I’m still practicing both surfing, and meditation. I’ve progressed from having no idea what I’m doing to having a little bit of an idea. And having just a bit of an idea is tough. What the mind logically knows, the body cannot yet perform.… Read More Surf Daily. Meditate Daily.
The joy of what Buddhists call “nature mind” is not exclusive to yoga and surfing. But what makes yoga and surfing both appealing, and what makes them complement each other so well, is that they are both conducive to the experience of nature mind.… Read More Unlocking Nature Mind through Surf and Yoga
A yoga retreat is a wonderful opportunity to connect with your students in in a way that goes far beyond the 60-minute classes most studios offer. Here are 5 ideas to get you started on theming yoga classes for your retreat.… Read More 5 Ways to Theme your Yoga Retreat
Researchers from The Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, the University of California, San Francisco and Harvard Medical School studied the stress-reducing effects of a resort vacation, compared to the effects of that same vacation with meditation added. The results show that while both are beneficial, a meditation retreat can offer longer-lasting results than… Read More The Benefits of Meditation while on Vacation
We hosted a trip to Todos Santos for 7 days of surf and yoga with a group of wonderful folks from Texas and Indiana in February of 2016. Thanks to Mario Surf School, all our beginner surfers stood up on their first day! As the days went on, and the swell subsided, our surfers graduated… Read More Todos Santos 2016