Learn to surf at New York City’s exclusive surfing beaches!
Pack your bags for a weekend escape in New York City’s only surfing community: Rockaway Beach. With just a short subway ride, you can explore 10 miles of boardwalk and beach, paddle out for a surf with experienced local guides, and stretch your mind & body with private yoga instruction. Prepare for your surf session with vinyasa yoga, cool down with a stroll on the newly-rebuilt boardwalk, or pop by the local brewery afterward for a beer. Experience Rockaway’s “off-season” like a local, with the locals.
Life between the city and the sea.
This weekend escape is designed to satisfy complete rookies who are keen to learn surf basics, as well as intermediate to advanced surfers looking hone their skills. Private yoga instruction is available for all levels.
Be prepared to meet fellow surf friends, enjoy the weekend in a relaxed company, and recharge your battery for the week!
There will be specific dates available depending on the level of knowledge and wishes. So, do not be afraid, you will have the choice to book the right weekend for yourself! Moreover, we will also be organizing weekends such as family, women-only or LGBTQ weekends, thus aiming to really broaden the surfers’ community at the beach capitalized and welcome everyone! Be sure to check and follow our updates on social media to find out what’s happening!
Ashley Fallon is a certified yoga instructor who lives and surfs in NYC. A native of the Rockaways, Ashley is grateful to have grown up just steps from the ocean. Her love-affair with the sea translates into her yoga practice where, like ocean waves, she teaches flowing movement linking breath and body. Specializing in vinyasa yoga for surfers, Ashley’s classes help to strengthen the body to prepare for and recover from the dynamic movements of wave riding. Ashley completed her 200hr Yoga Teacher Training with OmFactory NYC, and is an Adaptive Surf Instructor with the Association of Amputee Surfers (AmpSurf). Find her on Instagram @ashleyfallonyoga.
Danny Collins is native New Yorker with heavy ties in both the surf and snow communities across the globe. Born and Bred in New York, with over 20 years of experience both in the ocean and on the mountains. At the age of four Danny stepped on his first surfboard and was instantly hooked on the sensation. Shortly after he discovered the snowboarding world – which provided him with the opportunity to be on a board year round! During his teen years Danny tested his abilities in the competitive realm in both Surfing and Snowboarding. At that time he found himself on several local podiums and quickly realized that competition life wasn’t quite for him. Determined to take his experience to the next level by traveling to seek out new adventures, experiences, and challenges in uncharted territories. He found himself on top of some of the worlds best mountains and inside some of the worlds deepest barrels. After his time chasing the dragon – Danny made a point to return to his native roots and share his enlightened methods through teaching. Find him on Instagram @dannyc0llins
During this retreat, you will stay in a traditional beach house with private backyard just steps from the ocean. We offer double or twin rooms, with single occupancy rooms available upon request.
- Two days of private Surf Instruction
- Morning and post-surf Yoga Classes
- Welcome Dinner with brief water safety and surf etiquette education
- Breakfast provided Saturday and Sunday
- 2 nights accommodation included
- Recommendations for local sites and bites!
|GROUP SIZE||max 12 people|
|START TIME||Friday Check-In (4:00-6:00 pm)|
|FINISH TIME||Sunday Approximately 2:00 pm / after lunch|
|WEAR||Comfortable yoga and athletic clothing, sport shoes, jacket and sunscreen|
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& RECOMMENDED TO BRING
|Book private room||Private room 2 nights|
|Book shared room||Shared room 2 nights|
Day 1 – Friday
- 4:00-6:00 pm Check-In
- 6:00-7:00 pm Settle In/Meet and Greet (Guides and Guests alike) w/ Dinner
7:00-9:00 pm Weekend Breakdown while engaging the clients and connecting the relevance of both activities and connecting them with their personal lives
- Snooze Say goodnight and prepare for bed!
Day 2 – Saturday
- 7:00-7:45 am Wake up/Breakfast
- 8:00-8:30 am Prepare for Yoga/Stretch
- 8:30-9:00 am Morning Yoga/Stretch with Ashley Fallon
- 9:30 – 11:00 am morning Beach/land/surf lesson
- noon Lunch time
- 2:30 – 4:00 pm afternoon surf lesson
- 6:00 – 7:00 pm Restorative Yoga
- 7:30 pm Dinner
Day 3 – Sunday
- 7:00-7:45 am Wake up/Breakfast (6:00-7:45 am)
- 8:00-8:30 am Prepare for Yoga/Stretch
- 8:30-9:00 Morning Yoga/Stretch with Ashley Fallon
- 9:30 – 11:00 Beach/Land/Surf Lesson
- Restorative Yoga (Optional)
- Lunch / after lunch (goodbye) always comes too fast