SHSM Certification
Forest-Lite: Introduction to Forest Therapy

Students experience the embodied practice of Forest Therapy and it’s healing restorative benefits through nature. Skills introduced provide students with an effective tool for stress management to support  mental health & well being. ‘Forest-Lite’ certification introduces students to the following aspects of Forest Therapy:

  • History of Shinrin Yoku (Forest Therapy)
  • Scientific evidence
  • Health benefits
  • Industry applications
  • Forest Therapy key elements
  • Safety considerations
  • Embodied sensory practice
  • Sharing an invitation
  • Reflection/barrier solutions
  • Personal plan

This 3 hour certificate is ideally experienced in a nearby forested setting in the Fall or Spring months. An assessment component will be included.


Flat fee of $850 for up to 25 students. Fee includes:

  • 3 hour certification for up to 25 students (additional students $35 each with cap of 30)
  • Digital certificates provided to teacher for distribution to participating students upon request
  • Site prep of local forested setting (chosen by teacher) for safety and planning purposes
  • All Forest Therapy supplies (ie. stools, tea ceremony, etc)       
  • Additional mileage fees may apply

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