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Forest Bathing Walk with Clarke County Parks and Recreation

Blandy Experimental Farm

Call Clarke County Parks and Recreation at 540-955-5140 to register.

Advanced registration required. Limited number of spaces available.

Activity #: 251013C
Age: 13+
Fee: $35
Instructor: Kim Strader, Certified Forest Bathing Guide

Location: Blandy Experimental Farm -400 Blandy Farm Ln, Boyce, VA 22620

Unplug, relax and recharge by joining Kim Strader, Naturing Way LLC, on a gentle, slow-paced walk. Forest Bathing walks invite you to wander and sit as we open our senses to explore local natural areas and parks in a way that supports overall health and wellness.

“Forest Bathing” (translated from “shinrin-yoku,” an established public health practice in Japan) is a growing global wellness movement backed by 30 years of scientific research. The physical and psychological benefits of immersing yourself in nature can:
– Reduce stress
– Lower cortisol levels
– Reduce blood pressure
– Boost the immune system
– Improve mood and energy levels
– Increase focus and memory

Limited to 9 people. 1 class.

Classes meet up at location listed above – additional info will be provide to participants