5 Ways Surfing Is Like Yoga

As a child, I wanted to live in water, always looking for my next fix.

I was born in July under the water sign of Cancer, so my thirst for the deep blue came naturally. Further inspired by my parents’ love of water while growing up, I participated in any and all water related activities, such as the swim team, boogie boarding, sailing, and snorkeling.

In comparison to my lifelong love of water, my yoga practice is about 17 years old. The first seven years of my practice I spent solely dedicated to yoga and perfecting my craft.

But then, adventure came calling, and a part of my personal and practice evolution became discovering new ways of practicing yoga in outdoor environments. This led me back to water, where I discovered that surfing was my yoga.

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