Forest Therapy

~ Stress management & Selfcare program in nature ~

Slow Down   |   Deep Breathing   |   Connect With Nature

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Relax, Reset, and Revitalise in an immersive forest experience,

where Mayu’s guidance through the multisensory practice of

Japanese Shinrin-yoku with different mindfulness activities such as

Tai Chi/Qi Gong, Nature photography, Nature craft to ease your stress

and help improve physical & mind wellness.

What is Shinrin-yoku ?

Shinrin-yoku translates to ‘Forest bathing’, and is the practice of wandering through the forest and taking in the forest atmosphere.

The most important aspect of Shinrin-yoku is actively engaging each of your five senses, and consciously connecting with what’s happening in the forest around you.

Though the practice has existed for centuries, the term “Shinrin-yoku” was coined in 1982 by Mr Akiyama, Director of the Japanese Forestry Agency.


When practicing Shinrin-yoku, we feel more deeply connected to nature and our own bodies through conscious awareness of our senses responding to the environment.

The benefits of Shinrin-yoku : Why does forest bathing feel so relaxing?

Shinrin-yoku is well known to improve both psychological and physiological well-being, and has become popular around the world for its therapeutic benefits.

It is well known that the human species originated in nature, and evolved to thrive in the natural world. Since we live constantly outside of the natural environment, it makes sense that spending time in a natural space leaves us with a sense of peace and relaxation.

Additionally, plants and trees produce "Phytoncides", which are aromatic compounds that contribute to the subtle yet distinctive scent of the forest. The benefits of Phytoncide are anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-viral.  Though simply enjoying the aroma of the natural environment is relaxing and invigorating on its own, some research has shown that phytoncides enhance the activity of certain human immune cells, which may benefit immune function.

Why do I need a guide?

The  Forest therapy guide is an experienced professional who helps participants gain the most benefit from their walk in the natural environment. 


Your guide has selectively chosen the walk that offers the key elements in accordance to and the principles and practise of Forest Bathing,  such as mindfulness, feeling present and de-stressing. This is achieved  through a guided series of planned activities.


It is also important to note that your guide encourages you to discuss and share the knowledge with other participants so the positive effect and feelings will enhance your wellbeing and those around you.


Additionally, it is not only connecting with nature on your own but also connecting with other people. Whilst the results are not always noticeable immediately, in time, the subtle nature of your experience will be eventually felt, and for a long period after the walk.

What do we do in walk ?

The following diagram is the example of what you will experience during the walk.

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Forest Therapy Programs For You

【 All programs are 25% OFF till the end of December 2021! 】

Forest Therapy (Shinrin-yoku) is the practice of  wandering through the forest, actively engaging each of your five senses, and consciously connecting with what’s happening in the forest around you.

When practicing Shinrin-yoku, we feel deeply connected to nature and our own bodies through conscious awareness of our senses and responding to the environment.

Standard Forest Therapy Walk

3 hours  $50 p.p


Reduce stress/anxiety,  Improve mood swings,  Deep relaxation, Awareness within self

Forest Walk : 2.5 hour (Slow walk with activities)

Tea & Relaxation Time : 15~30 min

Tai Chi/Qi Gong in Nature & Forest Therapy Walk

3 hours  $60 p.p

Practicing Tai Chi/Qi Gong enhances blood circulation and our brain function. It strengthens the lower part of body, building balance and calm your mind.

By practicing it in nature, the benefits from Shinrin-yoku (forest bathing) will give you deep relaxation and health benefits such as lower blood pressure, support a weakened immune system and improve mood swings.

Tai Chi/Qi Gong in nature is the great way to discover further insight.


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Reduce stress/anxiety,  Lower blood pressure,  Help sense of balance, Clear mind

Forest Walk          : 2 hour (Slow walk with activities)

Tai Chi/Qi Gong  : 30min

Tea & Relaxation Time  : 15~30 min

If you love photography, or you would like to learn how to take picture of flowers, trees, leaves...


Bring your camera and enjoy photography during the walk !  All levels are welcome.  When you focus one part of the nature, you will discover different world through the lens and open the connection between you and nature.

Forest Therapy Walk & Nature Photography

2 hours  $60 ➡ $45 p.p

Reduce stress/anxiety,  Relaxation, Enhance concentration

Forest Walk & Photography   : 1.5 hour

Tea & Relaxation Time            : 20 min

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Explore your creativity by connecting with nature !

During the Forest Therapy Walk, we will collect leaves, gum nuts, tree branches for you to enjoy nature craft at the end of the walk.

All tools are provided, so all you do is enjoy Forest Therapy walk with activities and take the memory of the walk with your own creativity and craft.

Using nature's materials enhance the feeling of "Connecting with nature" and this is a gentle way to release your stress/anxiety.

Forest Therapy Walk & Nature Craft

2.5 hours  $65 ➡ $48 p.p

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Reduce stress/anxiety,  Relaxation, Enhance concentration

Forest Walk    : 1 hour

Nature Craft   : 1 hour

Tea & Relaxation Time : 20 min

Complementally Japanese tea & snacks are provided for all walks.

 Special Offer

  • $15 off for all walks from second time bookings

* Due to the NSW Government regulation, all participants are required to be fully vaccinated until all regulations are lifted.


* The event will be cancelled if the current COVID rules are changed or in bad weather.