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

Anna Deacon, Vicky Allan

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Black and White Publishing, Bonnier Books Ltd

Published: 7th Nov '19

£20.00

‘Dip into this beautiful book, and understand the healing nature of wild swimming before you have even taken that first plunge’ MIRANDA HART ‘This book is a joy!’ JO WHILEY, BBC Radio 2 ‘Wow!

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SKU: 9781785302688

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‘Dip into this beautiful book, and understand the healing nature of wild swimming before you have even taken that first plunge’ MIRANDA HART ‘This book is a joy!’ JO WHILEY, BBC Radio 2 ‘Wow! What a book. This is an emotional description of what we wild swimmers know and love. So familiar are the stories that I feel I know them all personally; if I haven’t uttered the words myself, I have probably thought them often. Lived it, loved it. Fabulous.’ BETH FRENCH, marathon swimmer and inspirational speaker Wild swimming changes lives. The thrill of plunging – or dipping a toe – into open water brings joy, confidence, adventure and friendship. It can wash away stress and sadness, pain and grief. Here water is a great healer, a place to feel gloriously, elementally alive and in touch with yourself, with others and with nature. 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! With practical advice on how wild swimming works and how to get started – from what you’ll need (cossie and a smile!) to where best to go (rivers, oceans, lochs, lakes . . .) – there s never been a better time to take the plunge.

Additional information

Weight 1.06 kg
Dimensions 28 × 192 × 255 mm
Page Count 256