MEET THE TEAM

Our team is made up of different nationalities from many walks of life. Which makes our camp vibe the most colourful one!

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PRIYAL

Owner

Priyal created Surf & Yoga, Mirissa with passion and love. He is a ISA Level 1 certified surf coach. He likes to have great conversations with his guests. Regular footed but he prefers left hand point breaks.

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Jeewanthi

Manager 

Aka “Jee”, She’s our super cool manager, always up for a chat about what not if you want some company. She really wants to make sure that you enjoy the stay with us, and get the best out of your surf & yoga holiday! 

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Gayan

House Keeping Manager

Aka “Bindu” is probably the friendliest (yet a bit shy at first) guy in the camp. He has been working with us since 2018 and is a good fit to the whole team.

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Anupa

Surf Coach

Anu has been with our team since the start. Since a young age, aquatic sports such as swimming have been in his blood therefore he took up surfing. You will find his lessons technical and enjoyable. He’s an ISA level 1 certified surf coach.

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Ruwan

Surf Coach

He’s super talented and a patient surf coach, working with us for 4 years now. He likes to ride big waves at his home break in Madiha, and on small days, he likes to go out with his single fin. You will find him very friendly and helpful even for other things as well. 

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Madushan

Kitchen in charge

This has been his first job per say, but there is none better than him to make your morning breakfast after surfing or yoga. He’s been a star in our team since joining the team, making delicious breakfast always with a smile. Don’t believe us, go and read the reviews.

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Tilake

Handyman

He’s the handyman at the camp. He mostly works around the garden and the pool making sure everything is neat, green, and tidy. His smile is contagious, so definitely say hello to him if you see him around 

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Shriya

Camp Mom

She’s the camp mom, meaning she will make you a cup of tea if you’re having a feeling-low day or give you positive energy with her smile. Even though she doesn’t speak a lot of English, she’s very keen to talk with you to improve her English, if you have a minute. Her main duty is cleaning the garden and common areas. 

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Derya

The Yoga Teacher 

She’s a certified yoga teacher and Thai massage therapist from Turkey. She teaches Hatha, Vinyasa and Yin yoga. At the camp, she runs yoga classes and Thai massage.

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Matt

Photographer

Came first as a guest for the first 2 years and then joined our team as the photographer in 2019. Coming from Ohio, growing up with photography and skateboarding, he loves his job of taking photos and making people laugh.

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CAMMI

Surf Teacher

My name is Cameron Heinamann I am from South Africa and I am a ISA qualified surf instructor.
My job at Surf yoga retreat is to educate our guests on the beautiful thing we call surfing.
This includes every area of surfing for beginners and intermediates.
We go through many topics from learning about the ocean, learning to surf and all the rules that come with it and then to improving your surfing.

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OSCAR

Photographer

Oscar was raised in the Highlands of Scotland. Using his camera to find art within real life, has been his passion and work for most of his adult life. His love for the ocean brought him here to Sri Lanka, and you will usually find him swimming around the south coast with his camera. You can book him for your surf session or any photos in the water!

"AS wide as the ocean - as wide is our passion in what we do. Together we create the best time of your life!!"

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