Aquatic Exercise

Aqua-Aerobics1Aquatic exercise includes aqua aerobics and fitness swimming. This page provides techniques and guidelines useful for both participants and instructors/coaches.

Aqua Aerobics

Aqua aerobics is a type of exercise performed in shallow water in a vertical position while standing on the bottom with the face out of water. It relies on the resistance of the water around each participant to make simple movements into low-impact fitness maneuvers.

Aqua Aerobic Exercises with Jamie Smithers
Jamie Smithers

Jamie Smithers

These techniques include deep water work for more advanced participants with good swimming skills.

Aqua Zumba®
Aqua Zumba

Aqua Zumba

Aqua Zumba is a combination of Latin dance beats for dance exercises integrated into a water-based workout.

Certification Programs
Other Pool Exercises

Fitness Swimming

Stroke-front crawl breathingSWIM_LapFitness swimming (also called lap swimming) is a form of aerobic exercise performed by swimming several lengths (or widths) of a pool in a continuous manner.

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