#1 The Thermalist™- Cold Water Immersion

  • Teacher: Dr. Susanna Soeberg
  • Level: Beginner and experienced
  • Study time: 2 hours
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Course overview
This course is focused on the cold water immersion part of the Thermalist™ Approach. Dr. Susanna Søberg addresses some of the most common questions and concerns that hold people back, cause anxiety or uncertainties. Furthermore Susanna gives you theory and practical vidoes on how to get started with your inner Thermalist.
  • Video time: 2 hours
  • PDFs:
    1. The Thermalist™ cold water immersion guide
    2. Symptoms of hypothermia
    3. Screening for Raynaud's Syndrome type I or II.
    4. Safety in the sauna

What's included?

  • 14 Videos
  • 4 PDFs
  • The Thermalist™ approach weekly protocol
  • 7 common fears and concerns

In the course you will learn:

- Why it’s healthy to “Stress up to stress down”?
- What is "Hormetic stress”?
- What is the The Thermalist Approach weekly protocol and why is it healthy?
- How should you breathe before and during your cold water immersion?
- Why do we fear the cold?

7 common fears and concerns:

1. Getting a heart attack when submerging into cold water.
2. Fear of hypothermia.
3. Fear of hyperventilation and fail the attempt.
4. Fear of cold – getting very uncomfortable.
5. If in open waters – fear of what’s lurking beneath the waves.
6. Raynaud’s syndrome. Will the cold water worsen it?
7. Pregnancy: Cold water immersion and sauna.
Meet the scientist

Dr. Susanna Søberg

Dr. Susanna Søberg holds a PhD in metabolism from Copenhagen University and Center For Physical Activity Research, Rigshospitalet. She is the founder of "Thermalist™", "Soeberg Institute" and "The Thermalist cure™".
Susanna is a world renowed leading expert and scientist in cold and heat therapy to reduce stress, and improve physical and mental health. She uses science-based tools as the basis for her health programs. Breathing as way to lower stress, has been part of her research in cold water immersion and sauna. She is a certified breathing instructor and uses breathing techniques to empower people to get the best out of life. The science behind the positive effects of functional breathing is profound and proven to be fundamental to our health and performance.
Patrick Jones - Course author