Slovakia 2019

Five Day Swim Experience in Slovakia with Steven Shaw
Sunday 20th – Saturday 26th January 2019

The course will run from Monday 21st – Friday 25th January
Location: 4* Hotel Tenis Slovakia
Airport: Bratislavia from Stansted direct

The 6 night/5 day course was  based at the elite 4* Hotel Tenis, newly refurbished in 2015, set in the middle of picturesque Slovakia the “the heart of Europe” surrounded by forests and snow-capped mountains.

A wonderful and unique experience!


The aim of this course was to provide you with the key techniques to mastering a graceful and sustained style of swimming. The Shaw Method is a unique hand’s on technique incorporating the principles of The Alexander Technique. By the end of the week, your swimming will have transformed.

Daily Schedule
Each day there will be 90-minute group classes in the water, followed by private coaching in the afternoons.

Daily Schedule subject to change

  • 09.00 – 10.00 Intro and dry land
  • 10.00 – 11.30 Group swim class with Steven Shaw
  • 11.30 – 12.30 Dryland studio
  • 12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
  • 13.30 – 15.00 Private 1- 2 – 1 lessons in pool
  • 16.00 -17.00 Dryland studio


Fees and Registration
  • Course registration through Art of Swimming only
  • Fee: £950 for the five-day course
  • Hotel per person: € 835.80single and € 655.80 double.
  • This includes bed & breakfast, lunch & evening meals.
Price also includes
  • Unlimited use of the spa centre with:
  • Finnish sauna
  • Salt steam sauna
  • Infrared sauna
  • Scottish shower
  • Tropical rain
  • Finnish bucket
  • Tepidarium – heated spa loungers
  • Herbal steam sauna
  • Bio sauna – Tylarium
  • Kneipp foot bath
  • Cooling pool
  • Ice cold shower
  • Flood shower
  • Jacuzzi
Payment & transfers
Deposit – £350 on booking with corinne@shawmethod.com

There will be a two-hour transfer which is included in the price.

We highly recommend reserving flights at the time of paying a deposit at www.ryanair.com to secure the lowest prices

Payment – balance payable – by December 1st 2018

Additional trips
There will be an option to join a half day trip for a fee of £35 pp approx.

The trip will include:

  • Visit to the National Park the Low Tatras – spectacular winter scenery
  • Ticket on a gondola to Chopok Peak (2024 m above the sea)
  • Beautiful panoramic views from the restaurant on the top of Chopok Peak
  • Lunch in Bistro Chef Restaurant – tasting menu traditional Slovak cuisine