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Bask in the Beauty of Bonsai: Forest Bathing Among Treasured Trees (Fall 2019)

Saturday, October 19, 2019, 8:30 AM

Join certified nature and forest therapy guide and acclaimed author, Melanie Choukas-Bradley, for a very special guided exercise in meditation, rejuvenation and contemplation among the nation’s premier bonsai collection at The National Bonsai & Penjing Museum. In the 2-hour program, hosted by The National Bonsai Foundation, Melanie will guide participants through the visual, auditory, and interactive experience of Shinrin-yoku, or “forest bathing,” a practice popularized in Japan and known for its transformative and therapeutic experiences like a boosted immune system, reduced blood pressure, improved sleep patterns and more improved sleep patterns and more. Melanie Choukas-Bradley is a Washington, DC author and naturalist who leads field trips and tree tours for a variety of organizations. She is an award-winning author of several DC nature books, including "The Joy of Forest Bathing," now available for purchase. Melanie is a Certified Forest Therapy Guide.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bask-in-the-beauty-of-bonsai-forest-bathing-among-treasured-trees-fall-2019-tickets-53889369555?aff=aff0eventful

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