Are you ready to spend some quality time in nature?
Studies on the wellness benefits of time in nature have provided actual data that documents the benefits of reduced blood pressure, reduced heart rate, lower blood-sugar levels, boosted immune system, improved concentration and memory, and improved energy; to name a few. So come, enjoy a slow walk designed to encourage exploration, interaction, and connection with the environment through the senses.
Explore a shortened version of a forest bathing walk- by taking a forest shower. You’ll be invited to explore the natural world around you while supporting restorative wellness benefits. Your time in the forest is both experiential and educational providing an informative component as to the wellness benefits of time in nature.
This is part of the Park Rx series of programs sponsored by Highmark Blue Shield. A portion of the program costs for this class has been funded by this sponsorship. Note: In the event of heavy rain or severe winds, this program will not be held. In the event of light rain, the class would proceed as scheduled. You will be notified via email if a weather cancellation is necessary.
About the Presenter – Suzann Schiemer:
Certified Association of Nature and Forest Therapy, Guides and Programs Forest Therapy Guide
Certified Association of Nature and Forest Therapy, Guides and Programs Place-based Forest Therapy Guide
Certified Pennsylvania Master Naturalist
Certified Wilderness and Remote First Aid & CPR
Guided numerous walks in Pennsylvania state parks, county parks, and private lands. See listing below.
Sinnemahoning State Park (Women in the Wilds), Nescopeck State Park, Ricketts Glen State Park, Black Moshannon State Park (Women in the Wilds & PA Wild Child), Dauphin County Parks and Recreation, Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, Endless Mountain Zendo, Douglas Farm B&B, Pump House B & B, Branch Valley Fish, Game, and Forestry Association (Women in the Outdoors) and Kocher Park
Provided a number of Forest Bathing presentations at universities, conferences, state parks, and an ANFT Training held in Puerto Rico. See listing below.
Bucknell University Institute of Lifelong Learning, Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve, Bloom Naturally Gourmet Store, Slippery Rock University, Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, Forest Landowners Conference – Penn State University, Nescopeck State Park, Bloomsburg University, and an Association of Nature & Forest Therapy, Guides and Programs Training in Puerto Rico.
If you have questions, feel free to reach out to Nancy Gates | Assistant Program Manager | 717-599-5188, ext. 2113 | firstname.lastname@example.org.