Due to our geographic location, Dominicans enjoy nice summer weather all year long, and although we often feel a slight coolness that relieves the high temperatures, we must bear in mind that adequate hydration is essential throughout the year. But what is hydration? It as the process by which liquid is added to a compound, […]
International Swim & Water Therapy celebrates its 20th anniversary saving lives, one individual at a time.
International Swim and Water Therapy, an educational program that provides communities a ‘Learn to Swim’ and a ‘Water Safety’ curriculum as well as ’Water Therapy’ services to people of all ages and abilities, is celebrating it’s 20 year anniversary! Founder and Director of International Swim and Water Therapy, Hortensia V. Aguirre wants to thank everybody […]
Water, source of life
Water is essential for life. On March 22, World Water Day is commemorated, the United Nations tells us that “Humanity needs water: A drop of water is flexible. A drop of water is powerful. A drop of water is more necessary than ever. ”
A Water Movement with Miriam Calzada
This interview was previously published in our sister publication, CasaLife magazine. Inspired by Miriam Calzada’s stunning photography and commitment to sharing the Dominican Republic’s changing environmental landscape with citizens near and far, we stopped by her home in Santo Domingo to view maps of the areas she’s charted and hear her determination to incite change. This […]
Swimming Lessons & Water Therapy available in March in Casa de Campo!
Swim season in the Dominican Republic last all year. We dig our year-around warm weather and frequent opportunities for beach weekends when we’re in the mood, so there’s no better reason for us and those closest to us to know how to swim and enjoy a better relationship with the water.
Smooth Holiday Digestion Tips
It’s almost a given that most people will over-eat on Thanksgiving. Overeating, or even eating the wrong things, can wreak havoc on your digestive system. Years of eating foods that don’t agree with your body can also slow down your digestion. So when you couple that with eating a larger meal than you should, you […]
This Week in the Dominican Republic: “Open skies” and water rations
The country keeps aiming to increase its economy, now by increasing air transport agreements with other nations, and as the drought continue, authorities guarantee an increase in the country’s water supplies.
How to make your own healthy & delicious flavored water
Summer is just starting so we have a few months of very hot day ahead of us. The high temperatures means it’s especially important to stay hydrated! But what if you’re one of those people that just doesn’t like to drink water because it’s so flavorless and boring? There is hope for you yet – […]