Paddle Into Fitness SUP & SUP Yoga Instructor Certification

Combine your love of the water and passion for yoga with our Paddle Into Fitness SUP & SUP Yoga Teacher Certifications!  This training will cover the all necessary skills for teaching yoga on Stand Up Paddleboards.

3 Days Total Instruction!  Two days of SUP Teacher Training with a Paddle Into Fitness® Master Trainer & 1 day of SUP Yoga Teacher Training.  Learn key techniques, water safety, SUP Yoga, and how to run classes.

  • Develop comprehensive understanding of all equipment required to teach – boards, paddles, anchors, accessories, and PFDs.
  • Receive extensive water safety instruction with real-life scenarios.
  • Learn how to confidently teach a informative Beginner SUP Lesson and lead a group on the water safely.
  • Learn how to confidently teach a safe and thorough Paddle Into Fitness® signature Gentle Wave and Nautical Flow Yoga Class.
  • Learn how to mindfully sequence your classes to fit the students who show up.
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills specific to this teaching environment.  Learning how to progressively build confidence in your students using this unstable platform.
  • Learn why this is such a powerful form of exercise and how it empowers the mind as well as the body.
  • Tips for dealing with an all-level class on the water.   How to encourage beginners to come back as well as keeping regular students challenged.
  • Getting the most from your SUP business.  How to create and market a successful Stand Up Paddleboard and SUP Yoga classes in your community and build smart partnerships.
  • Listing in the Paddle Into Fitness instructor directory with discounts for water sports insurance, equipment, apparel and pool accessories.
  • Take your love of paddleboarding and yoga to the next level!

For upcoming certifications, See schedule

Private Certification available in Stillwater MN.  Please CONTACT US to inquire.


  • CPR, AED, First Aid certification, proficient swimmer and comfortable doing water sports.
  • 2 years of teaching experience (any kind), 2 years of yoga practice. and 200 RYT

* You may still apply if you are currently in process of obtaining your 200hr RYT and NCCA-accredited fitness credential or have plans in the next 12 months of earning a reputable credential.  It is strongly advised to only instruct SUP Yoga when you have gained quality experience teaching on land and have fully completed the accredited credential.