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!

Priyal

PRIYAL

Founder

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

jeewanthi

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! 

gayan

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.

anupa

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. 

madushan

Madushan

Surf coach

Made is a new but very passionate  coach. Recently qualified with ISA Level one, he is one of our star instructors now. 

Danushka

Bale

All-rounder

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 

shriya

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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Natalia

Yoga Teacher 

Natalia Certified yoga teacher and soundhealer.
Natalia completed a YTTC 500-hour program (200 h in Russia, 300 h in India), as well as a course in vibro-acoustic massage with Tibetan bowls and a 28-hour course in classical Yoga Nidra.
She runs authentic Hatha yoga and gentle Yin yoga classes, incorporating knowledge of Nidra and sound healing elements to provide deep relaxation in each session.

hasitha

hasi

Chef

Hasi joined our team in 2022 as an assistant chef, and  he  was easily promoted as the  head chef. He has so much passion and skill in preparing meals for our lovely guests. Just  read the reviews and you will see 🙂

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dulara

Breakfast chef

Always with a smile that he cannot hide, he’s our breakfast manager. He loves to play carom with  the guests after his swift. 
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kusal

Surf Coach

Isuru is our intermediate level and above. He has many experience coaching in his life. He’s also doing the theory classes at the camp. Very easy going and loving his job.

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

Ready for the trip of a lifetime with us?

Bookings for our longboard retreats are now open. Visit here.

Discounts codes available :
10% off for bookings from 15th March until 31st October 2024 - Use the code "yogaisajourney"

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