Freediving Blog

Is Amed safe?

Again today the Volcano is silent, and no steam or ash is spewing. The sun is shining and the water is flat, but there are almost no tourists. Just some intrepid travelllers and volunteers helping out with camps. There are many opinions online regarding the safety of...

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The effects of scaremongering

The effects of scaremongering is a mass exodus of tourists from the Amed area, (amongst other areas) and an overall drop in tourist numbers coming to Bali. Historically, Amed is a very poor area. In recent times it had begun to catch up economically with other areas...

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Be Here Now: Cancer, Samadhi and Freediving

I’m old. I have cancer. I’m a yogi. And I just learned to freedive. I just threw in the old thing because last night I learned that I’m the oldest person to complete two levels of training at Apneista. But age is just a number, so we’ll let that one go. Two years ago,...

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Self hypnosis – tools for freediving training

Our friend Helena ran a ´Self Hypnosis´ class recently. After the practice she answered questions about the suitability of the practice for different desired outcomes and environments. An obvious question from one of us was about whether the practice could be utilized...

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Bali freedive courses in Russian…

Друзья! Этим летом на Бали, при центре Апнеиста, работаетрусскоговорящий инструктор по фридайвингу. Центр Апнеиста существуетуже более 4 лет, это был первый центр фридайвинга на Бали. Вдополнение к курсу по программе SSI делается упор на практики из йогии медитации и...

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