When We Come Together for the Love of Surf: Weekly Cloud Farm Retreat Story

Feb 21, 18 • Weekly Camp Stories
Cloud Farm Surf Retreat Week

Up the hill at Cloud Farm, just outside of San Juan Del Sur, we met eight women who came to Nicaragua for an empowering week of surfing, relaxation, and so much growth with CHICABRAVA surf camp. There were a few returning women to this week’s group, one returning for her third time! The... Read More

My Top 5 Surfing Pump-up Songs Right Now

Feb 19, 18 • Newsletter
Surfing Pump Up Songs

Studies have long tried to identify the reason why the music is so soothing. The reality is that the rhythm and the beat of the sound change and influence the blood pressure, the pulse and the heart rate, decreasing incredibly the level of anxieties or stress. At Chica Brava we have a “ritual... Read More

Tips for Traveling Alone Over 50

Jan 31, 18 • Newsletter
Tips for Traveling Alone over 50

I believe everyone should experience solo traveling at least once in their lifetime. It’s a good time to find your likes, dislikes, and true self. Any age is a good age to travel alone! Just because you are over 50 doesn’t mean you should stop. Before we get into the list of tips, the... Read More

How to Soothe Sore Surfing Muscles

Jan 26, 18 • Newsletter
How to Soothe Sore Surfing Muscles

Surfing is a good workout. The best thing is, it’s so fun you don’t even feel like you are working out! But you can feel it in your muscles the next day. Especially if you are new to the sport, since you are using muscles that normally doesn’t get used. Here are some tips to... Read More

Why Over 50 is a Great Time to Learn to Surf

Jan 17, 18 • Newsletter
Why Over 50 is a Great Time to Learn to Surf

There never is a right time to do anything, in my opinion. There are times when we think we are in better shape or we’ve recently changed our mentalities, or times when we think we are supposed to be doing something new, but the reality is that the right time is when you decide it’s the right... Read More

Why choose a women’s surf camp over coed?

Jan 10, 18 • Newsletter
Why to Choose a Women's Surf Camp over Coed

Hey ladies! When choosing what surf camp would be best for you to attend, the question of weather an all women’s surf camp or a coed would be best. Being a strictly chicas surf camp, here are a few reasons why learning to surf with all women is better than coed. 1. Surrounding yourself with... Read More

Where and When to Surf in Nicaragua

Jan 4, 18 • Newsletter
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It’s pretty safe to say that Nicaragua is consistent surf destination almost year around, but there are couple things that is good to keep in mind when planning a surf trip. Famous for its offshore winds, Nicaragua is ideal for surfing year around, but the winds can get pretty strong in... Read More

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