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Journey Through Life With the Wisdom of the Forest

A Core Value at 森の心・人の心 - Journey Through Life With the Wisdom of the Forest

In the heart of every forest lies a profound lesson, one that has been whispered by the leaves and echoed through the ages – we are all deeply interconnected. This vital truth forms the cornerstone of our practice at 森の心・人の心 – Journey Through Life With the Wisdom of the Forest. It’s a value inspired by Shinrin Yoku, also known as forest bathing, and one that underscores every aspect of our teachings and practices.

Forest bathing is much more than a simple walk in the woods. It’s an immersive experience that heightens our senses, quiets our minds, and brings us into direct, mindful contact with the natural world. The forest, in its magnificent diversity and intricate ecosystems, mirrors our own human community. Just as the trees, plants, and animals are interconnected in a dynamic, living network, so too are we interconnected with nature and each other.

In Shinrin Yoku, we learn to perceive and appreciate these connections. As we breathe in the forest air, observe the play of light through the leaves, and listen to the murmur of the forest, we’re not just passive observers. We’re active participants in the ceaseless exchange of energy and nutrients that sustain life on Earth. This understanding of interconnectedness deepens our appreciation of nature and our place within it.

But the lessons of interconnectedness extend beyond our relationship with the natural world. They permeate our relationships with other people as well. Recognizing that our actions and experiences are intertwined, that what affects one of us affects us all, can cultivate empathy, understanding, and a sense of shared responsibility.

At 森の心・人の心 – Journey Through Life With the Wisdom of the Forest, we believe that embracing interconnectedness is a pathway to greater harmony, both with nature and with each other. It calls us to respect and protect our precious ecosystems and to cultivate kindness and compassion in our interactions. This value underpins our Shinrin Yoku Guide and Instructor training programs, shaping the way we engage with ourselves, others, and the world around us.

Our journey with the wisdom of the forest continues to remind us of this intricate web of life we’re a part of, an interconnected world that weaves us together in a tapestry of shared experiences and collective wisdom. So, let us journey through life together, embracing the lessons of the forest and the profound interconnectedness that binds us all.


Venture on a memorable path with our 10-week Shinrin Yoku Guide Training program accredited by Shinrin Yoku Association . This journey merges the accessibility of online learning with an enriching immersion in the serene forests of Japan. 🌳🇯🇵

Embark on your online adventure with flexible scheduling (GMT-3, Argentina Time) 🖥️🌐:
🌱 July 21 (Fri), 12 PM
🌱 July 28 (Fri), 2 PM
🌱 August 4 (Fri), 8 AM
(More dates available online!)

Continue your transformative journey with a 5-day retreat nestled in the peaceful woodlands of Nara, Japan 🏞️🎑:
🍂 October 2-6, 2023
🍂 October 9-13, 2023


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