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East Palisade Trails

Forest Bathing: Bamboo Forest ATL

Taking time out to forest bathe can have many positive benefits for your physical and mental well-being. It has been shown to reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol, increase energy levels, boost mood, and even help with pain management. Join us for an afternoon of earthing and nature therapy.

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Forest Bathing: Bamboo Forest ATL
Forest Bathing: Bamboo Forest ATL

Time & Location

Apr 09, 2023, 11:11 AM – 3:33 PM

East Palisade Trails, 1425 Indian Trail NW, Sandy Springs, GA 30339, USA

About the event

Join us for an invigorating and restorative journey into the forest! Forest bathing (or shinrin-yoku in Japanese) is a form of nature therapy - a practice of mindfulness that allows you to slow down and reconnect with nature in an immersive sensory-aware experience - not an actual bath! Read about the benefits here

During our session, we will focus on deep relaxation, mindfulness activities, and sensory awareness as we take a short hike through the trails of East Palisades to the Bamboo Forest. Along the way We'll take time to listen deeply to the sounds of nature and enjoy its sights, smells, tastes, and textures - all in a mindful way.

Once there, we'll get cozy by the river, and enjoy a group smudging, vegan lunch, and sound bowl jam session! (feel free to bring your own instruments to join in!) We'll rest, share experiences and healing practices, and when we've closed out our circle, we will pack our belongings, leaving no trace of our time there.

This event is open to everyone; however, the trail to the bamboo forest will require the ability to hike up and down several inclines. Please bring comfortable clothing suitable for walking outdoors. Don't forget your water bottle – hydrating is essential for a mindful experience! We look forward to having you join us for this special journey into the woods.

read about the bamboo forest at East Palisade Trails here

You will never forget the peace and tranquility of forest bathing, so don't miss out on this unique opportunity! Reserve your spot today and let's get ready to explore nature together. See you soon!

We understand that everyone needs a little escape from daily life - come take a break in the comfort of nature with us! Our forest bathing experience is designed to be both calming and invigorating; it is an opportunity to unplug from the city and connect with the natural world around us.

What to wear: Comfortable weather-appropriate clothing. We recommend dressing in layers for a hike, as your temperature may fluctuate with activities. 

What to bring: Water, (optional) Yoga mat or outdoor blanket, trail snacks, bagged lunch if you desire your own, and sound tools if you plan on joining in on the group sound bath. Please keep in mind you will be responsible for carrying your own pack and items! 

This event has a group. You’re welcome to join the group once you register for the event.

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    In the event of rain the next date is April 30

    From $35.00 to $45.00
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    • $45.00
      +$1.13 service fee
    • $35.00
      +$0.88 service fee

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