In the shallow-end, put one leg in front and the other behind. Bend your front knee until your shoulders are under the water. Hold the aqua dumbbells down as deep as you can and keep your arms are straight.
In the shallow end, bend your legs to submerge your shoulders under water.
Hold the aqua dumbbells and stretch both your arms to the side, parallel to the bottom of the pool. This will be your starting position.