Meet the unstoppable forces making waves in the world of adaptive aquatics, transforming abilities one stroke at a time since 2000: Cindy Freedman (MOTR), and Ailene Tisser MA, PT, Co-Founders of Swim Angelfish.
Not only is Swim Angelfish a successful swim school and aquatic therapy provider; it is also an industry-recognized training resource for aquatic professionals wanting to improve their adaptive skill set. Through the specialized Swim Whisperers Certification and Aquatic Therapy training programs, Swim Angelfish equips aquatic professionals with the transformative expertise needed to effectively engage and unlock the potential of swimmers with special needs.
Cindy’s adaptive aquatics journey blended her lifelong love for the water with over 3 decades of experience as an Occupational and Recreational Therapist. Ailene’s adaptive aquatics journey combined her love of the water with her passion for helping individuals achieve their Physical Therapy goals, making the impossible possible by utilizing her therapy skills combined with the magic of the water.
This journey culminated in the creation of Swim Angelfish, an organization dedicated to addressing the concerning statistic of drowning as the leading cause of death for children with special needs.
Get ready to be inspired and motivated by Cindy and Ailene’s love and dedication to adaptive swim, aquatic therapy, and above all, the swimmers they help. Their journey isn't just about swimming; it's about diving deep into the sea of possibilities and making a difference by changing lives.