Number One Student and Instructor at Aquaskills Swimming Classes in New York City. Our instructors have over 20 years experience and are all professional in aquatics. Swimming is kinder on the joints as we get older .Sports with high impact on the joints tend to wear down the cartildge in the knees, hurt ankles, and hip joints. With Swimming you can get a great cardiovascular work out, as well as aerobic. The muscles get a wonderful stretch and elongate you will be able to relax from alot of stress. Stress is the Number one cause of disease, anxiety for mental and physical disorders. After learning to swim properly with excellent form, and you integrate lap swimming into your exercise regime you will literally notice the difference in your state of mind, mental alertness, invigorating effects, swimming's refreshing and reviving attributes... and it's all that breathing and moving your muscles simultaneously to give maximum oxygination to your body's different systems. It will bring blood flow to all your cappilaries for a nice tightening of the skin. The secret. Learning proper breathing techniques, with rhythmic breathing and not exhaling too fast and getting asphyxiated. There is a secret to the method...Aquaskills unique breathing techniques were passed down by the founding father Adrian Ginju a former contender for the Olympics who now resides back in Romania.