Your day begins at 9 am, please arrive a few minutes earlier as this will ensure we begin on time. At 9.10am enjoy a presentation of Forest Therapy “Shinrin Yoku”, discover its origin and amazing benefits. From here your journey begins, you will be guided on a delicate journey through nature. Each curated experience will slow your body and mind down allowing you to be fully present with nature. Each curated experience is designed to awaken one of your five senses. As you immerse yourself in nature you begin the slow down your body and mind giving you amazing health and restorative benfits. To close our Forest Therapy session, we gather for a delightful Japanese Tea Ceremony finishing at 12.00pm. We leave our location and make way to the Wee Gemm Retreat where we will have a delicious seasonal lunch made from local produce. Wee Gemm sits among the treetops with a gorgeous view of the surrounding mountains. A tranquil place where we continue slowing down with a guided meditation. This is a truly therapeutic experience designed to leave stress behind and leaving you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Places are limited to 6 for this wonderful ½ Day retreat, perfect for families, friendship groups or businesses. Please note: all meals are vegetarian for other food requirements please send us an email with your dietary needs.
I am proud to say that I am one of the first fully accredited INFTA Forest Therapists in Australia. I am a Lover of nature, meditation, music, art, good conversation and travel. I am a curator of experiences that create change in peoples lives. I have traveled the world hosting retreats, workshops, and amazing adventures. The Forest is where my heart is and I look forward to sharing this experience with you.
A delightful Japanese tea ceremony including tea and light snacks. A seasonal lunch is provided back at Wee Gemm Retreat…
Sunscreen and bug spray will be provided for your convenience and I will have a first aid kit for safety.
You will visit the Red Wood Forest in East Warburton for your Forest Therapy session where you will experience this fabulous forest and surrounding area including the Yarra River. Enjoy Lunch at Wee Gemm Retreat Warburton this a boutique retreat/BNB centre hosting amazing views.
The walk is low impact and covers a distance of approximately 2.5 km, it does not offer wheelchair access and there are no public toilets so please use the public toilets in Warburton before heading to the forest.
1/2 day Forest Therapy Retreat