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Yoga paddleboarders work on their headstands during a yoga paddleboard class from The Giving Room in Southold. (June 20, 2013)

Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga

The latest trend in yoga is stand-up paddleboard yoga (or SUP yoga) and it's being taught on both shores -- from the waters of Manhasset Bay to ponds on the East End. Instructors and students say it brings a new concentration into the practice.

Roary O'Rourke, an S.U.P instuctor with The Giving
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Roary O'Rourke, an S.U.P instuctor with The Giving Room in Southold, works on his paddleboard practicing a one-legged squat. (June 20, 2013)

Teaching a modified side plank, Jessica Bellofatto of
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Teaching a modified side plank, Jessica Bellofatto of Kama Deva Yoga in East Hampton, instructs a yoga paddle class of students from The Giving Room in Southold in various yoga moves on Hashamomuck Pond. (June 20, 2013)

A lesson is given to yoga students before
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A lesson is given to yoga students before taking the boards on the water for an hour and half class on Hashamomuck Pond in Southold. (June 20, 2013)

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A paddleboarder falls into Hashamomuck Pond after trying
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A paddleboarder falls into Hashamomuck Pond after trying a headstand on the board during a yoga paddleboarding class in Southold. (June 20, 2013)

Jill Erlitz from East Hampton sits in a
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Jill Erlitz from East Hampton sits in a Sukasana, an easy, cross-legged pose in a class given by The Giving Room in Southold. (June 20, 2013)

Emma Wittmeier from Denver, Colo. does a lunge
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Emma Wittmeier from Denver, Colo. does a lunge pose duing a yoga paddleboard class given by The Giving Room in Southold. (June 20, 2013)

Jill Erlitz from East Hampton lies back on
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Jill Erlitz from East Hampton lies back on her board in a Savasana, a final resting pose, after a yoga paddleboard class from The Giving Room in Southold. (June 20, 2013)

Emma Wittmeier from Denver, Colo., front, and Jill
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Emma Wittmeier from Denver, Colo., front, and Jill Erlitz from East Hampton move into the downward facing dog pose in a yoga paddleboarding class in Southold.

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Fresh organic watermelon juice and a berry salad
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Fresh organic watermelon juice and a berry salad awakes for paddlers' arrival for a yoga paddleboarding class in Southold. (June 20, 2013)

Maureen Flatley, left, from Mattituck, Emma Wittmeier from
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Maureen Flatley, left, from Mattituck, Emma Wittmeier from Denver, Colo., and Claire Wittmeier from Laurel, sit in a seated spinal twist during a yoga paddleboard class in Southold. (June 20, 2013)

Paddleboards are dropped off at Hashamomack Pond in
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Paddleboards are dropped off at Hashamomack Pond in Southold for a stand-up paddleboard class. (June 20, 2013)

Paddleboards are loaded back onto a truck after
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Paddleboards are loaded back onto a truck after an afternoon of yoga paddleboarding on Hashamomack Pond in Southold. (June 20, 2013)

Yoga paddleboarders work on their headstands during a
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Yoga paddleboarders work on their headstands during a yoga paddleboard class from The Giving Room in Southold. (June 20, 2013)

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For a yoga paddleboarding class in Southold, the
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For a yoga paddleboarding class in Southold, the paddleboards are attached to floating buoys, which then are attached to anchors for stability. (June 20, 2013)

On Hashamomuck Pond in Southold, yoga practitioners move
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On Hashamomuck Pond in Southold, yoga practitioners move into a lunge pose. (June 20, 2013)

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