1.5 hour Nature Immersion with Carolyn
Reset your adrenal system during this busy season.
Join me on a 1.5 h gentle exploration of Gresswell ForestWe will walk, sit and move on Wurundjeri land, in one of the most intact examples of grassy woodland in the Melbourne Metropolitan region.
Parking: Limited off-street parking in car park.
Meet: Between the toilet block and the main gate into the Reserve
What to expect:
During this guided group session, we walk less than 2 kilometres on relatively flat trails. You will be introduced to the forest through a series of slow quiet experiences, as we wander and explore with curiosity. This session will include a short guided meditation, followed by a series of experiences to help you tune in with our senses and remember that we are part of the natural world. We will finish at 11.30am, with the option to stay for some chilled lemon myrtle tea. This session is suitable for participants 16 years and above.
Being outside in nature, using all our senses and immerse ourselves in the atmosphere of the forest has been shown to have many health benefits. Research shows that it can improved mental and physical health, reduce stress levels, regulate pulse and blood pressure and elevate mood.
Time: Please arrive 15 minutes early so we can start at 10am.
Where: Gresswell Forest Nature Reserve, 233 Greenwood Drive, Bundoora, 3083. Meet near the BBQ shelter.
Wear: Comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes for the outdoors and suitable to the forecast weather conditions.
Please bring: In a daypack: water bottle, snacks (or your lunch if you want to picnoc after the session), any medication, warm layers, sunhat, sunscreen & waterproof jacket (we will continue in light rain), insect repellent and, if you are not comfortable sitting directly on the ground, something to sit or lay on. Note that we do not walk fast so your body tempurature is likely to drop so warm layers are advised.
Please contact Carolyn if you have any questions or concerns.