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Free Shinrin-yoku Walk & Tree Planting 
20 March 2022


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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Shinrin-yoku - Guided Meditation on SBS

Date published : 3 February 2022

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Great Minds 

Mindfulness, meditation, living in the present... these are all buzz terms you’ve probably heard. Maybe even tried. But if you haven’t yet found your fit, join host Leah Vandenberg to try various meditation styles from across the world. Learn about Filipino Hilot, Japanese forest bathing, Hawaiian ho'oponopono and more. Whether you’ve been meditating for years, or this is your first time, these short meditations led by experienced teachers will fit neatly into your day... Read more

Embrace the restorative powers of  ‘forest bathing’ 

Date published : 3 February 2022


The Japanese tradition of shinrin-yoku, or 'forest bathing', can be traced back several centuries and refers to slowing down and spending mindful time in nature. Gentle and meditative, the practice is seen as an antidote to the stresses of modern living...Read more.