Wednesday, 11. September 2019, The Beach House, WanderWomen: Introduction to Winter Swimming

from 11. September 2019 - 18:30 till 20:00

The Beach House

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Event description
You are keen to give winter swimming a go? During the month of September, the water of the sea is at it's warmest of the year: It's a good time to get into a habit of winter swimming, if you would like to give it a go! Learn about how to train your body to be strong and withstand cold temperatures, learn about the physical and mental benefits of cold water exposure, enjoy a mindful evening amongst like-hearted women, a fire and a sunset swim  in Portobello!

What to expect: 
Mindful walking
Exploring the benefits of barefoot walking.
Sea swimming.
Yoga Play.
Making fire.
Cooking over fire.
Connect with like-minded women, step back from the everyday hussle of life and relax in nature.

You will be supplied with:
insulated seat mats, snacks and hot drinks.
You will leave feeling refreshed, invigorated, inspired and happy to be alive, smelling of fire and freedom!

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Level: Beginners/Advanced.
Limited to 7 women to keep the group small, dynamic and supportive.
If you would like to find out more ahead of booking, or have any concerns, please email
Please let me know of any food allergies and potential health problems.
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What can I bring to the event?
Please bring your walking boots or Sandals, water proofs, bottled water, a small snack, and plenty of warm layers (and swim stuff, if you are keen to give sea swimming a go), as well as a journal to take notes.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
email Anna at or call 07816188615

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No. Simply show us your e-ticket on your phone!

Are there any requirements for the event?
Please make sure your fitness levels are suitable for this experience.

What happens in the event of bad weather?
This trip will go ahead in most weathers.If the weather forecast is severe the day before, the event host will reserve the right to cancel. In that case credits towards future events are given.

What's the refund policy?
Cancellation by you
Should you need to cancel a pre-booked experience with WanderWomen, it is respectfully requested it is done  with as much notice as possible to allow us to re-sell your place, at least a weeks notice is deemed reasonable.  
For cancellations made with more than a weeks notice, WanderWomen will provide a partial refund, minus a 20% administration fee.  
For cancellations made with more than 72 hours notice before the date of the WanderWomen experience, but less than a weeks notice,  refunds are entirely at WanderWomen’s discretion, if WanderWomen manage to fill your place you will receive a partial refund, taking costs incurred into account.
Cancellations with less than 72 hours notice before the date of your running tour, WanderWomen reserves the right to retain the full cost of the running tour,  if WanderWomen manage to fill your place you will receive a partial refund, taking costs incurred into account.
Cancellation by WanderWomen
We will only cancel our WanderWomen experiences due to unforeseeable circumstances which are outwith our control, or in circumstances whereupon continuing with a WanderWomen experience  would be considered dangerous or might jeopardise your safety. If WanderWomen cancels your experience then we will always refund you, in full, for all monies paid, or give you a credit for a future experience of your choice.  

By booking for this trip you agree to the following:
WanderWomen: Terms and Conditions
Everyone taking part in this WanderWomen activity does so at their own risk.
This adventure might present some physical and mental challenges, and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury and property loss. The risks include: actions by other people, slipping on wet surface and falling (injury), burns, hypothermia, lack of hydration, weather, and/or other natural conditions.
The event host assumes no responsibility for anyone attending this event. The event host will not be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss occurring as a result of any event or in connection with travel to such event, however caused.
When you join a WanderWomen event, you indicate that you accept these conditions and accept that no legal liability is accepted by the event host in the event of accident or injury, however caused.
Participants in WanderWomen events are reminded that outdoor activities need specialist equipment (boots, waterproofs, etc) and WanderWomen does not provide these. Participants are responsible for assessing their own risk, the safety of themselves and the suitability of any equipment used.
While accepting no responsibility or liability, for outdoor events, the event host may, at their discretion, not admit you to join the walk or other event if in their opinion you are ill-equipped for the terrain and weather conditions.
I herewith accept that the event will go ahead in all weathers, however, in extreme weather situations the route and length of the event might be altered, as assumed suitable by the event organiser.
I understand that at this event or related activities I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the event holders.
I hereby consent to receive medical treatment that may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during this event.
I certify that I am physically fit and have not been advised not to take part by a medical professional.
I acknowledge that this Release of Liability form will be used by WanderWomen Scotland Ltd  and it will govern my actions and responsibilities during activities.
I have read this document and I understand its content.
Please email stating you understand the Terms and Conditions, please also let me know the following details: Full name, DOB, phone number, Emergency contact and phone number. Thank you!
I consent to this data and records being kept for 3 years.

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