Best SUP Yoga Boards on the Market

Yoga has been around for a long-long time, even those who were skeptical have now gotten on-board with the huge benefits of Yoga. I should know, I was one of those people. In the past 2-years, I have grown to love it!

So you can imagine my delight when I discovered SUP Yoga, which is basically yoga conducted on a stand-up paddle board. Being an avid paddle boarder I couldn’t wait to try it out and began looking for the best yoga paddle boards on the market.

Before we dive into our best sup yoga boards, let’s take a look at some of the key elements you need to consider before buying.

Length

Performing yoga poses requires enough room to get into position and a wide enough board to maintain a steady pose for however long you wish to hold it. Therefore you must pay attention to the length of the board, especially if you are taller or short than average.

Buy a board that is too long and you may struggle to keep it stable, on the flip-side, choose a board too short and it will make your SUP board yoga even more difficult.

Weight

Whilst we all know paddle boards are a great workout, we don’t usually envisage bulging biceps from carrying the thing. Remember, you will be picking the board up and carrying it in and out of the water, also to and from your vehicle.

There is also the consideration that you will have to hoist the sup into or onto your vehicle. Typically yoga boards are designed to be durable and lightweight, just keep in mind your own lifting and carrying capabilities before you decide which is right for you.

What You Need

Ultimately the best paddle boards for yoga will be maneuverable, lightweight and easy to carry and also compact. It is for this reason we prefer inflatable boards over their solid alternative.

Another key element is a soft surface to practice on, so the standing surface of the board should be comfortable enough to maintain your exercise for at least an hour or two if not longer.

1. ISLE Airtech Inflatable 10’4 Yoga Stand Up Paddle Board

Whilst you can get by using a standard paddle board for yoga, having one that is specifically designed for the practice itself is even better.

The Airtech YSUP from ISLE is one of those boards that looks like a yoga board and performs like one too.

From the quality materials to the wide nose and tail which are specifically designed to support yoga practitioners when out on the water.

Features and Specifications

  • Length: 10′ 4″
  • Weight: 18.2 lbs
  • Type: Inflatable
  • Weight Limit: 255 lbs
  • Warranty: 1-Year

Our Thoughts

Not only does the ISLE Airtech look great but that’s to its extra cushioned surface, it actually feels like you are working out on a yoga mat.

What’s more, we like the fact that this is a package deal, so you get the pump and paddle but also a convenient carry backpack which makes transporting your sup a breeze.

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2. Lotus YSUP Inflatable SUP Board

The aptly named Lotus YSUP is the perfect board for yoga lovers. If you’re into minimalistic design, combined with a robust and sturdy construction then the Lotus is the one for you.

The standing surface of this paddle board is designed to create a “non-slip’ support whilst you are doing your poses. This extra-large foam area provides the perfect platform and support for simple paddling and the most extreme yoga poses.

Features and Specifications

  • Length: 10′
  • Weight: 28 lbs
  • Type: Inflatable
  • Weight Limit: 250 lbs
  • Warranty: Unknown

Our Thoughts

With it’s wide and high traction surface and removable carry strap you won’t need to worry about how easy this board will be to transport. Getting it in and out of the water is simple and the weight won’t be a concern either.

We love the clean design which provides you with a larger practice surface which is exactly what is needed from the Yoga Paddle Board.

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3. PEAK Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board

Next up we have the PEAK Inflatable SUP. This model has a few more features that some of you may like such as a bungee strap across the front of the board to keep valuables secure such as a hat and sunscreen etc.

Whilst this does reduce the working area you have for your yoga, it does give it more versatility and is suitable for a day-to-day paddle board also.

Features and Specifications

  • Length: 10′ 3″
  • Weight: 29 lbs
  • Type: Inflatable
  • Weight Limit: 300 lbs
  • Warranty: 1-Year

Our Thoughts

The PEAK comes with those added extras you would expect from a stand-up paddleboard, from the pump to the find and paddle and even a leash and a backpack to make transportation easy.

With 4 different color options, you can choose the one that suits your tastes. If you’re looking for a paddle board that’s a bit of an all rounder and suitable for both paddling and yoga, this one is for you.

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