Yoga and forest bathing in the Aletsch forest
Yoga and forest bathing in the Aletsch Forest, fresh mountain air and the breathtaking mountain scenery combine into an experience of sheer wellbeing. In harmony with nature, discover the liberating effect on body, mind and soul. Enjoy the liberating sensation of a meditation hike in conjunction with yoga exercises in the 900-year-old Aletsch Forest. Forest Bathing – medicine you breathe in. Discover this trend from Japan in the Aletsch Forest.
Yoga and forest bathing in the Aletsch forest at the Great Aletsch Glacier
Date: 17 July 2019
Duration: 10:00 h - 13:00 h
Meeting point: 10:00 h in front of the restaurant Riederfurka, Riederalp
Guide: Akiko Nagatsu-Moeller from Japan, Yoga teacher in Zürich, Forest-bathing Therapist, www.akikohipyoga.com
Cost: adults CHF 40 | children (6-16 years) CHF 30 (have to be accompanied by an adult)
Number of participants: min. 8 people | max. 15 people
Equipment: bring your own yoga mat (can be given from the Aletsch Arena, please indicate when registering if you need a mat)
Registration: by 16:00 h 2 days before the event | Aletsch Arena AG | firstname.lastname@example.org | +41 27 928 58 58
Programme: individual walk to Restaurant Riederfurka (duration approx. 30 minutes), meet in front of the restaurant Riederfurka, breathing and meditation exercises during the walk through the Aletsch Forest and introduction to Shinrin-yoku forest bathing (75 minutes), yoga lesson with breathing exercises and various yoga exercises for deep relaxation at the view point (75 minutes), end respectively individual walk back to Riederfurka/Riederalp.