Experience stillness and inner peace by meditating and walking mindfully in beautiful forest areas.


WHAT IS SHINRIN-YOKU?

Shinrin-Yoku is a Japanese term for forest therapy, literally meaning "forest bathing", or "absorbing the forest atmosphere".  The term  has gained popularity after various scientific studies has shown the health benefits of spending moments in forests and other natural  areas.

HOW IT WORKS

Different mindfulness-practices are used to become present and grounded, as we meditate and walk through beautiful forested areas. The session usually begins with a short talk and a guided meditation with instructions, followed by a meditative walk and meditation practices underway. There is plenty of opportunity to reflect and pause as needed, and the pace of the walk is considerably slower than a usual hike.  

BENEFITS

You are likely to come out of this session rejuvenated and equipped with a lasting first-hand experience of how wonderful and healing nature can be for us when approached with an open heart and mind. 

 
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Individual session

One-on-one sessions in nature is a way for people to experience the beautiful forests of the Pacific Northwest with a fresh set of eyes and a heightened sensitivity. Kashif teaches from his own experiences, having a heart-felt connection with nature and from seeing how it has benefited his own well-being.

The sessions are offered in Pacific Spirit Park in Vancouver, and in Francis King Park in Victoria, and last from 90 to 120 minutes.


Group Sessions

Groups can benefit from these sessions the same ways as individuals, learning to be together in nature, connected within, with each other and the environment. 

The sessions are offered in Pacific Spirit Park in Vancouver, and in Francis King Park in Victoria, and last from 90 to 120 minutes.

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