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How To Improve Performance In SUP Yoga

Need help improving your SUP Yoga skills? We’ve sat down with Dashama Gordon, a Starboard ambassador, and one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement to give us a few tips on how to advance yourself in SUP Yoga. Here are her tips:

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A Beginner's Guide to SUP Yoga

When not training for a race or world record attempt you will likely find Seychelle Hattingh channeling her inner chi and practicing and even teaching SUP yoga. Not long ago, Seychelle partnered up with the folks at West Marine to come out with a beginner’s guide to stand up paddle yoga.

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Top Mistakes To Avoid In SUP Yoga

Dashama, a Starboard ambassador, is one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement and we’ve picked Dashama’s brain for some Standup Paddle Board Yoga Tips. Here is what she had to say about what mistakes to avoid in SUP Yoga.

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Top Reasons You Need An Inflatable Paddle Board

Inflatables are an awesome choice for stand up paddling and even have quite a few advantages over their hard board counterparts. We've teamed up with the folks at Boardworks to get you a list of the Top Reasons of why you must have an inflatable in your SUP quiver.

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6 Ways To Help Speed Up Recovery While You Are Injured

Supconnect’s 2016 Woman of the Year, Seychelle Hattingh, just recently got struck with an unfortunate injury to the ribs and has been working on her recovery over the past few weeks. We reached out to her to get her tips and advice on how you can help to speed up recovery while you’re injured to get you back on the water as soon as possible. Here’s what she said:

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5 Ways SUP Yoga Can Enrich Your Daily Life

SUP Yoga is on the rise and the crossover of the two sports (stand up paddling and yoga) is reaching the masses. Here, Aubrey Renee, a lover of SUP Yoga and stand up paddling shares five ways that SUP Yoga can enrich your daily life. Take a look:

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10 Nutrition Tips for Peak SUP Performance

Nothing puts more of a damper on your downwinder than quick crash of energy and stamina. And even the most proficient of paddlers, and strategic of strokes will lose steam if the fuel coming in is lacking the proper nutrients. If you are looking to increase your speed, replenish your muscles after race-training, achieve 3-legged down dog, or simply just wanting some healthy snacks to carry with you on your typical Sunday Funday, Jodelle Fitzwater put together her Top 10 Nutrition tips to keep you SUP-er strong and paddling long!

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10 SUP Yoga Poses for Everyone

If you love Yoga it’s likely you’ve heard of or have practiced on a stand up paddle board.  Take a look at these 10 SUP Yoga poses that anyone can do.

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Four Core Reasons Why You Should Stand Up Paddle (SUP)

Most people jump on a Stand Up Paddle (SUP) to reap the benefits of being outside in nature, getting their heart rate up and having fun. I know that’s why I started! Just being out on the water is a huge part of the allure of Stand Up Paddling, but what if I told you there is also a big gain to your core simply by standing on your SUP?!

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4 Advanced SUP Yoga Poses For Experienced Paddlers

Once you learn and get comfortable with beginner and moderate SUP yoga poses, you should now be ready to challenge yourself and learn some of the more advanced poses. Dashama Gordon is one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement and together with her sponsor Starboard SUP, Dashama has come out with a series of SUP Yoga tutorials where she shares some standup paddle board yoga poses. In this feature, Dashama walks through a few different advanced yoga poses that you can try out.

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5 Moderate SUP Yoga Poses For Intermediate Paddlers

Once you learn and get comfortable with beginner yoga poses, you should now be ready to take it up a notch and learn some intermediate poses. In this feature, Dashama goes over a few different moderate yoga poses to help you progress.

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5 Basic SUP Yoga Poses For Beginners

Dashama Gordon is one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement and together with her sponsor Starboard SUP, Dashama has come out with a series of SUP Yoga tutorials where she shares some standup paddle board yoga tips. If you're interested in trying SUP Yoga, here are a few basic poses to get you started.

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How to Find Stability for SUP Yoga

Boardworks ambassador and SUP Yoga guru Jessica Cichra recently released this awesome tutorial on how to find stability for SUP Yoga. Cichra uses Body Dialogue yoga principles to ground & build a strong foundation, then adds quick and easy warm ups to get you prepared for your SUP yoga practice. See her tips for finding stability here.

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How to Choose Gear for SUP Yoga

As one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement Dashama Gordon knows a thing or two about Yoga and paddle boarding. Some of her credentials include: hosting Yoga and SUP Yoga retreats around the world; having her own SUP Yoga board made by Starboard; and being a contributor to several media outlets. To help others connect with this exciting new discipline and to help them grow through it, we’ve picked Dashama’s brain for some tips on choosing the right gear for SUP Yoga. Here is what she had to say.

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Is SUP Yoga Better Than Yoga On Land?

