Strengthen your mind body paddle connection!

Art of Self Care Spring Retreat!

Join Anna and Sommerville for a weekend in Asheville, NC focused on cleansing out the heaviness of winter to make room for the new beginnings of spring. Come ready to thrive!

Creek Week! Up Your Class IV Game!

We are proud to offer the only Class IV Creek Week for women in the world!  Scientific evidence shows that women experience a different stress response than men* in challenging situations, leading women to seek out strong support systems (especially with other women).  This science points to why womens clinics are so powerful, and why our creek week is a powerful tool for building creeking confidence and skills. Join us in April 2018!


Camp Crystal Kai

Camp Crystal Kai is a health and wellness stand-up paddleboard retreat on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. As a participant, you will experience an all-inclusive, week-long or half-week adventure in one of the Southeast’s premier vacation destinations. Paddle through paradise along 85 miles of gorgeous coastline with inspiration, relaxation, connection and fun as our goals!

Connect ~ Empower ~ Inspire ~ Heal

Mind Body Paddle’s purpose is to connect you to a deeper sense of self, to others and to nature.  Anna is passionate about empowering you with the confidence to take control of your paddling, your life and your health. Her coaching inspires you to take action to live a life you love, whether that’s taking your paddling up a notch, starting a yoga practice or making healthy changes to diet and lifestyle. Anna provides a space for healing old habit patterns, doubts and fears to free you up to perform to your full potential on and off the water.

What makes Anna’s coaching, teaching and trainings unique:

  • She is highly skilled, knowledgeable and certified across SUP, whitewater kayaking, yoga and health and wellness.
  • She has the compassion to meet people where they’re at.
  • Her approach is a mindful approach to paddling and wellness with joy and longevity as the goals.

Join Anna on a SUP camp, whitewater kayak trip, self-care retreat, yoga for paddling class or Ayurveda wellness coaching and get ready to thrive!

“Anna is an amazing teacher, coach, and person. Her life is dedicated to making yours better.” – Larry, OH

“Anna’s clinic was the key step in transforming my kayaking to the next level.” – Laura Resch, CO

“With an extensive background in stand up paddleboarding, Anna has lots of skills to teach and delivers what she knows in digestable chunks appropriate to your skill level.” – Xandria, NC

“I came for the kayaking and stayed for the LIVING.” – Cynthia Laluna, CA

“Anna Levesque is an extremely knowledgeable, insightful, supportive and caring practitioner. I highly encourage anyone who wants to improve the quality of their health to work with her!” – Bekah Blakeney, RI

Meet Anna Levesque

Anna Levesque is the leading expert on kayak instruction for women and yoga and wellness for paddling, including SUP Yoga. Named one of the most inspirational paddlers alive by Canoe and Kayak Magazine, Anna’s twenty-plus years of experience as an accomplished international competitor and instructor has landed her in mainstream publications such as TIME, SHAPE and SELF magazine.

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"I appreciate Anna's calm support and the confidence it inspires." - Jen, CO

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