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Forest Therapy

meditation

Forest Therapy

164 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets, Food
Hosted in
English
meditation

Forest Therapy

meditation

Forest Therapy

164 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets, Food
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

I'm not going to show you the forest; I'm going to help you connect with it in one of the most beautiful mountain regions of LA. We'll slow down, awaken our senses, ditch our phones, and restore our relationships with ourselves and the land. We'll do a forest therapy walk in the style of Shinrin Yoku, share our stories, and end with a tea ceremony featuring tea from foraged plants and an assortment of tasty treats. When we depart, we'll have a new appreciation for a less visited part of LA, and a practice we can readily apply in our daily lives. Come home to the forest.

Your host

Ben
2016
Joined Airbnb
506
Guests hosted

Ben

I'm the founder of Shinrin Yoku LA and the Director of Training with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy. My work as a forest therapy guide has been featured in Women's Health, Washington Post, USA Today, Good Morning America, WebMD, ATTN, and more. Most of my time is spent training Forest Therapy guides internationally, but when I am home, I am deeply honored to take new friends into the forests of Southern California.

What's included

Food
Snacks Please let me know of any food allergies in advance.
Drinks
Tea We'll sip a wildcrafted tea made from indigenous plants of the region.
Tickets
Parking fees You may use a National Forest Adventure Pass for parking if you have one.

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Where you'll be

We'll explore the Switzer Falls trail in the canyons of the San Gabriel Mountains. Nestled at about 3,000 feet, it's a beautiful, serene forest with a gentle river that runs through in the winter. The drive into the mountains alone is sublime. This is a side of LA few visitors ever see.

Availability

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Wear closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Please bring water and arrange for your own transportation to the trailhead.
Ben
meditation
Forest Therapy
164 reviews
From $51/person
164 reviews
From $51/person