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Welcome to
8th Element Diving

Inspire the world

Discover adventure in the underwater realm with our PADI-certified scuba diving professionals.

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We are a small business that specializes in offering the best for our customers. Our success depends on your satisfaction.

  • We provide personalized instruction with small class sizes, which means that you learn at a pace that best fits your needs.
  • We are clear about our pricing (no hidden fees!), and our beginner scuba classes include everything you need to get certified.
  • We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for our classes.
  • The only dive gear we sell are PADI's Wheel RDP and our dive log pages, which means we can help you find the best scuba gear for your needs.
  • We craft our dive trips to be eco-friendly, affordable, and enjoyable for both divers and non-divers alike.

8th Element Diving provides you with the professionalism you require, the safety you demand, and the satisfaction you deserve. Accept nothing less.


Our dive log pages have been gaining momentum as divers realize what an asset they are for their diving. To make them available to everyone who wants them, we now will ship them worldwide!

Looking for a PADI Wheel RDP? We have new ones in stock! It's a fast, waterproof way to plan dives.

Announcing our spring clearing 2016 sale on the book we co-authored Yoga for Scuba Divers. Spring clearing sale available while supplies last.

We've sold over 1,000 copies of our Yoga for Scuba Divers book, and it's been getting excellent reviews on Amazon. Order your copy through Amazon or Lulu Press, and look for it in the Apple Store!

Our 2009 Adventure Trip in Dominica was a huge success! Thanks to everyone who joined us in making this a special experience. Check out our video of Jungle Bay!

Instructor Todd Stedl was featured in the June 2008 issue of Sport Diver magazine regarding Peak Performance Buoyancy and his book Yoga for Scuba Divers.

8th Element Diving: Scuba classes in the Northwest and Diving Adventure trips throughout the world.

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Photos by Todd Stedl and Kimberlee Jensen Stedl. All rights reserved.
Web site design by Kimberlee Jensen Stedl and Todd Stedl.