◈ 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 2022 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.
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. Two days off. A learning vacation in a beautiful place.
Complete the PADI online portion 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.
Christiansted, St. Croix
U.S. Virgin Islands
December 3-17, 2022
Stay in waterfront condos within walking distance of town.
$6764 plus airfare. $300 discount for registration by March 1, 2022.
$5601 plus airfare for double occupancy with a classmate. $300 discount for registration by March 1, 2022.
To register: deposit of $360 includes nonrefundable $200 for course and $160 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, 2022 (here).
We recommend reviewing the medical form before registering for the course.
◈What the ocean feels like in a safe environment
◈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 45 minutes!
More to count on:
◈ Daily dry-land and water sessions
◈ Having fun
◈ Feeling safe all the time
◈ Thrills you’ve dreamt about
◈ New experiences and ideas
◈ Expanding your mind and elevating your self-confidence
◈ Learning to dive safely
◈ Adding a new kind of vacation for the rest of your life