Set at the beautiful beach of Belhaven these unique adventure Saturdays offer a perfect opportunity to combine a balancing and energising morning yoga practice with the fun of learning to paddle in the afternoon.

The yoga is run by experienced iyengar teacher Diane Christopherson who’ll provide a 90 minute practice designed to release tension and improve flexibility in the shoulders, spine and legs.  The class will end with a wonderful relaxation to leave you feeling calm and restored – ready for the day ahead.  Afterwards, there will be a selection of teas, coffee and delicious homemade cakes.

Classes take part in the Belhaven Surf Centre, all equipment is provided but you are welcome to bring your own mat if you prefer.

After the morning yoga, we can recommend either a packed lunch on the beach or a quick trip to a local cafe for lunch.

The afternoon paddleboarding will take place at Belhaven beach (conditions allowing) and we provide top quality Red Paddle inflatable boards and Alder wetsuits. The lesson will be run by one of Coast to Coasts experienced paddle board instructors.

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"Just loved this! Paddleboarding and relaxing with the yoga! Feel a million dollars.."

Wendy, Edinburgh

Lesson Information


Lessons last two hours and all equipment is provided.  All participants must be over 7 years old and able to swim 50 metres unaided.


We provide top of the range 5mm wetsuits, safe and stable softboards and all accessories required for the time of year so you're really warm! If you're more advanced we also provide hardboards.


We operate from the Belhaven Surf Centre, a wonderful brand new facility on the beach.

The surf centre has hot and cold showers and underfloor heated changing rooms next to the south side of Belhaven Beach.


All equipment is provided but please bring a swim costume towel and sun protection.

If you require medication such as inhalers, insulin etc, please ensure that you notify instructors so it can be taken to beach in our safety bag.


Standard lessons have a max ratio of 1 instructor to 8 pupils and often supplemented with an extra assistant. Advanced classes are 1:4 max.

Our staff all have lifesaving or beach lifeguard qualifications, are disclosure checked, and have an ASI or ISA level 1, 2 or 3 instructor qualification. Four of our current team have been Scottish National Champions in either surfing, longboarding or bodyboarding in the recent past.


South East Scotland is one of the UK's best locations to learn to surf with perfect, small beginner waves in Scotland's sunniest location.  Belhaven Beach is one of the best beginner friendly beaches in Scotland.

In the event of no waves, you will be contacted in advance and offered an alternative sport suitable to the weather conditions, such as stand up paddle, coasteering, surf skate or a beginner zero surf class.  Our range of sports means that we can offer an activity in all but the most extreme weather conditions.