I have always loved the ocean; however, the possibility of surfing was only a dream far away. I have to say that after we met and I had our first lesson, I was amazed and happy because it was a tremendous surprise to be under water for the first time without being afraid. The skills and patience you exhibited were enormously helpful in me learning how to swim; and, your personality, which is awesome, helped me feel comfortable and safe. I would have never imagined that in such a short period of time I could enjoy being in the water so much. Thank you for the wonderful gift you have given me. I will always be grateful for all that you taught me and hopefully we will meet again, so I can learn more from a great teacher.