Surfing with ZONE | ZONE

Surfing with ZONE

  • By Hunter DeRusha
  • Oct 12

Surf coach Tiffany Boddey from Women's Soulful Surf shares her favourite surf warm ups and how to practice the pop up! 

 

THE SURF ZONE 

To Tiffany, being In The ZONE means losing track of time.

She says "the zone occurs when you’re immersed in the present moment and absorbed by your senses. I feel this when I'm connected to the ocean, completely absorbed by nature.

 

YOGA AND SURFING 

Yoga compliments surfing so well because it helps with hip opening, balance and most importantly, focus! Surfing has been Tiffany's primary sports for almost 20 years. She tells us that surfing in excess actually unbalances the muscles in your body and often creates tension and tightness in your neck, lower back and lats. She loves Yoga because it helps to release this tension and balance your body back out.

 

PROTECT OUR OCEANS 

The ocean is one of our most abundant, diverse and essential environmental ecosystems. When you are surfing you connect so deeply with the power of the ocean, it's healing properties and if you are lucky you also get to meet some of its amazing inhabitants. Surfers get to experience the beautiful glide of seabird across the crest of a wave, the playfulness of curious dolphins that will often pop up nearby and the beauty of other diverse marine life such as seals, turtles, fish and stingrays. Keeping our oceans free from plastic and harsh chemicals is so important to maintain it's pristine beauty and to protect its creatures. No surfer wants to ride a wave of human trash, or have to untangle a seabird or turtle from harmful plastic. 

"A healthy ocean is a luxury - it’s our playground but for others it’s their home." says Tiffany.

"We have caused damage to the ocean and environment and we therefore have an obligation to reverse our impact.  Surfers are just one group of people who may notice an unhealthy ocean or coastline and we’re also a group who use it as our playground- we’ve gotta pick up after ourselves and choose sustainable, plastic free options whenever we can".

Our ZONE products don't just help you stay fit and prepare for the joys of surfing, but we are also committed to being plastic free and not using harsh chemicals, to help preserve the wondrous playground that is our oceans. 

 

 

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published

Cork Yoga Mat Australia

Discover Hemp Clothing

Hemp Hoodie 2.0 ZONE
XSSMLXLXXL
The Hemp Crew Sweater ZONE
XSSMLXLXXL
The Hemp Jogger 2.0 ZONE
XSSMLXLXXL
The Hemp Slim Fit Jogger ZONE
XSSMLXLXXL
The Hemp Legging ZONE
XSSMLXLXXL

Hemp Legging

$109.95
The Hemp Bike Short 2.0 ZONE
XSSMLXLXXL
The Hemp Crop ZONE
XSSMLXL
The Hemp Muscle Tank - Sky Pink ZONE
XSSMLXLXXL

Latest Articles

Cycle-of-Life-Yoga-Mat-by-Lara-Zilibowitz-The-Collaboration ZONE
We’re excited to share something truly special with you—the limited edition "Cycle of Life" yoga mat, designed in collaboration with yoga teacher and art therapist Lara Zilibowitz. This beautiful, unique yoga mat combines sacred earth materials—sustainable cork and natural rubber—with a mesmerising design that visually captures the eternal rhythms of nature, the human experience and the interconnectedness of all life.
Continue Reading
The-History-of-Hemp-From-10-000BC-to-Your-Favourite-Tee ZONE
Explore the fascinating journey of hemp— a plant once considered essential to ancient civilisations and the American economy. Learn about how hemp was overshadowed by synthetics and cotton through a strategic smear campaign. Now making a resurgence as the sustainable choice of fabric, hemp promises a better future for fashion.
Continue Reading
Another-Year-Another-Earth-Day-Hemp-On-The-Rise ZONE
As another Earth Day passes by, it's important take stock and reflect on any progress made during the year. Whilst our little brand continues to grow, so does the demand for hemp products! That's right, hemp is on the rise, so much so that current supply can't keep up with the increasing demand.
Continue Reading
Why-Cork-Yoga-Mats-Props-Are-Ideal-for-Hot-Yoga ZONE

Explore the advantages of cork yoga mats and blocks for hot yoga. Discover how cork's natural grip intensifies with sweat, ensuring stability during heated sessions. Learn about its antimicrobial properties for mat hygiene and lasting durability for sustainability. Cork not only enhances your hot yoga experience but also promotes environmental consciousness.

Continue Reading