I work with children and adults of all ages and abilities, who have a fear, or are anxious of the water.
Your discipline or title (PT, OT, CTRS, ATC, SLP, Watsu practitioner, adapted aquatics instructor, whatever!)
Shaw Method Swimming Teacher, Watsu, Healing Dance and Ai Chi Practitioner; ASA Swimming Teacher.
Location (city, state, country)
Milton Keynes, Bucks and Tring, Hertfordshire.
What temperature, depth(s) and approx dimensions is your therapy pool (if you have one):
the private pool I teach from is 32-degrees, and the two hotel pools that I work from are 30-degrees, and all one depth.
Do you have any teaching experience?
I have been teaching for over 25-years.
Main patient populations:
What unique products or services do you offer:
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