Shinrin Yoku

The Japanese Art of Forest Bathing
by Timber Press

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Shinrin-yoku is the Japanese practice of seeking a deeper connection with nature by spending intentional time surrounded by trees. Commonly referred to as forest bathing, the meditative practice involves all of our senses and has extraordinary effects on health and happiness. In...
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Published By Timber Press

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 192

Publication Date 06/12/2018

ISBN 9781604698794

Dimensions 6.25 inches x 8.62 inches

“Miyazaki does an excellent job of clearly communicating both the dangers of stress and how forest therapy helps reduce its impacts.” —The Dirt

“This beautiful, small, quiet book contains a powerful message. By connecting with nature we can enrich our lives and find relief from a world that shows no sign of slowing down. Give yourself this gift, and then share with others.” —Pacific Horticulture

“For those interested in giving shinrin-yoku a try, Miyazaki’s book is an excellent introduction.” —NYBG’s Plant Talk

“An outstanding job of explaining the history and meaning behind the practice.” —New Spirit Journal ​