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Take time to improve your health, reduce your stress during the busy holiday season, and experience pleasure while on a guided leisurely walk in nature on the farm. This is time to nurture yourself, to relax, engage your senses, and bathe in the pleasures of your surroundings. On these wellness walks you will be introduced to fun, deep ways of connecting with nature that can dramatically increase the benefits of being outside. Attend this series of walks to learn these skills so that you can apply them to your everyday life.
We may warm up by the fire, or end inside for some nature treats!
This will be a slow and quiet walk through the property in grass and garden areas. You will be invited by your guide to engage with the environment and offered opportunities to share what you noticed. Awakening your senses through nature is a wonderful way to improve your own well-being so that you can be a better, more balanced partner, parent, caregiver, employee or employer. Time spent on yourself is well spent and well deserved!
Please dress comfortably and appropriately for walking, sitting on the ground, and moving through plants. You may bring a blanket/mat/pillow to sit on. Bring water, warm beverage and anything else you need for your comfort like a hat, scarf, snow pants, boots, hand/toe warmers, or walking stick.
Phones and cameras are best left in your car. We want you to let go of responsibilities during your Forest Therapy walk and immerse yourself in the experience without distraction.
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The Resiliency Institute
10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd
At McDonald Farm
Naperville, Illinois 60565 Naperville, Suburbs
10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd
At McDonald Farm
Naperville, Illinois 60565
We are located on The Conservation Foundation's McDonald Farm in south Naperville. There is a long driveway on the north side of Knoch Knolls Road a 1/2 mile from Ring Road. Entrance to the parking area is to the right of the driveway just before the driveway circles.
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The Resiliency Institute is a non-profit educational organization transforming the suburbs into resilient permaculture communities prepared for economic, social and environmental change. We are using permaculture education and design to grow food security, build the local economy, increase biodiversity,...
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Ray Larson, Curator of Living Collections, will take us on a virtual journey through the Winter Garden, highlighting plants with bright blossoms, alluring fragrance, attractive foliage, and striking bark. Discover the wonders of an iconic Pacific Northwest winter garden! Originally designed and planted in 1949, the Joseph A Witt WInter...
Tuesday Jan 12th, 6pm - 7pm Pacific Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Trees may appear to be strong and silent, but they can "talk"—to one another, to other plants, and to animals and insects. Discover how trees communicate via chemical signals in the air (to warn each other of insect attacks), as well as through complex fungal...
Sunday Jan 24th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
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