Mission and vision

MISSION

ISTO brings together the world's leading surf therapy organizations, researchers, clinicians, scholars, and practitioners to collaborate on research and help drive growth and understanding in the surf therapy sector.

WE ENVISION A WORLD WHERE …

✓    Surf Therapy to be prescribed by healthcare professionals as a treatment option, an option to attain ‘wellness’ on many levels and recognized as a standard form of healthcare.

✓    Surf Therapy is accessible to everyone in need

✓   Surf Therapy as a therapy option recognized around the world for its emotional, physical, psychological benefits

✓    Surf Therapy to become recognized by colleges, universities, offering Surf Therapy degrees and labs incorporated into healthcare directed and emphasis curriculum.