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Forest Bathing Walk!
September 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The practice of forest bathing means to immerse oneself in the forest and soak in the atmosphere through the senses. Today’s walk at an easy pace will focus on connecting to nature through mindfulness, as we explore our senses and the present moment through short, guided, meditations and breathing exercises in the forest. Through this practice, we aim to deepen our connection to our mind, our body, and the life around us in nature.
At the end of our walk, we’ll sample a tea made from pine and spruce needles foraged on the Weis property, with some seasonal variations throughout the year. This tea is meant to show our gratitude and appreciation and is a way of tasting and taking in the land to further connect to it.
Forest bathing has been shown to help decrease stress levels and anxiety, and helps improve the immune system and symptoms of depression, to name a few benefits.
Come explore a new way of walking through the forest!
- Led by Lead Educator Lauren Lynch.
- Open to ages 13 and up.
- Non-refundable; In case of rain, you will be notified and the program will be rescheduled.
- Outdoor program; please dress accordingly.
- No dogs please.
- Parking is available in the outer lot on Snake Den Rd, or you may drive in through the gate and park near the main brick building.