The benefits of music in the pool

The benefits of music in the pool

The latest blog comes from Jody Scuffle, BSc. Swimming Teacher – an expert in the field of music and swimming. Musical swim lessons It is wonderful seeing the look of joy on a little ones face when they hear you singing to them. The link between music and...
Slow down part 1 – The importance of not moving too fast

Slow down part 1 – The importance of not moving too fast

In this two part blog series, we are going to explore the benefits of slowing down our activities in the pool. We’ll be sharing the whys and hows of why this is important. Part 1 – The difference between adult and child brains In part 1, we explain how an...
Wait, watch, wonder: A Guide for Parents

Wait, watch, wonder: A Guide for Parents

Your growing baby is amazing! In the womb, their senses are being formed so they have the healthy foundations to be able to survive the big world that they are about to be born in. From the moment they are born their survival instincts kick in. Did you know that they...
11 benefits that swimming can give to your child’s early years

11 benefits that swimming can give to your child’s early years

Modern life is so busy, I think sometimes, we all feel like we can’t fit everything in (I know I do!). And our children are busy too, with more choice of activities than ever. Any class is an investment of time and money but we can’t think of any others that offer...
What is different about Aqua Sensory classes?

What is different about Aqua Sensory classes?

Aqua Sensory is not your typical swimming class Unlike traditional swim classes, where the focus is for the child to ‘learn to swim’, Aqua Sensory has no such pressures. The programme allows the parent and child to relax, explore and learn together at...
Working with water

Working with water

Our latest post comes from guest blogger, Sophia Michalopoulou. Sophia has contributed to the Aqua Sensory programme from the start. She and Jo work together to help shape the new movement. “If you wave at it, it will wave back. If you blow on it, it will bubble right...
Early movements in the pool from a baby’s perspective

Early movements in the pool from a baby’s perspective

In the water, with minimal sensory play, a baby can lead his own playtime of discoveries. Discovery can enhance physical, emotional and social development, setting baby up for a lifetime of confidence in the water and beyond. A natural approach Do you feel that baby...
Giving your child’s senses a head start in life!

Giving your child’s senses a head start in life!

Do you know how swimming from an early age can really benefit your child? Helping your little one to gain water confidence is an important step. In addition to that though, there’s qualified research from Australia to show that early swimming actually enhances...
Reflections on our Annual Aqua Sensory Gathering 2017

Reflections on our Annual Aqua Sensory Gathering 2017

The 2017 Annual Aqua Sensory Gathering Last Sunday felt like a “Gathering of the Tribe”. It was special! We were happy to come together, to see how far we’ve come. We shared from our hearts what we’ve discovered on our own individual ways and to be inspired in turn by...