Desert Swim School also provides water aerobics instructors for various active communities in the Phoenix-Metro area. If you know of a community that would be interested in offering weekly water aerobics classes to their members, contact our office at (480) 461-3888 for details. Click here to enlarge or print.
Mary-Jo has been a certified American Red Cross Lifeguard and WSI Certified water exercise instructor for over ten years. In addition, Mary-Jo is certified with the Arthritis Foundation as an Aquatic Fitness instructor since 2004. Mary-Jo enjoys teaching for Desert Swim School at two of their retirement communities, as well as at the JCC in Scottsdale.
Julia Baxter has been working with the older adults in the water at Vi at Grayhawk for several years. Recently she added Maravilla to her line-up. Julia also has works as a group fitness and cycle instructor at the Scottsdale YMCA, and the JCC in Scottsdale. Julia is AEA and Cooper Institute certified and annually gets recertified and re-motivated by attending FitnessFest Conferences. “My water workouts offer all the benefits of land-based exercise without the stress on joints caused by gravity. Jogging and jumping can be performed comfortably in water because participants are supported by buoyancy. Non-swimmers OK too”! Julia’s other job involves pet sitting!