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Introduction to Shinrin Yoku (Forest Bathing)

When: 
Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Where: 
Highlawn Trails at CFPA Headquarters
16 Meriden Rd (Route 66)
Middlefield, Connecticut 06481
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Audience: 
Adults
Teenagers
Event Description: 

Come and learn about the amazing healing power of shinrin-yoku, also known as "forest bathing." Scientific research has now caught up with ancient knowledge that time spent in forests have a direct, measurable and profound effect on the human spirit and physical well-being.  The shinrin-yoku process is a guided, meditative and sensory nature walk that will stimulate inspiration, foster awareness, reflection, and a deeper healing connection back to self.  During this introductory Ramble, you will be guided and led through the gentle, intentional shinrin-yoku process with a series of invitations, reflections, and general information.

This hike starts promptly in the parking lot at CFPA's headquarters, at The Highlawn Trail.  This is considered an easy ramble/hike for adults and mature youth. However, there are varying elevations and a few rock scrambles.  The trail may be muddy in places. Although we love dogs, please abstain from bringing your fur baby.

Participants will be required to fill out a waiver and self-health assessment prior to the program. Masks and social distancing are required. 

Alexandra Lowry of The Wisdom Alliance is a Certified Integrative Life Coach, Certified CFPA Ramble Guide (Connecticut Forest & Parks Association) and a member of the Association of Nature & Forest Therapy Guides.

Parking Information: 
Park in the CFPA Headquarters lot.
Inclement Weather: 
If inclement weather - please email Alexandra or check The Wisdom Alliance Facebook page.
Registration Fee: 
FREE
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Alexandra Lowry
860-559-1264