Nature Therapy and Green Exercise

Since the beginning of time, nature has been used for its restorative value.  Taoist created gardens to improve human health, a 17th century guide advises readers to ‘spare time in the garden…there is no better way to preserve your health’, and there were the ancient gardens of Mesopotamia.  Of course, there is John Muir’s observation,‘Thousands [...]

Nature Therapy and Green Exercise2021-08-03T16:25:51-06:00

Trust in the woods, trust in the unknown

Have you ever wondered through the woods, thinking you knew where you were, and come to find you really didn’t?  Maybe you didn’t know which direction you faced, or which way to go to get back?  Lost, or so it seemed.   What was that experience like?  And how did you end up resolving it? Trust [...]

Trust in the woods, trust in the unknown2020-07-06T13:10:41-06:00

Healthy Movement, not just ‘Exercise’

Exercise is a double 4-letter word Do you ever get this impression?  We all know that we need exercise, but many aren't successful at connecting the true benefits of movement to their personal needs and desires.  There are so many benefits from 'exercise' and healthy movement, such as- Managing your weight Controlling blood pressure (strengthens [...]

Healthy Movement, not just ‘Exercise’2020-06-10T12:25:26-06:00

Staying safe, sane and stress-free

Practicing extreme self-care Life as we know it is significantly altered due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this is the time to practice extreme self-care.  While you might be home-bound, or out in public, you can do all kinds of things to keep your stress levels down and your mind engaged.  First and foremost, practice washing [...]

Staying safe, sane and stress-free2020-04-07T09:38:48-06:00

Benefits of Physical Activity

By not doing exercise or activity on a regular basis people are sentencing themselves to the greater possibility of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, fractures and various other forms of health conditions, possibly at an earlier age. Taking care of the physical component includes muscle strengthening, stretching and cardiovascular (endurance) development.  Balance and coordination [...]

Benefits of Physical Activity2019-11-17T12:30:22-07:00

Mindful Morning along the Front Range

Mindfulness & nature connection to quiet the mind & relax the body Do you want to learn how to relax and connect with nature and your highest good?  Ready to give yourself some R & R in a beautiful local outdoor location?  Enjoy a beautiful and relaxing morning while deepening your connection to what's important [...]

Mindful Morning along the Front Range2019-11-17T12:33:10-07:00

Green Exercise

People who exercised in nature received more benefit than those who didn’t according to studies shared in Richard Louv’s book, The Nature Principle.  Louv found a study that compared 2 groups of walkers, those who walked in a natural setting and those who walked in a mall.  Findings from this study show that those who [...]

Green Exercise2019-11-17T12:35:00-07:00
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