WHEN: 28-30th April 2023 and 24-26 November 2023
Learn to surf, build ocean confidence and have fun! A day surfing programme designed to help women of all ages and skill levels learn to surf and improve their surfing skills.
All equipment provided (beginner friendly surfboards, wetsuits and your meals).
Led by co-founder of Piha Surf Academy and local passionate surfer Chelsea. Chelsea organizes and actively supports surfing workshops for girls. Chelsea is one of the best qualified instructors in Piha, providing focused individual attention and a leading student teacher ratio of 3:1 to enable this. We have created a women specific surf program designed with women in mind. Our fun surf sessions have seen many stand up on a board after their very first time on a board!
DAY 1 – FRIDAY – Arrive at Te Wahi Ora (before dinner if possible)
6PM DINNER After dinner we`ll watch the sunset from the upstairs deck or stroll across the road to the beach to immerse ourselves in natural beauty. By witnessing the beauty and awe of the sunset, you can slow down and unwind ready for the weekend.
DAY 2 – SATURDAY
A 15 min introduction into the Surfing Weekend programme.
09:30AM DEPARTURE 1.5 hours surfing lesson with Anna Jolly. Will teach you how to surf, talk about surf etiquette, beach & water safety and hazard awareness.
01:00PM LUNCH a nutritious meal provided
03:00PM 45min GENTLE YIN YOGA OR FREE TIME
06:00PM DINNER conversations on transformational power of ocean, photo sharing on the TV screen
DAY 2 – SUNDAY
09:30AM DEPARTURE 1.5 hours surfing lesson with Anna Jolly. Rehearsal of yesterday`s lesson and catching waves and having fun in the ocean
01:00PM LUNCH final sharing, conversations, photo exchange
2:30PM – … DEPART – You`ll return home relaxed and refreshed with a healthy dose of inspiration. This is an experience of creating habits to take with you long after you leave the Piha beach.
Growing consciousness to adapt to the ever-changing waves that life constantly throws at us…
BOOK IN FOR THE WEEKEND, FOR CREATING THE LIFE YOU WANT
COST: Our usual weekend prices (depending on your accommodation choice)+ KOHA $75 each day toward gear hire, surf & yoga tutor fees.
Once your booking is accepted a deposit of $75 is required. The deposit needs to be paid into the Te Wahi Ora Trust A/c 12-3232-0135899-00 to secure your booking.
Non-Residential Surf Weekend Option:
You can also join in the any planned Women’s Surfing Weekend and enjoy a full day experience for $100 (per day) with no accommodation. (1x surf lesson, 1x yoga class, 1x lunch included)
When booking please advise us of any special dietary requirements you have.
Choosing the right equipment
We need to know your height and size to pick the right board and the size of your wetsuit.
Make a Booking
To book a Women`s Surfing Weekend, complete the booking form on our website >> click here. Please write ‘Women’s Surf Weekend’ in the comments section as well as you height and size (see above with regards to equipment)