9 Spas Where You Can Try Forest Bathing

September 28, 2016 at 3:55:00 PM EDT | Post a Comment

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The practice of Shinrin-yoku, a term coined by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in the 1980s, translates to “forest bathing”. With this treatment, the idea is to slow down and immerse yourself in nature in a mindful way to promote physical and mental health—initial studies show it can help lower stress and improve our immune system. Forest bathing involves guided trail hikes, outdoor stretching and yoga, and deep breathing exercises. We’ve rounded up nine spots where you can take in this booming wellness trend.—Kelly DiNardo

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