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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
bargain dive courses
In the Water New to Scuba Training

Are Bargain Dive Courses Really a Bargain?

We all love a good deal, but are bargain dive courses really a bargain? Price isn’t everything when it comes to deciding where to certify.

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sardine run
Dive Locations Marine Species Travel

Top Tips on the Sardine Run in South Africa

The sardine run along the South African coast is one of the largest marine-life migrations on earth. Here’s all you need to know about this extraordinary event.

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diving mane
Fun stuff In the Water Resources

How to Tame Your Diving Mane

It’s no secret that diving isn’t the most glamorous sport, and those of us with long hair tend to look even more disheveled. Here are our top tips to help tame your diving mane.

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in-water difficulties
In the Water Training

The Three C’s of Handling In-Water Difficulties

When faced with in-water difficulties, divers employ a number of strategies to handle the situation.

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New stuff
marbled grouper

Marbled Grouper Spawning in French Polynesia

The yearly marbled grouper spawning in Fakarava, French Polynesia attracts thousands of grey reef sharks.
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson
Jill Heinerth

Scuba Diver Life Interviews Author and Explorer Jill Heinerth

“If I die, it will be in the most glorious place nobody has ever seen.” So begins the breathtaking book, Into the Planet part of our personal interview with famed cave diver, Jill Heinerth.
by Beth McCrea
Tamaulipas

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: the Tamaulipas

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we visit the Tamaulipas.
by Guest Author
dive industry

New Brand Partnership Advocates for Stronger Dive Industry Collaboration

A new brand partnership advocates for stronger dive industry collaboration to catalyze exploration, ocean awareness, and inclusivity
by News Release