WASHINGTON D.C / COSTA RICA
I started paddling about 5 years ago on a whim and after 1 lesson, I was hooked. While I have mostly paddled in the DC area where I live, I now paddle in Costa Rica, where we just bought a home/retreat/vacation property directly on the Caribbean Ocean. Here, I paddle on a river where we see monkeys, sloths, iguanas, and even an occasional caiman, or directly on the ocean in front of our home, when the water is calm.
In my alternate universe, I am a travel writer and a chef. In reality, I was a practicing psychotherapist for 22 years. Having recently given up my license, I now lead retreats, workshops and transformational coaching programs for women, helping them to create a desire-based, rather than fear-based, life. I am a firm believer in the fact that life is NOW and it’s up to each of us to create a life that inspires us and brings us joy, purpose, passion and fulfillment.
10-7 SKYLAKE GREEN™
9-6 SKYLAKE GREEN™
11-0 SKYLAKE GREEN™
There is SO much to do in this area, from hiking the jungle, to surfing, to chocolate-tasting and, of course, paddleboarding. Truly unforgettable. www.villasserenidad.com
River & Lake Flatwater - Beach Or Coastal
WPA Class II Instructor
I followed my own advice last year (2017) when, during a Spring Break vacation with my teen daughter, I fell in-love with, and decided to buy, a property right on the beach in Costa Rica. We sold our home in Washington, DC in order to make it happen, and it’s been quite an adventure. The property encompasses my love of nature + my desire to create spaces for people to gather and re-connect, to themselves and to each other.
BEGINNER SUP LESSONS
INTERMEDIATE SUP LESSONS
FAVORITE PADDLING LOCATIONS
FLATWATER - CHEASAPEAKE AND OHIO CANAL - MARYLAND
COASTAL- PUERTO VIEJO - COSTA RICA
COASTAL - Punta Uva - COSTA RICA
CAMP SUP FOR KIDS (AGES 11-17)
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