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/boots and dress in layers appropriate for the temperature. The trails at ANC are hilly, uneven, and are easy to moderate in skill level.
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. Please no pets and this program is geared towards those 16 and up.
Program Fee is $20 per person, please register by December 12,2019. This event will be cancelled if there are less than 5 registered.