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.
We are also available to offer private group and couple guided forest therapy walks within the Gardens at HCP and at Beacon Hill Park in Victoria, BC. Please contact us for more information and availability.
Upcoming Forest Therapy Walks, Victoria, BC The Gardens at the HCP, Victoria, BC
This walk will be held at the beautiful botanical gardens at the HCP, 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. Wednesday’s: July 28, August 25, September 29, October 27, 2021 1:30-4pm (2.5 hours) Saturday’s: July 17, August 14, September 18, October 16, 2021 1;30-4pm (2.5hours)
Self investment, $45 Please register early if you would like to participate. Each walk we will explore a different garden within the beautiful grounds of HCP. Please contact the HCP directly to register.
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."
"Find the time! It is worth the investment to understand how you can benefit from listening and smelling the forest!"
"Necessary for love and interconnection with Gaia. Thank you. Was held with great respect. Really glad to be here."
"An exploration and insight into, nature but also of myself. Gratitude." "I think everyone would benefit to experience the calming effect of a therapy forest walk."