Totnes Foraging and Forest Therapy - 18th October - 10am - 2pm
Join this very special exploration of the senses; a relaxing morning among trees and plants to bring you alive, and help you develop a 'wildful' relationship with this land.
You will be introduced to Shinrin-yoku, (forest-bathing, or forest therapy): a deeply restorative nature connection practice.
Blending this sensory experience with foraging for wild food to reveal the many ways plants offer us nourishment, support and simple yet powerful techniques to keep us safe and held as we gather and learn from the land.
This 4 hour exploration will cover no more than a mile and culminate with a rustic tea ceremony. You are invited to bring food and your own mug (for yourself) for a wild picnic after the tea ceremony.
Emma Capper – Creative Journeys in Nature
Certified Nature and forest therapy guide and expressive artist
On a walk, Emma offers invitations to help you become fully present in your senses, experiencing the natural world from an authentic place of heart with the curiosity of a child. It is deeply relaxing and playful experience as you tune into the plant and animal world with the senses our ancestors used to thrive and survive.
Myrtle Cooper - Wild and Curious Foraging
Professional forager and wild food educator
Myrtle delights in sharing intuitive and sensory techniques for learning wild edible plants. On foraging courses you can expect to hear stories about plant folklore and history, and learn about their medicinal and culinary uses. You're invited to enter into the lifeworld of plants, and to take time-out to develop your own unique relationship with them.
Please do not attend if you or anyone in your household or bubble are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.