Forest Bathing

Relax & connect deeply with your senses & nature

 

Shinrin-Yoku, is Japanese for 'taking in the forest atmosphere' or  'forest bathing'. In Japan, forest bathing is part of preventive health care. Scientific researchers discovered that spending a few hours with full attention in the forest not only gives pleasant feelings of peace and safety, it also lowers blood pressure, heart rate and tension in the body.

Through meditative and playful exercises we learn to use the full potential of our body and its senses:


- watch with 'owl eyes'
- fox walk meditation
- learn to understand bird language
- sit spot: your own place in nature where you can relax and observe nature and its cycles.

➳ WHEN

Tuesday 1/10, 22/10, 5/11, 19/11, 3/12 & 17/12
18u30 - 19u45  Forest Bathing
20u - 21u30 Bathing in LAGO Swimming Pool 

➳ WHERE  

Rozenbroekenpark- and Swimming Pool

Victor Braeckmanlaan 180, 9040 Gent

➳ PRICE 

€ 15 forest bathing
€ 21,50 forest bathing + access to LAGO swimming pool & sauna


PRACTICAL

Subscribe : https://forms.gle/D36bHdRrxapVgGNi8.

Then transfer the participation fee to Kula Dance BE84 7360 5456 2059. Write 'Bosbaden + date(s)' in comment.

Bring along: Warm, waterproof clothing, umbrella and flashlight. For swimming pool: Identity Card (!), swimwear and two towels. 

➳ LANGUAGE

Dutch (& English if needed)

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Facilitator Lene Van Steenwinkel is a social worker, dance therapist, explorer and nature lover. She lived with tribes in the South-Pacific and has been trained in 'The Art of Mentoring',

a methodology developed by Jon Young to learn how to to use the full potential of your senses and how to create a community that lives in connection with its natural environment.

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