Just wanted to say I thoroughly enjoyed the weekend. Lexi and Sophie were awesome and the other ladies were great company. And to top it all off the water was glassy both mornings, the waves were not too big and not too small, and the NSP board and I spent many happy hours together. It was perfect 😃 Thanks again for everything. I’m already thinking about making a return trip next year!
Irene from NZ, Surf&Yoga Escape February 2017
Thanks for a fabulous weekend of Venus Goes Gidget with friends, delicious food and fun trying to surf and stretch it out with yoga. Your instructor girls, Lexie and Sophie were wonderful taking such care looking after us. I would definitely do this again, should be an annual event on my calendar I think.
Kendall Pesavento, Private Surf&Yoga Escape, November 2016
I absolutely love these weekends. I always learn and progress so much with the fabulous coaching while having a great time. The yoga is the perfect way to relax after all surfing. The wildlife on this trip was just fantastic, surfing with dolphins and stingrays was really a highlight. I want to save up and go again!
Ann Armstrong, May Surf & Yoga Escape 2016
It was really a fantastic weekend again with you guys and the whole environment gave me enough confidence to try catching green waves (little ones) I still have a big smile on my face just thinking about it. A big thank you to the whole team for the great time!
Alexandra Mueller, March Surf & Yoga Escape 2016
I wanted to thank you for one of the best weekends I think I’ve ever had! I’m not sure I can explain just how amazing the whole experience was. I loved being in the company of such a great group of girls, and the surfing itself was phenomenal. The sense of achievement I felt was incredible, considering how fearful I’ve been in the past of so many things (oh so many things!)! So, thank you, once again!
Kate Faber, May Surf & Yoga Escape 2015
I just wanted to say a HUGE and personal thank you for a fabulous weekend. It really re-ignited my love of surfing and gave me some more confidence. I am looking out for a new board too! It was a perfect weekend or great food, great company, great conditions (for me anyway!) and really nourishing.
Kirstie Keating, May Surf & Yoga Escape 2015
Hey claudia thanks so much for an amazing weekend. Had heaps of fun. Food, people, yoga and surfing all so great! xoxo
Pennie McCoy, July Surf & Yoga Escape 2015
Any girls thinking of a surf trip – VGGs Tropical Jungle Surfari is the only way to go – perfect waves, amazing host in a location dreams are made of .. This is me on one of thousands of incredible waves! A trip I’ll never forget, people I’m lucky to have met & memories no words can capture! Dreams come true girls
Jaz, July Tropical Surf Escape 2015
I am just writing to say thank you for such an awesome weekend. I got to hang out with my besties, eat fabulous food, wake up with stretchy yoga and surf (well, sort of!) in stunning beaches.I will recommend this for anyone wanting to learn to surf, but also anyone wanting to “get away”. Not only did try my hand at surfing but I found this weekend to be just so damn relaxing. I look forward to the next time we come and I hope to make this a bit of a thing…See you next time, and thank you both again.
Catherine Harrington, October 2013
“Claudia is a beautiful soul and brilliant, nurturing, patient teacher.”
Magdalena Roze, Presenter, Channel Ten News, Personal Surf Training February 2014
The thing that I loved from Claudia’s lessons were her patience, calm, chilled out spirit and positivity. All too often we focus too much on the end goal.. She taught me just to have fun rather than get stressed out about it. If I didn’t feel comfortable, to not do it. I think this was the main game changer in me starting out to learn how to surf.
I now feel proud of what I have achieved. I have bought my own surf board and try to go out three times a week. I have also just spent the last two weekends on ‘ surf retreats’ ! Confidence well and truly back. I always like to use what Claudia taught me and rather than going rushing into the ocean determined to stand up or go out the back to chill out a little and just feel the ocean and enjoy. I couldn’t have asked for a better teacher and would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to give surfing a go and overcoming their fears in the water!
Amy Lynch, Personal Surf Training November 2014 – January 2015
“Thanks for a wonderful weekend. I had such a great time and really enjoyed your lessons. Would love to come back for some more South Coast Gidget time too.”
Suzette Graham, October Surf & Yoga Escape 2013
Thank you so much for an amazing weekend! Yoga, delicious food and getting up on the board was a great achievement. Now I’ve rested and got my happy pants on I am feeling amazing. Thank you so much again.
Claire Burns, November Surf & Yoga Escape 2013
Thank you soooo much for a perfect weekend – it was so relaxing and I felt like I learnt such a lot in a really short space of time. Let’s definitely keep in touch. I can’t wait to surf again.
Caro Singer, November Surf & Yoga Escape 2013
Had my first surf at Bondi in years & caught the first wave I paddled for and finished on a wave all the way to the shore. Thanks once again for that lesson. It helped me sooooo much
Cherith Crozier, Personal Surf Training March 2014
Thanks again for the lesson. You will never know what it meant to me.
Lisa, Personal Surf Training April 2014
Hi Claudia, you will be proud of us. We all invested in surfboards and have continued surfing since our weekend with you. Mich, George and I just had a surfing weekend away and loved it. Unfortunately Nats couldn’t make it but she is also now a keen surfer. Not bad for a bunch of working Mums.
Helen, Private Surf Escape November 2014