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What is it?
Yoga for Surfers is a style that focuses on poses to assist surfers in the water by targeted postures and breathing techniques.
What does it mean?
There is no Sanskrit derivation for this style of yoga.
Who founded it?
There is no clear founder of this style.
How did it evolve?
The evolution of yoga for surfers has grown with the popularisation of yoga in the West, as well as the desire for a needs based approach to personalised yoga.
What is a class like?
A yoga class for surfers class usually focuses on strength, flexibility and balance and you may find that poses are held for a longer time to deepen the benefits of the pose. A class will also require variations for surfing/sporting injuries.