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Ben Page

Ben Page

Ben Page is a Forest Bathing Guide, global advocate for the practice and the author of the soon to be released Healing Trees: A Pocket Guide to Forest Bathing. He is the founder of Shinrin Yoku LA and Integral Forest Bathing and has been guiding Forest Bathing walks since 2015.

During his tenure as a trainer and mentor of guides, Ben has trained hundreds of guides around the world. From 2017-2020, he served as the Director of Training for the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs, specializing in curriculum and pedagogical design.

Since his practice began, Ben has been featured in such publications as Women’s Health, USA TODAY, Good Morning America, The Washington Post, and WebMD. Ben is also a co-founder of The Open School, Southern California’s only free democratic school. He holds a B.A. in religious studies from Carleton College and an M.A. in human development and social change from Pacific Oaks College.
Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Jun 23, 2021 | 07:00 P.M. - 09:00 P.M.

301 N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007, USA

Full Moon Forest Bathing at the LA Arboretum. Inspired by the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku, Forest Bathing has been scientifically proven to boost immune strength, reduce stress, and improve cognitive functioning. But beyond these physiological changes, Forest Bathing also offers us the opportunity to deepen our relationship with the natural world. By slowing down and carefully observing with all our senses, we may begin to notice incredible things that may have eluded us for our whole lives. In escaping the rapid pace of our daily routines, we may find unparalleled beauty in the moment and in doing so, relax into the beauty all around us. On your walk, a certified guide will offer a series of guided invitations to assist you in finding your own authentic way of interacting with the land at the Los Angeles Arboretum. There’s no right or wrong way to do it and it’s great for all ages; just come and be yourself. It’s all welcome in the forest.
Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Jul 10, 2021 | 08:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.

301 N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007, USA

Morning Forest Bathing at the LA Arboretum
Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Jul 22, 2021 | 07:00 P.M. - 09:00 P.M.

301 N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007, USA

Full Moon Forest Bathing at the LA Arboretum
Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Jul 23, 2021 | 07:00 P.M. - 09:00 P.M.

301 N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007, USA

Full Moon Forest Bathing at the LA Arboretum
Charmlee Wilderness Park

Charmlee Wilderness Park

Aug 04, 2021 | 06:00 P.M. - 08:00 P.M.

2577 Encinal Canyon Rd, Malibu, CA 90265, USA

Sunset Forest Bathing at Charmlee Wilderness Park.

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