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The Joy of Forest Bathing- VIRTUAL

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Woodland Trail

Fully immerse yourself in this workshop with Melanie Choukas-Bradley as she talks about the practice of forest bathing from her book “The Joy of Forest Bathing: Reconnect with Wild Places & Rejuvenate Your Life.” Shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing, originated in Japan as the restoring meditative practice of connecting with nature and disconnecting from the distractions of daily life. Melanie, a forest therapy guide with certification from the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy, has spent much time in Japan participating in guided walks with Shinrin-yoku guides and learning the techniques that she brings to you in her book.

In this workshop, you’ll learn about the history and global enthusiasm for forest bathing as Melanie guides you through incorporating this soulful practice into your life. You’ll learn how to conduct your own forest bathing walks using the environment around you, including your own backyard!

Space is limited and registration is required. This event will be held virtually via Zoom.


Participants will receive an email with the link for the Zoom meeting prior to the event. Make sure you have Zoom installed and set up to participate.

$30 per person (book included)
Members receive a discount on registration; learn about membership here

“The Joy of Forest Bathing” will be shipped to all registrants. Make sure to include your current mailing address when registering for this class.

Melanie Choukas-Bradley

Melanie Choukas-Bradley

Author/ Speaker

Melanie Choukas-Bradley is a Washington D.C. author and naturalist who leads field trips, tree tours and forest bathing walks for several national conservation organizations. She is an award-winning author of seven books and a longtime contributor to The Washington Post and other publications.


December 9
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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