Learn to Surf
Learn correct technique, how to stand/pop up and if you have already surfed previously you will improve exponentially with our experienced local surf team.
Perfect for you if:
You have never surfed and want to learn the right way, in a safe environment
You have tried surfing a few times & you want to master the basic techniques
You are an intermediate surfer looking to progress & bring your surfing to the next level
All levels welcome. All BODIES welcome.
Rhythm Skate Dance
We are so blessed to have Nadia O'Garro aka Sourgrapism returning for the second year in a row to teach you lucky SK8er babes dance skate tech and rhythmic rollerskate choreography.
Nadia is a supremely talented London (UK) Skater, a member of The Next Chapter which is a skate group, who host Roll On London annually. She has been teaching rhythm and routine skating for over 8 years around the world.
"I love to inspire people around me through by sharing my experiences and by skating. Skating is the constant and a consistent part of my life and I enjoy every part of it."
Our roller skate workshops are perfect for all levels. You will learn dance choreography shaped for beginners to advance students. You will also get tips to drill your favourite skate moves, or learn those you have yet to conquer. Regardless you will never have as much fun learning something new as you will with us here by the sea in sunny Portugal.
Najete Kada, 10 times French artistic skating champion in solo and show (small group), teaches figure skating in many clubs across France. Najete will bring her experience & technique to Surf & Rollerskate Portugal this year to share best practice, tips and tricks to perfect your Spins and Jumps.
Intro to Roller Pole
Hoop Hustle Flow
Pole dancing on Rollers Skates!? Oh Yes!
Roller Pole is an extremely unique way to play on the pole. We show you the basics of pole dance and then we add skate :)
This workshop is Open levels and the skills can be adjusted to the level of the skater/poler. Taught by our founder, Joy, keep an eye on her IG feed for pre-event conditioning!
Roller Pole IS NOT pole tricks with roller skates on. You will not be going upside down in this workshop, its a beginner level course so dont worry! We play at Pole with a View Studio in Lagoa, Portugal. Check out the video to see for yourself!
We spin, we twerk, we fly.. but most importantly we have a great laugh learning how to own our bodies and take up space in a new and exciting way. You will be challenged to hold your own body weight and also to be free in your movement - letting go of what you think it is, to be present in the actual moment.. always a winning workshop!
Intro to Ramp & Park Skate
Returning for third year, this April vert ramp slayer & skaterbooty Nadja Borynec!
We return to the skate park in Albufeira to learn how to navigate the park, and learn the basics of the mini bowl. Toe stops, stalls, grinding on coping, pumping forwards and back and of course jumps & kicks.
Here workshop HERE or what she has to say about our retreat on the Tea with Joy Spotify Podcast below.
Daily Meditation & Yoga
Yoga is the perfect companion for a surfing & Rollerskating and a daily component of this week long adventure. We stretch to activate the body and prevent injuries.
Other practices including breath work, meditation by the sea , swimming and sound bowl therapy.