Cincinnati, OH – 8.0 CEC Shallow & Deep H2O Workshop


Mercy HealthPlex, 3050 Mack Rd, Cincinnati Ohio  45014

Saturday, October 14, 2023 9:00-4:00 pm  with Master Trainer Diane Kabakoff



SKU: 231014-1500-Cincinnati-OH Category:


Shallow H2O Splash -Low impact or High intensity – shallow water may be used for all ages, skill levels and types of programming. Review how to build a creative shallow water program utilizing working positions to vary impact and intensity. Learn hundreds of movement variations and techniques provide with and without a noodle to better provide multi-level options and opportunities for your participants to benefit with water exercise. The course is geared towards very practical and enjoyable education. This workshop will focus on putting a safe, effective and enjoyable and balanced program together. Time will be spent on visual and verbal cuing to masterfully blend cardiovascular sets with muscular strengthening and stretching. Focus will be spent on teaching the parts of a class for a balanced and total body program. Get ready to move and learn the infinite ways to build a purposeful program for swimmers and non-swimmers alike. We welcome everyone to attend for ideas, tips and helping to build purposeful programs.

Cool Warm Ups & Hot Warm Downs – Whether teaching a group of high energy athletes or a program for people with movement problems or anyone with fitness levels in between, the warm up component is the time to set the level and tone for the upcoming program. There is such a wide variety of aquatic programs available it is important that each Instructor learns to customize warm up movements to suit the level of the individuals attending the class. The same applies to the warm down. How long should it be? What moves should be included to get people out of the pool safely. Learn safe stretching moves and relaxation techniques to make sure they end the program in a successful frame of mind and can’t wait to come back for more. Take the time to be successful at the beginning of a program and finish as a winner with a complete program.

Discover infinite ways to make programs interesting and effective using either buoyant or resistive equipment -stuff that floats versus stuff that sinks.  This training workshop will provide a smart system to progress or intensify all exercises. Conversely, modifying or decreasing intensity will be reviewed. Learn to target all major muscle groups using the properties and protection of water.  Build a varied and interesting gym of the future using a variety of equipment. Guaranteed ideas and energy to keep your programs growing and benefiting!

This program will review lots of movement variations and techniques provide multi-level options and opportunities for your participants for both non impact and low impact water training.

Early-bird Registration Date:  October 30, 2023

Course Registration Fee Includes:

  • WaterART workshop handouts
  • 8 hours of lecture & pool time
  • Certificate of course completion
  • 8 CECs for WaterART (You may petition other organizations).


Contact Information

Diane Kabakoff, Aquatic Specialist, Mercy HealthPlex  513 682 1214

What to Bring:

  • Lunch and snacks
  • Water sessions: Water Fitness wear or bathing suit(s)
  • Land sessions: comfortable clothing in which to move around
  • Water bottle
  • Towel/cover up
  • Pen and paper
  • Water-shoes are preferred wear for water sessions

More Questions? Contact Us

SKU: 231014-1500-Cincinnati-OH

Additional information

Mitts Size

Green Medium, Purple Large, Royal Blue Small, Turquoise X- Large

DVD Access

DVD064, DVD174