What to expect on a guided forest therapy walk

  • There is no strenous hiking.
  • We will not be identifying flora and fauna.
  • We will follow an INFTA approved sequence of activities.  Each building on the next to enable a very intentional process of slowing down.
  • These include meditation, gentle movement, nature based sensory and creative activities and closing with a Japanese inspired tea ceremony.
Key health benefits
  • Reduced blood pressure and lowered pulse rate
  • Reduction in the level of stress hormones (cortisol & adrenalin) in the body
  • An increase in the production of NK (natural killer) cells in the body 
  • Increased feelings of happiness and positive mood
  • Enhanced energy levels and better concentration
  • Improved sleep 
Who are the walks suitable for?
  • We cover approx. 1.5km over 3hrs,  the walk does includes some mixed surfaces as well as off-path grassy areas. 
  • We do recommend age 13 and above for a 3hr session.
  • A tailored experience is very welcome if you have younger children or specific mobility/access needs ,  please don’t hesitate to contact me to discuss. 
Why do I need a guide?
  • All the hard work is done  for you, no need to worry about following a map or finding the best places you can simply relax and let go.
  • Your guide will offer specific tools and techniques to support your process of slowing down, staying present in the moment and reconnecting with the beauty of our natural environment. 
  • Rest assured knowing the sequence of activities is well supported by research with proven health benefits for your physical and mental wellbeing 

What To Wear?

  • Closed-in Shoes
  • Comfy weather-appropriate clothing (layers work well for our cool mountain climate)
  • Hat

What to Bring?

  • Insect Repellant
  • Sunscreen
  • Water Bottle
  • Medications (if needed)

What Is Provided?

  • Cushions
  • Light Refreshments
  • All Activity Materials
  • The Natural Environment

How Long Is It?

  • 3 hours or 90min taster

What About the Weather?

  • Light Rain – Bring a Weatherproof Jacket
  • Heavy Rain – Reschedule

How Many People?

  • Maximum of Six People Per Group
Moss growing on tree

Reconnect with Nature

“I feel much more centred and calm. I am so thankful for today’s reconnecting to nature! Finding yourself again on a deeper level.”

– Deniz