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Forest Bathing

July 15 @ 5:00 pm 7:00 pm


Join us for a mindful experience at Riverwood and deepen your relationship with nature. Forest bathing is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku, which gives you the chance to reconnect with nature.

Expect a series of invitations to guide you to interact with the land and nature at Riverwood. There is no right or wrong way to engage these invitations; just come be yourself. Tea service will be offered at the end of the program, or you are welcome to bring your own hot beverage.

Sock Gee speaks English, Cantonese, and Mandarin and is happy to translate to those who speak these languages.

The Riverwood Conservancy gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Novo Nordisk Chronic Disease Fund at The Community Foundation of Mississauga, a registered charitable public foundation serving people in Mississauga. It is because of this funding that we are able to offer this program free of charge.

Important Information

This program is best suited for participants aged 12 and older.

Dress for the weather. This is a rain-or-shine event unless severe weather is in the forecast.

Collapsible stools and foam mats are available to borrow for the duration of the event. You are welcome to bring your own folding chair, blanket, or thermos with a hot drink.

No dogs permitted, service animals welcome.

Difficulty Rating

Easy. This program will be a slow-paced meander on the trails of Riverwood. You may be walking, sitting, or lying down, depending on how you would like to engage with the invitations.


If you can no longer attend, please cancel your registration two business days before the program by emailing Stephanie Keeler, to allow others from the community to enjoy this free program.

About the Presenter

Sock Gee Gan is a Certified Forest Therapy Guide through the Association on Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs. A resident of Mississauga who loves to wander and explore in nature, she is eager to share the many benefits of Forest Bathing with the community.

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4150 Riverwood Park Lane
Mississauga, Ontario L5C 2S7 Canada
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