“After years of fear of drowning, I made the decision to learn to surf while on vacation,” said New York-based acupuncturist Michelle Helfner. “I want to study in a supportive environment. I have considered a surfing camp together. But I really want this trip about my empowerment and relaxation. The idea of choosing a women-only camp would ideally suit me. Because I will be surrounded by like-minded women. In a shared environment, sometimes there may be too much testosterone or a sense of competition and potential. But none of them are a problem for me. “
Pura Vida Adventures
Finally, Helfner booked a week-long package with the Pura Vida Adventures surfing camp based in Malpais, Costa Rica. He was interested in the camp’s offerings about a woman-only environment, safe destinations, and surfing instruction coupled with yoga, healthy food, massages, and other activities.
“The journey was challenging and life changing,” Helfner … Read more