it happen and taking at least 100-200 more jump for joy photos over the next few months – thats a lot of jumping photos!

I have put together a Kickstarter campaign and as soon as Im able to get an intro video produced, I will publish it and begin fundraising. I would very much appreciate your help in spreading the word once the campaign starts.. and if you are able to donate to the project and help spread the joy – that would be even more amazing :)

I will keep you posted as things progress.

Have a wonderful day!

Eyoälha

choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. @RalphMarston #quote #joyful #focus

“Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.” – Ralph Marston

A new #Vancouver @JumpforJoyPhoto #Mural is in the works! Happy to announce partnership w @FreeOfViolence!!

It’s official! I’m making a new – even bigger – Vancouver jump for joy photo mural :)

Two weeks ago my Jump for Joy mural was removed. A couple of days later, I wandered around looking for potential walls to make a new mural and… I came across this wall and knew this was the one.

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I immediately went into the print shop in the building and asked who owned the building. I was told it belongs to BC Housing. I looked them up and found they were only a few blocks aways so went straight to their office, they said I would need to speak to Atira Women’s Housing. Atira is a community-based organization that supports all women and children who are experiencing the impact of violence committed against them.

I looked up Atira’s location and went to the leasing office in Coal Harbour.. they told me the number to call, which I did, and had the most wonderful response. 1 or 2 emails and we scheduled to meet today..

Now, I am proud to announce that I am partnering with the Atira Women’s Resource Society and making a massive mural on the corner of Abbott And Pender St. in the most amazing location situated between Downtown Vancouver, Chinatown and Gastown aka DTES :)

Let the fundraising extravaganza and jumping photo blitz begin!

I’ve already started preparations for a Kickstarter Campaign to raise the funds as I would love to get started on the mural asap .. at the same time, I will need to do at least 4 shoots a day over the next couple of months to have enough photos to for the mural.

My last mural was 9000 sq ft, this wall is the same width, but has 3 more stories so a very rough guess is that it is around 20,000 sq ft! So thats a lot of wall to cover with jumping joy and a lot of funds to raise to make it happen.

Once I have the exact square footage I will finalize the budget and begin the Kickstarter. Stay tuned and please support the project if you can :)

This is Caolaidhe Lundy #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! @caolaidhe @pervertedpup May 19, 2015

Sweet jumping joy with Caolaidhe near the Vancouver Convention centre. We had a pretty cloudy day but that didn’t stop us from getting out to play. Great fun, great jumps, lots of joy :)

Have a wonderful day!


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Be aware of your thoughts… #quote #yourreality #thoughts

“The understanding of who you are is the key. Be aware of your thoughts, your choices, your decisions, your beliefs and more so your power… Remember that your reality always matches the way you perceive the world outside. And remember that the way you perceive the world outside always matches the way you perceive your … Self.” – Spirited Enterprise

Featured jumper Archive #TBT Natalie Langston @langstonnatalie #jumpforjoyphoto

The lovely miss Natalie Langston elegantly jumping for joy around the harbour on a stunning sunny day in Vancouver. This was a lot of fun and we got some great jump shots too :)

Check out Natalie’s Jump for Joy Feature here to learn more about what inspires her to jump for joy.


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Mavek is the #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Apr. 25, 2015

This is Mavek. Being a kid and jumping around is where its at. Mavek is a natural jump for joy expert, no effort involved – just fun :)

Have a great day, get out and play!


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Kerri Waite #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Apr. 22, 2015

Kerri and I had a great time jumping around in Stanley Park. She has some creative jumping skills and much joy to share. Fun memories :)

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choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful… #quote #focus #jumpforjoy

“Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.” – Ralph Marston

Video Jumping joy! @goWestCoastTV @ShawTVVancouver @duniatozy​ + @samanthaskelly​

This was such a fun morning with Dunia Tozy and Samantha Skelly shooting a piece for Go West Coast on Shaw TV about the Jump for Joy! Photo Project smile emoticon Enjoy!

