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SUP yoga, as it sounds, is es­sen­tially about do­ing yoga on a pad­dle­board, ide­ally in calm wa­ter. The lake is your stu­dio. The board is your yoga mat.

“SUP yoga re­ally re­quires fo­cused at­ten­tion,” says in­struc­tor Amanda Stokes of Toronto Is­land SUP Inc. Although yoga al­ways re­quires fo­cus, with SUP yoga there is even more fo­cus on bal­ance and be­ing aware of what is around you – of what, or who, might be com­ing to­ward you on their board, or of how close you are to nat­u­ral el­e­ments like an over­hang­ing tree, says Stokes.

With th­ese dis­trac­tions, you are still look­ing for “a still point amid the chaos,” ex­plains Stokes. And do­ing the war­rior pose, the crow, even a head­stand on

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