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Assignment: Describe Surfing in THREE Words

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“Fun, Not Fun, So Fun!”   This was my assignment for a group of students who spent a busy March week with us here in Nosara. Group coordinator Jason Roderick, an administrator and school counselor at Providence County Day School in Rhode Island brought 15 lucky students on his annual ‘Spring Break Surf/Yoga Retreat’ at Safari… Read more »

Bring Your Own Crowd!

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(Chrysalis Therapeutic Boarding School Group enjoying surf lessons this November) Safari Surf School recently enjoyed hosting an engaging group of 25 students, parents, and teachers from the Chrysalis Therapeutic Boarding School in Montana for a one week long Surf-Yoga-Service “cultural immersion adventure trip”. Take a look at this photo. Imagine being the photographer trying to… Read more »

Safari Surf Goes Surfing!

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INSIDE PEAK– May 2016 “Team Building, as defined by Wikipedia, is the use of different types of team experiences and activities that are aimed at enhancing social relations and clarifying team members’ roles, as well as solving tasks, achieving results, meeting goals, and improving performance”. I was surprised not to see the word motivation used… Read more »

Surfing for Life

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INSIDE PEAK-May 15, 2015 In 2001 a remarkable entertaining and inspirational video documentary called Surfing for Life was released,  detailing the fascinating lives of nine heroic role models who are “following their bliss” through actively surfing into their seventh, eighth and ninth decades. “SURFING FOR LIFE not only challenges ageism, it also weaves a tapestry… Read more »

The Bermuda-Costa Rica Connection

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INSIDE PEAK April 10, 2015 What comes to mind when one thinks about Bermuda? For sure the Bermuda Triangle pops up, but anything else? I venture that most of us (like myself) knows very little about this fascinating island. Bermuda is the most northerly group of coral islands in the world, lying just beyond the… Read more »

Nosara News- New Stuff!- Inside Peak

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Nosara News INSIDE PEAK- March 17, 2015   New Stuff in Nosara! Every season here in Nosara ushers in a wave of new businesses and this year is no exception. So from us to you, here is Nosara News- New Stuff! From restaurants, to retail, to recreation, Nosara is continuing to grow in support of our already well… Read more »

Inside Peak- Join Our Family

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JOIN OUR FAMILY Safari Surf recently had the privilege of welcoming Stan and Olga into our family. They stayed with us for a month, and the idea was that they would trade out breakfast and room at the Safari House in exchange for a couple of promo videos, to be posted on the Safari Surf… Read more »

Inside Peak- The Germany- Costa Connection

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Safari Surf’s German Connection I have always been fascinated by the depth of Marlon Illig. For example, he speaks fluent German. For a lad raised in rural Nosara, this strikes me as interesting and unusual. Marlon is one of the New Breed of Safari instructors that joined us this season. Safari hosts a fair amount… Read more »

Inside Peak- Higher Learning Through Surfing

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Higher Learning through Surfing at Safari Surf School “Study Abroad” – the phrase conjures up images of earnest students absorbed in esoteric topics enhanced by their unique surrounds – English Lit studies at Oxford, Italian culture and language studies in Rome, Ancient Greek civilization studies in Athens – but surfing in Costa Rica?? In January… Read more »

Inside Peak – Feliz Navidad from Nosara

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Happy Holidays from Safari Surf School! Safari Surf Senior Instructor Extraordinaire Helberth Ruiz Beautiful empty tube photo by Graham Swindell The Holiday Season is upon us in Nosara with perfect sunny days and all-day offshore winds. It is amazing how dependable these conditions are in our dry season. Safari Surf School looks forward to welcoming our… Read more »