“From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to the Earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free."
- Jacques Cousteau
Amanda Parr of SoulScuba is a freelance PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer with 2000+ dives and over 17 years of worldwide dive experience. Amanda offers private dive guiding and instruction in St. Kitts & Nevis with the highest standard of safety and utmost respect for Mother Nature.
As an experienced Yoga and Meditation Instructor, Amanda regards diving not just as a recreational sport, but as a therapeutic, transformative experience for the body, mind, and soul. In addition to offering courses that harmoniously fuse Yoga and Diving, Amanda specializes in helping her divers to overcome fear, dive with mindfulness, and pursue a soulful communion with the underwater world.
Amanda is the go-to for anyone seeking special attention and a "cut above the rest" experience.
Explore the underwater world with the highest quality standards and personal attention aboard a private charter or your own vessel. Explore a variety of sites offering Reef, Wreck, and Shark Dives. Customize your charter with a mix of snorkeling, scuba diving, try-diving, scenic cruising, and/or beach-hopping, suitable for the whole group/family. View options and full price list
Be encouraged to approach the entire dive as a mindfulness meditation and experience diving in a different way. Your dive briefing includes a pre-dive meditation, breathing practice, and guidance on how to dive like a Yogi. View options and full price list
A little anxiety is a natural and expected part of any adventure. But if you find yourself overwhelmed by fear, avoiding Scuba despite a strong passion for it, let Amanda help you relax and reclaim your confidence. The Anxious Diver package includes personal coaching, land-based Yoga/Meditation practice, a shore based comfort dive, and optional boat dives. View options and full price list
Prefer to stay at the surface? Get some basic skin diving instruction from shore, reserve your private charter to a tranquil, sheltered cove, or simply rent some snorkel gear and have your own adventure. View options and full price list
Snorkel, Scuba Dive, or just relax and enjoy the scenery in a sheltered cove on St. Kitts' south peninsula. A perfect option for families/groups who have a mix of interests but want to spend the day together. Trip durations between 3-6 hours available. View options and full price list
If you have always wanted to try Scuba Diving, or just curious to see if it's for you, start here! Designed specifically for first-time divers, this class involves learning some basic dive knowledge and skills. After skill practice in shallow (chest-deep) water and a mini shore dive, you will be eligible to continue your training with the PADI Open Water course, or explore some beginner level dive sites with your instructor! 2 hours
Interested in trying Scuba but feeling hesitant and anxious? Fundamental Yoga techniques can make taking those first breaths underwater a lot less daunting. Prior to your introductory dive experience we will practice some Yoga fundamentals, such as meditation, breath control, and relaxation techniques and discuss how they influence the dive experience. 3 hours
This is your license to dive the world! After completing the PADI Open Water course, you will be certified to rent/purchase scuba equipment, join a dive excursion/trip, or dive with a buddy up to 60 feet (18 m) anywhere in the world. The course involves knowledge development via E-Learning, shallow water dive training, and 4 open water training dives. Full course and referral options available. 4+ days View options and full price list
The Scuba Diver certification is a subset of the Open Water course. If you're short on time but really want to become a diver, the PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you ̶ particularly if you expect to go scuba diving primarily with a dive guide. This course is an intermediate step for earning an Open Water Diver certification, if that's your ultimate goal. 2+ days View options and full price list
You are certified, but it has been while since you last dived. Before jumping back in, get reacquainted with the equipment and general feeling of it all. Review fundamental dive theory and practice your skills, followed by a shallow shore dive. Once you feel comfortable you are ready to book additional dive excursions and courses of your choice. Choose between a basic Scuba Refresher (2 hours) and the more comprehensive PADI Reactivate Program (1 day). View options and full price list
Improve your diving skills by trying different types of specialty training dives in different conditions. To complete this course, you do 5 adventure dives, including a deep dive (up to 30m/100ft), navigation dive, and 3 elective adventure dives. There are many interesting choices, such as wreck diving, night diving, fish identification, underwater naturalist, drift diving, underwater photography, peak performance buoyancy, search and recovery, and many others. 2+ days. View options and full pr
Learn how to use Yoga practices to enhance the Scuba experience and earn a unique certification while at it! Through knowledge development, land-based practice, and 2 open water dives you will learn techniques that will enhance your mobility, overall fitness, relaxation, focus, composure, gas consumption, buoyancy, and sense of connection with the underwater world. Taught by the original course author. 1-2 days. View options and full price list
The thought of dipping below the surface at night seems mysterious, yet so alluring. Although you’ve been scuba diving at a site many times before, at night you drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under the glow of your dive light. The scene changes as day creatures retire and nocturnal organisms emerge. 2+ days. View options and full price list
The lure of the deep. There’s something exciting and mysterious about exploring deeper dive sites while scuba diving. Sometimes it’s a wreck that attracts you below 18 metres/60 feet, and on wall dives it may be a giant fan or sponge. Whatever it is, to scuba dive with confidence at depths down to 40 metres/130 feet, you should take the PADI Deep Diver Specialty course. 2+ days. View options and full price list
Whether purpose-sunk as an artificial reef for scuba divers, or lost as the result of an accident, wrecks are fascinating windows to the past. Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for discovery, potentially unlocking a mystery or spying something others have missed. 2+ days. View options and full price list
Enriched Air, also known as “nitrox”, is a form of breathing gas that allows divers to extend bottom time and reduce nitrogen loading. PADI Enriched Air Diver Online can be completed in as little as an afternoon. After completing your online learning you’ll apply the knowledge you’ve learned by practicing procedures for obtaining and analyzing enriched air with your PADI Instructor. 1 day. View options and full price list
The Rescue Diver course will change the way you dive – in the best possible way. Learn to identify and fix minor issues before they become big problems, gain a lot of confidence and have serious fun along the way.
Discover why countless divers say Rescue Diver is their favorite scuba course. View options and full price list
Share your passion for scuba diving by becoming a PADI Divemaster. As a divemaster you'll supervise scuba diving activities and assist with scuba classes. The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, waterskills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. View options and full price list
All Learn to Dive experiences and PADI courses involve completion of a medical questionnaire and may require a medical examination prior to participation