Baby Swimming Lessons; The Icelandic Way

Visiting the famous Baby Swimming School in Iceland Visiting other swim schools to learn from others and share best practice in baby swimming approaches has always been part of our development at Blue Wave Swim School in London. So when I was in Iceland in October to attend the bi-annual Nordic Baby Swimming Conference, I jumped at Read More

Benefits of Infant Swimming at the Nordic Baby Swimming Conference 2018

“The closest thing to mindfulness”, Iceland’s president extols the benefits of Baby Swimming I’ve attended 20 swimming conferences over the last 10 years in six different countries. But this year’s Nordic Baby Swimming Conference held in Selfoss, Iceland was a first. A first in that one of the speakers was none other than the country’s president! Read More

The Real Benefits of Baby Swimming?

Baby Swimming has so many benefits for parents and babies and here is why: Finding time to do everything is a big challenge these days and picking the best activities to do for your little ones isn’t always easy. But knowing which activity to do to get the most benefits, can make all the difference. When your baby isn’t Read More

Happy Father’s Day To All Swimming Dads

Father’s Day is on June 18th this year. It’s the one day a year when we celebrate fatherhood. At Blue Wave Swim School, we don’t really think it’s enough. Dads have busy lives. They deserve to be spoiled a little bit more often. In fact, we believe at every weekend we should have a ‘Father’s Read More

Baby Swimming and Toddler Lessons In France – Montessori Inspired Teaching

In May 2015 I had the privilege to be invited to a swim school in France and observe their baby and toddler swimming classes. Established by clinical psychologist Dr Daniel Zylberberg, the classes are now running in several community centres throughout Paris with the programme offered for children who are up to five years old Read More