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Shuttling, Schlepping and Savoring the Journey

  Many of us have driven or ridden along on those white-knuckle shuttle rides, where gnarly dirt roads, steep inclines, and zero-inch-margin-of-error switchbacks leave our engines wheezing, our kayak racks and straps straining, and our hearts pumping out half the day’s supply of adrenaline before we even get to the put-in. At the road’s end, we […]

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Self-Care and Listening To Your Body: What I Learned From a Year of Setbacks

This article is contributed by Rachel Roman, Swiftwater Rescue Instructor and GAP Client. I started kayaking two summers ago and progressed quickly throughout the first season. As time passed, however, a roll that had once been very reliable became less so, even as other skills progressed.  I started having to work harder to come up, lying

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Whitewater Goddess Retreat Photos and Wrap-Up

Whitewater kayaking, yoga, massage… awesome!  The Whitewater Goddess Retreat is all about fun, confidence-building and relaxation.   We started on Friday afternoon/evening with massages and dinner at Relia’s Garden.  After the meal we met in our Goddess room to sit in circle together and practice guided meditations led by Sharon.  We learned how to use affirmations

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