Water isn’t just physical, it’s emotional too!

How does water make you feel? Have you any great pics to share? This month, in our aquatic classrooms we’re developing our emotional intelligence as well as our physical skill. We’re learning to wait, to dare and to shine while lots of eyes are watching me too. We’re...

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Emotions in motion in the Early Years

The element of water represents emotions both in Western and Eastern philosophy and medicine.  Emotions are very much an infant’s primary language for interacting with their surrounding environment. “Infants’ unique tendency to experience and express particular...

Power Of Touch

The Power of Touch in the Pool

Here at Aqua Sensory, we have an appreciation and understanding of touch in our Aquatic Classroom. How powerful our sense of touch is and how we can enhance our classes. Without even realizing it, parents in the pool will be already filling their child’s emotional cup...

The touch of water

When submerged in water we are touched completely and in the most intimate way. Water caresses our skin with the gentlest of touch.  With its touch, water can awaken our senses and relax them too. The memory of water touches us deeply with waves of emotions stored...

Water Connects Us

This autumn is going to be a busy one for us here at Aqua Sensory.  We are connecting with aquatic and early year professionals from across the globe. At the start of October, we are at the AUSTSWIM Soak it Up conference on the Sunshine Coast. It is such an amazing...

Why Is Water So Special?

Water is a very special medium for baby sensory swimming Water is a very special medium for babies which of course are already very familiar with it from being in the amniotic waters in the womb. Water is fluid, agile, soft and gentle, caressing and comforting. In...

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Are we listening to our children?

Aqua Sensory is a child led approach when working with water which means we take the time to listen, to hear and interpret what our babies and children are saying.   This month we are looking at the ways we communicate in water. We’ve been developing ‘parent messages’...

Slow Down to Learn More

SLOW DOWN to LEARN MORE

We live in a world that is getting faster and faster. More and more people are finding it hard to keep up with the pace of a multidimensional lifestyle. From school to pool while on the phone, from high paying careers to just making ends meet, to a mother of two or a...

Aquatic Collaborations

Aquatic Collaborations

Ever had a question you didn’t have the answer for? Or an idea you wished you had someone to share it with? We find that by sharing our thoughts openly with other professionals we are going deeper than we would have by ourselves. As we become aware of our...

The magic kid phrase – WHY!

Our children are naturally curious, they often ask the question WHY? Their inner heart desires are to question and ponder.  They experiment and explore the world with interest. But when does the WHY question stop? When do they start to switch off? What can we do as...

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