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Intro to SUP and Advanced Flatwater Instructor Course & SUP Yoga Teacher Course


Intro to SUP and Advanced Flatwater Instructor Course  

&  SUP Yoga Teacher Course IN TOFINO


SUP Yoga Teacher 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 Intro to SUP Flatwater 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: September 6-8, 2013

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, Intro to SUP Course or equivalent experience, First Aid (8 hours minimum), CPR



Intro to SUP and Advanced Flatwater Instructor Course  


The Paddle Canada Intro to SUP and Advanced Flatwater Instructor Courses are comprehensive 2 day courses with Tofino Paddle Surf.

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 Introduction to SUP 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

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: Intro to SUP Instructor – September 6 & 7, 2013 (Friday 9am-6pm and Saturday 9am-12pm)

Advanced Flatwater Instructor – Sept 6 & 7, 2013 (Friday 9am-6pm and Saturday 9am-6pm)

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

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


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