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Surfing Lessons

San Diego Surf Lessons

Paddle, pop-up and ride a wave with a 1.5-hour surf lesson at La Jolla Shores, one of San Diego’s most scenic beaches. Learn the basics on the sand, then head into the water with expert instructors and a group of beginning surfers. Catch breaking sets as you surf alongside your instructors, and perfect your technique with their tips and advice. Watch for the dolphins and sea lions that live along the Pacific Coast, enjoy San Diego’s famously warm water, and get an unforgettable taste of California’s most iconic sport.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Surfing Lessons

Beginner Surfing 1-Day - Pacifica

Learn to surf in Pacifica, a picturesque town on the California coast just south of San Francisco. Your expert instructor covers all basics so that you can begin to catch some waves. Learn how to read the ocean, paddle out, pop up, balance and ride the waves, along with the etiquette of the surf world. Start practicing on the beach and in shallow waters before heading further out, with the assistance of your instructor available throughout your 3-hour lesson. Choose a morning or mid-day lesson that suits your schedule, with all necessary equipment provided.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Surfing Lessons

Surfing Lesson in Santa Barbara

There’s hardly a better place to learn to surf than the Southern California locale of Santa Barbara, which offers fantastic weather year-round. During this 1.5-hour lesson, an expert instructor shows you how to stand up on your surfboard and balance, offering tips on how to catch the perfect wave while ensuring your safety in the water. Wetsuit and surfboard rental are included, and all skill levels are welcome.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Surfing & Windsurfing

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Surf lessons

All of our lessons cover Safety in the Surfing Area, Safety with Your Surfboard, and Proper Wipeout Technique. The techniques covered in our lessons gives surfers the tools to progress safely at each individuals pace.We also specialize in custom tailored programs to accommodate each surfers individual need.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Surfing & Windsurfing

Beginner Surf lessons In Marin

This is a 2 hour beginner group lesson that covers surfing fundamentals, etiquette, safety, wave dynamics, paddling skills, surfboard positioning, maneuvering, proper stand-up and riding techniques.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

Surfing Lessons

Laguna Beach Surf Lessons

Learn to surf in the world-famous waves of Laguna Beach during this 2-hour surf lesson. With an expert instructor in the lead, don a provided wetsuit and learn about ocean tides, proper surfing safety, technique, and etiquette. Use of surf board provided; all experience levels welcome.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Surfing Lessons

Surf Lesson for Two in Santa Barbara

Catch waves alongside your favorite surf buddy with a private, 2-hour surfing lesson in Carpinteria, a scenic beach that’s just 11 miles down the coast from Santa Barbara. Join a friend, partner or family member and hit the water with an experienced surf coach. Learn the basics of safety and etiquette, then practice paddling out, popping up and riding waves with the personal attention of your private instructor. Enjoy scenic views of the California coast, and take in sights and sounds of the Pacific Ocean from beyond the breakers.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Sports Lessons

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Become a Pilot for a Day!

Expect your Discover Flight training to be a little over 40 minutes, in which you’ll spend 15 minutes on the ground with your Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and go over SFAR Regulations, Basic Flight Preparations, and Pre-Flight Training. This 15 minute awareness training makes it possible for you to participate in flight training experiences.After signing a Liability Release form and your official log book endorsement you will head out to the helicopter! Your professional Pilot will show you main components of the helicopter and walk you through some basic Pre-Flight Training. Then you will take off into the big blue!During your flight, you will experience some helicopter maneuvers and receive coaching from your Certified Pilot. After a successful completion of the Discovery Flight you will receive a Certificate of Achievement – You have officially become a Pilot for a Day!
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  • 40 minutes
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  • 40 minutes
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Surfing & Windsurfing

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Surf Lessons

I created this experience to be a very authentic day/morning in the life of a surfer. Not just a surf lesson. Guests and truly treated as family...Like going for a surf with your uncle Micah and really receive not only a comprehensive and thorough lesson, but also are immersed in an authentic experience that for some; create a new passion and way of life. I hope you join me for a fun surf here in Santa Barbara.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Surfing Lessons

