Movement and Awareness in Nature

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Join us for a monthly hike to increase calm, presence and learn simple exercises that can be done at any time to bring about expanded awareness and connection to the peace of the present moment. Hikes vary in duration and ease to accommodate many levels of ability.

*DATE CHANGE* Morning Mindfulness Hike

Saturday May 7 *THIS HIKE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR SATRUDAY MAY 14*

10 - 11:30am

Draper-Houston Meadows Preserve 

Spring is at its peak and Mother Nature is adorned in all her finery. Spend the morning connecting with the woods, wetlands, and all the spring flowers and discover the joy and tranquility of simple immersion in nature. Led by naturalist Elle Bogle and mindfulness instructor Julie Woodward. Space is limited to 15 people. Pre-registration is required. Email [email protected] to register. 



Evening Mindfulness Hike

Wednesday June 29

6:30pm - 8pm

County Farm Park - Medford Pavilion

Join us for an evening of serene immersion in nature. We will enjoy a guided meditation, followed by a silent sensory hike along lush paths and tunnels of trees. Discover the soothing power of community communion in the natural world. Co-led by naturalist Elle Bogle and mindfulness instructor Julie Woodward. Please bring a water bottle and bug spray. Hike is limited to 15 people and pre-registration is required. To register, please visit parksonline.ewashtenaw.org #841006



Mindfulness Hike

Saturday, July 16 

10am - 1130am

Dominican Meadows Preserve

When the sun is warm but not hot and the grass is still stippled with dew, Mother Nature greets us with a loving embrace. We can feel it in the wind, see it in the flowers, and hear it in the birdsongs. Join naturalist Elle Bogle and mindfulness instructor Julie Woodward for a morning meditative hike to connect with the serenity of the natural world around us. Water bottles and bug spray are recommended. Space available for 15 hikers. Register online at parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. Registration #841006



Evening Mindfulness Hike

Wednesday, August 10 

6pm - 830pm

County Farm Park - Medford Pavilion

Join us for an evening of serene immersion in nature. We will enjoy a guided meditation, followed by a silent sensory hike along lush paths and tunnels of trees. Discover the soothing power of community communion in the natural world. Space available for 15 hikers. Led by naturalist Elle Bogle and mindfulness instructor Julie Woodward. Register online at parkslone.ewashtenaw.org. Registration #841006