Stand Up Paddleboarding/Yoga

Beginner Lessons

Fun fitness on the lake! This class is designed for beginners who have little to no experience paddleboarding. In this class, we will learn how to properly use a paddleboard. Each session will include the following:

Lessons include:

  • Stability challenges that will help you “stand up” on the board
  • How to adjust and use your paddle
  • How to read the lake for safety
  • Fitness challenges to improve strength
  • Stretches to help you relax 

Paddleboard Yoga

Want to elevate your yoga practice and have fun in the sun doing it? How about Yoga, on a paddleboard, on the lake!? Greatly improve your balance, refine asana form and allow the lake waves to rock tension out of your body.

Some SUP experience needed to take these classes

Cost: Per lesson, the Resident Fee is $30 and Non-Resident Fee is $36.  

Location: Lake Norman Community Sailing Center, 15901 NC-73, located within Blythe Landing Park. The park is on the right if heading west on Hwy 73.  Follow signs to Lake Norman Community Sailing.

Participant Requirements

  • Ages 12 and up. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by parent/guardian.
  • Participants must be able to swim.
  • Participants must sign a liability waiver before or when they arrive at the Lake Norman Community Sailing Center.  Download the LNCS Waiver & Release

Participants will need the following for class:

Lake Norman Community Sailing will provide all necessary paddleboarding equipment, including life vest. You will need to bring:

  • Swimsuit or comfortable workout clothes that dry quickly (cropped tights, shorts, etc.). Dress for the weather (synthetic instead of cotton). Keep in mind to wear something that dries quickly in case you get wet. 
  •  Water shoes (shoes that strap on your feet and can get wet). Participants can also go barefoot on the board but will need shoes to walk out to the dock.
  • Towel


  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat/sunglasses with a strap to secure hat/glasses
  • Change of clothes
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Schedule for  Beginner Lessons

Saturdays | 9:30 – 11 a.m. 

Be sure to arrive by 9:15 a.m., as class gets on the water at 9:30 a.m.!

  • June 3
  • June 17
  • July 15
  • August 5
  • September 2

Schedule for Paddleboard Yoga Lessons

Saturdays | 9:30 – 11 a.m. 

Be sure to arrive by 9:15 a.m., as class gets on the water at 9:30 a.m.!

  • July 1
  • August 19
  • September 16