Shinrin Yoku - Japanese Forest Bathing

Jester, Lewis A., Park, Polk County

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Immerse yourself in nature and experience the benefits of being fully present in the medicine of the forest. This gentle two hour forest therapy walk offers a rich experience in nature that can improve mood and provide relaxation.  Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller, certified guide, will invite you to use your senses to take in the healing environment of  nature.

Shinrin-yoku or forest bathing offers researched based health benefits such as lowered blood pressure, decreased anxiety, and improved cognitive functioning. Slow down and unplug with mindfulness based and nature connection invitations. Join us for this unique wellness activity to unwind and rejuvenate!  

Note: Please come prepared by wearing comfortable walking shoes and dress in layers. Bring a water bottle.  We will walk if there is light rain, so bring rain gear if showers are possible.

Registration deadline is September 9.

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Shinrin Yoku - Japanese Forest Bathing


Thursday, September 12, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Jester Park Nature Center
12130 NW 128th Street
Granger, IA 50109
Questions call 515-323-5339.
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Adults - $15.00

Children - $15.00