Let’s talk about baby swimming attachment and bonding

Let’s talk about baby swimming attachment and bonding

It’s Infant Mental Health Awareness Week #IMHAW18 Join in the conversation to highlight this important week: Infant Mental Health Awareness Week. The more awareness we can bring to our children’s mental health and not just physical, the stronger our world will become....
More swim schools need to become sensory aware

More swim schools need to become sensory aware

Children everywhere need Aqua Sensory™…….so we need more swim schools to become sensory aware! I know this sounds like a bold statement, but it’s hard to ignore what’s happening around us. Children are naturally sensory aware. They are making the sensory...
Can baby swimming too early impact their development?

Can baby swimming too early impact their development?

Can baby swimming too early negatively impact early years development? Parents are feeling compelled to rush their newborn babies into the pool against professional health advice because of the lack of swim industry policies and a commercial drive. Ten years ago, the...
Slow down part 2 – The pace of the pool

Slow down part 2 – The pace of the pool

In part 1 of this blog series, we explained how an adult’s brain processes sensory information at a different level and speed to that of a child’s. Now, let’s think and feel the pace of the pool from a child’s perspective. Part 2 – The child’s...
Our amazing senses

Our amazing senses

Our senses are amazing! In fact, they shape our personalities and the way we learn. They do this by making sense of all experiences in our world. Senses help our brains to interpret all the different sensations it receives and then react to it. At Aqua Sensory we...
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...