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A-Way in Nature: a Mindful Outdoor Experience with Birds at Anstine Audubon Preserve

Saturday, December 2, 2023
9:00 am11:00 am
Anstine Audubon Preserve

Deepen your connection with our feathered friends!

In this workshop, Tammah Watts-Certified Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Guide, Licensed therapist (LMFT), best-selling author, and birder-invites you to experience birds in a whole new way wherever you are and whenever you wish. Learn to:

● sit/lie quietly and practice mindfulness in nature (Bird Perch)
● use your senses to observe the birds while leaving your equipment behind
● connect with birds in a meaningful and personal way to enhance your well-being

Scientific research endorses the many benefits of spending time in nature including, with birds. You can reduce stress, anxiety, depression, and isolation and increase your ability to focus, boost your immunity, and elevate your sense of joy. This workshop is suitable for all interest levels and capacities and all are welcome to participate in the manner most suited for them. We will meet for a brief overview of connecting with birds followed by time to actually practice mindful birding and experience the many benefits for your wellbeing-including having fun! Birding equipment is not required nor encouraged for this workshop. You’ll be using your own senses in the natural world.


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