The Aqua Sensory teacher is a teachable one

Aqua Sensory is a child-led approach. At Aqua Sensory we teach from a child’s perspective. This is a shift in awareness as well as in practice. It asks that we observe, listen and then act upon the cues we are receiving from the child rather than habitually applying...

Togetherness is our 2020 vision

As Aqua Sensory enters a New Year and a new decade, we’ve been reflecting on what we want to be focusing our attention on and how we wish to make a difference in baby swimming. We know from our Aquatic Classroom practices that clear intentions create clear outcomes....

Wow 2019 has been an explosive year for Aqua Sensory!

As we look back over the year, we take stock and give ‘thanks’... it’s the small successes that make a difference to the bigger picture. So, what did we get up to in 2019 here at Aqua Sensory? The first few months of the year were deeply immersed in writing new...

The Gift of Togetherness

Christmas is that special time of year which all too often becomes overwhelming even if it comes with presents and good cheer. At our swim school, Swim Works this year we’re going green and reducing the amount of plastic and inflatable toys in the pool and focusing on...

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...

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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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