Read: Surfers Need Yoga Too, by Jenni Tarma

One of the homework assignments for my online teachers’ intensive on yoga for athletes, available at, is to design a sport-specific yoga routine that will help athletes correct the imbalances caused by training. The extra credit portion of the assignment is then to turn the homework into a magazine article or blog post.


Jenni Tarma’s extra credit assignment on yoga for surfers was so good, I passed it to my editors at Yoga Journal. And here it is! If you are in L.A., you should definitely find Jenni. Her website is at