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Forest Bathing - Shinrin Yoku


Classes - Adult / Outside -
Adult Classes Summer 2021

Join certified forest therapy guide, David Motzenbecker of Motz Studios, on an immersive, meditative, and therapeutic forest walk based on the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku. We will slow down and connect with our senses to the healing, stress-reducing beauty of Westwood Hills Nature Center and Wayzata's Wood-Rill SNA. We will slip away from our phones and revive our relationship with the forest and ourselves via unique invitations. We will re-enter the tame world, renewed with the gift of nature. Your sojourn into the woods may lead you back to yourself. 

Guests should wear hiking boots/shoes, clothing/gear appropriate for weather. Bring a water bottle. Walk will still be held in light rain, but not thunderstorms. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to walk. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated due to the immersive nature of the program. Please leave mobile phones in car for duration of walk. Please wear a mask at all times and remain 6 feet from other participants. 



Wayzata Wood-Rill SNA is located at: 917 Old Long Lake Rd, Wayzata, MN 55391

Westwood Hills Nature Center is located at: 8300 W Franklin Ave, St Louis Park, MN 55426


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Instructor

David Motzenbecker


Motz Studios is a Minneapolis-based guide practice of therapeutic forest immersion walks based on the Japanese tradition of Shinrin Yoku. The firm is also a design and landscape architecture consultancy with a focus on biophilic and salutogenic design, emphasizing the healing power of nature. David Motzenbecker, Founder, is an ANFT-Certified Forest Therapy Guide, Forest Therapy Trail Certification Consultant, and award-winning Landscape Architect with nearly 20 years of design experience.

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Westwood Hills Nature Center
Saturday, Jun 5
9:00 - 11:00 AM

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Min Age   18 yr.

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Price: $ 39 00
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Wayzata Wood-Rill SNA
Thursday, Jul 15
6:30 - 8:30 PM

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Westwood Hills Nature Center
Saturday, Aug 21
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