Spring Forest Bathing at Fontana Park

Fontana Park, Buchanan County

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Forest bathing is a slow-paced, therapeutic guided walk that promotes wellness through a series of gentle, sensory-opening invitations in nature. This practice helps participants to slow down, heighten their senses, and be in the moment. It’s a time for individual, quiet reflection. Studies have shown a wide array of health benefits to being in nature, especially in the cardiovascular and immune systems, and to help stabilize mood and improve cognition. A growing number of health professionals are prescribing a walk in the woods to complement or even substitute for traditional medicine. We will be on a relatively flat soft surface trail for around ½ mile to accommodate those with mobility issues. This personal experience is limited to ten people and lasts 2-2 ½ hours. Your guide will be Connie Svoboda, Certified Forest Therapy Guide and Naturalist for Black Hawk County Conservation at Hartman Reserve Nature Center.


Spring Forest Bathing at Fontana Park


Saturday, April 20, 2024
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Fontana Nature Center
1883 125th St
Hazleton, IA 50641
Sondra Cabell scabell@co.buchanan.ia.us 319-636-2617
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Adults - $11.00