Shinrin-Yoku / Forest Bathing

Everyone knows that walking in the woods feels good. In 1982, the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries proved why.

Coining the term Shinrin-Yoku/Forest Bathing, they offered scientific proof of the health benefits related to making contact with and taking in the atmosphere of the forest.

The studies concluded that Shinrin-Yoku:

  • Boosts immune system functioning
  • Improves mood, emotions, energy, focus, sleep and clarity
  • Lowers sympathetic nerve activity
  • Increases parasympathetic nerve activity
  • Lowers concentrations of cortisol
  • Lowers pulse rate and blood pressure

This summer, walk in the woods with us. Dates TBA.