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Past Events

Forest Bathing Retreat

14-17 March 2024  |  Blackheath, NSW

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Forest Bathing Retreat

22-24 September 2023  |  Faulconbridge, NSW


Forest Bathing Walk & Japanese Tea Ceremony

16 July 2023  |  09.30 - 12:30 |  Kalkari Discovery Centre | $110 p.p

Come and join us for this special event !

After 2 hours of relaxing Forest Bathing Walk, enjoy the traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony conducted by Tae Gessner, a Kimono & Tea Ceremony Specialist ! All participants are invited to experience a "real" tea ceremony with the traditional Japanese nature !

When :   Sunday 16 July 2023

Where :  Kalkari Discovery Centre

                402 Ku-Ring-Gai Chase Rd, Mount Colah NSW 2079

Time    :  09.30am - 12.30pm

Cost     :  $110 p.p

Max     :  5 ppl


Forest Bathing Retreat

12 -14 May 2023  |  Mulgoa, NSW

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Followed by successful Forest Bathing Retreats in 2020 & 2021, the 2023 retreat will take place in the tranquil, beautiful natural environment of Mount Schoenstatt in Mulgoa- only one hour's drive from Sydney.


There has never been a better time to explore new well-being opportunities as we embrace the benefits of slowing down and putting our health first.  Forest bathing is a beautiful way to recharge, connect with nature and regenerate our souls. The practice involves a series of guided methods to help you relax, become more present and connect with the natural world.

Clean Up Forest  Walk !

12 February 2023  |  09:30 - 12:00 |  Lane Cove National Park | FREE event


This is a part of my way to thank to our forest and environment for providing us an amazing health benefits!

Come and join me for a free "Clean Up" Forest Walk at Lane Cove National Park.

BYO for own food/drinks for a picnic lunch after the walk at the one of the picnic area within the park !

When :   Sunday 12 February 2023

Where :  Lane Cove National Park

                Starts at 13 Cottonwood Glen Picnic Area

Time    :  09.30am - 12.00pm

Cost     :  Free

Max     :  As many hands as possible !

Free Forest Therapy Walk

18 October 2022  |  09:00 - 11:00 |  Gore Creek Reserve - Greenwich | FREE

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October is a Mental Health Month.

Come and join me for FREE Forest Therapy walk on 18th October !

Some research shows that visiting green space even for 5 min can help improve your mood and reduce anxiety.

Take an extra self-care time in October! 
Treat yourself in a tranquil forest to restore energy and feel better.

Max 10 ppl.

When :   Tuesday 18 October

Where :  Gore Creek Reserve, Greenwich (Meet at Bob Campbell Oval)

Time    :  09.00am - 11.00am

Cost     :  Free

Max     :  10 ppl

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Shinrin-yoku & Indigenous Cultural Immersions workshop

15 October 2022 | 09:30 - 13:30 | North Narrabeen Headland | $120 p.p

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Educational, relaxing and fun 2 hour guided nature walk along

North Narrabeen Headland !

About the event

Forest Minds and Bush to Bowl invite you to join us on a unique experience to explore Aboriginal Culture.

The walk will start at North Narrabeen Headland. We will walk the beach and discuss the native plants on-country. You are invited to a yearning circle and talk about the significance of being on country and belonging to the country.

After the nature immersion walk, we will be visiting the Native Plant Nursery at Terry Hills (where the Bush to Bowl locates) for a native bush tea tasting with a yummy bliss balls !

We will invite you to discover and talk about native plants and find out what they are used for/what they can be used in.

Finish the event by trying some bush tucker depending on what they have at the Nursery in October !

This is the first collaboration event of Forest Minds with Bush to Bowl, 100% Aboriginal owned company in Terry Hills, NSW.

When :   Saturday 15 October 2022

Where :  North Narrabeen Headland

Time    :  09.30 - 13.30

Cost     :  $120

Max     :  10 ppl

Free Shinrin-yoku Walk & Tree Planting 

22 March 2022 | 10:00 - 12:30 | Primrose Park, Cammeray | Free event


What better way to celebrate the International Day of Forests, than taking a mindful, immersive walk, guided by Mayu Kataoka! You will also have the opportunity to plant a tree, with the support of the North Sydney Bushcare team. Meet at Primrose Park at 9am and start with a tree planting together, followed by a Shinrin-yoku walk in the park with Mayu. 

This is a collaboration event with North Sydney Community Centre.

When :    Sunday 20 March

Where :  Primrose Park (Cammeray)

Time    :  09.00am - 12.30pm

Cost     :  Free

Max     :  8 ppl

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