Ruta started her swimming career at the age of 8 years old whilst growing up in Lithuania. She is highly motivated and set herself extremely tough goals, and by the age of 13 years old was training with Ltihuania's top team. Training 9 to 11 times per week, as elite professional swimmer. Her highest achievement was competing in Lithuanian National Championships in distance freestyle and butterfly. Alongside competing professionally, Ruta graduated from the prestigious Lithuanian Academy of Sports Science and Physical Education. Gaining excellent knowledge on how to apply strength and conditioning training into swimming, as well as the mechanics of swimming. Since graduating, Ruta has gained many years of experience teaching children and adults from all levels in London and Dubai, teaching others has become her biggest passion and her lessons are proven to be fun and in relaxed environment. She has helped every one of her clients achieve their goals and received outstanding feedback. Rita is very proactive and is always keen to learn something new from salsa to snowboarding and therefore understands the learning curve and input needed when learning new skills. "Swimming is not just about learning technique, it's about building a relationship with the water".