10 MERMAID FACTS NOT TALES

1. Mermaids exist all over the world. 2. Mermaids do not make a distinction between what’s magic and what’s real. 3. Mermaids live and travel in groups called pods like dolphins. It is called a merpod. 4. Mermaid tails move up and down like dolphins not left and...

THE 5TH DIMENSIONAL HUMAN

No, this isn't meant to sound like a script for a sci-fi movie. This is the recent culmination of my prep work, leading up to the International Water Conference in St Petersburg, Russia. Finding the language to describe and effectively communicate a reality that remains largely unperceived,...

The Shape of my Water

“Unable to perceive the shape of you I find you all around me, Your presence fills my eyes with your love It humbles my heart, For you are everywhere.” The Shape of Water   These past weeks have been difficult to navigate. They have been beyond the usual pulls and tides. I have...

MERMAIDING in OPEN WATER

Welcome to our Merfamily, Do you feel like mermaiding with us on the mermaid shaped island of Corfu? We use professional monofins with tailor made tails to swim in the infinite blue of the Ionian Sea individually or in small groups. The island of Corfu is known for...

MERMAID ROCKS AND ISLES IN CORFU

With some 219km of coastline, the mermaid shaped island of Corfu has some mermezing playgrounds. Here our merfamily gathers, swims and sings together. Many mythical rocks and geographical formations bejewel this sacred island all of which are not on the list bellow. Some things are meant to be...

BOING, BOING I FIND MY BOUNCE!

What do you feel when you say the sound word “BOING”? What sensations spring to mind? What images, pictures or movements pop up? For me it’s a sense of fun but also elasticity, resilience, flying and playtime. BOING, BOING is about finding our bounce. When we are in love we...

IS THE WORD ‘SWIMMING’ MISLEADING?

I recently had the honor of working with some courageous adults who had decided to face their fear of water. All had serious reasons to be afraid of water and almost all hadn’t had an early childhood aquatic education. What I soon realized was that they all...

ΤΙ ΕΙΝΑΙ ΤΟ ΠΡΟΓΡΑΜΜΑ #waterhappy;

Το #waterhappy είναι μία παιδαγωγική προσέγγιση του υγρού στοιχείου που πρόθεση έχει να αγαπήσουμε το νερό σε οποιαδήποτε ηλικία. Το νερό βοηθάει στην ανάπτυξη του εγκεφάλου, στηρίζει την ολιστική μάθηση και την υγιή ανάπτυξη του ανθρώπου. Το νερό μας συνδέει με τον εαυτό μας και με τους...

WHY I WAIT

I ask you if you want a hug or a kiss, I seak for your permission before picking you up. I ask if I can sit down and join you And I wait for your move. I ask for your opinion before I give you mine. I do my best...

CARING FOR YOUR WATER

I can’t say that I’ve been the moisturising kind of lass and I was never really the hairdryer owning kind either. I soon realised, however, that I simply cannot let things slip if I want to be happy in water. After three hours in warm water, moisturising...

THE DREAM DREAMS THE DREAMER

They say a dream finds you not you a dream. A dream not in the Freudian sense of the word but in the heart knowing, soul expanding, visionary kind. A dream that resonates with your soul’s vibration in this time and space, requires attentive listening, trust in...

SWIMMING WITH A TAIL

Mermaiding has certainly taken off as a global trend whether it be for fun, fitness or entertainment. People young and old, men and women are finding joy and magic in wearing a tail in the sea, in natural bodies of water or the swimming pool. Making magic...

A CHILD’S FEAR OF WATER

When you live on an island swimming is second nature. When you live on an island and you have a fear of water it can feel like being offered an ice cream but not being allowed to eat it. It means you don’t get to take...

ESMAREE – TALES OF A MERMAID ISLAND

"Esmaraeé It is not always easy being a mermaid. Not for the reasons you might imagine. All sorts of bad tasting jokes get told of our kind. They usually revolve around matters of love and sex, like why are mermaids the most useless fish? Little do they...

LET’S GET NAKED.

So much of our innocence gets stripped away all too early. So much of our pure potential gets caught up in what is expected of us right from scratch. So much of who we truly are, of what we really want, gets sacrificed on the altar of...

I SEE YOUR TRUE COLOURS

AN EMOTIONAL APPROACH IN WATER Water is the universal symbol for emotion. Deep dark waters are used as a metaphor for subconscious unchecked feelings and emotions, waves as in the waves of emotion that come and go and bubbly waters as in the joyous state of...

The power of our voices.

A voice touched me so deeply today I cried. It pulled on a cord of soul cognition instantly and unexpectedly. It wasn’t he but his voice that so uncannily resembled the voice of one already gone by. A voice that no one has managed to come close to...

Ask.

Ask for what your heart truly desires. Ask for that which you’ve always longed for but been too scared to do so. Go ahead and ask through your lying fears, your most deeply imbedded inhibitions and predetermined answers. Ask for what lurks in your mind at night, comes...

In search of a home away from Home.

