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The Association "International Aquatic Therapy Faculty" (IATF), regsitered in Vilters, Switzerland. IATF consists of:

The board of IATF consists of:
  • Urs Gamper, chair person
  • Johan Lambeck vice-chair person 
  • Kurth Birri and Rosane Barroso Caetano, members 
IATF is responsible for various courses, all related to the "golden standard" course: see the button "IATF Swiss course".
IATF is cooperating with various partners like the:

WSTN uses both the Halliwick Ten-Point-Programme and Water Specific Therapy as an integrated system: Elements of Halliwick are used as a safety basis for WST, and relates this system to health problems as formulated in the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF, World Health Organisation 2001). See also the "course contents".

A group of mainly physiotherapists,form the faculty of the IATF. These professionals cooperate to develop a state-of-art aquatic therapy.. The group is growing and continues to develop aquatic therapy.

Members and (Senior) Lecturers

  • Johan Lambeck, Senior Lecturer, Bernex, Switzerland
  • Urs Gamper, Senior Lecturer, Vilters, Switzerland
  • Marcel Hulselmans, Senior Lecturer WST, Bad Wildungen, Germany
  • Anne Bommer, Senior Lecturer CAC/ Aqua-T-Relax, Lecturer Halliwick, Bernex, Switzerland
  • Rosane Barroso. Lecturer WST,São Paulo, Brasil
  • Javier Gueita, Lecturer WST, Madrid, Spain
  • Conceição Graça, Member, Ovar, Portugal
  • Marco Barile, Assistant Lecturer WST, Ischia, Italy 
  • Eliana Lopéz, Assistant Lecturer WST, Mendoza, Argentina 
  • Jihye Lee, Member, South-Korea (presently in living Perth)
  • Gaby Wiklund, Lecturer Halliwick Ten Points, Aarau, Switzerland
  • Ben Waller, Senior Lecturer BRRM, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Efthymia Vagena, Assistant Lecturer WST, Athens, Greece
  • Eugenia Hernández Ruiz, Assistant Lecturer WST, Washington DC, USA
  • Prashanth C.G., Assistant Lecturer WST, Doha, Qatar
  • Mariana Kotzamanidou, Assistant Lecturer BRRM, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Dipti Patil, Assistant Lecturer WST, Mumbai, India
  • Pei-Hsin (Patty) Ku, Assistant Lecturer Clinical Ai Chi, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Félix Castellanos, Associate Member, Valencia, Spain
  • Paula Geigle, Honorary Member, Asheville, USA
  • Vassilios Panoutsakopoulos, Associate Member Research, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Brinda Merchant, Assistant Lecturer WST, Mumbai, India
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