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Meet our team

Who we are

We are Children of the Water. Zoë and Jojo started this journey on the magical island of ibiza. They bring over 20 years experience in to the water. Our Children of the Water family is growing and we have instructors all over the world. Our team has a holistic approach to the self rescue technique. 


Zoë, Ibiza

Zoë is Co Founder and one of the owners of Children Of The Water. When living in Fiji for a while in 2009, the start of her eldest sons becoming Pro surfers, Zoë got inspired by Self Rescue. Her youngest son Nui,  then 1,5 years of age, fell into the pool twice and went straight to the bottom of the pool. Because they were around water all the time, Zoë was determined to get Nui safe in and around water.  After completing his Self Rescue course, he was able to swim at the age of 2,  which led to the birth of Children of the Water. Together with her best friend Jojo and nowadays growing Children of the Water instructor family, they form an amazing leading team in teaching children Holistic Self Rescue. 


Zoë is a qualified Self Rescue Instructor and trainer and is training children and new Instructors all over the world. Zoë is licensed in CPR, First Aid and a certified member of STA. 

Jojo, Ibiza

Jojo is one of the Co Founders and owners of Children Of The Water. Having attended the famous sports school Millifeld in the UK, Jojo spent many years as a competitive swimmer.

Her self rescue journey began in Ibiza and she has now trained 100’s of babies and children, globally.  Along with her team, she has developed and evolved the technique to its unique holistic approach. Jojo is now training instructors who will become part of The Children Of The Water family.


She is also qualified to teach babies from 8 weeks old a member of STA and has received her STA Level 2 Award in Aquatic Teaching Baby and Pre-School (QCF), Vulnerable Adults Safety Award for teachers, CPR & First Aid trained LifeSaving Certified.

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