Free Dive For Fun
My name is Mario Blanco, I am a Freediving instructor certified by the AIDA association. Besides being a freediving instructor I am also a Zen Shiatsu therapist and a Yoga Instructor, and a Contact Improvisation Dancer and performer. One of my main interests is about the relation between Dance and Water, Contact Improvisation in Water. I teach CI in Water in International workshops in different places of the world, in which people learn to move with grace and ease underwater. Because of this practices, I have an incomparable experience that sustains my work as a freediving instructor. As a Zen Shiatsu therapist, I am familiar with both physical and emotional tensions and I am competent on spotting and releasing them. As a Yoga Instructor, I know from first hand about breathing techniques, postural alignment, mental awareness, and relaxation. Finally, as a Contact Improvisation Dancer and facilitator, I know how to help people to find their own way to move and understand the movements of their own bodies, instead of teaching movement as a sequence of actions that makes no sense for the student and feels awkward. Most of all, my experience on these practices both as a practitioner and as a teacher, allows me to listen, to be attentive and aware about every student condition and situation, and treat him as an individual with particularities and own needs. In this way, I can ensure a sustainable progression and avoid creating problems that may arise in the future.