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Unwind in Nature; Pre-Fest Workshop for Kootenay Yoga Festival

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

“Unwind in Nature” – 2hr forest therapy session in Nelson, BC
Drop in and tune in with a guided journey on the “wildside” of Johnstone Park, on the North Shore of Kootenay Lake, just outside Nelson BC. (just opposite the Nelson airstrip on the north side of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake. Access is via Johnstone Road, access via foot trail.)
In typical “Elemental Journeys” style we’ll open ourselves to the magic of the forest, with games and invitations to play and contemplate. We’ll start off with an opportunity to mingle and share, followed by some movement with Amy Heasman, and a guided visualization by Andrea Fox.
Use this time as an opportunity to unplug and unwind, connecting with yourself and others, as well as the healing power of nature ❤️
**Please take note**
There will be a short HIKE component going about 50m downhill/uphill. Please reach out in advance if mobility is an issue.
Please bring closed toe shoes with firm grip. Water and a blanket are also recommended.
COST: $25 – please purchase your tickets in advance through the event link as space is limited!
Proceeds go to support the Kootenay Wellness Foundation.
Andrea Fox, Elemental Journeys:
As a certified nature-based therapist, environmental activist, outdoor educator, and wilderness guide, Andrea Fox brings curiosity and play to every exploration. Grounded, while allowing flow, they share and integrate different practices that stem from their professional studies, personal experiences, and whatever might emerge in the moment as a synchronistic opportunity. With Elemental Journeys, they offer youth programs, therapeutic workshops, adult wilderness retreats, and one-on-one counseling sessions in the area of Nelson BC.
Amy Heasman, Fluid Soul:
Amy Heasman is a 300hr yoga teacher living in the Slocan Valley. She offers weekly online & in-person yoga classes to local communities around the Kootenays. She is passionate about weaving her love for Mantra, Movement, Meditation and Music into all of her classes.
She is also the visionary creator behind the annual Kootenay Yoga Festival and Executive Director of local non-profit organization, the Kootenay Wellness Foundation.


Johnstoned Regional Park
374 Johnstone Road,
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