Scuba diving is an activity that is best when shared. The group of nine ladies who recently returned from seven days scuba diving and exploring the
The Diving Divas concept was developed by PADI Master Instructor Lana McGlynn. McGlynn became a certified diver in 2001 following the events of 9/11. A federal employee with an office at the Pentagon, she says that the horrific attack on the US motivated her to “do something she had always wanted to do but had not taken the time.”
“I had always wanted to try scuba diving. So in October, 2001, I became an Open Water Scuba Diver and it changed my life,” she says. Less than two years, later she finished her Open Water Scuba Instructor certification and she is an active instructor today.
The Diving Divas group that went to
McGlynn further explained that her groups are often the most prepared and enthusiastic divers at resort destinations they visit. “People see us, a group of women and think we’re going to be slow or hold everything up. That doesn’t happen.” While the group is open to women of any age, a majority of the members are career women between the ages of 30 and 60 . Many take multiple trips each year and McGlynn said she has developed some strong friendships because of the group.
Cabading, who was part of the
“What’s most appealing about the Diving Divas concept is that it’s so inclusive,” McGlynn says. “We have women from all over the country who are professionals, retired, married and single who all share a passion for scuba diving.”For more information on the Diving Divas,visit the website,www.divingdivingas.com,www.facebook.com/divingdivas.travelor contact Lana McGlynn, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-980-8546. You can also contact Teresa Cabading email@example.com call at 1-800-298-9009