Classes available Monday -Thursday and
Saturdays ( in July)
Little Splashes makes every lesson personalized and swim instruction for students at any age can learn a life-saving swimming skills. Bonds are created with patience and love with the instructor and student to have successful learning. Little Splashes provides structured lesson plans with fun, affection, patience, and smiles. Every child has a different learning skill and every lesson is approached knowing everyone is unique. Having fun while learning is a major goal of each lesson. Studies demonstrate that spending time in the pool helps babies become more self-confident and intelligent (yes, really!). Being in the water engages your baby’s tiny body in a completely unique way, creating billions of new neurons as your sweetie kicks, glides, and smacks at the water.
Hannah has been teaching since the age of 14 starting as a volunteer at the local hood river pool. She grew up swimming first learning as an infant from her mother, also a swim instructor. She swam competitively from ages five to college. Starting Little Splashes in her backyard at 16. She has served as a lifeguard, swim instructor, special olympics, swim coach, a camp counselor and a nanny. She is trained and certified through YMCA, WSI, NSSA, CPR certified, and trained in WATSU ( water massage).
Hannah has worked and volunteered at schools around the world for the last 20 years. Her approach to swimming is first the respect of water and bringing the love of water to the families in her community. She uses flower remedies , essential oils, and crystals to bring balance to the water and her students.
Hannah is a solo mama to her 3yr old son Saylor, she relocated back to Hood River in 2015 to raise her son close to her family. Her passion is being in her community teaching swimming and yoga! She was awarded a scholarship to the United States Swim School Association conference this September 2018 in Las Vegas. She will be training in more infant/toddler swimming.