Participants will ge guided on a Forest Bathing walk during which they will be invited to use creativity to honor a sense of place and develop a deeper connection with nature. The invitations on this walk will demonstrate ways to use heart, mind and hands to partner with nature and explore the expressive arts.
Brenda Spitzer is a Forest Therapy Guide for The Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs. She trained and was certified with Cohort 3 in 2015. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Art from Northern Illinois University and Certificates in Botanical art and Illustration and Natural History from The Morton Arboretum. She introduced the “NatureRX: Forest Therapy Walk” program at The Morton Arboretum in 2016, and has been guiding forest therapy walks at that location for the past 3 years. She also guides walks for The Western Reserve Special Recreation Association.