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'.
Thursday 14th November, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
- Book signing
- In Conversation
- Questions & Answers
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.
About the Book
Publisher:Black and White Publishing
Publication date:7 Nov 2019
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!