Introduction to being in the ocean. How to get in, float in salt water, navigate breakers, be comfortable with waves, locomote from here to there, be at ease. Come to understand how the ocean works at the beach. Learn about undertows, currents, critters, and safety. We may have time to learn how to use snorkeling gear. Four 3-hour classes; land and ocean portions at each class. Course fee includes course. Hotel and transportation to class is extra: recommendations below.
Learn to apply the 5 Circles at the beach and strengthen your practice of staying in your body in the ocean.
The Gulf of Mexico is 87-90 degrees in summer.
Goggles and cap welcome. Rash guard recommended (a sun blocking shirt). We sell Miracle Swimming rash guards for $28. We recommend clear goggles so you can see well in the water (dark goggles are too dark). Bring both.
Limit: 8 students.
Prerequisite: Miracle Swimming Beginning class
Nearest airport: Sarasota/Bradenton International (SRQ). Tampa airport (TPA) is 70 minutes away. Sarasota Airport is 20 minutes from our hotels. Take cab or rent car.
We recommend staying at either of these hotels. They're .2 miles apart and both on Lido Beach.Sandcastle Beach Hotel 1540 Ben Franklin Dr., Lido Beach, Sarasota, FL 34236
Restaurants and pools on premises.
The Sandcastle and Lido Beach Resort are within walking distance of South Lido Beach Park.
1 mile to St. Armand's Circle, lively area of restaurants and shops. Free shuttle to St. Armands from the Sandcastle and from Lido Beach Resort.
Practical Car Rental: special rates for Miracle Swimming students. Call 941-365-7333 to reserve. April through October rates: approximately $145/week, plus taxes ($165). This agency is off-airport; therefore, you don't pay airport taxes. mention Miracle Swimming. They will pick you up and drop you off at the airport. Map and directions to your hotel come with the rental. Reserving a month early is helpful. http://www.practicalcar.com
|Event Date||08-06-2019 9:00 am|
|Event End Date||08-08-2019 11:00 am|
|Location||SARASOTA, FL - Sandcastle Beach Resort|