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Pearl Island Paddle is owned and operated by Michelle Kane. Michelle started in the paddle sports industry in 1996 in Key West, Florida. She is a Licensed and Insured Paddleboard Instructor.

She holds Certifications for:

  • Water Safety (SUP education) through World Paddle Association

  • Captain License (20 MTS)

  • Certified in first aid and CPR since 2000

  • CranialSacral Therapy Practitioner

  • Visceral Manipulation Therapy

  • Lymphatic Drainage Therapy 

  • Licensed through the State of Florida as a Massage Therapist 

Michelle has been learning the water around Contadora and nearby Islands for the last 4 years which makes her local knowledge of currents and tides extremely valuable to the novice or those just visiting the island. The importance of safety is her priority at Pearl Island Paddle. All paddlers will at all time be observed and supervised by trained staff to insure an enjoyable and safe adventure and experience on the waters of Pacific in the Las Archipelago, Pearl Islands, Panama.


About Michelle
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