Dry land training for SUP

The spring usually comes quite early in the Pacific Northwest – sometimes as early as March, which is when I usually start thinking about training my body for more paddling time on the water in the spring and summer months ahead.  But make no mistake, there is no real substitute for getting out on the water and […]

Sayulita Mexico SUP Surf & Adventure

Sayulita Mexico SUP Surf & Adventure

This January a group of Paddle Into Fitness Ambassadors traveled down to Sayulita, Mexico for a fun SUP Surf & SUP Adventure Retreat! Some of the activities the group enjoyed were hiking to a medicinal mud bath, SUP surfing at a private break, paddling to an eco reserve island, learning advanced SUP skills, swimming through […]

April WPA & SUP Yoga Certification

April WPA & SUP Yoga Certification

Catch a glimpse into last month’s WPA & SUP Yoga Certification – April 2015! The sun was shining and the sand heated up for our final Battle Of the Paddle! Congratulations to our newest group of certified Paddle Into Fitness Ambassadors! Best of luck in your future classes and adventures on the water!   (click […]

Paddling in Sayulita

Paddling in Sayulita

Sayulita is a beautiful little surf town in mainland Mexico. I went down to visit Paddle Into Fitness ambassador Leyla last week, owner of Stand Up Paddle Mexico, and got into some free diving, spearfishing, SUP surfing, yoga, SUP Yoga and beautiful sunset hikes. I took my 404 travel inflatable board with me, and my […]

2015 – Oahu Certification & New SUP Fitness Certification

2015 – Oahu Certification & New SUP Fitness Certification

Happy New Years Paddlers!  We hope you enjoyed the holiday season and are ready to start 2015 on the water! We are excited to announce that ALL of our certifications are now approved by the American Council of Exercise! Receive up to 3.9 ACE continuing education credits for either our Paddleboard training, SUP Yoga certification, […]

Fall SUP Adventures on Cape Cod

Fall SUP Adventures on Cape Cod

The fall is a magical time on Cape Cod – the tourists are gone, the foliage is breathtaking, and the hurricane swell is rolling in. From downing shellfish at Oysterfest in Wellfleet, to exploring the marshes in Brewster, to practicing SUP Yoga on Pleasant Bay, to a sunset paddle in Chatham Harbor- the Cape will […]

Wanderlust Squaw Valley & The San Diego Yoga Journal Conference

Wanderlust Squaw Valley & The San Diego Yoga Journal Conference

The Paddle Into Fitness team of Gillian, Natali, and Kara Raftery had back to back events for the entire month of July, starting with a race workshop & certification in Canada, the San Diego Yoga Journal Conference, Wanderlust Festival Lake Tahoe, and a SUP Yoga Certification in San Diego. Check out some of the photos […]

Living in a Van, Down by the River

Living in a Van, Down by the River

I flew into Colorado on June 1st for a month long adventure of river running on my SUP…all while living out of a sprinter van. My friend Natali picked me up from the airport, and we made our way to Vail, Colorado to prepare for the Go Pro Mountain Games. It had been a year […]

Tulum SUP Yoga & Freediving Adventures

Tulum SUP Yoga & Freediving Adventures

Tulum is a magical place full of adventures in the Mayan Riviera – free diving, SUP Yoga in Lagoons, exploring Cenotes (underwater caves), paddling to Mayan ruins, and snorkeling with sea turtles. Morgan Hoesterey and I have been enjoying our trip with Awake Mexico, a company started by Paddle Into Fitness Ambassador Fatima and her […]