There is an increasing amount of scientific evidence that suggests the health benefits of Forest Bathing; amongst others, it includes:
- – Boosting the immune system stimulating the production of NK Cells that are responsible for combating infections and cancer cells.
- – Regulation of blood pressure
- – Reduction of stress in both body and mind
- – Improved sleep, and the ability to create more clarity and peace of mind.
- – Improved Creativity
There is a strong body of scientific evidence that demonstrates the health benefits of the practice of Forest Bathing like the 2017 review by Margaret Hansen published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health – Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing) and Nature Therapy: A State of the Art review creativity and focus.
Shinrin-Yoku took shape in Japan in the 80’s as a response to the increasing number of stress related disorders in the overworked population. Today it is one of the cornerstones of preventative Public Health with 63 official Shinrin-Yoku centers in Japan alone.
“In Japanese we have a word for those feelings that are too deep for words: yugen. Yugen gives us a profound sense of the beauty and mystery of the universe.”
Dr. Qing Li
RE-TUNING TO THE FREQUENCY OF THE NATURAL WORLD
Forest Bathing is a mindful practise that re-tunes us to the frequency of nature. During a walk you will learn simple tools to take back home with you; empowering you to continue your own practice of nature connection, restoring and revitalising both body and mind.