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Surfs Up: The Benefits of Teaching Children To Ride The Waves

Learning to surf is an incredible opportunity for children to develop valuable skills that will serve them well beyond the waves.

Surfing teaches kids how to adapt to ever-changing conditions, building resilience and self-confidence that will last a lifetime.

By learning to respect and appreciate the ocean environment, children can also develop a conscious and mindful approach to all aspects of their lives.

Surfing is a skill that can be honed over time, offering a never-ending challenge of continual curiosity.

Children who learn to surf can be captivated by the constantly changing conditions and beach breaks, offering a unique opportunity for growth and self-discovery.

The ocean provides a sense of freedom and belonging that can be hard to find elsewhere.

Whether they are learning to surf to acquire the skill or to immerse themselves in the environment, children will leave each lesson feeling refreshed and grounded, with a newfound appreciation for the power of nature and their own abilities.

By Krista Barry, MSc Applied Positive Psychology

Flow Like Water Academy