Thinking About Learning to Swim?
If previous swimming lessons have failed you, it's because of what learning to swim has meant, for you and the people teaching you. If you'r...Read more
Intensive or Relaxed Course?
If you're thinking about booking a course with us, you may not be sure whether to go for the Intensive or Relaxed version. The Intensive cou...Read more
Taking a Breather
I went for a lane swim this morning. I thought I'd take some full, deep breaths before each length and then, if I needed to come up for air,...Read more
Drowning In The Sea of Reaction?
We've been working this week with someone who almost drowned as a child. Being in the water has always been likely to excite her fear reflexes.&...Read more
When swimming is, and isn’t, therapy
Two opposite kinds of behaviour in water relieve stress. Cold water immersion Getting into cold water, embracing the cold, possibly e...Read more
A Clear View
I went for a pool swim today.A bad workman does blame his tools. But I've always found it a challenge to be fully content with a pair of swimming...Read more
The Wonder Of A Natural Breath
This 1 min animation from Alexander Technique teacher Jessica Wolf shows natural human breathing. Watch it for a couple of minutes and see if you...Read more
I woke up this morning from a dream about swimming. I don't often go to the pool these days (apart from the one we teach in at Croft Farm). But the...Read more
Weather to Wear a Wetsuit (or Not?)
Twenty one years ago when we moved to Wales, I rushed out to get a wetsuit so I could make the most of being by the sea. Some years later I sold it...Read more
I read my brother Mike's daily Facebook posts, on ancient Buddhist texts he has translated from Sanskrit and their relevance now. Common the...Read more