Sea Star Aquatics LLC is owned and operated by Stacy Smith. As a certified Aquatic Recreation Therapist, Stacy has been teaching children and adults with special needs and physical limitations for 15 years at the Bellevue Aquatic Center in Washington. Stacy is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, and a certified Aquatic Exercise Instructor. She combines her extensive knowledge and athletic ability with her kind, caring nature to provide the best programs for her clients. Stacy knows how to push her clients to their fullest potential with positive support and encouragement through every step of the learning process.
A lifelong swimmer, Clara has 20 years of experience working with special needs children. She believes in helping families build a solid foundation where children are empowered to learn and grow into responsible, capable, caring adults. She is Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institute Certified and a Red Cross Certified Lifeguard/First-Aid/CPR/AED. Clara is also a USA Swimming Certified Coach. Her playful nature, bright pink hair, and ability to connect with children has earned her the nickname "Bubbles." Clara specializes in teaching adapted swim skills and water safety to children of all abilities.
Moby is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with Licensure, Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institute Certified, and a Red Cross Certified Lifeguard/First -Aid/CPR/AED. She is experienced in adult rehabilitation and pediatric sensory processing. Moby led a Parkinson Pool Group for four years at Highline Medical Center. She helps clients maintain and increase mobility in an atmosphere of trust, relaxation, and fun. She is passionate about modeling a healthy lifestyle and enjoys biking and running as well as swimming.
As a Certified Occupational Therapist with Licensure, Bailey has extensive experience working with people of all ages and abilities, including dementia, autism, intellectual disabilities, spinal
cord injuries, cerebrovascular accident, cerebral palsy, depression, and schizophrenia. Bailey's additional certifications include HIPAA, OSHA Blood Borne Pathogens and HIV/AIDS Training Certificate, American Heart Association Adult and Child CPR/BLS Certification,
Certified Nursing Assistant,
Suicide Prevention Training Certificate. Her clients appreciate her consideration, expertise with ADLs, and kindness.
With a passion for personal development and the development of others, Helaina believes in putting her best foot forward. With her four years of experience teaching swim lessons, she has established positive relationships with multiple aquatic specialists in various fields. Safety, compassion and positive results are her top priorities in the water.