A forest guide’s gentle facilitation invites you to open all your senses and connect with woodland and the elements in a rare way that slows us down and moves us away from our usual busyness.
Ever more research shows the immediate and substantial benefits of forest therapy to boost our immune systems, reduce stress, lower blood pressure and build inner calmness. The theme of this walk is Experiencing Spring through new eyes.
Sliding scale $10-15
Kaia Nightingale brings to forest therapy 30 years of teaching meditation and embodied awareness practices, and her training in permaculture and shamanic healing.
Settled children who are able to softly melt in and join adults in their inner exploration are welcome; parents are responsible for moving an unsettled child away from the group so not to distract others.
The slow pace opens forest therapy to a wide range of fitness levels. People using walking sticks and walking aids are welcome.
Bring: water, bug repellant/net hats and shirts if you have. Wear comfortable footwear and clothing for the weather.
Forest therapy continues during light rain – it’s beautiful being in falling raindrops – but may be cancelled in the likelihood heavy rain and thunder storms. Watch the weather forecast. You will be contacted two hours before the walk if there is a change to the timing.
For FAQ and more information about Forest Therapy, please go to www.shinrin-yoku.ca
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