NWA Forest Bathing

Forest Therapy
BeOut Activity Signup
Join Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide Lori Carter toexperience nature’s power to soothe, refresh, and open yourheart. Based on the the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku(roughly translated to Forest Bathing) is a slow, sensory-basedwalk in the woods, during which, through various “invitations”, oractivities, given to you, we focus on the sights, sounds, smells,feels and tastes of nature. This is neither a naturalist explorationnor a fitness trek; this walk is about soaking in the vast benefitsof spending relaxed time in nature. It’s also about tending andmending our relationships with nature, ourselves, and others.There are no requirements – just come as you are. If there are anyaccessibility concerns please let us know ahead of time and wecan accommodate.The walk will end with a tea gathering to celebrate our timetogether and to pause and appreciate the place where we are.

*Forest Bathing is for ages 14+
*Ages 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult

What to Bring/Wear:

Please dress for the weather that day. Please wear comfortable shoes. Water. You are welcome to bring whatever you wish. Mats and stools to sit on will be provided.

Meetup Location:

Park Springs Park Pavilion - 300 NW 10th Street