Sun Country Tours – The Cinco Watersports Center at Cinco Hotel in Punta de Mita Mexico is hosting the Gerry Lopez Paddle Surf Lifestyle Clinic, March 14-16, 2011.
Mr. Lopez will offer personalized surfing tips, as well as lead morning yoga classes and the clinic will explore water lifestyle with discussions including diet, yoga, longevity and Gerry’s own philosophy. This clinic is the ultimate invitation for those who want to improve their Paddle Surfing alongside one of the greatest surfers of all time.
After a day on the water, evenings will feature land lessons that will cover technique, equipment, surfing etiquette, water safety, as well as hearing Mr. Lopez speak about the aloha and history of surfing. Clinic Director, Dennis Oliphant proclaimed, “This is a great opportunity for Paddle Surfers to learn from one of the greatest surfers of all time. In fact, it is truly a chance of a lifetime for those wishing to improve their surfing and their overall health and wellness, as Gerry epitomizes the wholeness of a healthy surf lifestyle.
The clinic is limited to just ten participants and includes:
7:00am – Yoga Stretching Session
7:45am – Breakfast on the rooftop
8:30am – Get ready to surf – equipment tweaking, Q and A, etc.
9:00am – Morning session begins
11:00am – Free time to practice/surf, sunbathe or relax
12:00pm – Lunch
1:30pm – Afternoon session begins
3:00pm – Free time to practice/surf, sunbathe or relax.
5:00pm – Land session – Various topics (equipment, surf etiquette, technique, etc.)
6:00pm – Social Hour – Appetizers
7:00pm – Final night wrap up Aloha Dinner
*Note: Daily schedule may vary due to tide and surf conditions.
The clinic is geared towards intermediate to advanced surfers, however other instructors will be on hand to teach those just beginning Standup Paddling. Cost of the three day clinic is $825.00 US per person. Hotel or condominium accommodations, gear rental, land transportation, etc. are available to participants at additional cost.
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