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Mermaid -Instructor Course is available now online at our second website


1 day courses ( 4 hours water, 2 hours drylands with mermaid yoga and 2 hours marketing. New: teaching mermaiding for people with disabilities

1.  October, TBD

Milwaukee, WI

Looking for interested aquatic facility, 5 participants minimum

2. October, TBD

Toledo, OH

Looking for interested aquatic facility, 5 participants minimum

3. San Diego, CA

Looking for interested aquatic facility, 8 participants minimum

4.November 18-25, 2017

Thanksgiving week instructors training 

Florida Keys, FL

with accommodation 


5. June - August, 2018 Key West, Florida Keys

Master Mermaid-Instructor Course with Open Water Mermaiding

book your week now

Florida Keys Community College Pool

5901 College Rd, Key West, FL 33040


Open Water and Pool 2 practices daily


Approved by:

Mermaiding Swimming Association, MSA

Fin swimming Federation of America, FFOA

Free diving Federation of America, Dive and Surf

American Red Cross, ARC

Available MSA Certificates:

  • MSA Pool Mermaid-Instructor ( available online)

  • MSA Open Water Mermaid -Instructor course ( available online)

  • Certificate of completion Finswimming Techniques Course, MSA (available online)

  • Certificate of completion Freediving Course for mermaids, Dive and Surf, DS ( not available online)

  • MSA Mermaid-Performer ( not available online )

  • MSA Scuba Mermaiding, PADI  ( not available online)

  • Certificate of completion “Teaching Aqua and Yoga Mermaid” (available online)

  • Certificate of completion “Teaching mermaiding for people with disabilities” ( available online)

Elena Nannoshi- President of World Of Swimming, Finswimming Federation Coach, US Swimming and Synchronizing Swimming Coach, Red Cross Representative.
Kristina Novichenko, Director of MSA, World Champion Finswimming, Personal Trainer, Yoga, Aqua Mermaid
Merle Liivand, Open Water Champion, Estonian swimming champion, Swimming model
and all available MSA directors:

You have to be Red Cross Certified Lifeguard and/or Open Water Lifeguard ( for Open Water Mermaid-Instructor), or LGI to take this course. ( Lifeguarding challenge is available during the course)


More about the Program: 
POOL MERMAID. Course will teach safety of swimming with mono fin. Basic mermaid moves with Certified US swimming and Finswimming coaches, balancing underwater and on surface, fluidly changing body position, mermaiding underwater on stomach and back techniques, how to avoid water in your nose, swimming and navigating without goggles, varieties of mermaid kicking with different types of the monofins. Course includes mermaiding lesson plans for children and adults, all mermaiding skills for different levels, basic synchronized techniques, marketing your own mermaid school and underwater photography class.

AQUA MERMAID: Teaches new and enchanted aqua exercise with fin, dresses and different toys, like a hula hoop or a beach ball. Swimming and dancing with tail and music. Improves balance issues, and confidence in water. Fabulous medium for a restorative or meditative practice.  

MERMAID YOGA will teach mer-people how to awake the body and mind to the beauty of the nature and get ready for all day swimming! Head mermaid of Michigan Kristina Novichenko will teach everyone how to rejuvenate with deeper and slower breath and meditation. This helps to improve lung function, trigger the body’s relaxation response and increase the amount of oxygen available to the body in order to swim effortless. Mermaids Yoga postures use every muscle in the body, helping to increase strength literally from head to Tail. Mermaids Yoga helps to improve flexibility and range of motion, which makes it easy to turn your legs into the mermaid Tail.

MERMAID FITNESS: teaches how to Improve core strength and stability, improved posture and balance, improved flexibility with and without tail, course help mermaids or merman back pain prevention, which is very important to Mer-People!

SYNCHRONIZING SWIMMING:  With help of our synchronized swimming coaches all the Mermaids will learn how to swim together, synchronizing techniques with the tails and enjoy performance with the friends. 

FINSWIMMING: Course developed by World Champion fin swimmer and member of Underwater Society of America (USOA), Kristina Novichenko. Future Instructors will learn how to use mono fins for pleasure swimming or underwater performance.

OPEN WATER TECHNIQUE. Course developed by World Champion freediver, MSA director and a  Hollywood actress Marina Kazankova. Open Water Mermaiding will teach Mermaids the secrets of the deeper seas: how to control your breathing underwater, stress response, equalization, static and dynamic (with fins and no fins) techniques and self awareness. Course will also give you the power of becoming a real Mermaid with holding your breath over 3min. 

SCUBA MERMAID: Course runs by PADI instructors-trainers with help of MSA and teaches to swim underwater with the scuba equipment and a tail ( mono fin). Different breathing apparatuses for underwater performance also will be introduced in this course.

Mermaid Certification Course fee: $475
Week of Master-Mermaid Instructor Course starting from $2500 ( private room up to 2 people is included)
Lifeguard Challenge course is additional $110 with card.
PADI Scuba diving certificate is extra 

Choose your course
    Marina Kazankova


    Marina Kazankova is a Russian actress and freediver. She appeared in more than fifteen films since 1999. Wikipedia
    Born: August 4, 1981 (age 34), Moscow, Russia

Summer 2016 Course in Key West

MSA directors are offering Mermaid -Instructor training for individuals and aquatic facilities 

in your place with complete business set-up 

and MSA insurance for 1 year.

Please, fill out request form below for your quote: