Can Yoga Help Surfing?

Can yoga help surfing?


Can yoga help surfing? The answer to this is YES! Many professional surfers recommend yoga as being one of the best types of training for the sport. For example it can help you with:


Strength, Flexibility, Focus and Balance


Luckily in Cornwall there are plenty of amazing instructors and beautiful locations to practice yoga, therefore it’s easy to make it become part of your daily routine. If you want to improve your fitness and strength for surfing, it is highly recommended that you try and practice it as often as possible.We caught up with Jen Austin from Shine Yoga and agreed that practicing a combination of the following 5 yoga poses would help surfing:


  • Downward Dog
  • Revolved Crescent Lunge
  • Seated Eagle Pose
  • Crow Pose
  • Headstand


If you’re a yogi wanting to improve your strength for surfing then visit GlideSoul’s website for a full breakdown of each pose.


Can yoga help surfing?

Jen Austin and I practicing yoga in Nicaragua before our morning Surf.

Can yoga help surfing?

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