Surf with Amigas Blog

I was talking to a group of Amigas recently who were asking about various aged participants and was reminded of this story. It’s such a good one that I wanted to share. Read below about the incredibly inspirational Genie! Learning to surf after age 50 Genie learned to surf at age 50 in order to share the sport with her son who was a surfer. She then joined us on her first retreat in Nicaragua
Posted by hollybeck27 on April 23, 2018
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Category: blog, El Salvador
This week had absolutely firing surf. Each day had it’s own flavor – from super long point breaks, to adventurous boat trips, to bigger waves, we sampled a bit of everything. Normally we have a mix of ability levels, but on this retreat, almost everyone was pretty close to the same level. They were all catching tons of waves and working on turning. One day the swell was a bit smaller, but still offering really
Posted by hollybeck27 on March 23, 2018
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Category: blog
Supporting education Some of our goals at Surf With Amigas are to do good and leave a community better than we found it. We try to partner with a local non-profit who is doing good in the local community at all our retreat locations. We believe strongly in helping people through education and focus our efforts primarily on supporting students and schools.  Surf With Amigas gives back by donating books to kids Costa Rica. At
Posted by hollybeck27 on February 26, 2018
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Category: blog, Giving Back
High School Surf and Service Trip Last week we had a group of fifteen students and two teachers from Sonoma Academy visit Northern Nicaragua for a service learning trip. The goal was to surf as much as possible, learn about the culture and lifestyle of the people in Nicaragua and give back to the local community by helping to renovate a local elementary school. Learning to surf Most of the girls had surfed once or
Posted by hollybeck27 on January 25, 2018
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How to Catch more waves with the Coco Chanel Paddle Everyone knows the Coco Chanel logo right? The two interlocking Cs are not just a sign of luxury, but also a great way to paddle. If you want to have the most efficient paddle technique you need to increase the length of your stroke. Paddling in the shape of a C achieves that. If you use the Coco Chanel Paddle you’ll be covering more distance
Posted by hollybeck27 on January 13, 2018
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  The spot we surf in Northern Nicaragua for our women’s surf yoga retreats is ideal for improving your longboarding skills. This particular week in mid December 2017 had awesome super long lefts and rights that were great for all surfing levels. Some ladies were working on just standing up for the first time, while others were working on cross-stepping and trying to nose ride. No matter your current ability, we will individualize our coaching
Posted by hollybeck27 on January 7, 2018
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Category: Videos
The view walking down to surf. Beginning October 2018 Surf With Amigas will be taking over a gorgeous ocean-front hotel in Northern Nicaragua as our new home base. Stay with us for a surf yoga retreat in Nicaragua at our new retreat base and watch the waves at “the Bay” all day!  The Bay is a sand bottom break that features great waves for experienced surfers and also super fun user-friendly waves for beginners. This is
Posted by hollybeck27 on January 5, 2018
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Category: blog, Nicaragua
Congratulations to Jackie and Hugo who are newly engaged and celebrated with a few party waves in Costa Rica. Surf coaching retreats for women and men in Costa Rica If you’re looking for high level surf coaching open to primarily women but also sometimes men, Surf With Amigas is the place! This particular video highlights a co-ed week that was open to women and their boyfriend, husband, brother, or best guy friend. Uncrowded surf Surf
Posted by hollybeck27 on December 30, 2017
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Category: Costa Rica
One of our advanced level surf coaches, Michelle hits the lip with her longboard. Surf With Amigas is the best women’s only surf coaching program in Costa Rica. Our retreats are beneficial for surfers of all levels who want to improve their surfing. We focus on locations with awesome waves that are uncrowded and great for practicing. We have the best female instructors on hand to watch what you are doing and offer tips. They
Posted by hollybeck27 on December 30, 2017
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Category: Costa Rica
Surf Retreats for all levels Beginner and Advanced. Our Northern Nicaragua location retreats are great for surfers of all levels, beginner to advanced. We typically have mixed level groups including ladies who have never surfed before and ladies who have been surfing for years. The more advanced surfers come to take their skills to the next level or just make new surfing friends. This week was a great mix of both. Late November is also
Posted by hollybeck27 on December 28, 2017
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Category: blog