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Creaky bones? Swimming helps that too!

Health benefits of swimming? Yes, there is a swimming study for that. Tons, in fact. Benefits of swimming for children with autism? Yes, there is a swimming study for that. Increased mental health from consistent swimming workouts? Yes, a study for that too. Longer life-span for...

Fight Social Stigma in Sport

Para-Olympics. The Invictus Games. The World Para-Athlete Championships. This guy, Hector Picard, a double amputee competing in the Ironman Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii. Inspiring, right? We watch and cry and applaud the courage, heart, and determination on display from these...

Do I really need adult swim lessons?

Short answer: Yes. Yes, you do. It is not all about the kids! When we think about swim lessons, we automatically think about children. The truth is, many adults need and would benefit from swim lessons. According to a national survey done by the American Red Cross, “Overall, the...

Your Brain in the Pool: Neuroplasticity

When I was in elementary school, my family lived across from a fitness center. With a pool inside, you can bet that my sister and I were making daily trips. Walking through the middle of our front yard gave us a direct path from our front door to the entrance of the center. It...

Swimming and Sensory Input

Sensory Integration: We All Have Our Limits In California, there are endless activities to do. Universal Studios Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain, SeaWorld San Diego, the San Diego Zoo, Knott’s Berry Farm, LEGOLAND, and of course, Disneyland. You may be thinking,...

Occupational Therapy: Fun and Games (Part 3)

The Benefits of Fun and Games When you sign up your child for swim lessons or attend a swim lesson of your own, you may expect to continually be swimming and working on your strokes. It is easy to get upset when you see your child playing around with a ball under the water or...
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Occupational Therapy: The Basics (Part 2)

Occupational Therapy: The Basics Before we start something new we tend to picture what it will be like. Will it be easy? Will it come naturally? Will it be difficult or painful? Will I enjoy it? Will it benefit my life? We tend to hope for the best, setting high expectations on...
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Occupational Therapy and Swimming: Part 1

(We’d love for you to meet Mariah; we are so happy and blessed to have her at One with the Water!) Hello, my name is Mariah Anderson, and I am an occupational therapy student at Creighton University in Nebraska. I will graduate from the program this May, 2017, with a...