The Mindful Art of Wild Swimming
Reflections for Zen Seekers (Mindfulness series)
The Mindful Art of Wild Swimming explores how swimming in rivers, lakes, and seas is the very epitome of conscious living. Zen-seeker Tessa Wardley reconnects the physical and spiritual cycles of life to the changing seasons and flow of wild waters worldwide and leads the reader on to a mindful journey through the natural world. With expert insight and personal anecdote, she shares a sparkling clarity on why our relationship with open water is so fundamental to pure wellbeing, and reveals how wild swimming can be the ultimate Zen meditation.
Praise For The Mindful Art of Wild Swimming: Reflections for Zen Seekers (Mindfulness series)…
"Turn your outdoor bathing into an enriching meditation with this exploration into the emotional benefits of swimming in nature."
Leaping Hare Press, 9781782404293, 144pp.
Publication Date: September 15, 2017
About the Author
Tessa Wardley is a river-lover and mini-adventurer who has worked and played in waters worldwide from New Zealand to the Arctic Circle. She is also a renowned global environmental policy consultant, and before that, the policy advisor to the UK’s Environment Agency. She has written The River Book, The Woodland Book, and The Countryside Book, inspirational titles encouraging readers to have adventures outdoors.
She is also author of The Mindful Art of Wild Swimming and Mindful Thoughts for Runners.