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March 17, 2019

From the March, 2019 issue.

It "is not a nature walk," Cayla Samano tells me when we meet in the snowy, almost deserted parking lot at the Barton Nature Area. "It's not a hike. It's really about nature connection." Then she leads the way into the woods for some "forest...

September 22, 2018

I've been honored to be an assistant this year, helping to train other new ANFT forest therapy guides .  It's both exhilerating and exhausting work!  Thanks to Annabel O'Neil for these photos.

August 22, 2018

Two workshops on the Science behind Forest Therapy and nature connection will be offered at Crazy Wisdom this fall. They will be Oct. 3rd and nov 7th, at 6pm. 

August 22, 2018

I am please to announce that Leslie Science and Nature Center will be running Guided Forest Therapy workshops  with me three weeks in a row on the following dates- Sept 17th, Sept 24, and Oct 1st, from 10:00am to 12:30pm.  Please register on their website  at...

July 23, 2018

There are many ways to relax and unwind, and certainly nature is known as being a good source for that.  One of the more unusual ways is with guided forest therapy.

89.1 WEMU’s Lisa Barry takes you into the woods with the area’s only certified forest therapy guide....

Forest bathing at Heritage Park to encourage nature connection

By: Sherri Kolade | Farmington Press | Published June 29, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — Some people head for the beach. Others head for the trees.  When it comes to de-stressing and relaxing, He...

July 11, 2018

This year marks a new partnership between A2 Shinrin Yoku and  LSNC in Ann Arbor!  So far, I've seen groundhogs, deer, butterflies, dragonflies, and countless birds and other beings.  There's always a new trail to explore.  We spent time today exploring the most fantas...

May 8, 2018

Check out this informative, deeper look at the philosophy of guided forest therapy.  http://www.crazywisdomjournal.com

April 11, 2018

I loved being a part of Rowena's Nature Learning community Adult class!  Normally Rowena Conahan devotes her time teaching outdoor survival skills and facilitating nature connection in regular children's classes. 

Rowena has a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology...

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