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Watsu® for Families monthly basis in a warm therapeutic pool with parents and children. I will have 6 projects this year in Haiti, Mexico, Brazil and Netherlands with space for 2 more including spreading the concept in Hungary.

Location: Zaandijk The Netherlands
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Latest Activity: Dec 18, 2012

More on this exciting work ...

For some good background on Basia's project, with links, see this posting from August 2008 on the Aquatic Therapist blog by Andrea: Watsu for Orphans: what better way to celebrate World Watsu Week worldwide?

Discussion Forum

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Started by Basia Szpak-Borst. Last reply by Sara Firman (Sulis) Oct 26, 2009.

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Comment by Keo Opton on June 19, 2009 at 11:12am
I have met the Exec. director of the Childrens Home Society in Gainesville. We are in conversation about doing a community demo/fundraiser. There is no money at The Birth Center to pay you.
Will try to call you if I have a block of time.....I understand we need to make a Skype appointment. I called Harold to update him on my Watsu activities here in Gainesville. My DVD is almost done.
Comment by Roland Farkas on August 6, 2009 at 11:49am
Hello Watsu lovers,
I am coordinating and leading the "Watsu for Orphans" activities in Hungary so I am happy to join this group. The kids are on summer holiday but we will continue giving them sessions in September.
Thanks again, Basia, for starting all this.
Comment by Basia Szpak-Borst on September 7, 2009 at 12:05pm
I have the psychologists report for Watsu Orphans . How do I put it on the site?
Comment by Sara Firman (Sulis) on September 7, 2009 at 12:12pm
Hi Basia - I'm replying here as this information could be useful to others too. I assume the report you have is a document file?

When you create a Discussion, there is the option to upload files from your computer - see the end of the text box for Browse.

When you make a Comment you'll see a sheet of paper in the format box at the top (far right) - click on that to upload a file.

So you can write a bit about the file and then upload it.

If you have problems let me know. S
Comment by Basia Szpak-Borst on September 8, 2009 at 8:10am
Sara, I have still a couple corrections on the report. then yes with a beneficiary I will put it on as a download. Yes any insight on funding these projects woudl be valuable. Basia
Comment by Marcelo Roque on November 24, 2009 at 3:27pm
Hello Waters.
I work witch Watsu in Brazil and is very important for me have contact wicth other Watsu. Excuseme, I don t understand english very wel but a promesse stud more fore make a god comunicacion wicth all in the group. aquatic hug marcelo and recho, the dolfing
Comment by Basia Szpak-Borst on May 19, 2011 at 4:11am
Sara I want to get a Watsu Orphan project started in Russia. She needs  a concise summary of the benefits for children. Do you know what the most relevant article or info for translation may be? regarding children?
The book is concise regarding the types of problem with children
the article from Hungary as it relates to specifically this type of project.
Comment by Sara Firman (Sulis) on May 19, 2011 at 7:18am

Hi Basia - here is an inspiring article about working with children which you have probably seen ...

Watsu with Children from Harold Dull's book


Jeff Bisbee might be able to help you put together a good summary ... here is a link to his website.


I think it would also make a good 'group' project here where those who have experience with children might chime in an add their thoughts.


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