Beginner Surf Lesson in Santa Cruz

Get wet while learning to surf in Santa Cruz, a picturesque coastal California town popular with surfers. Your 3-hour lesson starts with the basics of how to paddle out, pop up, balance, and catch a wave, along with surfing etiquette and understanding the ocean. Your instructor has you practice on the beach before accompanying you into a spot with small waves that are ideal for beginners. Includes all necessary equipment and instruction.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Art Classes

In-the-Field Photo Workshops

Selecting a different San Francisco photogenic locale for each workshop, an experienced, passionate pro-photographer, with teaching experience, will rendezvous with max 12 participants to demonstrate & supervise lessons on mechanics of digital cameras, as well as composition strategies, allowing each participant to turn snap shots into compelling images. There are long existing, easy to learn, composition techniques to capture a scene, person or activity. Each participant tries each technique while the instructor observes and coaches. Some composition terms, among several others which will be taught, include Leading Lines, Rule of Thirds, Panning & Layering. Once learned the composition tricks apply to any future photo activity whether a family get together, a neighborhood stroll or a once-in-a lifetime travel experience. Every workshop rendezvous is in a different scenic locale to vary photo themes from street portraiture, landscapes, interior lighting, architecture, action, etc.
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  • 2 to 5 hours
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  • 2 to 5 hours
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Yoga Classes

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Beach Yoga on Santa Monica Beach

If you enjoy moving your body, being on the beach, and breathing in the fresh air - Beach Yoga SoCal is the studio for you! Escape from your day and experience a yoga retreat right on Santa Monica Beach. Walk away feeling rejuvenated and fulfilled. Feel the sand in your toes, listen to the sound of the ocean, see the sun shining and do some Yoga while you’re at it! Bring your towel, sunglasses, sunscreen and a friend to join anytime.Beach Flow is a class for all levels and ages. Stretch and strengthen your muscles while breathing in the fresh air. Work up a sweat and cool off in the ocean. The sand is your mat and the ocean is your soundtrack. Not only will you connect with your mind, body and soul - you will connect with the beach around you. A truly unique experience that leaves you mentally and physically refreshed!
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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Surfing & Windsurfing

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1.5-Hour Venice Beach Surf Lesson

Kapowui, was awarded best surf school in Venice beach for the last 5 years in a row.Kapowui is a family run business and and an icon of southern California. We live, eat, and dream surfing and teach surfing because we want to share our love and stoke for the sport. This is a life choice for us and what gives our lives meaning.All of Kapowui's instructors are imbued with the Aloha spirit, live within blocks of the beach (4 of them live in surf vans), surf every day and have many years teaching experience.When we are doing a lesson with you, we are 100% focused and in the moment with you.At Kapowui we truly care about your experience.Whether surfing is a one time bucket list item or a new sport you want to pick up, we will have you up riding waves, 100% guaranteed! Additionally you will be immersed in the surf culture, giving you the opportunity to feel the true surfer vibe, while learning a skill you can use forever. ​
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Painting Classes

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Paint Nite Sacramento by Yaymaker

Unleash your creative side with this Sacramento painting activity. Connect with friends, family, or co-workers as you try your hand at making your own piece of art—instruction is included, and no experience is required to have a good time. This event is held at a local bar where you can grab a drink or bite to eat while you paint.
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  • 2 hours
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Surfing Lessons

Surf Lessons in Huntington Beach

Learn the basics of surfing or take your current skills to the next level during a 2-hour class. Enjoy a private lesson with an instructor or take a group class with friends.  Whether it’s your first time on a board or you’ve been catching waves for years, everyone can benefit from the class.  There’s no need to get a wetsuit or surfboard past TSA as both are provided for you.
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  • 2 hours
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Surfing Lessons