Tony Butler @tonybutlerphoto #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! March 24, 2015

This is Tony. This is some serious jumping joy at Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California. Tony is a super talented photographer living in LA, check out his work here: www.tonybutlerphotography.com

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Holger Dietrich #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! March 21, 2015

This is Holger. Holger is from Germany, I met him though a friend he was visiting in Los Angeles. He was such a creative and spontaneous jumper I could barely catch him between giggling fits. A good laugh always makes my day :)

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Malorie Shmyr @MalorieShmyr @OPALUSmag #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! March 15, 2015

I loved this magical shoot in the forest with the talented and creative artist Malorie in her paper dress… it broke apart as she jumped and a paper bird appeared in the shot :) Just beautiful. Check out her Art Magazine to se more of her amazing creations: OPALUS

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Super Jude #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! March 12, 2015

Showing us all how its done, super jump for joy in down town Vancouver!

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Eugene Suyu @tinkerines #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! March 7, 2015

Some super jumping joy near the Tinkerine headquarters in Vancouver. Spreading the joy one jump at a time.

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Group #jumpforjoyphoto with fun International Students at the beach!

This was a fun group of international students who were watching as I took photos of Jigme Nehring Jumping for Joy in English Bay. They all started cheering and ran over to take part in the fun :) So we got a shot of them jumping too. Lots of joy being spread today.

Have a wonderful day!

Jigme Nehring + Courtney Watkins @MineandYoursCo #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! March 3, 2015

Jumping into spring with the cherry blossoms in bloom.. simply beautiful :) Jump for joy! Features on these lovely ladies coming soon.

Get out there and enjoy your day!


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Marc and Taj #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! March 2, 2015

A beautiful day of beach jumping joy in Kauai, Hawaii. Loads of fun and lots of laughing.

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the ultimate source of success in life… @DalaiLama #jumpforjoyphoto

“Experience has shown me that the greatest inner tranquillity comes from developing love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating a close, warm-hearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It helps remove our fears and insecurities and gives us strength to face obstacles – it is the ultimate source of success in life.” – Dalai Lama

Michelle Williams #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Feb. 24, 2015

Jumping in the rain, what a glorious day in Vancouver :)

Have a wonderful day, get creative!


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Lucy and Paty Lomeli #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Feb. 22, 2015

Lucy and Paty are two of the sweetest sisters you will ever meet, this shoot was full of joy. We took a little Canadian souvenir photo for them to send home to Mexico on this little hill near Granville Island ;)

Have a spectacular day!


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Andrea Spiegel #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Feb. 10, 2015

Jumpen joy in an East Vancouver ally way… makes me miss the warm summer sun .. it will be here soon! :)

Have a wonderful day!

Sunny Lenarduzzi @SunnyLenarduzzi #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 19, 2015

Playing on the dock in Coal harbour with the fabulously fun Sunny Lenarduzzi. Jump for joy!

Have a super fun day!


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Mahmoud Hayek #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 18, 2015

A pit stop jump for joy session at a local surfing area in Kauai, Hawaii with Mahmoud.

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laugh at your awkward tendencies and smile…

“Falling in love with yourself is as beautiful as any experience of love is. It’s learning to laugh at your awkward tendencies and smile at all your quirky habits. It’s learning to be grateful for the many sides you have – confident, crazy, shy, sexy, nerdy, angry, weird, and all the rest of them. It is realizing that you’re one of a kind and that you deserve to give the world the best person you can be. Falling in love with yourself is being happy in your life and knowing that in this one moment in time, you’re beautiful simply because you are you.” – Kovie Biakolo

Surya Devi @suryadevi #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 9, 2015

Getting some incredible hight jumping for joy at 3rd beach in Stanley Park, Vancouver.

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Gavin Ridling #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 6, 2015

A big jump for joy for you at sunset in a Venice, California park.

Have a wonderful day!


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Happy Holidays! Jumping joy with Jessica and Andrew December 25, 2014

To some this is just another beautiful day of life, to others, it is family time celebration, gifts and food. However you spend the day, enjoy!

Much love to you,

Eyoalha

Malorie Shmyr @MalorieShmyr #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Dec. 24, 2014

Ethereal pixy girl, Malorie… jumping for joy in the enchanted forest :) Magical.

Have a very JOY-full day :)


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Dayna Szyndrowski #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Dec. 18, 2014

Sharing jumping joy in a little nook of nature right in the city along the seawall in Vancouver bC Canada.

