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Juanita Pienaar

Juanita Pienaar

Part mermaid, part hippie, retired nomad, Juanita spent half a decade living all over Asia and Africa teaching diving and adventuring in general. She has worked as an instructor and dive center/resort manager and has a passion for traveling and showing the underwater world to new divers. She is also a yoga teacher and is fascinated by the links between yoga, meditation, diving and free diving. Follow her adventures here: www.life108.net.

Stories by Juanita
Hyperbaric Chambers
Health

Making Sense of Hyperbaric Chambers

Although hopefully you’ll never need to use one, here we’ll explain exactly what hyperbaric chambers are and how they work.

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Top Cave Dives
In the Water

The World’s 10 Top Cave Dives

If you’ve got the right training, there are hundreds of caves around the world awaiting your exploration. Here are our picks for 10 of the world’s top cave dives.

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Medical Questionnaire
Health

The Importance of the Medical Questionnaire When Diving

Whenever you take a dive course, you must fill one out. Here’s why it’s important to be honest when you complete a medical questionnaire.

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Misconceptions About Sharks
In the Water Marine Species Resources

Five Common Misconceptions About Sharks

Sharks are surely one of the world’s most misunderstood species. Here, we’ll set the record straight on five common misconceptions about sharks.

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New stuff
Get Back into Technical Diving

How To Get Back into Technical Diving

If you’ve been out of the water for a while, it’s important to brush up on your skills before you get back into technical diving.
by Yvonne Press
Dive into the Pink

Dive into the Pink Announces Second Annual Photo Competition Winners

After a fantastic response with almost 400 entries raising well over $3,000 for breast-cancer research, Dive into the Pink has announced the winners of their photo contest.
by News Release
Dive Destinations for Kids

Top Dive Destinations for Kids

There’s nothing more satisfying than introducing your kids to the underwater world and including them in your dive-trip planning. Here are our picks for the top dive destinations for kids.
by Christine Brinkley
Lombok Earthquake

Dive Community Comes Together After Lombok Earthquake

When a 6.9-magnitude tremor struck Lombok on August 5th the damage was devastating. The community is struggling to recover after the Lombok earthquake.
by Guest Author