5 best yoga poises for a surf warm up

The 5 best yoga poses for a surf warm up These 5 simple yoga stretches are perfect for an all round warm up pre surf. Focusing on stretching out your back body before hours of paddling about in a what is essentially a sustained backbend. It also works with hip and shoulder mobility, which are both key players in obtaining peak performance when out surfing. You will begin to build a bit of heat in your quads and core, as well as releasing built up tension in your neck and upper back that may be left over from the day before’s session. Rag doll swings:Read More →

Surf yoga retreat Sri Lanka

Surf yoga retreat – Weligama, Sri Lanka 2018 Looking for something to brighten up your Winter 2018? Why not escape to The Tropics this January? For a feel good week of Yoga, Surf, Nature and Culture in beautiful South West Sri Lanka. Ocean Flow Fitness has teamed up with local surf experts Sri Lanka Surf Safari to bring you this exciting and heart warming experience, where the only thing you have to worry about is getting yourself a plane ticket, getting on the plane and then kicking back to a week of seriously good vibes. An Ocean Flow Mantra has always been to – Travel,Read More →

The perfect surf warm up! - the 5 Tibetan Rites

If you only do one land based activity before getting out in the ocean for a surf then do this! The only surf warm up you’ll ever need! The 5 Tibetan Rites The benefits of this ancient practice, which originates from a condensed daily yoga practice created by Tibetan monks over 2000 years ago, are touted as everything from the reduction of anxiety and stress, to reversing the aging process! As surfers though the main benefits of this mini spiritual workout that we’re interested in are: improvement of overall strength and flexibility, the strengthening of core and back muscles, improved respiration, oxygenating the blood stream,Read More →

3 part back stretch

5 simple yoga poses for post Paddle Boarding So you’ve spent a few hours out on the water paddling like a trouper. Whether you’ve been touring some waterways on a river jolly, dealing with some small chop and wind whilst exploring the coastline, or out giving it some in some decent swell paddle surfing; one thing that these all have in common is the tendency towards aching or tightness in your shoulders, forearms, wrists and lower back. Not to mention achy trapezius, a tired core and overworked rotator cuff and neck muscles. These simple stretches are a great way to prepare your paddle power preRead More →