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Guided Forest Bath at La Pine State Park

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Deeply connect to the natural world and feed your soul.

Registration is required.  Register here.

Join us for this 1-hour guided Forest Bathing Experience in beautiful La Pine State Park. You will be led through a series of Forest Bathing invitations by a local Certified Forest Therapy Guide.

What is Forest Bathing?
“Forest bathing, also known as Shinrin Yoku, is a practice where participants bathe themselves in the forest atmosphere. There is no water involved in this practice, and the bathing refers to immersing oneself in the phytoncides, a group of chemicals which plants use to communicate with each other. Scientists are finding that our bodies respond to these chemical signals in ways which are beneficial for us. Practicing forest bathing has been shown to increase immune response and decrease stress hormones in the body.”

Missie Wikler is a local Certified Forest Therapy Guide who has been guiding the local Bend community through outdoor wellness practices for over 3 years. She is trained with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy and guides with practices rooted in Traditional Japanese Forest Bathing techniques, Shinrin Yoku. “I look forward to guiding you!” Learn more at https://www.romingyogabend.com/


August 23
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Deschutes Public Library
(541) 312-1020
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La Pine State Park
Bench Leg Drive
La Pine, 97739
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