ISTO Conference headed to Cornwall

Please note timings of talks have been changing. For up to date information, please visit The Wave Project website here. 

2021 International Surf Therapy Organisation (ISTO) Conference

It’s brilliant to see the postponed ISTO Conference will take place next week, over three days from the 6th to 8th October, in the lead up to World Mental Health Day on 10th October. Its awesome to see renowned charity, The Wave Project, are hosting the conference.

The conference takes place at Bedruthan Steps Hotel in Watergate Bay, the three-day programme consisting of sessions focused on surf therapy, including panel discussions, workshops, and outdoor activities.

Tickets are available for attending in person at the conference and also to join virtually, meaning you can benefit from anywhere in the World.

Here at Surfing England, we’re stoked to see some of our Affiliated Surf Clubs, athletes, and our Chair are speaking in the below featured slots…

Thursday 7th October

11.30-12.20am – Surfing Away from Trauma, Yvette Curtis, Wave Wahines CIC (Surfing England Affiliated Club)

Yvette Curtis, founder of Wave Wahines

3.30-4.30pm – Surf Therapy and Wavepools – the future? Nick Hounsfield, Surfing England Chair and Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of The Wave

Nick Hounsfield (centre) volunteering at the 2021 English Adaptive Surfing Open

4.30 – 5.30pm – Team England Adaptive athlete Charlotte Banfield joins the Surf Therapy beneficiaries panel.

Charlotte tearing up the surf at The Wave at the 2021 English Adaptive Surfing Open

To find out more about ISTO conference, see here.

To book your tickets, click here.

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