Surfing might be closely associated with extreme sport and pumping adrenalines, but not everyone realise how surfing bring mindfulness to the soul. This is also why surfers are always on look for surf holidays to bring back balance to their mind. There’s something about sitting on the surfboard, thinking nothing but focusing on the waves, and totally switch off the mind from worldly business. Surfing gets you back in tune with mother nature. Furthermore, the physical skills required for surfing is beneficial for the stability of mind, body, and soul. Here’s how surfing holiday could help you regain balance in life.
Surf Holidays Gets You in Best Location
Imagine staying so close at bright turquoise ocean, hearing the sounds of lapping waves in pristine beaches. The sky is sunny and the water is warm. There’s nothing in proximity except few other surfers and bit of swells that’s just about to arrive. The thing is, going on surf holidays often means staying (very) close to the beach. Spending most of your time between the waves and the sun. And that’s, my friend, is just enough relaxation for the mind and soul. For some blissful time, you don’t have to face boring screens or textbooks. Surfing gets you to some of the best location in the world.
The Intense Concentration and Focus (in Happy Way)
Surfers have amazing concentration and focus. When they are out on the ocean waiting for the swells to roll, they need all their concentration to notice all the signs. To pick up best timing to stand up on the board. Such focus and determination helps them to achieve better when they’re back at school or office. It helps them to deal or pursue certain issues they’re passionate about in their life.
Good Feeling After Relieving Stress and Tension
Do you know that surfing is closely linked to meditation? That’s why lots of surf camps incorporate meditation and yoga class into their lessons! Sure, surfing could be sort of adrenaline pumps with all the wave riding and manoeuvres. But during the waiting, surfers do nothing chilling on the boards, staring at the horizon while feeling the water under their feet. Nothing but listening to the calming sounds of the ocean. Feeling the fresh air of the sea on their face. It’s very blissful. Lots of surfers feel surf holidays give the therapeutic and calming feeling they need.
Also, you can have yoga class in the surf camps—which can further bring peace to the inner soul.
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The Slow Living on Surf Holidays
Time runs slow when you are on holiday near the beach. Many surfers prefer to stay at surfers’ camp during their surf holidays and let us tell you, it’s totally relaxing. Nothing much is going around the surf house except surfing (obviously), playing some ukulele, swimming, or lounging in the common room. The atmosphere is very laid back with nothing to push you. And this, my friend, is very important to set your body and mind to a peaceful rest.