Instructor certified by Swim Lessons University, I have a 44 year history with swimming and started competitive swimming at age five. I was in AAU ( now USA Swimming) through High School years. I have held records at every club including longest standing records at the US Naval Academy Jr. Swim Club. I was Captain of my HS swim team and District Champion is 100 butterfly and participated in the State of Florida meet in four events. I recently finished in top 5% of all swimmers in the open water race from Alcatraz to San Francisco. I am currently a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and am a search & rescue specialist as well as former District PA Officer, Division Commander, and Boat Coxswain. I have also served as a Cubmaster in BSA and was a graduate teaching assistant at UCLA.
Transferring the heritage and best techniques from the sport of swimming and seeing my clients gain supreme confidence and command of the water Seeing the benefits of this confidence in other areas of their lives.
Gigi is an excellent instructor. She taught me amazing swimming strokes. This was my first ever swimming lesson so being panic was natural, however, she trained me well on how to relax body and float calmly and paddle swiftly.
Patient, attentive, valuable guidance - knkmows her stuff.
I do a phone interview first to get background and build rapport. It is important to have a basic and mutual understanding of goals. When it come to water for beginners, I teach them basic safety and survival first. How to make improvised flotation, float, signal for help, etc. Then we move on to learning freestyle, etc.
Certiified as Instructor by Swim Lessons University
43 years as competitve swimmer
US Coast Guard Auxiliary Search and Rescue Specialist
Certified Boot Camp Instructor
CPR and First Aid
Previous CAL-EMA Incident Commander and Hazmat Tech.
Yes, 35 per lesson for up to 1 hr at your pool.
Advanced lessons for competitive swimmers are 45 per lesson.
Max number per lesson is 2. Add 10 to rate.
For travel to your pool past 25 miles from 90058 add another 10 to rate.
Quote may reflect other considerations for increase or decrease in fee.
Have served as coach and swim meet starter for community teams.
All ages. All abilities
Competing in 2017 Alcatraz sharkswim and placing in top 5% of field, 6th in my category.
Know that teacher is passionate about swimming with good record of experience.
Why they want to swim better and how long is reasonable to meet goals.