EventsNature & Forest Therapy Walk

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Nature & Forest Therapy Walk

9:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Westerville Senior Center

Description

Experience the healing power of slowing down in nature with a slow-paced guided experience. Also known as forest bathing or Shinrin-Yoku, nature and forest therapy is proven to boost the immune system and lower blood pressure, heartrate, and stress levels. Expect slow-paced walking, some standing, and some sitting.

Schedule of Events

  • 9:30am - Meet at the Westerville Senior Center (350 N. Cleveland Avenue). Bus transportation to Sharon Woods will be provided.
  • 10-11:30am – Take a guided therapy walk, followed by a tea ceremony and light snacks.
  • 11:30am - Transportation to a lunch venue will be provided before returning to the Westerville Community Center.
To register, contact the Westerville Senior Center at 614-901-6560. Membership to Westerville Senior Center required. $10 fee to attend. In the case of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled. Registrants will be notified.

Presented by Marie, Outreach Program Librarian at the Westerville Public Library and certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide.


Suitable for:
Older Adults - Ages 55 +
Type:
Health & Wellness
Nature & Environment
Language:
English

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