Shinrin-Yoku (forest bathing)

Director: Mark Knight

Producer: Jim Wilmer

Country:

Synopsis

Forest bathing is the practice of taking a short, leisurely visit to a forest for health benefits. The practice originated in Japan where it is called shinrin-yoku.

The practice is proven by scientists to benefit physical as well as mental health as it helps to lower heart rate, blood pressure, reduce stress hormone production, boost immunity and mood and improve overall feelings of wellbeing.

Objectives

Forest bathing is the practice of taking a short, leisurely visit to a forest for health benefits. The practice originated in Japan where it is called shinrin-yoku (森林浴).

The practice is proven by scientists to benefit physical as well as mental health as it helps to lower heart rate, blood pressure, reduce stress hormone production, boost immunity and mood and improve overall feelings of wellbeing.