By Dylan Tweney
Reset ButtonNov 10, 2022
Waterline Ep.2: First swim
When I first started to swim in the ocean, it was in a shallow, protected cove halfway up the southern reach of San Francisco Bay. Still, when I first contemplated getting into that water, it seemed as wild and daunting as the English Channel.
Waterline Ep.1: Jumping into writing like jumping into the sea
Welcome to a new season of the Reset Button. Over the next few months, I'll be sharing the story of how I became an open-water swimmer and the effect it’s had on my life over the past decade. There will be some stories about actual swims, some of the lore and science of the ocean, and some meditations on swimming. Along the way, I will share some secrets of storytelling, writing, and journalism.
Ep. 5: Chase Bossart
Chase Bossart is a teacher and practitioner of Viniyoga, a holistic approach to yoga, and the founder of Yoga Well Institute, at Yogawell.com. We speak about balancing your system (mental and physical), coming alive, and Chase shares a breathing technique for calming your system and reducing anxiety.
Ep. 4: Sara Campbell
Ep. 3: Eliza Shin
One minute of poetry for May 21
Ep. 2: Holly Wood
Seminarian and interfaith minister Holly Wood ( https://twitter.com/girlziplocked ) talks about the powerful meditative effects of chanting, and urges us to listen to black women.
Some chants she recommended:
And here's one that I have found particularly powerful: