Creek Week is 2 months away (there’s one spot left – FYI :), and I’m excited to work with the participants to uplevel their boofing skills. Not only is boofing fun, but it’s also a key technique that allows you to work with rocks instead of being afraid of them. Cultivating a working relationship with […]
Is the dark and cold of winter getting you down? A good fire gives warmth, light and energy, and if you want to counteract the darkness and cold of winter, you want to learn how to stoke your inner fire. In addition to stoking your fire, you also want to counteract the dry, cold and
Do you want to get out of your own head? That’s what several of my Costa Rica Week of Rivers and Yoga participants shared as something they want to work on while we’re here this week. They talked about the desire to get out of their own way when it comes to their roll, gaining
Is 2024 the year that you drift aimlessly into the shallows, or the year you paddle confidently down the wave train? It’s up to you to choose your position relative to the current, and peel out of the eddy with effective edge and vision. When you try to drift out of the eddy, it doesn’t
Are you wanting to create and deepen community connection in your life? A common question I get from folks, especially in the paddling world is: ‘How do I connect with other like-minded people I can paddle/adventure with? Here are 3 things that I practice that help me create and deepen connections. Reach out and invite
The rapids you love exist because of the boundaries of the river banks. Those boundaries create a container in which the water flows powerfully. If you want a powerful mindset, you want to create your own river banks that powerfully direct the flow of your energy, attention and focus toward what’s most important to you.
Have you ever been in a negative spiral in your head, feeling shame and wanting to crawl under a rock? That was me three days ago after my first experience commentating on the livestream for K-1 Women at the ICF World Freestyle Championships in Columbus, GA. When I agreed to commentate I was certain that
If you’re skeptical about the connection between your food and your mindset, I’m glad you’re here. You know you’ve felt it: You’re really nervous about something (like a rapid, or a presentation you’re about to give) and you feel like you have butterflies in your stomach, feel nauseous, or you suddenly have to poop. 🙂
OK, stop. Do one of your demo quality rolls. My husband made his request while laughing AND in a tone that I also knew he meant business. I had been carping rolls all morning and it was freaking me out, but it was frustrating to Andrew because he knows that I know how to roll.
Do you need a reset, but you’re not sure where to start? Last week I got to do two of my favorite resets and you may be interested in them too. The first was a week-long technology reset on a backcountry Main Salmon River trip. I collaborate with Canyons River Company on this trip every