Shinrin Yoku invites you to use your sense of touch to explore the world or nature.
What does the texture of bark feel like? How is an Oak tree different from a Bay tree?
Remember the feeling of mud between your toes?
Of cold creek water running over your bare feet?
How does the wind of the East caress your skin?
Does it differ from the wind of the West?
The air of morning holds in its dew the memory of night.
Touch is an important component of our contact with nature. But if you don't know the local plants well it can be hazardous. A knowledgeable guide will help you recognize what to avoid, and where it is safe and beneficial to pursue your curiosity.