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...

LISTEN LIKE WATER

Water asks that we listen. If you go back to a moment whereupon you enter a body of water, you will recall a sensation of silence overcoming you. A very fine but very present moment of transition. Sound becomes slightly distorted, as it becomes absorbed by the...

FLOATING DOES NOT COME NATURALLY

All human shapes, sizes and ages are able to float. But not all can. I was surprised to discover that it doesn't come naturally. It appeared to be even more difficult for young children who physically and instinctively contracted from doing so. Men are less able to float...