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Coming Home to Water Part One: Breath and Body

in PNW Swim Foundations

Coming Home to Water Part One: Breath & Body (13.5 hours, WOC & NBPOC)


with Chandrika Francis

Calendar Next session starts May 9, 2023 at 7:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks
2 additional sessions through Sep 5, 2023

$45/hour market rate, with sliding scale going down to $15/hour

This 13.5-hour course is $607 total (as low as $205)

Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays for 3 weeks (13.5 hours total). 

Who this class is for: Complete Beginner to intermediate womxn & non-binary people of color. 

This is a journey towards empowered, liberated, and skilled swimming for womxn and nonbinary people of color.  We will build skills around breathing, understanding your body in relationship with water, floating, body alignment, and the beginnings of stroke development.  Through mindfulness, meditation, and self inquiry activities, we center healing and deepening your relationship with water. No previous swim skills necessary. This class is geared towards adults of color with fear of water, but also welcomes those who already love being in water, and want to develop their skills in a safer space.

Maximum number of Students: 5

Pool Description: Indoor Full size pool 4ft all the way across, 92 degrees, located in Renton. 

*COVD-19 Precautions: Class size limited to 5 students, to increase access, students and instructors are required to be vaccinated OR take a weekly covid test. 

*Accessibility: ADA accessible parking and locker rooms, five steps with a hand rail to enter pool. 

*Please note this class is a space for those who have experienced gender and race based exclusions from aquatic environments (womxn of color and non-binary POC). The space centers Black women and lovingly welcomes other identities! Contact if you have questions or want to find a different way to be involved! 


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