Private Instruction

Private Kayak Instruction

We offer Specialty Private Instruction in Creeking, Playboating, Video analysis/coaching!

If you prefer personalized, custom instruction we suggest booking a private kayak lesson. Private instruction allows you to focus on and reach your goals without the distraction of large group needs and logistics. Focus on exactly the skills and goals you want to work on. If you feel like you’ve reached a plateau with your technical skills or your confidence on the river, private instruction will help you break through quickly and effectively to bring your paddling to the next level. Private instruction is ideal for intermediate paddlers.

We offer general skills development as well as specialty instruction in creeking, playboating, video analysis/coaching and rolling.

Private instruction doesn’t have to be a one-to-one ratio. We offer private instruction for groups of up to four people.

Private instruction is appropriate for all skill levels and is based in Western North Carolina. If you have a small group that would like instruction in another part of the country you can contact us and there is the possibility of scheduling a custom private in your area while we are traveling on the Girls at Play Summer Tour

“Anna has the ability to adapt her kayak instruction to my fitness and skill level, learning style, and goals.  I am very excited about continuing to work with her!” —Lisa Rathert, Whittier, NC

Open to both women and men.

Cost for Private Kayak Instruction:
$295.00 for one person per day
$450.00 for two people per day ($225.00 per person)
$575.00 for three people per day ($200 per person)
$700 for four people per day ($175 per per person)

Includes:  Day of high quality, personalized kayak instruction, any gear you may need and fresh lunch made with organic, whole foods.  Due to the fact that we do customized scheduling for PIs, please contact us by phone 828.333.4482 or click here to contact us via email to book.

Half-Day Instruction

For those of you who want a quick tune-up we offer half-day private instruction as well.

Cost for Half-Day Instruction:
$275 for two people

Phone 828.333.4482 or click here to contact us via email to book.

Private Rolling Instruction:

If you need help with your flatwater or whitewater roll we can help! Our results in getting people to roll are some of the best in the industry. When focusing specifically on the roll it’s best to do it with one-on-one instruction for no more than an hour to an hour and 15 min.

Cost for Private Rolling Instruction:


Call: 828.333.4482
E-mail: : or send us a message
Book Online: Click here!


Cancellation Policy:  A 50% deposit is required to book your spot. The balance is due the first day of the class. 25% of the deposit is non-refundable. If you cancel within 2 weeks before the course your deposit is non-refundable. At that time credit for a future or different program may be offered.