Master Class, 2nd edition

From September 21-25, 2009 Vertical Blue will again hold its once-yearly Master Class, a chance for elite-level freedivers to extend their skill base and capacity in the three major areas of the sport:

• in water technique and dive strategy, with practical lessons and theory classes run by world record holder William Trubridge

• sessions of advanced yoga and pranayama with world-renowned Ashstanga instructor and expert in the physiology and diet of yoga, Simon Borg-Olivier.

• guided meditation and formative exercises with Britta Trubridge

Pictures from the 2008 course

pre-dive stretching exercises on the beach in front of Dean's Blue Hole.

The class hanging out on the Vertical Blue dive platform.

Ascending under the watchful eye of instructor William Trubridge

Master Class instrucors Tim Carroll, Simon Borg-Olivier and William Trubridge

Sessions of pranayama and meditation on a rock promontory overlooking the Atlantic.

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