Woman Overcomes Accident, Practices Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga


By Andy Soth | April 29, 2014

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It was a bike accident that first brought Maureen Hebl to yoga, but the peace and serenity that yoga provided was what kept her hooked. Now, she’s a busy instructor holding classes at Madison studios, community centers and giving private lessons. She adds a surprising variation to her traditional practice by doing yoga on a stand-up paddleboard while on water – connecting her and her students more closely to the nature around them. 

And paddleboards go way beyond yoga… Stand-up paddleboarding is one of the fastest growing water sports and is making its way to Wisconsin’s rivers and lakes.

Andy Soth

Andy Soth is a reporter for the “Wisconsin Life” project who grew up in a neighboring state but now loves Wisconsin because it’s like Minnesota without the smugness. 
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