Forest & Nature Therapy walks with Kelly Kiss & Peter Hehl, ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Guides. Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing) on Salt Spring Island, the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island (Victoria), BC.
Upcoming Forest Therapy Walks, Victoria, BC **These walks are currently on hold due to Covid restrictions.
This walk will be held at the beautiful botanical gardens at the Horticultural Centre of the Pacific, located just a short drive from downtown Victoria. Each walk will feature a different garden. Find out more about the gardens here. June 19, 2021 1:30-4pm (2.5 hours), Self investment, $45 Currently there is only a maximum of 8 participants to ensure physical distancing requirements. Please register early if you would like to participate. Each walk we will explore a different garden within the beautiful grounds of HCP. Registration information here.
Please dress for the weather. In the summer months a hat and sunscreen is recommended, as well as a light jacket as the forested areas can still be cool even in warm weather. For your comfort, please also wear appropriate foot wear. In the colder months gloves, hats, scarves, rain wear and warm footwear are all highly recommended. You may also want a water bottle and a small mat or towel to sit on.
"The experience was unbelievably rich and deep. I easily dropped deeply into presence and maintained that state throughout. So life affirming. The guide Kelly was so kind and steady and fully embodied the love and appreciation of nature and our connectedness." November 2018, Salt Spring, BC
"If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand." Buddha