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Aakara Grace #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Dec. 17, 2014

Enjoying the beauty and sunshine on the beach in Kauai, Hawaii.. perfect reason to jump for joy :)

Have a splendid day!


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Liz Rosa @lizzrosa #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Dec. 14, 2014

Liz, sharing her vibrant jumping joy in the crisp winter air on Whistler Mountain, BC Canada.

Have a joy filled day :)


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Erin McMorrow #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Dec. 9, 2014

A sweet, warm, sunshiny jump for joy on Venice Beach.

Have a spectacular day!


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overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds…

“A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder

Brandi Leifso and Michelle Coleman #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Nov. 28, 2014

Two beautiful people, jumping for joy on two different days, in different parts of Vancouver. A double dose of joy for you today. Enjoy!

change the course of your life to any direction you choose… ‏‪@IyanlaVanzant

“You have the strength, courage, power, and divine right to change the course of your life to any direction you choose!” – Iyanla Vanzant

Esther Lee jumping joy photo of the day! Nov. 17, 2014

Bringing a little brightness to a grey day… jumping for joy in Vancouver.

Have a super fun day!


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put your whole soul into it…

“The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and you can do well, and when you find it, put your whole soul into it – every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have.” – John D. Rockefeller

Andrews mega #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! @Maria_Kritikos Nov. 2, 2014

Love this mega jump for joy! Andrew has some awesome jumping moves :)

Enjoy your day and get out to play!


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Peter Verge @PeterVerge #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Oct. 26, 2014

Joyous jumping with his expert ‘fish out of water’ style jump ;) on a cloudy but warm day in Vancouver.

Have a spectacular day today and dont forget to play!


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It’s selfie jumping photo time again – me by me :) @eyoalha

Selfie jumping photo by Eyoälha Baker http://www.jumpforjoyphotoproject.com

Selfie jumping photo by Eyoälha Baker http://www.jumpforjoyphotoproject.com

A little selfie jumping joy from me to you :) Have a wonderful day!


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Wendy William-Watt #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! @wenwillwatt @bigloveball September 12, 2014

LOVE and JOY playing together :)

I had such fun taking jumping photos with the lovely Wendy Williams-Watt yesterday. I was excited to come across her fun big white Love Balls while working on the Vancouver Jump for Joy Photo mural. I looked down the alleyway and saw several love balls rolling down the street. I knew we had to meet. I ran down the street to connect. Happy to have Wendy jumping for joy with the Big Love Balls :)

Wonderful things happen in the world when love and joy collide… stay tuned, I feel a fun collaboration starting to brew.

Spread love around the world with www.bigloveball.com

Have a fantastic day… and dont forget to play!


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Maria Kritikos #jumpforjoy photo of the day! @Maria_Kritikos September 11, 2014

Fun shoot with Maria Kritikos founder of Ladies Who Lunch jumps with her adorable son on Habitat Island near Olympic Village in Vancouver BC Canada.

Have a fantastic day, and don’t forget to play a little :)

Jump for Joy Photo Mural | Things to do | Downtown Eastside | Vancouver

Discovered by the Daily Secret.. fun things to do in vancouver :)

Vancouver Daily Secret: Jump for joy Photo mural

Vancouver Daily Secret: Jump for joy Photo mural


Jump for Joy Photo Mural | Things to do | Downtown Eastside | Vancouver.

Happy Birthday jump of the day to Ahbyah jumping with Rob! September 8, 2014

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My sweet sister Ahbyah jumping with her love, Rob in Vancouver BC Canada. HAPPY BIRTHDAY KINS!


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the inspiring vision of my future…

“Standing in the inspiring vision of my future, I boldly take every step – large and small – with courage and intent.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Jump for Joy! Photo Project Mural update July 26

Jump for Joy! Photo Project Mural update: After 2 full weeks of cutting and pasting together posters (usually 10-12 hrs a day)… I’m finally ready to start pasting the posters to the wall!

A pressure washer and scissor lift are being delivered to the lane on Monday.. Excited for the next phase of mural making!

Today, Im running around picking up the rest of the supplies.. which includes a trip to Blaine, Washington for the Tecknabond adhesive. The adventures of mural making :)

Exhausted and happy… loving every minute of the process!