yoga for surfers


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Do you want to improve your surf skills? Start with yoga! And stop thinking that you’re not flexible enough. Even if you can’t reach your toes, you can still do yoga. Do it to increase your flexibility, your strength and endurance. Not only physically, but also mentally. Overcome your anxiety in (and out) the water by learning how to control your breath. Enjoy this yoga for surfers 7 best exercises. Practice and all will come. Strengthening 1. Down Dog (Adho Mukha […]

Yoga for Surfers: Best 7 Yoga Exercises


Summer has come to an end here in Holland. And so has my stay. It has been a blast, this whole Summer. But, now it’s time to follow the sun again. One year ago, while living on Bali, I made the decision to one day come back again. That day is in 2 weeks. So, on Wednesday the 23rd I will teach my last yoga class in Scheveningen for this year, as I will be going to Indonesia for 6 […]

Last Surfers Yoga Flow on Wednesday 23 September for 2015


Summer has arrived!! The summer is ON in Holland. Grab your beach towel or yoga mat and join us on Wednesdays in Scheveningen for Surfers Flow: Yoga on the beach*! The classes involve a flowing movement through a series of poses. Vinyasa Flow is focused on synchronizing your breath with your movements – building flexibility, strength and endurance. Perfect if you want to increase your fitness. We end the class with the best part…: the relaxation exercise. 🙂 Where: Meet at Yoga Studio […]

Surfers Flow: Yoga on the beach



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5 Core Yoga Poses: Build Up Core Strength and Mental Focus Many of the people who I teach how to surf, ask me what they can do at home to better prepare them for the waves. I tell them to practice popping-up at least 5 times every morning, and I tell them to start doing yoga. Yoga creates more strength and flexibility in both your body and mind, helping you to deal with all kinds of challenges. Here are 5 core […]

5 Core Yoga Poses: Build Up Core Strength and Mental Focus


Yesssss here we go!! First official yoga class in The Netherlands! Are you in for some delicious Vinyasa Flow, with a little bit of Hatha? Want to work on your core and shoulder strength? Join me in Scheveningen on April 14th. We’re going to do some Vinyasa Flow, with a pinch of Hatha Yoga. This class involves a flowing movement through a series of poses – building heat, flexibility, strength and stamina. You can determine your own pace. Focus is […]

Tuesday 14 April: Free Vinyasa Flow Class with Jess


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Surfing requires a lot of paddling. Your shoulders and your back are constantly active, rotating forward. Wave after wave, after wave. Sometimes you have to paddle against currents, crowds or close-outs. No wonder your muscles get sore! Here are some yoga poses to stretch and release deep muscle tension. Hold the poses for a longer time (1-2 mins) so you release tension in the muscle fascia and joints. These poses are also great for non-surfers and people who work behind desks or with computers […]

6 Post Surf Yoga Stretches That Feel Great



Yoga is an excellent way to increase your flexibility, strength and endurance. Three important qualities that also help you to become a better surfer. This next pose helps you to strengthen your arms, core, side and legs. It also improves your balance, your confidence and your energy level! How to do Vasisthasana (Side Plank pose):

Yoga into Surf: Side Plank