SAGES: Forest Therapy Workshop

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Friday October 11

10:00 AM  –  1:00 PM

Friday, October 11, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Learn about the general principles and health and wellness benefits behind Shinrin-Yoku, or the Japanese practice of experiencing the forest and its health benefits. Commonly known as “forest bathing, ”this health practice has been growing since the 1980s in Japan and more recently in the U.S. This talk is presented by Michael Beezhold, Forest Therapy Guide in Training, as certified by the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy.  Mr. Beezhold has an MS in Forestry, has worked previously at the Missouri Department of Conservation Discovery Center in Kansas City, and was the Manager of the Lenexa, KS Rain to Recreation program preserving and restoring the City's natural resources.  Following the talk, stay for short walk and a healthy box lunch and to explore the beauty of Powell Gardens to feed your body and soul. Advance registration is required. Please reserve your space by October 7. Space limited to 30.

Location: Multipurpose Room and Powell Gardens Chapel

$35/per person (members less 10%) price includes box lunch

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