beginner surfer

April 9, 2019

How To Pop Up With Injuries Video

Traditional surf schools: “All you’ve got to do is jump” he yells.  There are thirty of us lying in the baking sand attempting to follow our […]
December 18, 2018

How To Pop Up On A Shortboard, Part 1

Life is full of many ponderous mysteries – such as, who wrote the Bonnie Tyler hit ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’?  What’s the proper technique for […]
July 28, 2016

Surf Camp Love Letter

Hi Tierza, You are a goddess for dreaming up and manifesting this surf camp–it has been such a wonderful experience! Tell me, is it normal that […]
September 21, 2015

May the Stoke Be With You!

We recently came across an article at UpliftConnect.com that talked with surfers young and old about the transformative, other-worldly power of riding the ocean’s waves. The […]
August 24, 2015

Surfing at 70: “If I can, well, why not YOU?”

Can you imagine learning to Surf at the age of 70? Does it seem like an impossible goal? If you had told Pura Vida Adventures alumni […]
June 18, 2015

From Non-Swimmer to Surfer Babe

Remember when you were a kid and you felt like you could do anything, be anyone you wanted to be? You were fearless and filled with […]