August 25 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$15
Immerse yourself in nature and experience the benefits of being fully present in the medicine of the forest. This gentle three hour forest therapy walk offers a rich experience in nature that can improve mood and provide relaxation. Shinrin-yoku or forest therapy offers researched based health benefits such as lowered blood pressure, decreased anxiety, and improved cognitive functioning.
Certified guides from Forest Therapy Pathways, will guide you to become sensitized to the healing environment of the forest. You’ll have the opportunity for self- reflection, social interaction and a little child like fun! We invite you to slow down and unplug with mindfulness based nature connection invitations on this one of kind nature excursion. Join us for this unique wellness activity to rejuvenate and experience nature in a new way!
Note: Please come prepared by wearing comfortable walking shoes and dress in layers appropriate for the temperature. Bring a healthy snack and drinking water. You may find a small backpack useful. We will walk if there is light rain, so bring rain gear if showers are possible.
The program fee is $15 per person. There must be a minimum of 7 participants to hold the program. The maximum is 20 participants. Pre-registration is required by August 23,2018. This program is geared towards those 16 and older.After registering if you do not receive an email confirmation please call our office at 515-961-6169 to make sure that we have you on our registration list.