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  • Shoulders, Arms and Core

    An exercise that teaches body awareness, balance and strengthens the core for proper rotation. The higher and more flat I can get the body can get in water, the better and individual’s…

  • No Expectations

    Each season of life has its own design. When we place expectations on people or experiences, we project our own plans and own desires. Let the season bring what it is intended…

  • Relax and Breathe

    Sometimes we need to be reminded that we are going to be ok. Relax, take a deep breathe, re-center and balance. You will be ok.

  • Freestyle w/fins

    Meet Matthew. This was a college student who I trained from the ground up. When he came to me he did not know how to swim and within six months developed into…

  • 12 Noodle Exercises for the upper body and lower body

    A series of noodle exercises that help a swimmer develop body awareness and body balance. Noodles are just swimming aids that new swimmers can use for support as they are learning the…

  • Client Story: Sharon

    Sharon and I connected after she found me when doing a google search for adult swim instructors. She had taken lessons before but never learned to swim. Suffering from an immense amount…

  • Client Story: Kim

    Kim started training with me after she returned from a trip to Hawaii. She and her partner had taken a vacation and while there, Kim realized learning to swim was needed. Kim…
  • Client Story: Daron

    Daron came to me in March, 2019. He was seeking a health change and started teaching himself how to swim. We worked together for three months and progressed him from struggling how…

  • Manning’s Story

    How I finally ended up doing what I was called to do. Many of you are familiar with my story.  For those of you who are not here is the cliff notes…

  • Freestyle w/fins

    Meet Matthew. This was a college student who I trained from the ground up. When he came to me he did not know how to swim and within six months developed into…