Women's Group: Hiking for Mental Health
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About the Event
Hiking for mental health is a six-week program that integrates nature connection with mindfulness and other resiliency practices to assist people with stress, anxiety, depression and pain. The course program includes guided relaxation, mostly mindfulness and breathing techniques, forest bathing invitations, therapeutic group conversations, and information about stress and stress reactions, a healthy lifestyle, as well as nature’s role in health and stress reduction.
There will be a final session & fireside gathering @ Kything Croft Prettyboy Reservoir.
Required Fitness Level: we will be hiking on mostly flat wooded ground. There will be at least one uphill section. We will keep a medium pace.
Each hike will be 75 minutes (4:00-5:15 total each session).
*Limited scholarship available upon request!