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Kingman Island

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2615 Benning Rd NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

May 2019

May 18
Free

Forest Bathing Walk at Kingman Island

May 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Kingman Island, 2615 Benning Rd NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

Join Casey Trees and author and certified nature and forest therapy guide, Melanie Choukas-Bradley, for a forest bathing walk among the trees on Kingman Island. This peaceful oasis in the Anacostia River feels worlds away from D.C. Shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing, began in Japan in the 1980s as a response to the overly stressed and over-worked status of citizens of Tokyo and other urban areas. The Forest Agency of Japan began encouraging people to get out into the forests periodically…

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