Leigh Claxton Founder/Owner
In the summer of 2009, Leigh started teaching Floating Yoga classes in Sausalito, CA as OnBoardSUP Yoga. In addition to her many Yoga and Fitness certifications, She is a Founding Director of the Professional Stand UP Paddle Association and has Stand Up Paddle Master certifictaes with the PSUPA, US Coast Guard and ASi/WSUPA. Leigh teaches SUP, SUP Yoga and SUP Fitness classes. OnBoardSUP holds Certifications and Teacher Trainings on the water.
With a 20 year background in fitness and Yoga, 17 years of outdoor classes of many kinds and having grown up on the water, she shares her knowledge and takes full advantage of all there is around, making the most of the many different conditions that present on a daily basis.
also see “history”: http://onboardfit.wordpress.com/590/
Evan Silberstein is a thoughtful, compassionate and experienced yoga instructor. Adept at working in a highly personal regard, he crafts lessons in a language that is easily understood, integrated and enjoyed by those he works with.
After ten years of island life in the majestic waters of the Hawaiian Islands, Evan has grown into a dedicated stand up paddle yogi, surfer, and adventurer. He proudly completed his On Board SUP Yoga certification here in Sausalito during February 2013. His other professional certifications include: Beginning and Advanced Yoga Teacher Training at the Amrit Yoga Institute in Salt Springs, FL; and Yoga Nidra Facilitator from Yoga Pura in Phoenix, AZ. Evan holds a J.D. in Environmental Law from the University of Hawai’i in Manoa, HI and a B.A. in Anthropology from Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ.
Carrie started Taking SUP Yoga as a student in 2011. After attending classes several times a week for a year, she became a certified Yoga instructor and did our OnBoardSUP Instructor Training in addition to the WSUPA Water Safety Instructor Certificate program. Most Saturdays and Sundays you can find Carrie assisting or teaching classes in Sausalito. She brings a great, positive attitude to the program and she shares her knowledge of the Bay and Sausalito with us all. She teaches in Sausalito and also at our program at 101 Surf Sports as well.
Shelby has been a yoga student and fitness enthusiast for twenty years and a water dog her entire life. After discovering the sport of Stand up Paddleboarding and quickly after that immersing herself into the world of SUPyoga, she found that combining the two became a perfect storm of fun, fitness and a way to escape her ordinary workout routine. She has since become an ambassador for the sport and enjoys sharing her enthusiasm with others.Shelby is an OnboardSUP Yoga, ASI, WSUPA, and RYT California Power Yoga certified instructor, currently offering classes in Sonoma County California. When she isn’t Onboard, she can be found spending time with her family, working as a hair stylist & chasing her extremely energetic four year old daughter all across the land.
FJenn is a yoga teacher and life coach passionate about people, the earth, the ocean, and the connections in-between. She has had the honor and pleasure of traveling the world as a student and as a teacher and is continually fascinated by the people, life, and energy she is greeted with. Her inquisitive nature makes every moment with her feel full of possibility – within that space fresh wisdom seems to flow. This is obvious in her coaching sessions and in her yoga classes where transformation abounds. On land she teaches a lively, powerful, Baptiste inspired vinyasa class while on the water it is all about the flow. She did her Stand Up Paddle Yoga training with OnBoardSUP in 2010. Her life’s work is to help people tap into their own energy and create lives of health, happiness, prosperity and well-being.
Arline completed her WSUPA Instructor Training through OnBoardSUP Fitness in August 2012. She is a certified World Stand Up Paddle Association instructor. Arline’s love of water sports began the moment she learned to swim. She later became a lifeguard and water safety instructor while attending college. She has also participated in Masters’ open Water Swimming competitions. She just can’t stay away from the water! Arline is a teacher by profession. It seems a natural progression for her to share her new passion for SUP. As an instructor, she melds her ability to teach and empower. She openly shares her joy for this sport that improves balance, core strength and peace of mind.