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Nov

Taking the Plunge: An Evening with Anna Deacon and Vicky Allan

Join wild swimming photographer Anna Deacon and journalist Vicky Allan, to introduce 'Taking the Plunge: The Healing Power of Wild Swimming for Mind, Body & Soul'.

Waterstones, Edinburgh

Thursday 14th November, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

  • Book signing
  • In Conversation
  • Questions & Answers

Free

About the Event

Told through the incredible stories and breath-taking photos of those who wild swim, alongside the knowledge, experience and latest science from psychologists, physiologists and other experts, Taking the Plunge not only shows how wild swimming can benefit both physical and mental health, but also how newcomers of all ages and abilities can best get started.

Find out how wild swimming really works, from a swimming instructors practical advice on what to wear and how to keep safe and warm, as well as the compelling and moving personal stories of people from all walks of life. Discover the ways in which open water swimming and cold-water immersion have benefitted those with chronic pain, grief, loss, depression, stress and anxiety, and introduced them to the supportive, energising and truly inclusive wild swimming community.

Venue Information

Waterstones
128 Princes Street
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Edinburgh
EH2 4AD
United Kingdom
Phone: 0131 226 2666

About the Book

Taking the Plunge: The Healing Power of Wild Swimming for Mind, Body and Soul
Taking the Plunge: The Healing Power of Wild Swimming for Mind, Body and Soul

Anna Deacon, Vicky Allan

Publisher:Black and White Publishing

Publication date:7 Nov 2019

ISBN:9781785302688

Full of life-affirming personal stories and breath-taking images of scenery and swimmers, Taking the Plunge celebrates the remarkable wild swimming community. Now you too can immerse yourself in its energy, courage and irresistible joie de vivre!