Forest Therapy at Geelong Botanic Gardens
Wattle Flowers

Join Susan Joachim, President of the International Nature and Forest Therapy Alliance (INFTA), and Founder of Shinrin-Yoku, Forest Therapy Australasia, on an exclusive Forest Therapy experience, to celebrate the arrival of spring on Thursday, September 1, National Wattle Day 2022 in the beautiful Geelong Botanic Gardens. Bookings are now open via Eventbrite. What is Forest […]

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My day at the Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens

After many months of planning, I was finally on my way this summer for a day out in nature at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden. This garden is made up of local and imported cool climate plants and alpine rainforest. The 28 hectares of curated garden and a further 244 hectares of wilderness sits inside […]

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Coming back home to Nature’s Wisdom
Shinrin Yoku Participant

Nature has always been there to offer me its supportive presence, loving embrace and deep inherent wisdom, even at times when I was not consciously aware of it. As I travel back in time to my childhood years growing up in the outskirts of Lake Macquarie, NSW, surrounded by the expanse of the Australian bush, […]

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