Maria Bernal

ISR Swim Instructor

Prior to moving to San Diego, Maria Bernal spent two years teaching ISR in Guadalajara and Mexicali as the first ISR Instructor in Mexico. She was born in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico in 1984, and was a kindergarten teacher for five years prior to becoming an Infant Swimming Instructor. She lives in San Diego with her wonderful husband of eight years and their son, Emilio. She has worked with more than 100 children, including her own son, and taught seminars to parents and other members of the community on water safety.

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