A Love Day Forest Bathing Date
with Stefany Pagé-Douville & Yves Douville
Sunday, February 12, 2023
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
No drop-ins available.
Location: NCC Greenbelt (P23)
$70 / per couple
Max 6 tickets available
(12 people) - 3 TICKETS LEFT
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Take your loved one on a therapeutic nature date!
Come with your partner;
Come with a friend;
Come with your parent, your grand-parent, your sister or brother.
Come for a coupled Forest Bathing Therapy Experience!
In honor of February's day of love, Stefany & Yves invite you in the Forest with them, for a guided coupled Forest Bathing Therapy.
Invitations are designed to help you deepen your connection with your loved one & nature.
Come for a slow, intentional & fun afternoon, in the woodlands, during winter's wonderland.
Over 40 years of research has proven that spending time under a canopy of trees is beneficial to your health! People tend to process emotions easier, are more easily able to let go, find grounding and better stability while in Nature. Add on a person that you love to share this with, and we have a magical combo!
What to expect:
Forest Bathing Therapy is NOT a hike. In fact, we will be slowing down our pace & engaging all of our senses.
Our time together will start with a quick introduction. I will then guide you into the forest where, throughout the walk, I will be offering some invitations to deepen your connections. Ending the walk with a Forest tea & snack.
Know that there is no right or wrong and it is ok for you to pass on an invitation.
Throughout our walk, we will gather in a sharing circle from time to time and you will be invited to share, only if you feel called to.
What you will need:
Yoga mat or light blanket to sit on.
An open mind & open heart
This is a diverse & inclusive offering. The NCC Greenbelt is open to the public and so you are paying for my energetical offering, not the land access.
If you have any concerns or questions and you would like to discuss prior, please do not hesitate to communicate with me so that we may cater to your needs and make this experience as comfortable as possible for you!
Meet your Guide
Stefany Pagé-Douville (Stef) is a Mom to humans & animals alike; Reiki practitioner; Meditation teacher; and certified Forest Bathing Therapy Guide. Her pronouns are she/her/elle. Stefany is a mental health & belonging advocate. She is passionate about the power of community, connection, and holding space for every living being. Her primary work focuses on inviting people of all ages to find solace & belonging in nature, whilst sharing & learning about its resources together.
Stef has been facilitating gatherings and nature experiences on the unceded, unsurrendered & stolen lands of the Algonquin Anishinabeg people through her own business, Your Healing Circle, since 2018. Stef has worked alongside numerous Ottawa organizations & communities. She continues to deepen her connection with Land through learning opportunities of Land Stewardship with these organizations, with an open-heart & a listening ear.
Stef has completed the Nature-Rooted comprehensive program design mentorship through Forest Schooled and continues to be mentored by Caylin Gans. In June 2022 she completed the North Star outdoor survival skills program with Coyote Programs in Kahnawake, QC. Lastly, she is also currently working through the Therapeutic Skills for Outdoor Leaders (with a focus on children) certification through The Therapeutic Forest organization.
Come slow down and connect to self & nature with her.
Note on the Investment Cost:
All retreats are non-refundable and no credits can be given at this time; but if you are unable to attend after registration is completed, we invite you to transfer your spot to someone of your choice. Please advise us if this should be the case.
Options will be given should the program have to be altered due to Covid-19 Provincial restrictions.
Our retreats take place in Nature, based on the notion that there is no such thing as bad weather. Therefore, our retreats runs rain, shine or snow. We ask that you watch for the day's weather conditions and dress accordingly before making your way.
In case of severe weather storms, the event will be postponed to a later date or cancelled. All participants will be contacted in advance and an option will be given.