Donna D'Cruz Blissed Out the Standard for WMC 2012

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Jacob Katel
Spinning in the spa
You can go to a hundred clubs in Miami with half-naked party people sweating it out to a world-class DJ.

But last night, the Standard flipped the script on that template, hosting a free, life-affirming meditative journey led by Donna D'Cruz on the (CDJ) wheels of steel in the hotel's hamam spa.

D'Cruz is not only a globetrotting party girl but also the leader of musical therapy sessions at super-high-end Phoenix drug rehab centers as well as a fund-raiser for parolees.

Guests were led to a third-floor terrace, where a bowl of cucumber water greeted them.
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Cucumber water

The view wasn't bad either.
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There was mixing and mingling.
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Then they were offered Mercy, an "elixir" that supposedly eliminates hangovers if it's ingested preemptively (while you're getting drunk).
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People drank it. But there was no liquor anywhere in sight.
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Some of them walked around in bathrobes.
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They picked up gift bags and smiled.
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Then they were led into the hamam. It's like a sauna. In Turkish.
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They relaxed and waited for the DJ.
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There was a bunch of candles burning in the middle of the room.
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There was a tub if you wanted to take a bath.
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Then D'Cruz entered the room and hit the decks.
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She soothingly repeated Zen quotes and played new-age music.
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She looked like she was having a good time.
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A couple of hours later, it was over, and people thanked her and told her how much they loved the experience.
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It must be tough to be a DJ.

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40 Island Ave., Miami, FL

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TellitLikeitIs
TellitLikeitIs

It was a great time with high-energy people. Those people who are connected to Life at a heart and soul level get it. Those who are not are the ones who criticize. Just like everything in life - those with loud and absolute opinion, are the ones with the highest level of ignorance.

Bob One
Bob One

@a0420c2652e92b87abd192bba88ae309:disqus ... It was actually free...

Realist
Realist

it's amazing people pay for this fuckin BULLSHIT !!!!

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