Water Exercise Coach Blog

What is an Aquatic Health Club?

Imagine a warm smile and friendly greeting as you walk in the door with your swim bag. The front desk staff knows you by name, and always looks happy to see you. “Hi Kathy, how are you doing today?” Here, you have the opportunity to learn to swim, take your swimming to the next... read more

Aqua Fitness: Master the ONE THING industry leaders have in common

Master the ONE THING aqua fitness industry leaders have in common. The one thing all industry leaders do exceptionally well is vary their workouts. It’s the key to results. But it’s also easier said than done! The top water exercise professionals don’t just randomly put together exercises. They put together exercises that move the... read more

5 Specific Ways to use Wavemakers®

Clarity. Confidence. Connections. These are the things I’ve personally gained developing Wavemakers®. I started developing Wavemakers® two years ago with the idea of helping other water exercise instructors get to the top of their game. I collaborated with people in and outside the industry who inspire me most. I tested ideas and discovered a... read more

Wavemakers® is like a Compass for Water Exercise Instruction

Being a part of the aquatic fitness industry gives me opportunity to meet some amazing folks. At AEA’s International Aquatic Fitness Conference 2019, I met Katrina Hereford of Greenville South Carolina. An AEA-certified instructor and recreational therapist, Katrina lives her passion helping others to discover their best self through water exercise. On a mission... read more

20 New Ways to Jog in the Pool

Why do you need 20 new ways to jog in the pool?  A well-designed water workout includes three simple ingredients: warm-up, conditioning and warm-down. The warm-up and warm-down should always sandwich the work phase, preparing the body to work in the water and then get ready to return to land. The work phase is... read more