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Couch to Coldwater - HAPPY HOUR

4-week Guided Coldwater Dip Series

  • Started Apr 11
  • 100 US dollars
  • Willard Beach, South Portland (park in the lot on Willow Street)

Couch to Coldwater Series Description

Are you Coldwater Curious? If you’ve been hearing everyone rave about cold water swimming and have been waiting for your moment to find out what the craze is all about then THIS IS YOUR OFFICIAL CALL TO ACTION BABY! The Couch to Coldwater Series is a 4-week program designed to introduce participants to the practice of cold water swimming in a gradual and supportive manner. Led by Caitlin Hopkins (aka Flow) of Two Maine Mermaids, the series aims to help individuals experience the benefits of cold water swimming while building confidence and a sense of community. The program includes a weekly cold water dip over the course of 4 weeks, with each session focusing on gradually acclimating to the cold water and understanding the physiological and psychological aspects of the practice. Key Details: Dip Guide: Caitlin (aka Flow) of Two Maine Mermaids Duration: 4 weeks Frequency: One cold water dip per week Week-by-Week Progression: Week One: Toes - Introduction to the process, breath exploration, and understanding the concept of the window of tolerance. Week Two: Ankles - Exploring the physiological aspects of cold water swimming, including the vascular system and pain receptors. Week Three: Knees - Full engagement with the practice, focusing on confidence and understanding individual responses to cold water. Week Four: All in! - Celebration and culmination of the 4-week journey, embracing the experience of becoming a cold water swimmer. The series aims to provide a supportive and educational experience for individuals interested in exploring cold water swimming. Participants are encouraged to join with friends or meet new people during the small group dip experiences.


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

We are able to offer your payment back (minus the service fee) as a refund if you need to cancel at any time before our first session. Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide refunds for cancellations after the first session. You are welcome to come to another Couch to Coldwater session if you miss one of your scheduled sessions. We will dip if there is rain or snow. Two Maine Mermaids may decide to cancel and try to reschedule a session if there are high winds or other unsafe conditions.


Contact Details

twomainemermaids@gmail.com


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