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Shinrin yoku : the Japanese way of forest bathing / Yoshifumi Miyazaki.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

Forest bathing, also known as shinrin-yoku, is the Japanese practice of connecting deeply with nature. It is a practice that involves all the senses and has extraordinary effects on health and happiness. The latest health and wellness trend, it has been touted as the new yoga by international media outlets. In Shinrin Yoku, nature meets modern science in a lushly illustrated book about the healing power of trees. Yoshifumi Miyazaki explains the science behind forest bathing and explores the many health benefits, including reduced stress, lower blood pressure, improved mood, and increased focus and energy. This useful guide also teaches the reader how to bring the benefits of the forest into the home through the use of essential oils, cypress baths, flower therapy, and more. --Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 615.535 .M685s 2018 (Text) 37814003256642 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 06/21/2021 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 615.535 MIY (Text) 33892006384276 NON-FICTION Book None 07/10/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604698794
  • ISBN: 1604698799
  • Physical Description: 191 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-187) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The concept of nature therapy -- Japan's relationship with nature -- The practice of shinrin-yoku -- Bringing the forest closer to home -- The science behind nature therapy -- The future of forest therapy research.
Summary, etc.:
Forest bathing, also known as shinrin-yoku, is the Japanese practice of connecting deeply with nature. It is a practice that involves all the senses and has extraordinary effects on health and happiness. The latest health and wellness trend, it has been touted as the new yoga by international media outlets. In Shinrin Yoku, nature meets modern science in a lushly illustrated book about the healing power of trees. Yoshifumi Miyazaki explains the science behind forest bathing and explores the many health benefits, including reduced stress, lower blood pressure, improved mood, and increased focus and energy. This useful guide also teaches the reader how to bring the benefits of the forest into the home through the use of essential oils, cypress baths, flower therapy, and more. --Provided by publisher.
Original Version Note:
Originally published: London : Aster, 2018.
Subject: Nature, Healing power of.
Forest reserves > Therapeutic use.
Trees > Therapeutic use.
Mind and body.

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