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Shinrin Yoku – Connecting Our Senses (WS)

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Shinrin yoku or “forest bathing” is a traditional Japanese practice that is gaining ground in America for those seeking natural health options. Shinrin yoku is to simply BE in nature, connecting ourselves to it through our senses of sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. This ancient practice provides real health benefits like stress relief, better sleep, improved energy levels and mindfulness. This is an experiential workshop held on Normandale’s beautiful campus nature preserves.
  • Course Objectives (for the student/attendee):
    • Learn the health benefits of shinrin yoku
    • Acquire and practice several 'invitations' to connect more with themselves
    • Apply invitations on shinrin yoku walk
    • Reflect/journal about experience - how they are more connected after experience


Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Sat


Mike Groth 

CEUs : 0.25



Please read:  • Portions of this course will be held outdoors – please dress appropriately for the weather conditions.



Registration Closes On
Saturday, May 16, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
5/16/2020 - 5/16/2020 Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Normandale (Bloomington), P1840  Map, Room: P1840 Mike Groth 

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