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Everything you need to know about Forest Bathing (Shinrin-Yoku (森林 浴))

What do you think of when you hear the term ‘Forest Bath’? A rather nippy dip in a rather murky stream? That doesn’t sound very inviting and one of the main principles of Forest Bathing is the orientation to pleasure – so fret not!  Often known as Forest Bathing or Forest Therapy, Shinrin-Yoku (森林 浴) focuses on […]

What is this “Forest Therapy” I keep hearing about?

The practice of Forest Therapy (also called Forest Bathing but I promise no swimming is required!) is new to the UK although it’s been popular in Asia for 40+ years. You can think of it as Mindfulness in Nature. I’m often asked what’s involved so I’ve described the key elements that make up a typical […]