FREE Forest Therapy Events in Greater Geelong

GBG rainforest

Register here if you wish to participate in Forest Therapy – Community Awareness Workshops and/or Walks. Registration and participation in these community events are FREE.


Forest Therapy – Community Awareness Workshops

These are held at the Belmont Library. Attend a FREE 60-minute presentation and learn about Forest Therapy as a Public Health practice. Each info session is limited to 20 participants. Register now and …

  • learn about evidence-based Forest Therapy and its health benefits
  • find out about current research and the science behind Forest Therapy
  • understand how Forest Therapy is practiced in Geelong, Victoria, Australia and around the world
  • learn how Forest Therapy can help you to prevent and alleviate lifestyle diseases, such as stress, obesity or sleep difficulties

Forest Therapy at Altona Library

Forest Therapy Workshop in Victoria

Presenters:

  • Susan V. Joachim, President, International Nature and Forest Therapy Alliance (INFTA)
  • Hailey N. Docking, Health Promotion Consultant, Institute of Forest Therapy
  • INFTA-Certified Forest Therapy Guides and/or Trainees
Costs: FREE!
Number of places available: 20 (first come, first serve!)
Date: different options between March and October 2021 (see registration form below)
Time: 18:00 – 19:00 hrs
Location: Belmont Library ‘Meeting room’
Address: 163 High Street, BELMONT VIC 3216
Belmont Library

Forest Therapy Walks

Choose from 18 Forest Therapy sessions held at the picturesque and ideally suited Geelong Botanic Gardens. Attend a FREE two-hour Forest Therapy walk and get de-stressed by professional INFTA-Certified Forest Therapy Guides. Each Forest Therapy walk is limited to 15 participants. Register now and …

  • enjoy a range of calming and stress-relieving activities which are easy to follow and applicable to all ages
  • experience how being in a lush, green and forested surroundings brings down your pulse, blood pressure and stress levels
  • feel the health benefits of easy-to-do mental and physical exercises
  • learn how Forest Therapy can help you to prevent and alleviate lifestyle diseases, such as stress, obesity or sleep difficulties
logo Geelong Botanic Gardens Forest Therapy is suitable for all ages and people with different physical abilities and strength. Forest Therapy walks are also recommended for people with minor physical and mental ailments. However, please consult your GP or specialist doctor should you suffer from any major medical condition if can and should participate.
Costs: FREE!
Number of places available: 18 different Forest Therapy walks to choose from; max. 15 participants per walk (first come, first serve!)
Date: different options between March and October 2021 (see registration form below)
Times: 09:00-11:00 hrs, 12:00:14:00 hrs or 15:00-17:00 hrs
Location: Geelong Botanic Gardens, inside entrance
Address: Garden St, EAST GEELONG VIC 3219
Geelong Botanic Gardens

Click on the REGISTER HERE! tab below, fill out the form and you are ready to go! Please fill out one application for each person wishing to participate. You may select one Forest Therapy – Community Awareness Workshop and/or one Forest Therapy Walk per application.

please indicate your gender
please indicate your age bracket
please enter a contact phone number
please select the workshop you wish to participate in
please select the workshop you wish to participate in
please limit your response to a maximum 100 words
for verification, please type your full name again; * = required

If you need any further information, please contact Hailey Docking, Health Promotion Consultant at the Institute of Forest Therapy, INFTA’s Accredited Training Provider at +61-447-050181 or via email at hailey@inmynature.life . Thank you.