AUDIENCE AND PRICE
As modern urbanites, we live in a fast-paced world and spend most of our life indoors, tethered to devices. Overexposure to computer technology causes technostress. Symptoms include anxiety, insomnia, negative attitudes, depression, headaches, neck pain and eye strain. If left unattended, technostress can cause memory loss, diminished concentration and decreased productivity. It is easy to get lost in the world of technology without realizing the tolls it may be taking on your health. Spending less time outdoors results in a wide range of behavioural problems. A term used to indicate this disturbed relationship between humans and nature is NDD or Nature Deficit Disorder.
Forest bathing nurtures a strong connection with nature which has positive impacts on our brains, bodies, feelings and social interactions. People who are connected with nature feel more vital and have more meaning in their lives. Taking a forestal break from the rush of our digital lives is beneficial for everyone. Nature is a place for healing and personal growth.
INDIVIDUALS - GROUPS
Treat yourself to the benefits of wandering. It is a simple delight. Slowing down can initially feel uncomfortable, but once you allow it, you will experience the regenerative power of being present in the moment. Everyone benefits from a forest therapy walk, especially those who have difficulties to switch off their monkey mind. It is an nice alternative meditation practice. Other audiences that can be served with forest therapy are pregnant women, elderly people, cancer patients, people suffering from mental illness, disadvantaged youth.
Price: 35€ per person for a guided walk of 3 hours
CHILDREN - SCHOOLS - VULNERABLE GROUPS
Childhood experiences in nature are a lifelong source of inspiration. Being guided by the senses sharpens the attention and thus the intensity of the experience. It cultivates empathy and self-confidence. Imagination has no limits in unspoiled nature. In children, attention fatigue causes an inability to pay attention and control impulses. Studies show that children who spend time in natural outdoor environments have a reduction in attention fatigue and children diagnosed with ADHD show a reduction in related symptoms.
Price: 8€ per person for groups from 1 to 30 persons and €6 per person for groups from 31 to maximum 60 persons
For smaller groups: price to be agreed upon
Birthday parties: 15€ per person for a 3 hours forest shower
COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
Your team is invited to fully surrender to the present moment. This slow walk works to inspire and leads to understanding and new insights. Creativity and involvement are stimulated as well as self-regulation and co-creation. When confronted with uncertainty or stress, employees can draw strength from this meaningful experience.
Price: 500€ excl. VAT for groups from 1 to 15 persons and €380 excl. VAT for the second part of a groups with more than 15 persons