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East Lothian Yoga and SUP Day Retreat

Escape for a day of yoga and paddle boarding at Ocean Vertical HQ in beautiful East Lothian.


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We are passionate about the natural world and its beautiful wild places.

We have a deep respect and appreciation for the environment and a love for adventure and silent human-powered sports.

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Welcome to your Yoga and SUP Day Retreat

Welcome to Ocean Vertical HQ, a beautiful re purposed Victorian stables building in secluded costal woodland by Dunbar. This retreat invites you to find your flow, preparing your mind and body through a specially selected yoga practice for an afternoon on the beautiful waters of East Lothian.

The day begins with a two hour Yoga and breath-work journey, lead by Sally Jean Rankin, founder of Kinship.Studio. Sally will guide you through a combination of yin, core, vinyasa flow yoga and yoga nidra specifically designed to prepare you for your SUP session, mind body and soul.
This class is accessible to all levels, levels. Some previous yoga experience may be helpful but is certainly not essential.,

Yoga and Paddle boarding in East Lothian

Following the mornings yoga session, it’s time for lunch!

Relax and enjoy a choice of freshly made soup, sandwiches, and salad in our sunny courtyard, or by our woodburning stove before the afternoon’s activity.

After lunch we will get wetsuits on and head off to our beautiful, secluded woodland loch for an afternoon’s paddle boarding with your OV instructor.

Our paddle boarding session is designed to be accessible and enjoyed by all skill levels, and we will provide everything you need including transport to and from the loch.

Here’s how your Yoga and SUP Day Retreat looks:

  • 9:30 arrival at Ocean Vertical
  • 10:00-12:00 Yoga session with Kinship Yoga Studio, Sally Rankin
  • 12:00- 12:45 Lunch break provided by sustainable local suppliers
  • 12:45-13:00 Kit up for paddle boarding
  • 13:00-16:00 Paddle boarding on a beautiful secluded inland private loch

With smiles all round and shared laughter, you will head back to OV HQ for a warm shower followed by coffee and cake in the courtyard – or by the wood burner!

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SUP Paddle Boarding and Yoga in beautiful East Lothian

SUP Paddle Boarding and Yoga in beautiful East Lothian

SUP Paddle Boarding and Yoga in beautiful East Lothian

SUP Paddle Boarding and Yoga in beautiful East Lothian

SUP Paddle Boarding and Yoga in beautiful East Lothian

SUP Paddle Boarding and Yoga in beautiful East Lothian

SUP Paddle Boarding and Yoga in beautiful East Lothian

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Year round

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9.30am - 4pm

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Open to all levels of experience

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Meeting Point

Hedderwick Hill Stables, By Belhaven, Dunbar, EH42 1XF

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Minimum Age


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Time on Water

2 - 3 Hours

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Group Size

Maximum 8

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Minimum Number


What’s included (and not)


  • Lunch and refreshments throughout the day
  • 2 Hour yoga class
  • All SUP paddle boarding equipment including wetsuits and transport to the loch
  • 3 Hour paddle boarding lesson

Not Included

  • Towels
  • Swimsuit for under your wetsuit

What to bring with you

Warm, flexible clothes for yoga


Yoga Mat (We also have some for you to borrow!)

Water bottle

Swimsuit (for under wetsuit)


Warm clothes for after paddle boarding

Your own wetsuit if you would prefer to use it

Meeting point

Hedderwick Hill Stables By Belhaven, Dunbar, East Lothian. EH42 1XF (Take turnoff to Hedderwick Hill Farm on A1087)

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