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Forest Bathing

September 24 at 11:00 am - 12:30 PM
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September 24 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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Enjoy a relaxed, sensory experience outdoors with certified forest bathing guide, Eve Payor of the Atlantic Center for the Arts.

Enjoy a relaxed, sensory experience outdoors with certified forest bathing guide, Eve Payor of the Atlantic Center for the Arts. Forest bathing, also known as Nature Therapy, can be practiced by anyone and does not require any special equipment or skills, only a willingness to slow down and appreciate the moment.

This practice is a simple and effective way to relax, recharge, and reconnect with yourself and our environment. The health benefits of being in nature and inhaling the aromas of trees are well documented and include enhanced focus, alertness, memory, improved neurobehavioral function, better mood, reduced blood sugar levels, less stress (lower cortisol levels), reduced anxiety, restored antioxidant activity, and a decrease of inflammation in the brain.

Come dressed to walk around the beautiful Ward Park, directly adjacent to the Center for Health & Wellbeing, and prepare yourself for an activity that will improve your body, mind and soul.

This program is presented by Eve Payor and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

About the Presenter:   

Eve Payor (aka Lady Eve) joined Atlantic Center for the Arts as a musician and electronic soundscape artist. She advocates for the connection between music, environment and wellness. She became a certified forest therapy guide in 2023 by the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy, and leads forest bathing gatherings throughout Central Florida. Her company, Singing Pines shares the healing power of nature with everyone through guided experiences that bring us closer to our purpose and into a deeper connection with the Earth. www.singingpines.co

About the Presenting Organization 

Founded in 1977 by Doris Leeper, an internationally known sculptor and painter, as well as a visionary environmentalist, Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA) is a non-profit multidisciplinary artist residency facility located in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Please visit History of ACA and Locations for more information. 

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