The SUPTA Team

Sasha Chisholm


Introducing Sasha Chisholm, co-founder of SUPTA.
A 500hr Yoga Teacher, in Ashtanga, Vinyasa and Yin, Sasha qualified in Goa, India with the Kranti, Sampoorna and Preksha Yoga Schools. Also a Stott Pilates mat work teacher (Harmonise Training Academy), Sasha has been delivering yoga and Pilates classes in Sussex and Surrey, on and off the SUP, since 2016.
Passionate about being on, in or near the water, Sasha is a BSUPA Level 2 Instructor and is active in the SUP community, regularly participating in a wide range of SUP events and challenges.
New for 2019 are SUP & Sail Adventure Escapes in Croatia! 

Helen Keates


 Introducing Helen Keates, the other Co-founder of SUPTA.
Helen has been teaching yoga since 2008, originally qualifying with CYS in Surrey, and more recently completing her 500hr qualification with YogaLondon in 2016.
Helen teaches Ashtanga, Vinyasa, yin and pregnancy yoga in Maidstone, Kent, as well as workshops and retreats.
In addition to her regular yoga classes, Helen has been teaching SUP Yoga since 2014, qualifying with SUPfit. She fell in love with paddleboarding on local rivers and lakes, seeing nature from a new perspective, and is now a BSUPA Level 2 Instructor, and SUP Yoga ambassador for Hatha Paddleboards.
Helen is currently pregnant and super excited to bring a little water baby into the world in November 2019!