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Intro to Nature & Forest Therapy

Presented by Sue Slotterback

2024-04-27 09:30:00 2024-04-27 11:00:00 America/New_York Intro to Nature & Forest Therapy Upper Township - Events Room

Saturday, April 27
9:30am - 11:00am

Add to Calendar 2024-04-27 09:30:00 2024-04-27 11:00:00 America/New_York Intro to Nature & Forest Therapy Registration REQUIRED for this 4-week class. Upper Township - Events Room

Upper Township

Events Room

Registration REQUIRED for this 4-week class.

All events are tentatively scheduled and may change. Please see the CMCL Events Calendar on our website, follow us on social media, and subscribe to our weekly eNewsletter for any and all updates.


Connecting with Nature has been shown to have many benefits ..to you, to your connection with others, and to Nature itself. Leave your worries behind and settle into this series of four short sessions. You will be guided through a brief orientation of Nature & Forest Therapy is (also known as “Forest Bathing”), the research-backed benefits of engaging in a guided walk or session, what happens during a typical session, and several invitations to get you started on a wellness practice and an effective way to manage stress.

Each session will be a one and a half hour taster at an indoor location with a brief outdoor invitation.

  • Session 1: Introduction Round and an Orientation to Nature & Forest Therapy - What it is & how it compares to “forest bathing”; A brief history; The stories & language used.
  • Session 2: Threshold of Connection - Entering into a space; The history of the land & tenders of a space; Pleasures of Presence & What or Who is in Motion; Circles of gathering & sharing.
  • Session 3: Invitation to Liminal Time - The therapy of Nature; Being, Beings, & Beingness; An invitation to Sit Spot.
  • Session 4: Threshold of Incorporation - Introducing & Returning; Wild Tea; Awarenesses.

Before attending, please email Sue at 2ndnature.connections@gmail.com to receive directions and other important info.

  

This is a 4-class series being held on Saturdays, 9:30am-11am at the Upper Township Library:

  • April 6th
  • April 13th
  • April 20th
  • April 27th

All registrants are required to attend the first class of a series. If absent, your spot will be given to the next in line on the Waitlist.

 

For over forty years, Sue Slotterback has been a professional naturalist and outdoor education specialist for the Ocean Discovery Aquarium, the Philadelphia Zoo, the National Aquarium in Baltimore, the NJ Marine Sciences Consortium, NJ Audubon's Nature Center of Cape May, and was the Environmental Educator for The Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor. Recipient of the Alliance for NJ Environmental Education's "Outstanding Environmental Educator of the Year Award" in 2009, Sue has guided thousands of people, young and old, through her favorite haunts, turning them on to the wonders of their natural heritage.


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AGE GROUP: | 18 or older |

EVENT TYPE: | Natural History | Education |

TAGS: | wellness | nature walk | nature | meditation | local nature | health |

Upper Township

Phone: 609-628-2607

Hours

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Mon, May 20 11:00AM to 7:00PM
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Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 4:30PM
Sun, May 26 Closed

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