Sinsinawa Mound Center offers retreats and programs as well as opportunities for personal reflection and renewal in a comfortable, rural setting.
Forest Therapy Walk
December 22 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm$15.00
Forest Therapy is inspired by the Japanese practice of Forest Bathing. Forest Therapy is not a naturalist walk. Rather, it is a slow, meditative walk in nature that takes a holistic view to the physiological, mental, emotional, and psycho-spiritual benefits to be derived from an embodied contact with nature and aims to engage humans through their senses, not their intellects. Studies have demonstrated a wide array of health benefits, especially in the cardiovascular and immune systems and stablizing and improving mood and cognition. The walk requires no exceptional skill or exertion.
Sunday, December 22, 1-3:30 p.m. $15 fee. Registration deadline is Dec. 18.
Presenter: Richard Collins is a Guide in Practicum for the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy (ANFT), based in Morristown, New Jersey. His company, Friendly Territory, specialized in Forest Therapy walks. He is a husband, proud father and grandfather, entrepreneur, and daily meditator.
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