Everyone can learn to swim Comfort comes first You can float vertically Overcoming fear IS learning to swim Having fun is the best way to learn Feel safe all the time Overcome fear without feeling afraid Go at your own pace Learn with your swimming people It’s amazing what 5 days can do Correct information does wonders!


Vacation Courses

Learning to dive. Maldives, 2015 Miracle Diving

Who Takes Miracle Diving?

◈ Graduates of our previous courses who are well-versed in the 5 Circles. They are comfortable and can float for 10 minutes in deep water and swim (any which way) for 200 yards.

◈ Grads who want to experience the grandeur of nature in the ocean

◈ Grads who would like a learning vacation in paradise. The 2023 course will be in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.

◈ Grads who are already certified who would like to re-learn diving skills the Miracle Swimming way so they can enjoy diving for the rest of their lives.

2019 course in St. Croix

What Is the Course?

Miracle Swimming/PADI Basic Open Water SCUBA Diving Course

Time to understand, learn, practice, and anchor new skills the Miracle Swimming way.

12 days/72 hours. Plus, a day off twice. A learning vacation in a beautiful place.

Complete the PADI online course before arrival.

In this course you’ll learn to be peaceful in the ocean, in control using dive gear, and comfortable diving slowly and at your own pace. When you’re quiet in the ocean, confidence allows you to enjoy the under water living room. Learn to dive the Miracle Swimming way with certification. Step by gentle step, we’ll teach you to be one with yourself in the ocean, satisfying every one of your concerns. More below.

Our beach in St. Croix. Learn in a protected bay.

Where, When, How

Christiansted, St. Croix
U.S. Virgin Islands

December 2-16, 2023
Fly December 1 and 17. Or stay for our dive vacation December 17-21.

Stay in waterfront condos within walking distance of town.

$7176 plus airfare for double occupancy condo. $8883 single occupancy. $300 discount for registration by March 1, 2023.

To register: deposit of $421 includes nonrefundable $200 for course and $221 for hotel.

Includes course, rental of all gear except mask, fins and snorkel (bring your own), transfers, check-out dives, online PADI course prior to arrival, trips to grocery store.

Each student submits a clear medical questionnaire in October, 2023 (here).

We recommend reviewing the Divers Medical Questionnaire and Medical Statement before registering for the course.

Our Bali SCUBA diving course, 2008

Count On:

◈ Daily dry-land and water sessions
◈ Having fun
◈ Feeling safe all the time
◈ Thrills you’ve dreamt about
◈ New experiences and ideas
◈ Elevating your self-confidence
◈ Learning to dive safely
◈ A new kind of vacation for the rest of your life

More to count on:
◈ What the ocean feels like in a safe environment
◈ What it’s like to swim with  fish around you.
◈ The principles of diving
◈ How to assemble your gear
◈ To dive calmly
◈ How it feels to be under water breathing
◈ How to dive with a buddy
◈ How to enter the water from a boat with gear on
◈ What it’s like to go on an underwater nature hike for 5 to 45 minutes!
◈  What a diving vacation anywhere in the world includes

All photos on this page are Miracle Swimming grads in their Miracle Diving course or a diving vacation we took later. We’ve been to Hawaii, Bali, Maldives, Honduras, Belize, Turks & Caicos, Bonaire, Tahiti, Fiji, and Cozumel with our Miracle Divers. They keep coming back!