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Forest Bathing Walk

September 10, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am CDT


Join Certified Forest Therapy Guide Steve Ruelke for a walk in the woods and an immersion practice called Forest Bathing.  In the 1980s Japanese scientists began searching for ways to minimize all the negative impacts that urbanization was having on individuals and society as a whole. They discovered that a two- to three-hour immersion in which one relaxes and breathes in the natural chemistry of a forest, can lower blood pressure, reduce stress levels, improve mood, increase restfulness, and boost one’s immune system. They called this practice “Shinrin-yoku” which literally translates “forest bath,” the art of taking in the atmosphere of the forest.  Meet at the Environmental Education Center.  Begins at 9:00 a.m.  $5.00/person. Registration required.

Forest Bathing Walk


September 10, 2022
8:00 am - 9:30 am CDT
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Lacawac Sanctuary Field Station & Environmental Education Center
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Lacawac Sanctuary Environmental Education Center
182 Sanctuary Road
Lake Ariel, PA 18436 United States
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