YMCA’S CAMP MOODY HOSTS AUTHOR TALK WITH FOREST BATHING EXPERT, MELANIE CHOUKAS-BRADLEY
November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm - Free
Austin-area nature enthusiasts are invited to join the YMCA for an author talk featuring Melanie Choukas-Bradley, an award-winning nature book author and Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide, Tuesday November 27th at the Central Library, located at 710 W Cesar Chavez St. in Austin, TX from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Choukas-Bradley’s new book, “The Joy of Forest Bathing: Reconnect With Wild Places & Rejuvenate Your Life,” explores Shinrin-yoku, the full sensory, meditative practice of connecting with nature and disconnecting from the distractions of daily life. The presentation will include beautiful slides from her forest bathing trip to Japan and from Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC. In addition, she will walk through a forest bathing walk, give a short history of the practice and describe some very exciting initiatives that doctors are pursuing. The event is free and open to the public. Copies of “The Joy of Forest Bathing” will be available for purchase at a discounted price of $14.99 (17% off retail). All forms of payment are accepted. Choukas-Bradley will be available to personalize and sign books on-site. To register, please click here.
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