Forest Therapy is a research-based framework for supporting healing and wellness through immersion in forests and other natural environments. Forest Bathing or Forest Therapy originated in Japan as Shinrin-Yoku, which translates to basking in the forest environment. It's not about distance or endurance. It's about slowing down and noticing.
Linda Lombardo, a Long Island resident and a certified forest therapy guide throught the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs, offers this unique opportunity to learn about Forest Therapy, its many health benefits and its connection to the environment.
This 90-minute information session is held at Bailey Arboretum, 194 Bayville Road in Lattingtown, NY. The session will be in the classroom, just up the driveway from the main parking lot.
LI Forest Walks and Bailey Arboretum will be offering a Walk for All Seasons in 2018. You'll learn more about these 4 seasonal walks at the information session.