Gabrielle's SCUBA Credentials
Gabrielle has been an avid SCUBA diver her entire adult life and has instructor certifications with four different agencies! She admits her "SCUBAddiction" and has logged 3,000+ dives in Florida and abroad in places like Galapagos, Ecuador, Fiji, Africa, Maldives Philippines, Belize, Roatan, Honduras, Bahamas, Costa Rica, and Mexico. Gabrielle enjoys diving in springs and in salt water. She earned her instructor certifications with SCUBA Educators International - SEI (former YMCA) and with HSA (Handicapped SCUBA Association). Her third instructor certification as a 2-star instructor was with CMAS (Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques). She is also a Divers Alert Network instructor of many life-saving classes including CPR, First Aid, Oxygen Administration, and Neurological Assessment. Gabrielle has many other certifications including rescue diver, divemaster, advanced nitrox, scientific diver, cavern, and more.
Read about Gabrielle's liveaboard experience in the Maldives (Indian Ocean) with Worldwide Dive and Sail, published in the April 2013 edition of Currents, a journal for SCUBA professionals.
Gabrielle's passion for SCUBA is shared with her passion for education. She has a Ph.D. in education and her specialty is motivation, so she loves to help people overcome any fear to conquer challenges. She likes to make the learning process fun, too!
HSA SCUBA for Divers with Disabilities
Visit Gabrielle's Handicapped SCUBA Association page for more details about the possibilities including classes.
People with disabilities, learn to SCUBA dive with Gabrielle, an instructor certified through Handicapped SCUBA Association (HSA). Water is wonderful and healing!