Teaching and the lessons it has taught me ~ Steven Shaw

Teaching and the lessons it has taught me ~ Steven Shaw

If at the age of 17 when I was already feeling burnt out from the hard slog of competitive swimming, you’d said to me that one-day teaching people how to swim would be at the heart of my life I would have never believed you. But life has a way of taking unexpected turns and here I am over 30 years later, having developed the Shaw Method and spending most of my time in the water – either working with others or refining my stroke, and gaining immense joy and satisfaction from both.

How the Shaw Method met Buddhism

How the Shaw Method met Buddhism

We’re loving this article about 65-year-old Judith Hansell who, after a 20-year journey, was finally able to conquer her fear when she found the Shaw Method and then added a little bit of Buddhist wisdom… “…It was only in my forties that I...
Liz Robin ~ Shaw Method & Tai Chi Teacher

Liz Robin ~ Shaw Method & Tai Chi Teacher

As a tai chi teacher, I found Steven’s methodology completely intuitive – the walking practices and the calmness were very familiar but the way this translated into swimming was an absolute revelation to me. The idea that one could find that meditative calmness and enjoyment of the water, particularly if swimming long distances, was so inspiring – which was why I went on to train with Steven as a Shaw Method teacher.

Unknown Benefits of Swimming

Unknown Benefits of Swimming

It is widely known that swimming is great for your  physical health by providing a low-impact cardio workout. Yet there are many other significant health benefits which have remained relatively unknown and unpublicised … until now. Research into these hidden  health...
Art of Swimming – the book

Art of Swimming – the book

~ Art of Swimming – the book ~ The book is based on Steven’s 35-year voyage of discovery and looks at front crawl, back stroke, breast stroke and butterfly – focusing on maximum efficiency and minimum strain. Take a...
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