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Daily Morning Yoga
It’s time to wake our bodies up and prepare ourselves for the day ahead with a gentle alignment-based yoga class. Shake of the stiffness and balance the muscles that we use for paddling, while also focusing the mind and cultivating inner courage and confidence. Regulating the nervous system through yoga is one of the best gifts you can give your mind, body, and spirit! No previous yoga experience required.

SUP 101 and Skills Building
Whether you are coming in with experience or brand new to SUP, our first day will focus on paddling skills. Groups are split according to the skill level so each paddler will get the most out of their this session. The day ends with a guided tour in Carlise Bay with a shipwreck and sea turtles!

Five Mile Adventure Paddle
Get some mileage on the water while exploring the West Coast of Barbados. This adventure paddle introduces the concept of reading the ocean, wind, and waves. You will learn how to pack for a day of adventure, safety and put your SUP 101 and skills building to the test.

Catamaran Cruise
Wind down from an exciting day paddling by enjoying dinner, drinks and a Barbados sunset on a private catamaran cruise.

SUP Surf Lesson
Riding waves on a paddleboard is the natural progression of SUP. This is the most thrilling side of the sport, where all your flat water and distance paddling skills pay off. Barbados boasts some of the best SUP surfing locations for all levels in the most amazing turquoise blue waters, making surfing waves and wipeouts a fun time.

SUP Yoga
Access peace and resolve through the breath and a connection to the 5 Elements. Floating yoga provides the opportunity to move through fun, challenge, exhilaration and relaxation all in one class. Empower yourself mindfully with the water as the floor and the sky as the ceiling to our ‘yoga studio.’

Adventure Paddle and Snorkel Tour
Head out for another salty adventure, this time exploring a different coastline of Barbados as well as the sea life below. This is an adventure and play kind of day as we pack our snorkel gear and lunch on our boards to paddle, float, splash, and snorkel through the clear blue warm waters. This is also a great opportunity to get one on one skills building with each of our instructors who will be ready to help bring your paddling to the next level.

Health and Wellness Counseling
Anna and Casi have over a decade of experience in health and wellness counseling and throughout your stay at Camp Barbados, you will have 24/7 access to their knowledge. Whether you’re interested in learning the world of Ayurveda, body ailment, injury prevention, strength training or weight loss, they will be available to craft out programs specifically for your needs.

Sunrise SUP
Mother nature has gifted us this beautiful earth and there is no better way to appreciate it then at sunrise from a paddleboard. If you’re an early riser and feel inspired by the beautiful coastline of Barbados, then grab your coffee and head to the beach for SUP, sunrise and a cup of Joe.

Downwinder
All week you’ve been honing your paddle skills for this big adventure. Explore a 9km stretch of the South Barbados coast with the wind at your back and some swell under your feet. Learn to catch bump, read the waves and wind surround by the experience guide group and support boat.