Who we are.
Akahai (kindness) ~ Lōkahi (unity) ~ Ahonui (perseverance).
Shaka Surf Club is a Premier Surf Therapy Program located in Southern California, and also an NSSIA Accredited Surf Program. We have an amazing staff of experienced and nurturing individuals that understand how to approach new and/or challenging experiences in a positive and creative manner.
Our Core Values
Safety is our #1 priority
Our Surf Instructors/Specialists have years of surf and open-water ocean experience , as well as being CPR/First-Aid certified. We are genuinely passionate about “quality over quantity” and therefore safety is our #1 priority.
We Pursue Excellence
We emphasize the most elite quality surf programs, completely individualized to meet your needs. Our Surf Instructors/Specialists also have backgrounds in the Behavioral and/or Mental Health fields. You can definitely feel rest assured that you are in the hands of exceptionally highly skilled staff.
We Practice Mindfulness
We take therapy out of the room and into nature. By focusing on being in the moment, building self-esteem and self-efficacy, surfing can be a truly therapeutic and transformative experience.
We Create Alternatives
We provide opportunities to make new friends, practice social skills, learn stress management techniques, increase gross motor skills, improve executive functioning skills, muscle tone, and spatial awareness…all while having fun learning surf skills in a nurturing environment.