HERIZEN™ Sailing for Women’s unique sailing courses are inspired and designed for women by women. Established in 1987, we have been offering high quality personalized women sailing & self awareness training, women sailing lessons, dynamic women sailing & self-awareness seminars, fun Yoga and women sail training adventures, executive women sailing & self awareness retreats for novices and women with experience, guaranteed to build confidence and expand your sailing and personal or professional skills.

HERIZEN™ Sailing School for Women offers sailing & self-awareness training for women in the Gulf Islands, Desolation Sound & West Coast of Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia, Canada as well as British Virgin Islands Women Sailing & Self Awareness Training, Baja Sailing & Self Awareness Adventures for Women, Sailing for Women Mexico, Belize Sailing for Women, Thailand Sailing for Women, Greece Sailing for Women and St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Women Sailing Thailand and French Polynesia.  Sailing and Yoga Fusion Adventures. Sail Canada Certifications available through our programs. Enhance your sailing skills and natural Well-being today!

  • Vancouver Island Sailing Circumnavigation Adventure June 7 to June 30, 2017  23 days – In 3 legs     Space     GO HERE
  • Multi Day Kayak & Yoga Fusion: Southern Gulf Islands – Aug 19 to Aug 22, 2017   Space       GO HERE
  • Annual India Spiritual Vacation – Shakti Yoga Adventure – Oct 22 to Nov 6, 2017   Space       GO HERE
  • Clarananda Natural Living Retreat – Baja Mexico Feb 5 to Feb 11, 2017   Space     GO HERE
  • Baja Sailing for Women Adventure – Jan 29 to Feb 4, 2017     Sold    GO HERE
  • NEW – Sail, Stretch & Create:  sail, yoga and contemplative nature art experience Aug 25 to Sept 1, 2017   Space    GO HERE
  • Yoga for Women – Baja and Canada Women Yoga Teacher Training 2017  – Space      GO HERE
  • Thailand Sailing for Women Nov 18 to Dec 2, 2017        Space            GO HERE

Stand in your Power!

Shine your Light!

Let your Spirit fly!

HERIZEN™ Sailing for Women teaches you the finer details of the ‘whys’ of sailing in a way that relates to a woman’s reality while, at the same time, builds self-confidence, self-esteem and belief in yourself in a tangible way that is transferable to all parts of your life.

The ‘HERIZEN™ Way‘ introduces you to ‘inner sailing’ where awareness of body, mind and spirit, together with respect, appreciation and understanding of the difference between men and women’s ways of learning, thinking and doing, promotes giant leaps in your sailing and personal skills.


DISCOVER a new you with our unique West Coast BC Live Aboard Women’s Sail Training. Offers personalized sailing & self-awareness training for women aboard a 40 sloop. Includes: morning practice (Qigong / light Yoga) self confidence techniques

Vancouver Island Sailing Circumnavigation Adventure for Women  – Epic – notch it up.  June 7 to 30, 2017  23 days in 3 legs.

View the 2017 Schedule.

We are a Sail Canada recognized Sailing School  We offer Sail Canada Sailing Certifications: Basic, Intermediate & Advanced Cruising Standards.

In addition, Sailing & Yoga Fusion Adventures.

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DREAM of a Thailand Sailing Experience in the southern Adaman Sea.   Sail, train and play on a 15 day mythical HERIZEN™ Women’s Sailing and Self-Awareness Adventure in Thailand.   Nov 18 to Dec 2, 2017

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EXPLORE a the second largest barrier reef in the world.  An interesting array of beauty, culture, great sailing and nature.

Women Sailing Baja – Jan  29 to Feb 4, 2017 – Sold


Women sail with confidence and chart your own course.

Women Sailors, do you want the confidence to skipper your own boat and take the ladies out for a weekend or week of cruising? We offer boat calls!

We offer women sail & self-awareness training and coaching aboard your own boat. Imagine cruising from 4 to 7 or even 14 days aboard your own boat or a chartered vessel. If you can dream it you can DO IT. Go to the next level and do what it takes to make it happen the HERIZEN™ way. Take command of the helm and your life today! Sail Canada / CYA Certifications available. Basic, Intermediate & Advanced.

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HERIZEN™ now offers women Yoga Self Mastery Training through our HERIZEN™ Yoga Teacher Training /Certification Intensives for Women at the Clarananda Living Retreat near Todos Santos, Baja Sur, Mexico. Now Vancouver Island Women Yoga Teacher Training’ Intensive summer of 2017. YTT Yoga Camp Intensive for Women. Women Yoga Teacher Confidence Training and Women Ayurveda Retreats. HERIZEN™ Yoga for Women Teacher Training Intensives and all HERIZEN™ Yoga for Women Retreats are Yoga Alliance® recognized.

See our new website at HERIZEN™Yoga for Women www.herizenyogaforwomen.com

HERIZEN™ Yoga for Women is a Yoga Alliance® Internationally Registered Yoga School

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“I enjoyed this trip, you are a very competent skipper and did great work with me. I knew nothing about sailing and after 5 days I feel like a fun and competent sailing partner. I also learned many other awareness things …it changed my way of thinking about my life and what is important to me.” Marietta Hopf, Germany


J-SEA Feb 27-5


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