Seasoned yoga and paddle board professional Jodelle Fitzwater dishes on her perspective of the question if doing SUP Yoga is better than yoga on land. Read her take here.

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SUP Fitness: How Many Calories Does Paddle Boarding Burn?

Standup paddle boarding can offer a fun and relaxing activity that mostly anyone can do, it is also one of the best workouts out there. People with all body shapes, sizes and ages are engaging in standup paddle boarding as a fun fitness activity. As many people have heard, standup paddle boarding is the best workout for a complete body workout. So, how many calories does paddle boarding burn? Find out here.

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SUP Yoga Tips by Dashama

Dashama, a Starboard ambassador, is one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement and we had a chance to catch up with her. To help others connect with this exciting new discipline and to help them grow through it, we’ve picked Dashama’s brain for some Standup Paddle Board Yoga Tips. Here is what she had to say.

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3 Benefits of SUP Yoga

Alex Mauer has been delving into SUP Yoga as a way to improve his training. This week we checked in with him to find out how he's finding SUP Yoga useful.

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10 Webisodes to Make Your SUP Yoga Even Better

Some Stand Up Paddlers want nothing to do with neither the waves nor races and simply want to feel the zen and energy that come from floating on the water while doing SUP yoga. ·Fortunately for them, there is an instructive video webisode series on the SupConnect youtube channel. ·

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YOGAqua Webisode Series Begins Today!

Today is a great day because it is the official launch of the NEW YOGAqua Webisode Series with none other than the beautiful and bright Sarah Tiefenthaler.  Now those who can not join her at the Suplove Beach Club and other YOGAqua locations in sunny southern California, can watch on youtube.

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Stand Up Paddle Yoga - Headstand Pose

Trade your baking hot room and yoga mat in for calm waters and a stand up paddleboard. Try out the Headstand Pose and look for more each week in the SUP Yoga instructional set on SUP Connect.

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Stand Up Paddle Yoga - Downward Dog Pose

Trade your baking hot room and yoga mat in for calm waters and a stand up paddleboard. Try out the Downward Dog Pose and look for more each week in the SUP Yoga instructional set on SUP Connect.

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Stand Up Paddle Yoga - High Lunge Pose

Trade your baking hot room and yoga mat in for calm waters and a stand up paddleboard. Try out the High Lunge Pose and look for more each week in the SUP Yoga instructional set on SUP Connect.

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Stand Up Paddle Yoga - Big Toe Pose

Trade your baking hot room and yoga mat in for calm waters and a stand up paddleboard. Get your stretch on with the Big Toe Pose and look for more each week in the SUP Yoga instructional set on SUP Connect.

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Stand Up Paddle Yoga - Corpse Pose

Trade your baking hot room and yoga mat in for calm waters and a stand up paddleboard. Cool down with the Corpse Pose and look for more each week in the SUP Yoga instructional set on SUP Connect.

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Stand Up Paddle Pilates - Half Roll Down

Add a few SUP exercises to your weekend stand up paddleboard workout. Try the Half Roll Down and look for more each week in the SUP Exercise instructional set on SUP Connect.

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Stand Up Paddle Yoga - Upward Plank Pose

Trade your baking hot room and yoga mat in for calm waters and a stand up paddleboard. Try out the Upward Plank Pose and look for more each week in the SUP Yoga instructional set on SUP Connect.

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SUPilates - Twist

Add a few SUP exercises to your weekend stand up paddleboard workout. Try this one out and look for more each week in the SUP Exercise instructional set on SUP Connect.

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SUP Yoga - Hero Pose

Trade your baking hot room and yoga mat in for calm waters and a stand up paddle board. Try out this pose and look for more each week in the SUP Yoga instructional set on SUP Connect.

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SUPilates - Leg Pull Front Support

Add a few SUP exercises to your weekend stand up paddleboard workout. Try this one out and look for more each week in the SUP Exercise instructional set on SUP Connect.

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SUP Yoga - Reclining Big Toe Pose

Trade your baking hot room and yoga mat in for calm waters and a stand up paddle board. Try out this pose and look for more each week in the SUP Yoga instructional set on SUP Connect.

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The SUP Yoga Synthesis

Stand up paddling + yoga = SUP Yoga. This niche in the SUP world has caught fire, fueled by the exceptional workout it provides and the meditative qualities of being on the water. Read more and look for our weekly SUP Yoga poses to try out for yourself.

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SUP Fitness With Nikki Gregg

Nikki Gregg, fitness professional and elite SUP competitor, shows us how to safely and effectively transform our bodies and reap the health benefits of stand up paddling while having fun in her Stand Up Paddle Fitness video.

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ET SUP Program: Strength and Reach

HOOD RIVER, Oregon – It takes time to improve the strength-endurance needed for longer paddle sessions, but one thing you can change almost immediately is your technique.

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