Events


DECEMBER 2023

FOREST BATHING + NATURE THERAPY WALK
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9TH, 2023 1:00PM-3:00PM
Babler Memorial State Park
Women Who Explore Collaboration

❄️Winter Restoration Walk: As the holiday bustle approaches, join us amidst the peaceful landscapes of Babler Memorial State Park. This special gathering is designed to help you find solace and rejuvenation before the festive whirlwind begins. Together, let’s attune ourselves to the restorative powers of the season, preparing our minds and hearts for the celebrations ahead with a sense of calm and centeredness.
 $35 / $30*early bird price until 11/19*

NOVEMBER 2023

FOREST BATHING + NATURE THERAPY WALK
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH, 2023 10:00AM-12:00PM
The Nature Institute, Godfrey, IL
The Nature Institute Collaboration

Unplug and unwind as you connect with nature and the more than human world’ in this immersive sensory experience.

This is not a strenuous hike in the woods, but rather a gentle, leisurely walk designed to allow time and stress to melt away as you sink comfortably into the peace of presence that nature can provide. 🌿
 $30/members, $35/non-members.

OCTOBER 2023

PRAIRE STRESS RELIEF + NATURE THERAPY WALK
Friday, OCTOBER 27th 2023 4pm – 6pm
Bluestem Hall Nature School, Urban, IL
Bluestem Hall Nature School

Join the Bluestem Hall Nature School community for a nature-based therapeutic event intentionally for social service and community health and wellness providers. Our goal is to acknowledge and celebrate the invaluable yet often overlooked contributions of social service and community health and wellness providers in the Urbana-Champaign community.🍂

Free for social service and community health providers, sponsored by Bluestem Hall Nature School

Forest Bathing and Nature Therapy Walk with Dharma + Dwell

FOREST BATHING + NATURE THERAPY WALK
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22ND 2023 10am – 12pm
Forest Park, Saint Louis, MO
Dharma + Dwell Collaboration

Experience the magic of autumn as we embark on a guided Forest and Nature Therapy Walk through the picturesque Forest Park. Immerse yourself in the beauty of falling leaves, crisp air, and the soothing sounds of nature. This gentle walk will help you release stress and find tranquility within the embrace of the autumn season. 🍂
$30 *sliding scale tickets available*

FOREST BATHING + NATURE THERAPY WALK
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7TH, 2023 9:00AM-11:00AM
The Nature Institute, Godfrey, IL
The Nature Institute Collaboration

Join us for a serene and rejuvenating Forest Bathing Workshop amidst the vibrant autumn colors. Allow nature to guide you on a sensory journey that will help you find inner peace and reconnect with yourself. Through gentle invitations and mindful presence, you’ll experience the therapeutic benefits of immersing yourself in the beauty of the natural world.

During this workshop, you can expect to:

  • Boost your immune system and reduce stress levels
  • Enhance your overall well-being by harnessing the healing power of nature
  • Cultivate a deeper connection with the natural world and discover its wisdom

 $30/members, $35/non-members.

SEPTEMBER 2023

FOREST BATHING + NATURE THERAPY 101:
MINI SESSION
SATURDAY, SEPT 9TH, 2023 10:00AM-11:00AM
The Nature Institute, Godfrey, IL
The Nature Institute Collaboration

Escape the city with me to unplug and unwind as you connect with nature and the more than human world’ in this immersive sensory experience at the Nature Institute in Godfrey, IL.

This is not a strenuous hike in the woods, but rather a gentle, leisurely walk designed to allow time and stress to melt away as you sink comfortably into the peace of presence that nature can provide. 🌿
$15/members, $20/non-members

FOREST BATHING + NATURE THERAPY SESSIONS
at the Livin’ Analog Day Retreat
SATURDAY, SEPT 23TH, 2023 – 10:45am // 1:30pm
Simpson Park, Valley Park
Collaboration with Livin’ Analog

The Livin’ Analog® Day Retreat is the premier community event for taking a digital detox. An entirely phone free event, the Livin’ Analog® Day Retreat includes activities, education, and resources that can help you use technology less and get back into the real world. By the end of the day, you will gain insights that empower you to put digital minimalism into practice, discover new hobbies to pursue, and develop relationships with other like-minded individuals who are rethinking how and how much they use technology.

