Forest Therapy on Water
Forest Therapy is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku, which translates to “forest bathing.”
Studies have demonstrated a wide array of health benefits, especially in the cardiovascular and immune systems, and for stabilizing and improving mood and cognition. Forest Therapy/ Forest Bathing is a relational practice that brings people into deeper intimacy with natural places and emphasis on cultivating a relationship with the earth. In a facilitated Forest Therapy session, there is a clearly defined sequence of guided invitations that provides structure to the experience, while embracing the many opportunities for creativity and discovery offered by nature. The paddle-based Forest Therapy experience may be conducted on kayak or stand-up paddle board in a reservoir on at coastal environment.
The session will begin with an introduction of the paddle sport and Forest Therapy. Followed by demonstration of basic directional paddling techniques and guided practice on water. The session aims to awaken the different senses, engaging in nature appreciation and incorporate mindfulness activities to promote the overall wellbeing.
PAssion WaVe @ Jurong Lake Gardens
PA PAssion Wave (PAWV), formerly known as Water-Venture was first coined in 2015 as PA’s integrated specialist community club offering a broad range of waterfront lifestyle programmes to the community. PAWV is an integral part of the PA that bonds people and bridges the communities through water sports and waterfront lifestyle pursuits. Together with its partners and trainers, PAWV provides safe, affordable and exciting courses, programmes and activities to the community. PAWV has the passionate belief that an exciting and healthy lifestyle should be accessible to everyone in the community regardless of age, race, or gender. Please visit our Facebook page for more information.