Mermaid School Opening This Sunday!

Back to our roots..
Back to our roots..

This sunday is quite the exciting day indeed. The popular mermaid school from Montreal Aquasirene is now opening it’s new location in Toronto on Queen St!

giphyAs an employee for their new division, I thought I would share the news since it’s a unique event and opportunity to not only get in shape by swimming in a monofin, but also fulfilling your dreams of becoming a mermaid for a day (maybe longer if you take a tail home :P)

We all know how expensive silicone, latex, even fabric tails can cost online, so    it’s a great place to start and get used to the idea of swimming in a tail before you make the commitment of going custom.

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Personally, as someone that’s swam in both fabric tails and silicone, I can tell you that you want..nay, NEED to start off with a lighter material in the beginning, especially if you are not a trained swimmer. Silicone in itself is extremely heavy, and then you have the additional weight of the monofin. At least with the fabric tails the weight is only felt around and on the feet.

Here’s some more super adorable photos of merbaes at the Montreal academy:

Show us your fins!
Show us your fins!
Mermaid greetings
Mermaid greetings

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So if you’re in Toronto make sure you check out the new mermaid school at the Jimmie Simpson Pool 😉 XOX

Mermaid power!
Mermaid power!

Mer-Mondays

Treasures I found this week ❤

Every monday I try to gather and dig up the best mer content for you all 

This incredibly real mermaid cave in New Zealand

No photoshop needed!
No photoshop needed!

This Shimmering Transformation

Never too much glitter!
Never too much glitter!

This adorable mermaid necklace

Now you can carry your tail with you.. even when you're out of water!
Now you can carry your tail with you.. even when you’re out of water!

This majestic pastel crown

Bow down!
Bow down!

Mer-Blanket!

Seriously... I want one!
Seriously… I want one!

Seashell Literature

A Mermaid's favourite book
A Mermaid’s favourite book

These adorable starfish barrettes

Mer-hair for days!
Mer-hair for days!

This fintastic DIY sign

Nostalgia much?
Nostalgia much?

Mer Mondays

Treasures I found this week for mer mondays ❤

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This adorable bralette
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Mermeow
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Tie dye mer
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These cute seashell studs
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These gorg pasties
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This lamp that makes your home seem underwater
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these yummy lollies
this starfish garter
This starfish garter
This avant garde crown
This avant garde crown
these stylish tops
These stylish tops
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This new MAC matte lipstick
Infinity rings
Infinity rings

Don’t Take Our Tails Away!

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Edmonton mermaids are in extinction! Thanks to this silly new law.

Apparently they are deemed to be “hazardous” in public pools or for the individual swimming in the tails..

Which makes me go..

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But in all honesty, someone who has NO experience swimming in a tail should take baby steps when diving into the deep end or into dangerous waters.

( it’s common sense!) duhhh

The same applies to pretty much any task, or activity or hobby.

When you’re beginning to learn snowboarding or skating you don’t just go to the highest mountain without prior training or knowledge on how to handle that said mountain or obstacle.

When you’re new at guitar, you don’t just book shows right away, you wait until you find yourself at a comfortable level, enough to get in front of hundreds of strangers and perform.lauren-conrad-yikes

Maybe the problem then, is related to the mermaid tail makers, who have gained quite a spike in popularity thanks to popular TV shows like H20 or Youtube mermaids ( cause really mermaid tails have been around for much longer, think of the performers you’ve seen at big casinos or high end bars.) But how on earth would you moderate who gets a tail and who doesn’t?

Luckily Marielle Chartier Henault, founder of AquaMermaid Academy in Montreal, has a positive view on this matter; “It makes people happy. You can’t be mad or sad when you see a mermaid.” The schools plan to spread across Canada this very year starting with Toronto and following with Ottawa.

What are your thoughts on this new ban merbaes?

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