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World-class training in Aquatic Bodywork

Train with us.

The Australian Institute of Aquatic Bodywork (AIAB) is a leading Australian organisation that provides high quality training in Aquatic Education and Aquatic Therapy and Bodywork.

The home of the AIAB is based in Perth, Western Australia.


The AIAB delivers courses of professional standards which form pathways to International practitioner certifications as recognised by the official modality organisations.

 
International certification in Aquatic Bodywork modalities through the AIAB currently include Watsu®, Healing Dance®, Waterdance, the Spa and Watsu Provider Programs, as well as the Halliwick Method.

The Australian Institute of Aquatic Bodywork is affiliated with the following organisations:

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The Worldwide Aquatic Bodywork Association registry (WABR).

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The Worldwide Aquatic Bodywork Association  (WABA).

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The Healing Dance Institute

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The International Halliwick Association

 
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Upcoming courses

Watsu® I

Prenatal Watsu Session with Anat Juran

Perth, Western Australia

7th - 12th January, 2023

This intensive 5-day beginner course is intended for anyone interested in warm water therapy, whether it is for personal enjoyment and self-development, or for professional development.

Halliwick Foundation

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Perth, Western Australia

7th - 10th April, 2023

An intensive 4-day course intended for aquatic instructors, carers, relatives, friends, and therapists, seeking to expend their swim instruction tool kit in general and particularly to help individuals with special needs.

Watsu® II

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Perth, Western Australia

TBA

An intensive 5-day course where the sequence learned in Watsu® I is expanded upon with emphasis on developing the students' tool kit of moves further with a richer range of possibilities and skills.

Intro to Healing Dance®

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Perth, Western Australia

TBA

This intensive 3 -day beginner course is intended for anyone interested in warm water therapy, whether it is for personal enjoyment and self-development, or for professional development.

 

The Aquanat training centre

The Australian Institute of Aquatic Bodywork's founder and trainer, Anat Juran, is available for those wishing to organise a course at a location or venue of their choice. Please contact us to discuss this option directly with her. 

All other courses, training, and workshops are held at the Aquanat centre in Alfred Cove (suburb of Perth), Western Australia which makes home for the Australian Institute of Aquatic Bodywork.


The centre has been specially designed to complement Aquatic Bodywork courses and therapy. 

The space is complete with a new program / hydrotherapy warm indoor pool which was created with good sources of natural airflow, ventilation and light, as well as a rigorous filtration system to ensure healthy water.

It features an intimate and cosy spa-like atmosphere with comfortable changing rooms, a relaxing outdoor lounge, a kitchenette, a beautiful therapy room, warm showers, and it's own parking. 

Facility features: 

  • An indoors-outdoors warm pool

  • Spacious changing rooms, toilets and warm showers

  • Outdoor lounge area

  • Indoor sitting areas

  • Heating and cooling

  • Equipped kitchenette

  • A Reverse Osmosis purified water system for bottle re-fills

  • Off-road venue parking

Nearby amenities: 

  • Perth Swan River, Attadale and Alfred Cove Nature Reserves and Walter Point.

  • Bus stop right next to the centre.

  • Cafes, restaurants, shops, grocery stores, post office, pharmacy, and much more.

  • Accommodation options nearby.

Located on a main highway of Perth and right next to a bus stop, makes the centre easily accessible to visitors.