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H2YO instructs and certifies through the ACA, a nonprofit established in 1880. The American Canoe, Kayak & SUP association program is one of the most comprehensive and sought after certifications in the industry for over 40 Years. These courses require experience and skills in order to pass the rigorous criteria making it a gold standard in the industry.

Our H2YO Yoga & Fitness Teacher Training program inspires and empowers teachers around the world with the comprehensive knowledge and integrated training needed to instruct SUP yoga. Participants gain a deeper understanding of the dynamic advantages of SUP yoga and enjoy the challenging but rewarding experience that comes with instructing individuals on the water.

Get Certified with Safety and Confidence and take advantage of incredible benefits of H2YO partners and ACA instructor perks:

  • Teaching skills
  • Technical knowledge
  • Equipment: parts, design, composition
  • Suitable venues for Sup Yoga
  • Rescue ability
  • Anchoring & safety
  • Paddling skills
  • Interpersonal/judgment skills
  • Safe yoga poses & sequencing
  • Group management
  • Liability insurance, legal
  • Sponsorships, partnerships, getting your business started
  • Weather and water safety: Regulations, local knowledge, rescue techniques and lifesaving skills

Why get certified? Reasons are unique to each individual, however here are a few worthwhile points to consider: The highest industry credentials that set you apart; gain experience and teaching ideas; skill feedback and calibration; continuing education; industry information and resources; partner discounts on equipment and insurance; list your events and courses on a national database.

Courses are held in Maitland Florida, or locations throughout the US and USVI. Looking to host a training at your location? Fill out the form below to request more information.

ACA & H2YO SUP Instructor Course


March 22-24, April 26-28, 2018


Maitland FL

WHEN: March 22-24, April 26-28, 2018

WHAT: ACA & H2YO SUP Instructor Course

WHERE: 900 N. Orlando Ave. Maitland FL 32751 (30 min from Orlando international airport)

COST: ACA L1 SUP Instructor Course: $500 (pre-requisites: CPR + First Aid, SUP experience)

ACA & H2YO SUP YOGA COURSE $500 (pre-requisites: ACA L1 course & 200 hr yoga certification, some discounts and scholarships may apply)

Includes all equipment. Participants must submit all applications, payments and CPR and any additional documentation 30 days prior to course date.

Sup instructor / Sup yoga instructor Certification


Multiple dates offered


Sup Instructor L1
Sup Yoga Instructor Certification



H2YO Sup Yoga & ACA Sup Yoga endorsement: $500/ $350 (with L1)
ACA L1 Sup Instructor $500
Includes all equipment. $50 discount with your own board.

Additional Options: 

Sup Instructor L1 / Sup Yoga Instructor Certification

NOVEMBER 1-4 2017 Orlando FL
April 19-21, 2018 ORLANDO FL

Widely recognized and most respected SUP certification the ACA ( has been around since 1880. This course offers the skill set, knowledge and success to instructors in a flat water classroom that includes all equipment. There is a complimentary paddle clinic offered the afternoon prior to the course start date. This is highly suggested and allows candidates to practice their skill set with all questions and expectations covered before starting the course.
The Sup Yoga portion includes a full 8-10 hours and includes not only the ACA endorsement but the H2YO Sup Yoga certificate as well. These hours are CE credit eligible with Yoga Alliance , ACE, NASM, and AFFA. You will also receive: H2YO Sup Yoga manual, waterproof Level 1 and Level 2 class sequence, video, photos, sponsor gifts, VIP discount SUP equipment codes, feature on H2YO website and facebook pages.

Pre-Requisites: CPR, First Aid, 200hr or similar yoga certification (for SUP Yoga endorsement only) instructor experience is encouraged, however either of these courses can be taken for CE credits or increased knowledge and training. Participation does not guarantee certification.

SUP Instructor Certification 2018


March 22-23, April 26,27, 2018


Maitland FL

Why get certified with H2YO pro’s? To support the growing numbers of SUP professionals with knowledge, experience and best practices on the water. Set your business apart and promote the highest standards in the industry for safe quality instructor backed by the ACA one of the first organizations to certify paddlers (1972). more info:


Use this form to register or request more info for upcoming retreats, trainings or H2YO special events, please allow 24-48hrs for a reply. OR CALL 407 766 3680 TO REGISTER BY PHONE

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