Forest BathingSpecial EventIn-Person
Saturday, Jun 04, 2022
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (rain date: Sunday, Jun 05)
Van Cortlandt Park
The Bronx, NY
Connecting with ourselves, with each other, and with the natural world is one of the most important things we can do right now on this planet. Forest bathing, originally known as shinrin-yoku in Japan, is the practice of intentionally connecting with the forest as a way to heal. Join us for a guided forest bath in Van Cortlandt Park with Academy Fellow Clare Hagan. Clare will lead us in ways to slow down, cultivate a sense of presence, and find calm, creativity, and connection in the natural world.
Academy Fellow Clare Hagan is an internationally certified holistic health coach and mindful nature guide. She helps individuals and communities reclaim their health through mind-body-nature connections. She teaches English at DeWitt Clinton High School, where she also serves as the meditation club advisor.