Retrieving 'information' forgotten during our birth journey is possible particularly when immersed in warm water. Warm water acts as a memory catalyst by recreating a womb like environment. This following extract is from a document written in 2013 entitled "Tales of a Mermaid Island" in which I explore the...

BUILDING BRIDGES ON LAND AND WATER

I recently made the mental shift from being angry, sad and frustrated at not having the right swimming pool conditions here in Corfu to being grateful for a rather rare situation I am in. “Nope we definitely don’t have the right swimming pool conditions. But perhaps what...

SOUNDS UNDERWATER

A voice touched me so deeply today I cried. It pulled on a cord of soul cognition instantly and unexpectedly. It wasn’t the boy that was singing, but his voice that so uncannily resembled the voice of one already gone by. A voice that no one has managed...

TI ΜΑΘΑΙΝΩ ΟΤΑΝ ΠΑΙΖΩ ΣΤΟ ΝΕΡΟ

Όταν παίζω στο νερό στους δικούς μου χρόνους, με τις δικές μου δυνατότητες, με τις δικές μου επιλογές τότε: Μαθαίνω ποιος είμαι και τι μου αρέσει. Μαθαίνω να τα καταφέρνω μόνος μου. Μαθαίνω τα όριά μου, της πισίνας και των άλλων. Μαθαίνω πως μπορώ να...

THE RIGHT CONDITIONS

Nope we definitely don’t have the right swimming pool conditions. But perhaps what we do have is far more important than that. We don’t have the right atmospheric temperature and often not the right water temperature, it's not the right colour, not the right shape nor...

ΜΕΤΑΔΙΔΩ ΣΤΟ ΝΕΡΟ – ΑΘΗΝΑ 26/11

Eleni Soultanaki and the Aquatic Health & Fitness Proseffional Association have created the opportunity to present Learning Through Transmission in ATHENS. I feel excited to be sharing and connecting in Greece and would like to use this opportunity to meet aquatic lovers and professionals. So if you're...

THE INVITATION

The invitation of a New Moon planetary parade in Virgo, asks that we sit with those energies we usually run away from. The ones we've avoided a lifetime or so ago. The ones that have the potential to lift us to the sky and back, if we...

The Benefits of Mermaiding

What intrigues me most about swimming with a tail, is how mental boundaries between what’s real and what’s not, become blurred. This allows a whole new reality to emerge full of mermazing possibilities. Mermaiding is simply a magical experience no matter your age! What’s possible enters a...

ARILLAS: FAVOURITE SWIMMING SPOTS IN CORFU

Arillas is first on my list of favourite swimming spots in Corfu. The beach is soft and golden. The water shallow at first, then gradually deepens at an inviting pace. The colour ranges from sea green to translucent turquoise, with Ionian blue shimmering all the way into the...

ΜΕΤΑΔΙΔΩ ΣΤΟ ΝΕΡΟ

Η παρουσίαση αφορά γονείς που θέλουν να υποστηρίξουν όσο το δυνατόν καλύτερα τα παιδιά τους, καθώς και εκπαιδευτικούς που επιθυμούν  να είναι πιο αποτελεσματικοί στην δουλειά τους μέσα και έξω από το νερό. Το νερό είναι ένας ζωντανός οργανισμός που καταγράφει, επικοινωνεί και μεταδίδει ‘πληροφορίες’. Αυτό...

CORFU’S PUBLIC SWIMMING BATHS

"In The Book of the Bath, Françoise de Bonneville wrote: "The history of public baths begins in Greece in the sixth century B.C." where men and women washed in basins near places of exercise, physical and intellectual. Later gymnasia had indoor basins set overhead, the open maws...

#WATERHAPPY Aquatic Playshop

Hi there!   I believe there is something fundamentally joyful about childhood memories in and around water and I know from personal experience, that Corfu Island’s north east coast is a natural haven for water lovers and life loving enthusiasts.   Splashing tentatively at first, then comes jumping off...

LEARNING THROUGH TRANSMISSION

Learning through transmission actively uses human resonance in teaching and learning environments.  It has a particularly positive impact on communication between adults and young children. As well as engaging the cognitive, emotional and imaginative capacities of those involved, transmission learning consciously uses our body’s energy to...

ARE YOU #WATERHAPPY?

Water Happy people are people who are happy in water. This positive approach to being in water listens to the time and way people need to feel safe, because it is impossible to feel happy if you don't feel safe. Feeling listened to and in turn respected for...

BIRTHING CONSCIOUS HUMANS

GENNESIS Ultimately the intention for the body of work called “Gennesis”, from the Greek word γέννηση meaning birth, is to inform the way we hold space for new human beings being born. By providing a high vibration, conscious environment from the time that precedes conception up to...

THE IMMEDIACY OF WATER

Am I or am I not? Water judges not for there is no one there to judge. Water fears not, for it knows not what that is. In my own personal tides of control and letting go, I have toyed with many shapes and forms of energy healing...

WHAT IS IN A “LOVE LIKE WATER”?

[vc_column_text]“Love like water” This phrase is spoken within circles of the water family. It is beautiful and deeply profound. Personally I use it when I wish to express the magnitude of what I experience in water. Often I am at a loss for words of my own. So...