Slow down, restore yourself and be guided to quietly awaken all of your senses to connect afresh, with yourself and others in the wild world. Connect, Rest & Create wellness and wellbeing with Flow foREST Therapy. Find your flow with nature.
Walking in nature with a Certified Forest Therapy Guide FTG, provides a delightful and relaxing experience. As your guides, we work in partnership with nature, sharing gentle complimentary, physical, sensory and creative activities, which respond to the natural environment, with an intentional flow. The experience invites space for quiet listening, reflection and inquiry through all the senses. During the walk, you will spend some time walking slowly, stopping and sitting. There is no right or wrong way to participate in the activities, simply follow your intuition and curiosity to explore the natural environment. With Shinrin Yoku, the forest is the therapist, and the guide opens the door.
Forest Therapy is an effective public health practice, with researched benefits including reduced stress, increased immune function and improved mental health.
Flow foREST Therapy offers walks in Hobart, Melbourne, the Yarra Valley and other places you want to explore.
Other provisions include: full public liability & indemnity insurance; First Aid Certificate; nature connection handouts and refreshments of tea and a light snack.
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land, and their elders past present and emerging.
From $35 to $45
Slow, fresh, restoring, sensory walks in the beautiful Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.
Connect, Rest & Create natural wellness & wellbeing with Guided Forest Therapy.
Flow foREST Therapy invites you to:
– Connect with yourself, others & the wild world
– Experience simple practices for restful recovery,
– Create ease & wellness, and
– Slow down with nature’s slow flow.
Date: 3rd weekend – Saturday or Sunday – of the month. Note: No walks in September or November
Time May-August: 12.45 arrival for 1- 3 pm
Time Oct-December: 1.45 arrival for 2- 4 pm
Duration: 2 hours. Arrival 15 minutes before, gives everyone a chance to chat before we begin our quiet immersion.
Cost: $35.00 – $45.00 *
*Pay by Donation: Limited pay what you can tickets available
A fee from each ticket bought goes to the RTBG.
Meet: At the Hub
This event is for adults and young people over the age of 12 years old.
Shinrin Yoku is a like a bridge, by opening your senses, it bridges the gap between us and the natural world – Ancient Zen Meditation.
More information about Guided Forest Therapy experiences is available at the booking website.
From $35 to $45
In July, Flow foREST Therapy & the Yarra Valley Writer’s Festival invite you to enjoy a peaceful sanctuary away from the hurried pace of modern life. The experience promises to restore you, with gentle guided awakening, through all your senses.
– Connect with yourself, others & the wild world.
– Experience simple – creative, sensory & physical – practices for restful recovery.
– Create wellness & wellbeing.
Find your flow with nature.
Forest Therapy (also known as Shinrin Yoku and Forest Bathing) is an effective public health practice, with researched benefits including reduced stress, increased immune function & improved mental health.
Your guide is Leesa Nash, a Certified Forest Therapy Guide FTG & Creative Arts Therapist.
Leesa works in partnership with nature, sharing gentle physical, sensory and creative activities, with the group having the opportunity to share their experience with each other. You will spend some time walking slowly, stopping and sitting. The experience invites space for quiet listening, reflection and inquiry through all the senses.
With Shinrin Yoku, the forest is the therapist, and the guide opens the door.
The activities follow the standard set by the International Nature & Forest Therapy Alliance INFTA.