$25 for Arboretum members
$35 for non-members
Forest bathing under the full moon offers a unique experience of nature immersion in the quiet after hours of the Arboretum. Feel at peace and join us for some moon watching. Inspired by the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku, Full Moon Forest Bathing has been scientifically proven to boost immune strength, reduce stress, and improve cognitive functioning. But beyond these physiological changes, Full Moon Forest Bathing also offers us the opportunity to deepen our relationship with the natural world.
By slowing down and carefully observing with all our senses, we may begin to notice incredible things that may have eluded us for our whole lives. In escaping the rapid pace of our daily routines, we may find unparalleled beauty in the moment and in doing so, relax into the beauty all around us.
On your walk, a certified guide will offer a series of guided invitations to assist you in finding your own authentic way of interacting with the land at the Los Angeles Arboretum. There’s no right or wrong way to do it; just come and be yourself. It’s all welcome in the forest.
Advance online registration is required for Full Moon Forest Bathing. We do not allow any drop-ins or walk-ups. Because of the meditative nature of this class, we strongly recommend that participants be 12 years old and older. Please arrive 10 minutes before class to ensure you are not left behind! Refunds will not be granted to registered guests who miss the walk due to tardiness.
Cancellation & Refund Policy:
Cancellations must be requested in advance of one week prior to the program start date in order to qualify for a refund. Cancellations requested within 7 days of the class start date will not qualify for a refund. The Arboretum does not offer credit or reschedules for missed classes. If you are unable to cancel within the required refund window, please consider your program fee a donation to the garden. Your registration confirms your understanding of and agreement with this policy.
Please call the Education Department at 626.821.4623 or email at email@example.com.