I’ll be hosting TWO sessions at the event. This is not a strenuous hike in the woods, but rather a gentle, leisurely walk designed to allow time and stress to melt away as you sink comfortably into the peace of presence that nature can provide. 🌿
$39.99 Half Day Pass // $59.99 Full Day Pass

🌿 EQUINOX FOREST BATHING + NATURE CELEBRATION W/ TEA CEREMONY
SUNDAY, SEPT 24TH, 2023 – 11:00am – 1:30pm
Forest Park, St. Louis

Join me for an Equinox Forest Bathing + Celebration that promises relaxation, connection, and an opportunity to welcome autumn’s embrace. As we bid adieu to summer and embrace the gentle arrival of autumn, let’s gather to celebrate the changing seasons. Sip on soothing tea, savor snacks, and let nature’s rhythm soothe your soul.

🫖 This event includes snacks and tea. Please message me if you have any allergies I should be aware of.
LIMITED TO 12 guests including myself

📍 Exact Location provided after sign up.
 $45

JULY 2023

NO WALKS PLANNED THIS MONTH – STAY COOL!

JUNE 2023

Forest Bathing and Nature Therapy Walk with Dharma + Dwell

FOREST BATHING + NATURE THERAPY WALK
SUNDAY, June 18th 2023 10am – 12pm
Forest Park, Saint Louis, MO
Dharma + Dwell Collaboration

Unplug and unwind as you connect with nature and the more than human world’ in this immersive sensory experience.

This is not a strenuous hike in the woods, but rather a gentle, leisurely walk designed to allow time and stress to melt away as you sink comfortably into the peace of presence that nature can provide. 🌿
*sliding scale tickets available*

introduction to forest bathing workshop at chakra wellness studio

INTRODUCTION TO FOREST BATHING
Turning to Nature for self care & wellness
SATURDAY, June 24th 2023, 10am – 11:30am
Chakra Wellness Studio Collaboration

Learn everything you need to know to get started with your own Forest Bathing and Nature Therapy practice for self-care and wellness.

If you’re looking for a gentle way to naturally balance your nervous system, shed the emotional heaviness of pandemic life, and feel truly present, alive and at peace again, this is the workshop for you.

MAY 2023

Discover how you can use forest and nature therapy to build resilience, create a deeper connection with yourself and others.

FREE ONLINE MASTERCLASS:
FOREST THERAPY TO BUILD RESILIENCE
MAY 6TH – 10TH, 2023
ReMothering Masterclass Online Event

Discover how you can use forest and nature therapy to build resilience, create a deeper connection with yourself and others.

In this free online masterclass you will learn:

  • What Forest & Nature Therapy is.
  • How trees have a positive impact on our immune systems.
  • Working with Forest Therapy as a resilience practice.
  • How connection with nature helps us connect with ourselves
  • How you can create our own nature therapy practice at home.


Learn more about the Remothering.org Masterclass Event »

APRIL 2023

Forest Bathing & Nature Therapy Walk Earth Day Event - Special Collaboration with the Saint Louis Art Museum and Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

EARTH DAY EVENT: SHARED MUSES: NATURE, MUSIC
FOREST BATHING + NATURE THERAPY WALKS

SATURDAY, APRIL, 22 – 1 pm, and 4 pm
Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

This Earth Day, celebrate by exploring elements of nature, music, and painting inspired by the exhibition Monet/Mitchell: Painting the French Landscape. Listen to the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra play classical compositions inspired by the artists’ musical preferences, sign up for a forest immersion walk with Jess Thenhaus of Urban Forest Therapy, learn about Impressionist art with pop-up talks by students from Washington University in St. Louis, or watch the documentary Joan Mitchell: Portrait of an Abstract Painter.

The chamber concert in the Anabeth and John Weil Gallery 251 begins at 3 pm and lasts about 45 minutes. Space is limited and available on a first-come basis.

