MBAC NEWS

Semester-long classes more popular than ever

There are more students taking semester-long classes at MBAC this semester than ever before. The addition of stand up paddling as a class and the increasing popularity of surfing seem to be the primary contributors to the growth of the program. The new offering of intermediate surfing, which allows beginning surfers the opportunity to return for a second semester of surfing, may be another contributor. Read More

Surf saga begins at MBAC

Lauren Wilson will be moving down under this fall to get work experience and to surf. The recent SDSU grad and MBAC surfing instructor is looking forward to spending our winter months (the southern hemisphere’s summer) surfing the waves off the Australian coast. She has come a long way since taking her first class at MBAC where her goal was to confront her fear of the water. Read More

MBAC Instructor strives for record breaking feat

MBAC sailing instructor, Octavio Arteta, has a lofty goal. After reading a story about sailors competing in long distance solo sailing racing he was inspired by their ambition. He read that these races hosted sailors from all over the world, with one glaring exception; his home country of Peru. After some further research he set out on a record breaking feat; to become the first Peruvian to sail solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Read More

There’s still time to add semester-long classes

There is still time to add a watersports class that will run now through the first week of December. While many of the students in these classes will be taking the course for university credit, it can also be an opportunity for a semester-long class at a great price even if you are not interested in the unit. Many alumni, staff, and members of the community take the classes due to the value of low cost, longer term class. Read More

SUPYoga: A step beyond ordinary yoga

Daniel Dominguez is an MBAC SUPYoga Instructor and Yoga Instructor at the Aztec Recreation Center. He is also a licensed massage therapist

“Doing yoga on a paddle board? That’s crazy!” – The typical response when people first hear about this new blend of activities. Nevertheless, Stand Up Paddle Yoga (SUP Yoga) is becoming more popular for several reasons, but mainly because it gives you the chance to take care of the body and mind while immersed in a natural open environment. Read More