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Tap Into Forest Bathing

by Holly Riddle

Jul 3, 2020

Forest Bathing. Photo: Vera Petrunina | Dreamstime.com

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Travelers interested in the trend of forest bathing have a new resource at their disposal. Forest Bathing Finder is an all-in-one website that connects forest bathing walkers with trained guides. Forest bathing guides list qualifications and venues, routes, walks and payment requirements for browsing forest bathers to then peruse.

For those yet to discover forest bathing, the ancient practice, derived from the Japanese concept of shinrin-yoku, asks participants to take slow, measured and attentive walks through nature, engaging all five senses for a serene, calming experience similar to meditation.

“Forest bathing is what yoga was about 40 years ago — there’s that level of excitement,” said Alexis Abramson, CEO and founder, Forest Bating Finder. “We’re so happy to offer this website as a place where forest bathers and guides can safely connect and interact. Forest bathing walks are powerful for both our physical and mental well-being. These slow-paced walks have been proven to reduce stress, boost feelings of happiness and free up creativity, as well as lower heart rate and blood pressure, improve the immune system and accelerate recovery from illness. Science has finally proven what we have known all along — nature is a healer!”

The Forest Bathing Finder is available in 26 different languages. After signing up, walkers can connect with guides or one another.

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