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2019 students will have first choice of schedule. The scheduling process will start in early May 2020 for lessons in my outdoor, inground, heated pool.

I teach water adjustment, basic skills and advanced swimming techniques, water safety, swim team prep and aqua aerobics.

I was a highly successful aquatics director for 16 years at a Blue Ribbon private school in Montclair New Jersey. I have extensive experience teaching ages 6 month olds to 3 year olds with parent participation as well as private and group lessons for 3 year olds to seniors. I have an innate ability to make the most fearful students feel safe and comfortable in the water. I've been scuba diving for 30 years and love to share my passion for the ocean and swimming with others. 

Teaching someone to swim and enabling people to safely enjoy all forms of aquatic activities is a very rewarding experience. 

Please note: I enjoy working with students of all ages however, students must be at least 3 years of age for independent lessons. Otherwise, a parent must be present, in the water, participating with the lesson. 

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Butler, NJ 07405
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Talking, listening, demonstrating and watching

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Advanced open water scuba certified, Former WSI, lifeguard, NYSC aquatics instructor + former Infant, child and adult CPR and first aid certified 

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

My fee schedule is as follows: 

$30 per half hour at my outdoor, inground, heated pool in Butler, NJ

How did you get started teaching?

Love of aquatics and people

What types of students have you worked with?

6 month old babies to seniors of all abilities and levels

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Scuba diving in the South Pacific

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Make sure you are able to communicate with your instructor. 

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What are they looking to accomplish? Are they willing to try?

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