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The Top 3 Classes to Try on Hatteras Island During Summer 2021

Photo Courtesy of Hatteras Yoga
8 Jun 2021
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Are you counting down the days for your upcoming Hatteras Island beach vacation? While there is no shortage of good times while you’re here, we have created a collaborative list of the top 3 classes available to you while you’re staying on this little sandbar that we all know and love.

TOP 3 CLASSES TO TRY ON HATTERAS ISLAND DURING SUMMER 2021

1. Find Peace with Hatteras Yoga

Emerging from the height of Covid like being shot out of a cannon, the first-class team at Hatteras Yoga is boasting a new location and a fresh panel of instructors. For Summer 2021 they are offering a mix of yoga, HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) and full-body conditioning classes, daily. They also offer private studio sessions and private beach or poolside sessions. Founded by Hatteras Island natives, Cena and Wayland Jennette, you won’t want to miss what this glowing group of fresh faces has to offer as they help you transform your mind, body and soul! And the merch? Definitely don’t forget the merch!

2. Ride the Wave with Endless Summer Surf OBX

This Hatteras Island surf school was founded by local resident and surfer, Morgan O’Connell. Fully insured and permitted by the NPS to operate on Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Endless Summer Surf OBX, LLC offers surf camps for kids ages 5-17 where they will learn about ocean safety and of course, surfing. Additionally, they also offer coaching, private, semi-private and group surf lessons. For pricing and contact information, go here.

3. Get Educated with the National Park Service

Beginning May 29th through September 6th, the National Park Service offers a wide variety of educational and interactive classes available to the seashore. With programs for kids and adults alike, you can try everything castnetting to surf fishing and learn about the seashore’s wildlife to how storms shape barrier islands. Their list of programs is as follows:

Hatteras Island Educational Programs/Activities (May 29-Sept. 6, 2021):
The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse - Lighting the way for over 150 years
• Dates: Daily from 10-10:30 a.m.
• Location: Meet at the Hatteras Island Visitor Center Pavilion
• Description: A park ranger will discuss the details and history of this beautiful sentinel and provide information about current restoration efforts.

Shaping these Barrier Islands
• Dates: Daily from 2-2:30 p.m.
• Location: Meet at the Hatteras Island Visitor Center Pavilion
• Description: Wars, hurricanes, winds and ocean currents have all had impacts on the shores of Cape Hatteras. Join us to learn about some of these events and the changes they have made to these islands.

Especially for Kids
• Dates: Every Monday-Friday from 11-11:30 a.m.
• Location: Hatteras Island Visitor Center Pavilion
• Description: Learn about seashore animals through hands-on games and activities for kids and families.

Surf Fish with a Ranger
• Dates: Every Tuesday from 8:30-10 a.m.
• Location: Frisco, N.C.
• Description: Ever wanted to try your hand at surf fishing? We bring the poles, you bring the bait. Registration is required. Visit the Hatteras Island Visitor Center to pre-register beginning the Saturday prior to the program.

For Kids: Soundside Explorers
• Dates: Every Tuesday from 2:30-4 p.m.
• Location: Salvo, N.C.
• Description: Join a ranger for this activity-based exploration of the Pamlico Sound. Registration is required. Visit the Hatteras Island Visitor Center to pre-register beginning the Saturday prior to the program.

Castnetting
• Dates: Every Wednesday from 9:30-11 a.m.
• Location: Buxton, N.C.
• Description: Come try your hand at this early method of fishing still being used today. Registration is required. Visit the Hatteras Island Visitor Center to pre-register beginning the Saturday prior to the program.

Old Days at the Weather Station
• Dates: Every Wednesday from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
• Location: U.S. Weather Bureau Station in Hatteras, N.C.
• Description: Come explore the historic U.S. Weather Bureau Station and hear amazing stories that intertwine with our own lives and major historic events.

Morning Bird Walk
• Dates: Every Thursday from 8-9:30 a.m.
• Location: Fishing cleaning tables near off-road vehicle ramp 44
• Description: Meet winged residents and those traveling the Atlantic Flyway. Binoculars are available.

Dark Skies Over Hatteras
• Dates: Every Thursday from 9-10 p.m.
• Location: Meet at off-road vehicle ramp 43
• Description: Bring blankets and chairs for this evening of stars and stories on the beach.

Buxton Woods Nature Walk
• Dates: Every Friday from 8-9:30 a.m.
• Location: Meet at the picnic area across from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
• Description: Join a ranger for a 3/4 mile guided walk through the Buxton Woods and explore a diverse maritime forest ecosystem.

*Photo Courtesy of Hatteras Yoga