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Training  swimming pool for mermaids @ Florida Keys Community College.



for groups, individuals, professional mermaids and underwater performers

Running now any week upon request for group 5 and more students.

Training House in Cudjoy Key


Florida Keys Community College Pool

5901 College Rd, Key West, FL 33040


Open Water, Mermaid Yoga and the Pool. 3 practices daily


One person: $2000

ask for group prices

Red Cross training is available for $115/person

Breakfast and lunch are included.

Transportation to and from Key West and training facilities airport is included

Car rental is recommended for evening activities. Training House is located 20 minutes from the Key West downtown.

Subject to availability, please inquire for booking and invoicing.

Groups and Individuals can customize their program for specific needs

(swimming, free diving, synchronized swimming, scuba diving, fin swimming, open water fin swimming etc, yoga, aqua etc)

Typical Day Schedule:

Early swim and yoga: 8am

Breakfast: 9am

Pool Training from 10am-12pm 

Free time

Open water or House pool Training 4-6pm

Free time

Late Yoga and Mantra/Meditation -10pm


Runs accordingly by:

Swimming, Yoga and aqua Coaches

Fin swimming Federation of America, FFOA

Russian Synchronized Swimming Federation, FINA

Free diving Federation of America, Dive and Surf

Mermaiding Swimming Association, MSA

American Red Cross, ARC 




Available MSA Certificates: 

  • MSA Pool Mermaid-Instructor 

  • MSA Open Water Mermaid -Instructor course 

  • Certificate of completion Finswimming Techniques Course, MSA 

  • Certificate of completion Freediving Course for mermaids, Dive and Surf, DS

  • MSA Mermaid-Performer 

  • MSA Scuba Mermaiding, PADI 

  • Certificate of completion “Teaching Aqua and Yoga Mermaid” 

  • Certificate of completion “Teaching mermaiding to people with disabilities” 



Elena Bogdanova- 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, Certified Personal Trainer, Yoga, Aqua Mermaid

Kristina Makushenko - Director of MSA, World Champion Synchronized Swimming, Certified US Coach

Merle Liivand, Open Water Champion, Estonian swimming champion, Swimming model

and all available MSA directors: www.mermaidingassociation.com




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 to add to the main course)





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.