Forest Therapy (Shinrin-yoku)

Shinrin-yoku, or 'forest bathing', now widely known as forest therapy, is a well being practice that immerses your senses in nature. Originating from Japan, shinrin-yoku or forest bathing, now widely known as forest therapy, is a well being practice that immerses your senses in nature. This guided Forest Therapy walk will bolster your mental and physical health by reducing stress levels, lowering your pulse and blood pressure and lifting you into a more positive mood. Now recognised and widely acclaimed as a public health initiative in China, Japan, South Korea and Europe, forest therapy is gaining global acclaim as an evidence-based, cost-effective and natural remedy – a ‘green prescription’ for a healthier you. Presented by Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria and In My Nature. For exclusive group experiences, please telephone directly.

Location

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria Birdwood Avenue Melbourne VIC 3000 Meet at the Visitor Centre

Contact details

03 9252 2429 mbookings@rbg.vic.gov.au bit.ly/2KA0ImJ

Date & times

02/07/2019 to 25/08/2019 Sunday: 10am - noon Forest Therapy runs every second Sunday in winter (2, 16 & 30 June, 14 & 28 July and 11 & 25 August).

How to get there

Public Transport Victoria

Price

$30 per person. Bookings essential.

Accessibility

Bookings

Book online

03 9252 2429 mbookings@rbg.vic.gov.au

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