Jester and guest co-host Charissa Hipp share their experiences with hiking on a Forest Bathing Trail, and utilizing mindfulness practices while out on their hikes.
Jester and guest co-host Charissa Hipp are back this week as they continue sharing on the topic of the healing power of nature. Charissa gives us some insight on what's happening at the ATC in Harpers Ferry, WV., explains to us what a Forest Bathing Trail is, and ends the episode with some helpful mindfulness practices to think about while we are out on our hikes or even in our own backyard.
Charissa Hipp is the Visitor Center Supervisor for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy in Harpers Ferry, WV. If you are ever in Harpers Ferry, please stop by and see Charissa! She would love to chat with you!
Thanks for listening and Happy Section Hiking!
The Outdoor Adventurers to Forest Bathing
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Music for the Podcast provided by:
The Okee Dokee Brothers - "Through The Woods"
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