Sea Swimming Brings Fitness and Much More
Now that I live in San Carlos, Mexico most of the time, I swim in the Sea of Cortez almost every morning. My swims keep me fit and allow me to connect with nature and feel relaxed and in balance again. I recently wrote an article for the online edition of Swimmer (Finding New Friends in the Open Water) about my sea swimming and especially the amazing experiences I’ve had swimming with the dolphins.
“When I introduce myself to someone new, I could as easily say “I’m a swimmer” as “I’m Susan.” The water is almost always on my mind. Swimming calms me when I’m anxious, balances me when I feel out of touch with myself, and gives me the strength to cope when I lose loved ones. The water is my sanctuary, the one place I always feel safe.” (continue reading)