An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until February 4, 2024
One event on October 8, 2023 at 10:00 am
Forest bathing is based on the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku, which is said to reduce stress and increase inner peace. During this class, you and fellow nature lovers will learn to better connect with nature through mindfulness and meditation. Bonus: Each session will end with a tea ceremony!
This class takes place the first Sunday of every month, Sept. – Feb., 10 – 11 a.m.*
*Note: The October class will meet on Oct. 8, 2023 in the Arboretum
$45 per class
Members receive a discount. Join today!
About the Instructor:
Brooke Mellen founded Cultured Forest to share and merge her passion for culture, art and the outdoors. She advises individuals and corporations on how to have enriching and healing experiences through nature and art. This can be done through a guided forest bathing experience or by building a nature-inspired, sustainable art collection. She has a background in insurance and art business with a master’s in visual arts administration from New York University. She has traveled the world studying how various cultures connect with nature and art, and uses this knowledge to help others find better connection and well-being in their lives. She is certified in Forest Medicine by the International Society of Nature and Forest Medicine (INFOM) and holds a Certificate in Forest Therapy from the International Nature and Forest Therapy Alliance (INFTA).