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July 11, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Registration required by Wednesday, July 8. Space limited: minimum of 4 participants is required. Ages 16 & up - no pets allowed.
705 N Buxton St
Indianola, IA 50125
There is a $20 fee per person for this activity, payable on the day of the event.
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Forest & Nature Therapy Walk at Buxton Park

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Unplug, slow down, and experience mindfulness in nature. This gentle three-hour walk hosted by Warren County Conservation and Indianola Parks & Recreation will focus on using all your senses to explore Buxton Park. A certified Nature and Forest Therapy Association guide will lead you through nature explorations. This walk is based on Shinrin-yoku or forest therapy that can provide many positive health benefits such as lowered blood pressure, decreased anxiety, increased focus, relaxation, and a connection with nature. Please come prepared by wearing comfortable walking shoes and dress in layers for the weather. You might want to bring a light snack and drinking water. A small backpack, sunscreen, and bug repellent may be useful. You are welcome to bring a mat to sit on or a small camping chair. There will be small sit mats available for use. We will hike if there is light rain, so bring rain gear. Please meet at the gazebo.This program is geared towards those 16 and

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