Surf Lessons in Santa Monica (equipment included)

Catch your first wave — or perfect your turns — with a surf lesson at legendary Santa Monica Beach. On your 1.5 hour adventure, join your professional instructor at the water's edge. Practice basic skills like paddling out, reading waves and popping up, or work on improving your surfing with an instructor that’s matched to your experience level. Take in views of the California coast from beyond the breakers, watch for dolphins and porpoises that play in the waves, and enjoy the convenience of this all-inclusive surfing experience.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Surfing Lessons

Surf Lessons - Malibu Beach, California (equipment included)

Get out on the Malibu waves with a experienced surfing instructor. Book a private lesson, ensuring personalized attention so you progress quickly. Receive consistent feedback as practice basics like paddling and standing on your board, or improve your skills if you already know how to surf. Once you feel confident, surf further from shore and enjoy the adrenaline rush and ocean waves.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Surfing Lessons

Surf Lesson in Los Angeles (equipment included)

Catch your first wave or fine tune your skills with a 2-hour private surf lesson in Los Angeles with a professional instructor. Enjoy the flexibility to tailor the lesson to your needs, whether you’re learning the basics or improving specific techniques. Work with your instructor to choose the perfect beach for ocean conditions and your skill level, then paddle into some of Southern California’s best waves. Ride Venice and Santa Monica with a local, or soak up the sun from the iconic breaks off Malibu or Topanga Canyon.
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  • 2 hours
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Yoga Classes

Flying Trapeze Lessons

Combine exercise with flying and learn how to use a trapeze at a circus school. Accompanied by an circus professional instructor, learn the basics of the flying trapeze. Break a sweat and feel the rush of adrenaline as you soar on the trapeze. This activity is family-friendly. There are other circus arts available to try at the school.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

Surfing Lessons

World Surf League Endorsed GROUP Surf Lesson with iSurf

If you've always wanted to learn how to surf—or you're an amateur looking to bolster your skills—there's no better place to hit the waves than Santa Barbara, one of the top surf towns in California. With this group surf lesson, expect to hit the waves and improve your skills, regardless of experience level. Beginners can cover the basics, like paddling and catching a wave, while more confident surfers can review advanced skills, like cutbacks and floaters.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Surfing Lessons

San Diego Kids Surf Lessons

Give your kids their first surf lesson, and they’ll practice paddling, popping-up and riding waves on one of San Diego’s prettiest beaches. They’ll join a group of novice surfers and a team of kid-friendly instructors, and spend the 1.5-hour lesson learning new skills on the sand and in the water. It’s a first taste of surfing that emphasizes safe practices and having fun, and is the perfect chance to experience Southern California’s most iconic sport.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Craft Classes

Learn to Marble a Silk Scarf, Table Runner or Tapestry

Enjoy a unique, interactive experience with the amazing art of marbling! We'll help you create a one-of-a-kind hand marbled silk you will LOVE! Use your marbled silk as a scarf or for home décor.This is a great experience for ALL ages and abilities. No previous art experience of any kind required.
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  • 30 minutes
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  • 30 minutes
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Surfing Lessons

Santa Barbara Surfing Lesson

Ride the waves near Santa Barbara like a pro during this introductory surfing lesson. Get the hang of surfing fundamentals like paddling, ‘reading’ waves, catching waves, and standing up as you learn on the world-famous surfing beaches of Southern California. Your knowledgeable instructors, with more than 25 years of experience combined, will teach you all the skills you need.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Surfing Lessons

Group Surf Lesson in Santa Barbara

Learn to surf alongside a private group of friends, family or colleagues with a 2-hour surf lesson in Carpinteria, a renowned beach that’s 11 miles down the coast from Santa Barbara. Enjoy the convenience of an all-inclusive lesson, and learn the basics of safety and technique before paddling into the waves with your experienced instructor. Practice board handling, reading waves and making the most of every ride as you take in scenic views of the California coast and the Pacific Ocean.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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