5251 Oak Street Vancouver BC V6M 4H1 CA

Date de début : samedi, 17 juin 2023.

Horaire :

 Le 17 juin 2023, de 10:00 à 12:30

Responsable : learn@vandusen.org

Lieu : VanDusen Botanical Garden - Visitor Centre

Description :

Come discover the regenerative power of body and mind in nature with Kristine Koster, certified Forest Therapy Guide. The Japanese tradition of Shinrin-Yoku, forest bathing, is the eco-antidote to modern-day stress. Kristine will lead you through a variety of gentle activities in the Garden, all designed to promote relaxation, wellness, and connection.

Learn how the practice of forest bathing boosts our immune system and supports healing. The walk concludes by sharing wildcrafted tea and treats in the Garden.

Meet at the Visitor Centre and enter the Garden as a group.

The entire class is spent outdoors, rain or shine. Online pre-registration is required.

Instructor's Biography

Kristine is a sustainability specialist whose work focuses on protecting and restoring riparian habitats. Kristine’s education, life, and professional experience have intertwined to cultivate a deep understanding that we are all interconnected and interdependent with nature. This set her on a path to become a certified Forest Therapy Guide and create Our Wilderness Within – an organization dedicated to connecting people to the regenerative power of nature.

Here is the link to the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy, if you want to learn more about this practice:  https://www.natureandforesttherapy.earth/about/the-practice-of-forest-therapy 

Disponibles : Complet

Prix : 36,00 $ Taxes en sus

Notes : Please note that registration will close at 4:00 p.m. PT, one business day before the event. Cancellation policy: No refunds will be given for education courses. For cancellations with one week's notice, a credit will be applied to your account. With less than a week's notice, no credit will be given. No new credit will be issued if the cancelled course was purchased using prior credit. Program cancellation by the VBGA due to Public Health Restrictions will result in education program credit equivalent to the value lost. Credits must be used within one year from the date issued. Please notify us of your cancellation in writing to learn@vandusen.org

Prérequis : Educational programs are available for both members and non-members. In order to register for a class, you first need to open an account with Amilia, our online registration portal. Note that your membership account does NOT give you this access. You must open a separate account in Amilia. Follow this link to create your account: https://www.amilia.com/en/Signup Please save your Amilia account user name & password for registration in future classes.

Informations supplémentaires : Instructor: Kristine Koster

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