Meet your guide…
Frank Muniz is a Forest Bathing Guide, and has been guiding Forest Bathing walks since 2022. Frank is certified with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy guides and has led walks across a wide variety of southern California landscapes.
Frank is an expert digital communicator having produced viral video content for major sites like BuzzFeed, 22 Words, and more. His fascination is with science and nature education and that has been reflected in his video work.
Frank enjoys time in nature with his hound dog partner, Traveler.
Lower Arroyo Park or Pasadena TBA
415 S Arroyo Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105, USAGet ready to immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of nature with our upcoming Forest Therapy Walk at Pasadena's Lower Arroyo Park. Join us on Sunday, June 19th, 2023, for a serene journey through the lush greenery, alongside the gentle Arroyo Seco stream. This guided experience is designed to reconnect you with the natural world, reduce stress, and improve overall wellbeing. Inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku or "forest bathing," our Forest Therapy Walk is a slow, mindful journey through the verdant paths of Lower Arroyo Park. We'll be inviting participants to engage their senses, pay attention to the subtle interplay of light and shadow, listen to the whispers of the breeze, touch the textured bark of ancient trees, and breathe in the fragrance of the forest.
Arlington Garden Pasadena
275 Arlington Dr, Pasadena, CA 91105, USAGet ready to immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of nature with our upcoming Forest Therapy Walk at Pasadena's Arlington Garden. Join us on Sunday, June 26th, 2023, and immerse yourself in the magic of the Mediterranean climate gardens, adorned with vibrant blooms, shaded nooks, and rustling olive trees. This guided, leisurely walk aims to help you reconnect with nature's rhythms, reduce stress, and promote a sense of tranquility. Drawing from the Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku, or "forest bathing," our Forest Therapy Walk will introduce you to the healing power of nature. You'll be encouraged to engage all your senses as we traverse the beautifully designed paths, soaking in the colors, sounds, and scents of the garden.