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Mary Theri Thomas

Theri brings 35 years of teaching experience in many related fields to this work. She is an internationally renouned Holistic Health Practitioner and Instructor Trainer. The focus of class is balanced full spectrum presentation with emphasis on having a deeper connection by building a strong foundation of fundamentals and principles to draw from. The student can then easily integrate additional classes and explore self-discovery of the work. Theri is the only instructor in the world of 3 complete aquatic bodywork certification programs: AQUATHERICSsm, Watsu and Healing Dance. She is also a coach advisor training teachers at every level of the work. Theri is the only Instructor Trainer of multiple styles of work. Her own private practice is focused on medical patients with special needs. Through her practice and teaching she developed the AQUATHERICSsm program for professional applications of aquatic bodywork. Theri joined the Wave Academy as an instructor and practitioner from its inception and has since trained all their practitioners working with returning veterans diagnosed with PTSD. Theri is known for mentoring the facilitation of each individual's growth so every student has the opportunity to attains the personal goals they set for themselves in the work.

Basia Szpak-Borst

Basia Szpak-Borst, Acupuncturist, Certified Watsu® Instructor is teaching and sharing this work since 1992. She has taught over 200 workshops in 20 different countries helping with alot of start up. Watsu Orphan Project Founder she specializes in aquatic training programs for Couples,Infants and has a private practice. Borst teaches Traditional Chinese Internal Arts. She completed Advanced CranioSacral Therapy and Pediatric CST. She introduced Watsu to Japan and writes about early aquatic education for infants in her book 'Fluid Beginnings'. International Conference presenter she works with Integrative Aquatic therapy and prenatal and birth trauma.