Forest Bathing; Earth Day Celebration April 22nd

Cape Ann Wellness

Your Bridge to Health; Promoting Optimal Wellness for Mind, Body and Spirit

Earth Day. Saturday April 22nd. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Gloucester MA.
Shinrin-yoku, (forest bathing) the Japanese practice of making contact with and taking in the atmosphere of the forest. Studies show that forest environments:
  • promote lower concentrations of cortisol (stress hormone,)
  • lower pulse rate,
  • lower blood pressure,
  • boost the immune system,
  • lower sympathetic nerve activity (decreased stress)
  • greater parasympathetic nerve activity (increased relaxation.)

Join us for a gentle walk and meditation in nature and experience the health benefits of shinrin-yokuOn this leisurely walk you will be encouraged to use all of your senses as you allow the beautiful setting in nature to lower your stress levels, boost your immune system and improve your overall health. No experience with meditation necessary.

Simple breathing relaxation and meditation exercises will be taught.

Advance Registration Required. Register Early…

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  • Excellent Post Joey & Karen and so true! 🙂 Dave & Kim:-)

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  • Thanks Dave and Kim. Wish you lived closer so you could join us! Do you have shinrin-yoku activities in your area?


  • Karen Pischke BSN, RN

    Due to weather, we are rescheduling this event to Sunday April 30th. ‘Meditating in nature’ is more fun in warmer weather.

    To register – or call 978-283-4258.

    In the meantime, you can celebrate Earth Day with a walk in nature, local clean up, vernal pond visits, the science march at Boston Commons. Or, read a book about the earth. My latest fun reads are ‘A Dream Too Wild’ and ‘Braiding Sweetgrass.’ Happy Earth Day!


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