When I was first asked to offer nature therapy experiences at a nursing home, I thought I knew what to expect. My mom had been in a nursing home for 13 years, so I had gotten to see and know a lot of the residents during that period. But I was still thinking that itContinue reading “Falling in Love”
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Check out my conversation with Kathy Belge on the Solo Women RV podcast! We talked about the healing power of nature and how to get the most out of your time in the forest, desert or at the beach. She explains the science behind Forest Bathing or Forest Therapy and why creating a regular practiceContinue reading “Podcast”
Special Workshop August 13!
Seeing, Sensing, Moving, Being – Ways to Deeply Connect with Nature Saturday, August 13, 2022 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Sandy, OR I am very excited about this one-day workshop I will be doing in partnership with Tom Brown III of FutureNature. People need nature, we need nature connection. Nature was our first home; it gives us strength, itContinue reading “Special Workshop August 13!”
Under the Red Cedar – March 2022Spring will begin, and with it, new growth for Red Cedar Forest Therapy. We have new partnerships and will be offering walks through Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District, Forest Park Conservancy, and Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve. Walks with Tualatin Hills PRD and Forest Park Conservancy start this month; walks for seniors at Jackson BottomContinue reading “March Newsletter”
Reflections on a Walk…
I work with a group of 5th and 6th graders, spending the year helping them connect with nature and the environment. In celebration of Tu B’Shevat – the Jewish New Year for the Trees, we made tree collages. In preparation for the class, I went on a treasure walk – looking for things on theContinue reading “Reflections on a Walk…”
New Experience June 5!
Reconnecting with Nature in the Modern Age: Using our Senses to Find Our Place in the Web of Life Sunday, June 5, 2022 9:00 AM 4:00 PM FutureNature LLC Sandy, Or (map) This class is a collaboration between Andrea Kreiner of Red Cedar Forest Therapy and Tom Brown III of FutureNature. We feel empty; we feel ill, butContinue reading “New Experience June 5!”