Fall into the Forest - A Nature Connection Retreat
Oct 16-18, 2020 | Kate Bast of Shinrin-Yoku Madison is teaming up with Hike and Heal Wellness for a weekend of deep nature connection, healing and wonderment. Immerse yourself in the sensory experience of forest therapy, while learning how to integrate it into your everyday life for optimal well-being. Your guides will help open the door, while the forest does the healing.
The Important Details
Dates: October 16-18, 2020
Times: Arrive by 7pm Friday and leave by 12pm Sunday
Location: MMSD School Forest Campground in Verona, WI
Price: We want this to be affordable so we've built it with options.
Cell phone / device policy: leave it in your car & connect with your loved ones (if needed) at night before bed. OR benefit from a complete unplug-- print a map to get to our location and leave it at home! Tell your family and friends where you are going and check in when you return home. Your guides will provide you with their cell phone numbers so your family can get ahold of us if needed.
This is a rain or shine event. If forecast shows storms that would make it unsafe to be outside, we have an alternate plan (there are shelters to use on-site for group work and protection from the elements). If you should need to cancel, please see our cancellation policy here.
Who will Benefit?
Simply put, everyone. Everyone (18+ for this retreat) benefits from time spent in nature. The research is here and stands strong to show us we need to be outside for optimal physical, mental, social, emotional and if it's important to you -- spiritual health. There are so many types of people that this retreat will truly help, but really ANYONE will benefit. Here is a short list just for fun:
FAQs Quick Links
Flow of Program
Register online above and you'll receive a receipt of payment in your email. 2 weeks before the event you will receive waiver forms to fill out, an items to bring list, a FAQs sheet, driving directions and more logistical information to help with travel arrangements. A few days out, you'll receive a final reminders update with expected weather and any rain plans. Questions? Email Moira and she'll help you.