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Forest Therapy Walk - Pottsville Environment Park

Explore how nature connections can support your mental health and wellbeing.



About this Event




Join us for a guided forest walk and immerse in your surroundings with all of your senses. Activities include stretching, mindfulness and a tea ceremony. Shinrin Yoku/Forest Therapy originated in Japan as a public health practice.

Learn how nature connections can help us to alleviate stress, improve mental health and benefit immune function.

Where: Pottsville Environment Park, Centennial Drive, Pottsville. Meet in the carpark.

Suitable for: Ages 12 up but under 18 must be accompanied by an adult, mobility to navigate a few tree roots and boardwalks.

Bring: Appropriate clothing for the weather, sun or rain protection, closed-toe shoes, drinking water.

Bookings: Free walk but booking essential.

Your guide, Shelley McPhee is training for certification as a guide with the International Nature and Forest Therapy Alliance.




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