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21.05.2022 - 24.07.2022

FOREST BATHING, WELLBEING AND NATURE IN OASI ZEGNA

IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE IN THE FOREST AND NIGHTTIME WALKS, FROM MARCH TO JULY

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Immersion in wellbeing: walking without haste amidst the silent panoramas of Oasi Zegna to renew, regenerate and lighten your body and mind through simple contact with nature. Participants will be shown wellbeing and Forest Bathing practices such as conscious walking, tree embracing, breathing with the forest, listening, contact and trust games and the basics of relational counseling (Gestalt), among other things. The practice of Forest Bathing, or Shinrin-Yoku, originated in Japan in the ’80s and is based on beneficial immersion in nature. As a health program, it helps strengthen the immune system, diminish heart rate and sugars in the blood and reduce anxiety, stress, depression and anger. To be followed by moments of sharing amongst the participants.

WHERE AND WHEN
Meet up at Bocchetto Sessera Tavigliano (BI)
Saturday 21 May 2022 from 10.00 to 16.00 and from 21.00 to 22.00
Sunday 22 May 2022 from 9.30 to 15.30

Saturday 18 June 2022 from 10.00 to 16.00 and from 21.00 to 22.00
Sunday 19 June 2022 from 9.30 to 15.30

Saturday 23 July 2022 from 10.00 to 16.00 and from 21.00 to 22.00
Sunday 24 July 2022 from 9.30 to 15.30

FOOD AND ACCOMMODATION
It’s possible to stay at the Albergo Ristorante Bucaneve in Bielmonte, in a splendid sunny position at 1,500 m asl, with a 10% discount. An alternative is the Locanda Bocchetto Sessera. Along the way, delicious mountain lunches (à la carte menu) will be available at the Rifugio della Piana del Ponte and the Agriturismo della Montuccia.

USEFUL INFO
Bocchetto Sessera (meet up point) can be reached from Trivero Valdilana via the Panoramica Zegna road. Take the Carisio exit from the Turin-Milan motorway and follow the signs for Cossato and then Trivero Valdilana. Wear comfortable clothes suitable for the season. We recommend trekking shoes, k-way and/or cape and a headlamp for nighttime.
COST
The cost of the full 2-day experience is € 85.00 (excluding accommodation).
The cost of the Saturday-only experience is € 65.00.
The cost of the Sunday-only experience is € 45.00.Payment is by bank transfer, Satispay or cash.

INFO & CONTACTS
Fabio Castello +39 339 739 6593 (also via whatsapp), e-mail: immersioninellanatura@gmail.com; Facebook Immersioni - Forest Bathing


GUIDE
Fabio Castello. Gestalt-Bodywork Counselor / Forest Bathing Guide / Performer. In the arts, he works with, among others, Cathy Marchand (Living Theatre), Barbara Altissimo and Doriana Crema, with whom he curates along with Raffaella Tomellini, "Solitudo", an educational and performative project in collaboration with Lavanderia a Vapore and La Piattaforma - La Città Nuova. Since 2020, he has been promoting Forest Bathing and conducts meditation and wellness in nature sessions.

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