MARCH 2023

ST. LOUIS ART MUSEUM COLLABORATION
MARCH FAMILY SUNDAY EVENT
NATURE CALLS: MEMORIES OF NATURE
FOREST BATHING + NATURE THERAPY WALKS
SUNDAY, March 26TH 11:00 am, 1pm, and 2:00 pm
Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

Celebrate the opening of Monet/Mitchell: Painting the French Landscape with us during this Special Family Sunday event.

Be inspired by our own local landscape just like Claude Monet and Joan Mitchel!  Join Jess Thenhaus, from Urban Forest Therapy for a 45-minute guided walk through The Grace Taylor Broughton Sculpture Garden and surrounding park.  During each walk, Urban Forest Therapy will guide you through a series of invitations that explores nature through your senses and connects you to the natural environment.

Three FREE guided walks, 11am, 1pm, and 2pm. Spots are limited, reserve your spot using the link below.

DECEMBER 2022

PRE-HOLIDAY SEASON / WINTER RESTORATION
FOREST BATHING + NATURE THERAPY WALK
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11TH 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Kennedy Forest at Forest Park, Saint Louis, MO

Before we get tied up in the bustle of the holiday season, I invite you to unplug and unwind as you connect with nature and the more than human world’ in this immersive sensory experience. This is not a strenuous hike in the woods, but rather a gentle, leisurely walk designed to allow time and stress to melt away as you sink comfortably into the peace of presence that nature can provide.

In a safe and welcoming environment, you’ll be guided through a series of invitations that will allow you to tune into your surroundings and explore nature through your senses.

NOVEMBER 2022

PRE-HOLIDAY SEASON
FOREST BATHING + NATURE THERAPY WALK
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Kennedy Forest at Forest Park, Saint Louis, MO

Before we get tied up in the bustle of the holiday season, I invite you to unplug and unwind as you connect with nature and the more than human world’ in this immersive sensory experience. This is not a strenuous hike in the woods, but rather a gentle, leisurely walk designed to allow time and stress to melt away as you sink comfortably into the peace of presence that nature can provide.

In a safe and welcoming environment, you’ll be guided through a series of invitations that will allow you to tune into your surroundings and explore nature through your senses.

FOREST BATHING FOR WELLNESS + SELF CARE
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Forest Park, Saint Louis, MO

Learn everything you need to know to get started with your own Forest Bathing and Nature Therapy practice for self-care and wellness.

If you’re looking for a gentle way to naturally balance your nervous system, shed the emotional heaviness of pandemic life, and feel truly present, alive and at peace again, this is the workshop for you.

FOREST BATHING + NATURE THERAPY WALK
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND 9:00 am – 11:00 am
The Jewel Box at Forest Park, Saint Louis, MO

Unplug and unwind as you connect with nature and the more than human world’ in this immersive sensory experience. This is not a strenuous hike in the woods, but rather a gentle, leisurely walk designed to allow time and stress to melt away as you sink comfortably into the peace of presence that nature can provide.

In a safe and welcoming environment, you’ll be guided through a series of invitations that will allow you to tune into your surroundings and explore nature through your senses.

OCTOBER 2022

ART AND THE OUTDOORS - EVENT

ART AND THE OUTDOORS: TEACHER WORKSHOP
Saturday, October 15th 10:15 am – 3:30 pm
Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

This workshop at the Saint Louis Art Museum will invite participants to slow down and refresh through guided looking, walking, and art-making activities. The workshop will begin with guided gallery explorations of artworks that are inspired by nature, reference nature, or live in outdoor spaces. Through close looking, conversation, and hands-on activities, participants will discover what students experience on field trips to the Museum and gain resources for engaging students with works of art.

Forest Bathing Walk

FOREST BATHING + NATURE THERAPY WALK
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22ND 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bluestem Hall Nature School, Urbana, IL

Join Bluestem Hall Nature School, where the prairie is our greatest teacher, for the first event in their new adult nature school series. Unplug + unwind as you connect with nature in this immersive sensory experience on the prairie. Fundraising event to support Bluestem Hall Nature School with tiered equitable pricing.