Nichole Baughman, owner of Stratty Paddle Company, is a mother of 2 (14 and 17) and a registered nurse first assistant in the operating room. Born and raised in Cape May County, Nichole has always had a love for the ocean and the beach. She began surfing at 12 years old and in 2011 started paddle boarding. In 2015, Nichole became a certified Baptiste power yoga instructor with 200 hours of training with Grace and Glory Yoga. In 2016, she became a certified paddle yoga and instructor with Itswell Yoga and in 2019 earned a 20 hour certification in yin yoga teacher training. Nichole is truly passionate about paddle boarding, surfing and all modalities of yoga and loves to teach people to step out of their comfort zone and try something new. She has an extensive knowledge about paddle boarding, paddle safety and rescue techniques.