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 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 upwards.is 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.
Antonio has over 20 years of aquatic experience including Self Rescue, where he developed a method to teach survival skills. Observing the large number of drownings, especially in the infant rate, prompted him to do something more and look for a method where they would be taught to survive in the water. Antonio has helped hundreds of families with babies and children on their path of personal growth in classes and personal sessions, in and out of the water. His expertise, knowledge, years of teachings, coaching, development and evolution of Self Rescue is absolutely compelling and combined with Children of the Water we are a step closer to our mission, to help prevent the tragedy of drowning and get as many happy and confident swimmers as we can!.