Experience hosted by Sandy

  1. 2 hours
  2. Hosted in English

What you'll do

Are you ready to unplug from technology, get off the grid and connect with the TRUE World Wide Web?
Come experience a complete reboot, restore and refresh for your Body, Mind and Spirit.
This transformative "Standard of Sequence" taught in the Shinrin Yoku practice of forest bathing shall gently guide you to slow down, turn up your senses and open your awareness to the amazing symphony of nature. Allowing you to reconnect with the healing and nurturing affects of Nature...the true therapist.

Come learn the practice of "Being with Nature".
We will explore and practice "Pleasures of Presence", "Sit Spot", "Wandering" and other optional invitations to help us each immerse into full being with nature and share with each other.

The healing benefits of being in nature have been proven.

*You may experience ongoing side affects from participating in Shinrin Yoku, Forest Therapy Nature Walks:
Body:
~ Lower Blood Pressure.
~ Lower Stress and Anxiety.
~ Reduced Pain.
~ Ease in sleeping.
Mind:
~ Greater sense of Peace, Calm and Creativity.
~ Clear mind, focus and attention.
~ Greater sense of purpose.
Spirit:
~ Increased Joy, Awe and Gratitude.
~ Sense of acceptance and belonging through reconnected relationship with nature.
~ Increased ability to process difficult or negative emotions.
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Other things to note
Please arrange your transportation to the trailhead.
Buy a NPS pass @: https://www.recreation.gov/pass/.
If weather is dangerous, the experience will be cancelled within 24 hours.
This experience is very low-impact. Layered clothing is best. Restrooms are available.
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Are you ready to unplug from technology, get off the grid and connect with the TRUE World Wide Web?
Come experience a complete reboot, restore and refresh for your Body, Mind and Spirit.
This transformative "Standard of Sequence" taught in the Shinrin Yoku practice of forest bathing shall gently guide you to slow down, turn up your senses and open your awareness to the amazing symphony of nature. Allowing you to reconnect with the heali…

What's included

  • Food
    Local healthy snacks and something sweet.
  • Drinks
    Locally harvested in season herbs, fruit and tea plants. Examples include:...
  • Equipment
    Yoga mats, folding stool, and walking stick may be available upon request.

Meet your Host, Sandy

Host on Airbnb since 2012
  • Identity verified
Sandy at Energy Elements is a Certified Forest Therapy Guide with ANFT.
Shinrin Yoku, Forest Therapy Nature Walks are most accessible and transformative wellness practice that may produce the greatest healing experiences through connections with nature.

Sandy has spent more than a decade practicing Alternative Energy Healing modalities and found the ANFT Therapy and Guide Certification program to be a critical alternative healing component added to her menu of services offered at Energy Elements.
Other Mindfulness practices include The Way of Walking by Thich Nhat Hanh, Tai Chi, Yoga, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.

Hiking, biking, camping and paddling in the State and National Parks, Appalachian Trails of New England since the early age of 9; nurturing through nature has been Sandy's practiced way of life since she can remember.
Sandy at Energy Elements is a Certified Forest Therapy Guide with ANFT.
Shinrin Yoku, Forest Therapy Nature Walks are most accessible and transformative wellness practice that may produce the greatest healing experiences through connections with nature.

Sandy has spent more than a decade practicing Alternative Energy Healing modalities and found the ANFT Therapy and Guide Certification program to be a critical alternative healing component added to her menu of services offered a…
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From $40/ person

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Where you'll be

@ Frenchman Bay Conservancy, Gouldsboro ME:
~ Tues. 2-4 Taft Point

Space is Limited on NPS Public Walks:
@ Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor ME:
~Wed. 10-12 Sierre de Mont
@ Schoodic Peninsula of Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor ME:
~ Thurs. 6-8 Sunsets at Sundew Trail, Schoodic Institute
~ Sat. 9-11 Frazer Point Picnic Area
@ PRIVATE Group/Retreat walks @ your convenience and location preference. Min. $250.
Gardens, Land Trusts & Island

Things to know

Guest requirements

Guests ages 6 and up can attend, up to 10 guests total.
All participants must wear a protective face covering and practice social distancing.

What to bring

An open mind to explore, discover and immerse yourself in Nature with new awareness.
Closed-toed hiking boots/shoes.
Comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing.
Mosquito/Tick Repellent; Sunscreen.

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.