We provide 8 week small group programs for women to engage and expand themselves through "surf therapy".  Over the 8 weeks not only will you learn how to surf but you will get to practice mindfulness, yoga, mental health awareness, ocean conservation, self love, and community engagement. Register today for a program and be delightfully surprised by how Mother Ocean will transform you, empower you, heal you, and unite you with a bold and beautiful community!

8 week Summer Surf Sister program


Have you always wanted to learn to surf? But didn't know where to start or dont want to venture out into the waves alone? Here's your chance! Conquer your fears no matter how big or small with a supportive community of Surf Sisters and let the healing, empowering, and uniting of mind/body/spirit&community begin!!!

the 8 week Surf Program includes:

  • All Surf gear (wetsuit/board/leash)plus local discounts for purchasing your own!
  • Yoga
  • On land group surf lesson
  • 1-to-1 in water trained Surf Sister Volunteers 
  • Facilitated by a licensed Therapist
  • Surf topics will cover: board repair, ocean safety, reading the waves, pop-up, maneuvering the board through the waves, surf ediquate, and lots of stoke!
  • Surf Service days where we will share our stoke and partner with other local organizations like Surfing Madonna and Surfrider to give back to Mother Earth and those in need. 
  • Invitation to Baja Surf Service Day trips where we will share our stoke with the local community and enjoy adventure in the water together. 
  • Membership to the community FB page to meet other women to paddle out and be inspired in the water with
  • Access to On-line curriculum, videos, and tips to help you gain confidence in the waves

Sign up today and you're donation will give the gift of therapeutic surf to women overcoming addiction, abuse, trafficking, and depression!

Session #1: Tuesday 6-7:30pm May 29-July 24 at Ocean Beach

Session #2:  Wednesday 6-7:30pm May 30- July 25 at Encinitas

Session #3: Thursday 9:30-11:00am May 31-July 26 Encinitas

Session #4: Orange County Programs dates TBD (if interested contact us)

Session #5: Bay Area Programs  Saturdays 9-11am August 11-Sept 1


If you are in need of financial help please email for scholarship applications

Personalized Empowerment Surf groups


Are you part of an organization, program, class, or group looking for a way to grow closer, stronger, more vulnerable, and more enriched? Let the ocean break down barriers and build bonds! We can specialize a program to cater your groups needs, passions, desires, and hopes for growth. Programs can include yoga, surf instruction, ocean conservation education, ocean safety, and community give backs. 

Each personalized Groundswell Community Project program allows us to offer therapeutic surf programs for a community in need! Have fun with us and share your stoke!