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Basic Standup Paddleboard and Advanced Flatwater Instructor Course

Basic Standup Paddleboard and Advanced Flatwater Instructor Course

The Paddle Canada Basic Standup Paddleboard Instructor  and Advanced Flatwater Instructor Courses are comprehensive 2 day courses with Tofino Paddle Surf in Tofino, BC.

It is designed to provide a national certification for paddle board instruction. This 2 day course teaches paddleboard instructors the skills and knowledge required to teach Paddle Canada Basic Standup Paddleboard and Advanced Flatwater SUP courses.

We spend time working on advanced flat water skills and knowledge, group management, teaching theory, course planning, and help you develop and organize your own course cirriculum and offer time to practice your teaching skills. As a Certified Paddle Canada Advanced Flatwater Instructor and a Paddle Canada member you will also be covered by Paddle Canada’s 3rd party liability insurance. For more information or feel free to contact me or refer to Paddle Canada’s webpage at www.paddlecanada.ca. The prerequisite Advanced Flatwater SUP Course will be offered on the day prior to the instructor course (see details below)

Who should consider becoming a Certified SUP Instructor? Retail shop staff, rental company staff, hotel and resort staff offering SUP, Municipal Parks and Recreation staff, fitness professionals interested in incorporating stand up paddling as a new modality for fitness.

Date:

Advanced Flatwater Instructor – May 31, 2014 (Saturday 9am – 5pm) and June 1 (Sunday  9am – 6pm)

Price: $375 + GST Basic/ $395 + GST Advanced

Prerequisite : Advanced Flatwater SUP Course, First Aid (8 hours minimum), CPR

***Advanced Flatwater SUP Course will be offered May 30 at 9am – 12pm, in Tofino (Price: $85.00 + GST)

***SUPYoga Class will be offered May 30 at 2:30pm – 4pm, in Tofino  (Price: : $20.00 + GST with own equipment, $30.00 + GST without own equipment, )

*private instruction also available

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**SPECIAL CLASS!!

Friday, May 30, 2:30pm – 4pm – Join Tofino Paddle Surf and SUP Vancouver for a one time SUP Yoga experience you’re certain to enjoy… and bring your yoga to the ‘moving mat’!

This class is for ALL levels of yoga, basics SUP skills required (able to carry and mount board safely, and paddle a short distance to the floating studio)  After a short paddle we will set up for our fluid vinyasa style practice and play with the elements around and within us!
Price: $20.00 + GST (own equipment)
              $30.00 + GST (included board and paddle)
Prerequisite: This class is open to anyone who’s tried SUP before
• Includes components of gear education, safety orientation, etiquette guidelines, beach instruction and warm up and practice on the water.
• Available ages 14 and up.
Please see here for more info about SUPYoga Classes offered in Tofino all summer long!  Presented by Tofino Paddle Surf and Coastal Bliss Yoga.

 

SUP Yoga Teacher Training Course

Join Tofino Paddle Surf’s Catherine Bruhwiler and Kristy Wright of SUP Vancouver for a 3 day course to certify you as a SUP Yoga and Flatwater SUP Instructor. This SUP Yoga certification is a 18 hour course which includes Paddle Canada Advanced Skills Clinic, Paddle Canada Basic Standup Paddleboarding Instructor Certification and SUP Yoga Instructor Certification recognized by Canadian Yoga Alliance and is the most comprehensive program in the industry.  Yoga teachers will receive 8 hours of continuing education credits.  Ask us about doing either certifications singly.

Date:

Advanced Flatwater Instructor – May 31, 2014 (Saturday 9am – 5pm) and June 1 (Sunday  9am – 6pm)

SUP Yoga Instructor – June 3, 2014 (Tuesday 9am-5pm)

Where: Tofino, BC

Price: $595 + GST *ask us about special accommodation pricing if you coming from out of town.

Prerequisite: Min 200 hour registered Yoga Alliance Certified Teachers, Basic Standup Paddleboard Course or equivalent experience, First Aid (8 hours minimum), CPR

*please note that you don’t have to do the Advanced Instructor Course for this, only the Basic Instructor Course is a requirement, but you have the option to do either.

***Basic and Advanced Flatwater SUP Course will be offered May 30 at 9am – 12pm, in Tofino  (Price: $85.00 + GST)

***SUPYoga Class will be offered May 30 at 2:30pm – 4pm, in Tofino  (Price: : $20.00 + GST with own equipment, $30.00 + GST without own equipment, )

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**SPECIAL CLASS!!

Friday, May 30, 2:30pm – 4pm – Join Tofino Paddle Surf and SUP Vancouver for a one time SUP Yoga experience you’re certain to enjoy… and bring your yoga to the ‘moving mat’!

This class is for ALL levels of yoga, basics SUP skills required (able to carry and mount board safely, and paddle a short distance to the floating studio)  After a short paddle we will set up for our fluid vinyasa style practice and play with the elements around and within us!
Price: $20.00 + GST (own equipment)
              $30.00 + GST (included board and paddle)
Prerequisite: This class is open to anyone who’s tried SUP before
• Includes components of gear education, safety orientation, etiquette guidelines, beach instruction and warm up and practice on the water.
• Available ages 14 and up.
Please see here for more info about SUPYoga Classes offered in Tofino all summer long!  Presented by Tofino Paddle Surf and Coastal Bliss Yoga.