South Africa 2022


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Message for All Courses in South Africa!

I am excited and optimistic about returning to South Africa to teach in October and November 2022!  At the same time, I recognize there are still unknowns regarding Covid.  I will be watching the situation closely and expect to confirm arrangements when formal registration opens in late August.



1.  Courses taught by Adele Pudney



WATSU® 1 will be taught several times this year by my good friend and colleague, South African physiotherapist Adele Pudney.  She is an excellent and highly skilled Watsu instructor.  

Please contact Adele for dates, locations, registration and all other details for her WATSU® 1 classes this year in South Africa.

Adele Pudney:



2.  Courses taught by Peggy Schoedinger

(some courses will be co-taught with other instructors)

Dates, locations and course fees for Peggy’s courses are listed below.  

Please do not try to register for Peggy’s courses at this time.  Registration materials will be available in late August.  

Instead, PLEASE EMAIL PEGGY at to let her know what course(s) you wish to attend.  Peggy will then put you on the list for those courses to hold a place for you. 


Due to high demand, this course will be presented two times:

October 5-10, 2022  (6 days)   co-taught by Peggy Schoedinger and Adele Pudney
Location:   Vanderbijlpark, south of Johannesburg
Course fee: R11,000 Early Bird, R12,000 Late Fee 

October 12-17, 2022 (6 days)   co-taught by Hagar Guttman and Adele Pudney
Location:   Cape Town
Course fee: R11,000 Early Bird, R12,000 Late Fee

Expand and perfect your wonderful WATSU skills!  

This course will take your WATSU skills to the next level through learning more WATSU techniques and expanding the adaptations of WATSU techniques for clients with various needs.

Learn how to use these techniques with a wider range of clients to … more details and photos


Clinical WATSU® 3: Listening to Each Body

October 19-24, 2022 (6 days) taught by Peggy Schoedinger
Location:   Cape Town
Course fee: R11,750 Early Bird, R12,750 Late Fee

As one previous participant in South Africa described it, “There’s WATSU 1, then WATSU 2, and then there is Peggy’s WATSU WONDERFUL!!”

Learn how to move freely by adapting and creating movements to address the specific needs of each and every individual.  We all have ‘special’ needs!

Videos will demonstrate WATSU being adapted for people with a wide variety of challenges.  Additionally, two hands-on sessions with clients with various needs will enable participants to… more details and photos


Advanced International Aquatic Therapy Techniques  

October 27 – November 2, 2022 (6 days, no class October 30) taught by Peggy Schoedinger
Location:   Cape Town
Course fee: R11,750 Early Bird, R12,750 Late Fee

Dive into the most comprehensive, in-depth, practical, hands-on, Aquatic Therapy course offered anywhere!

This course will massively expand your skills in all areas of Aquatic Therapy for neurological, orthopaedic and paediatric patient populations.

Learn in an exclusive group with a maximum of 10 participants.  You’ll receive extensive hands-on guidance from Peggy for all of the techniques.

Gain skills in … more details and photos


Designing the Best Aquatic Exercise Programs

November 4-5, 2022 (1.5 days) taught by Peggy Schoedinger
Location:   Cape Town
Course fee: R2000 Early Bird, R2500 Late Fee                                  

By popular demand, an extra half day of additional material has been added to this course!!

If you want to learn a wide variety of highly effective exercises plus their indications and precautions for common ailments, then this is the class for you!

The focus will be on:

  • Back Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Sport and Extremity Injuries
  • Pregnancy
  • Relaxation and Stress Reduction

You’ll learn the key elements of … more details and photos

Please email Peggy at if you wish to
be listed for any of her courses before registration officially opens in late August.

This page was updated on June 13, 2022.