Forest Bathing Guide Training
Forest Bathing Guide Certificate
Blended Online Training with Nature Immersion Option
Jointly certified by MIND Hillingdon UK and Nádúr, this training is suitable for anyone who has a strong connection to nature and wants to offer Forest Bathing in their communities, organisations, or wellness resorts. Typical backgrounds of individuals who attend this training include allied health and social care professionals, mental health practitioners, environmental professionals, eco-tourism guides, foresters, creative practitioners, academics, wellness practitioners, and people seeking to enhance their own nature connectedness.
This training covers the areas of nature-based health promotion, ecowellness, and disease prevention. Forest Bathing comes under the umbrella of ‘Green Prescriptions and Social Prescribing’. This is a two-week intensive online training programme followed by three-months of mentored practice. Guides must also undertake an outdoor first aid training.
This training addresses the following areas:
• Integrative health and wellbeing
• Personal nature connection and nature connectedness
• The Nádúr Process Model
• Nature-based wellbeing plans
• Nature-based expressive arts (introduction)
• Forest medicine and site selection
• Adapting for urban nature
• Circle work
• Sensory awareness and embodiment practices
• Environmental ethics and reciprocity
• Safety and risk management
The World Bank Atlas Method is applied to the cost of this training:
High income countries: €1500
Upper middle income countries: €1250
Lower middle income countries: €1100
Lower income countries €1000
There is an option to complete a 3 day, in person, nature immersive training in a country near you. Please see current trainings for details.
Currently we are only offering this training in English but we hope to offer it in other languages soon.
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Centre for Integrative Forest Therapy
71 Lower Baggot Street