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Forest Bathing @ Singapore Botanic Gardens / 森林浴 @ 新加坡植物园

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Singapore Botanic Gardens

1 Cluny Road

Singapore, Singapore 259569


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Special promotion in March 2018 'Forest Bathing Friends' at $50. You can select this option when you reach the page for selection of tickets.

在注册时,选择'Forest Bathing Friends' 就能享用 三月份的特别 $50 优待。

Note: The sessions on 9 March will be conducted in Mandarin and the sessions on 14 March/31 March will be conducted in English. A confirmation email with details of the walk (exact meeting point, what to bring etc.) will be sent to you upon registration. Please read the dates and times carefully before registering.


Shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing takes participants slowly and intentionally through nature. Through a series of activities, you will be facilitated to awaken your senses to deepen your connection with yourself, with nature, and with others. And you may be surprised by the stories that nature is holding for you.

Why forest bathing?

The fast paced lifestyles that we are accustomed to in Singapore can cause a great deal of stress - physically, mentally and emotionally. Living in such a dynamic environment, most of us never have the luxury to consciously slow down and introspect, and are not aware of the accumulated pressure in our minds and bodies. During forest bathing, we take on a mindful walk of no more than 800 meteres, and this immersive experience in nature will benefit you by providing the much needed mental rest and rejuvenation.

Science and research studies on forest bathing have quantified the following health benefits - improved mental clarity, increase body immune functions, increase production of anti-cancer proteins, lower stress levels, lower blood sugar levels and lower blood pressure.


"This was a beautiful experience. I really enjoyed just slowing down and thinking about my environment in a different way."

"Good for de-stressing and great fun!"

你是否曾在我们这个生活步伐迅速的城市里停下脚步, 用心感受大自然的美好?

森林浴(又称 '自然环境浴')即将带领你穿梭那些你不曾留意的绿色痕迹,让你有机会在身处“石灰森林”的当儿,重新拥入大自然的怀抱。日本森林浴研究发现,人们通过森林浴,可以有效提高人体的免疫功能,增强人体的抗癌机能;同时还具有调节情绪的能力,能促使人产生愉悦与快乐的情绪。


Number of participants: We take up to a maximum of 12 particpants.



Am I suitable for forest bathing if I have never hiked nor spent much time outdoors?

Forest bathing is designed to be accessible to everyone of varied fitness and outdoor experience. The walk is conducted at a slow pace and we typically cover no more than 800 m for the entire session. The trail is also mostly level and no significant physical exertion will be required.

Is there a minimum age requirement for this event?

As this forest bathing session is a slow, mindful and contemplative walk, it may not be suitable for children under the age of 13. However, if you think that your child would benefit from the session and would enjoy the pace, he/she is welcome to register as a participant and join us in the session. We are in the midst of developing forest bathing sessions specifically for children, please stay tuned!

What if it rains?

In case of wet weather, we will personally contact you at least 30 minutes before the meeting time to confirm if the walk will proceed or be cancelled. Generally, walks are cancelled only in the event of very heavy downpour or if there is risk of lightning. For walks that are cancelled by the host/guide, participants can register for another walk without any additional charges. However, there will be no refunds.

Are we really walking in a forest?

Forest bathing allows a person to connect with nature. Nature exists outside forests too. City gardens, parks and beaches are some examples where meaningful connection with nature can take place and for you to receive your well-deserved rest.










About your guide

You Min is a pioneer nature and forest therapy guide in Singapore, who has trained with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs, USA. She is the founder and active contributor of the Shinrin-yoku 森林浴 Forest Bathing - Singapore community.


You Min (尤敏)是新加坡自然及森林浴的开拓者。她完成了来自美国自然及森林治療导师及计划学会的导师课程。她也是新加坡森林浴组织的创办人。

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Singapore Botanic Gardens

1 Cluny Road

Singapore, Singapore 259569


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