Certified Forest Bathing Guide Training
Which are the profiles that participate in this training?
Develop new skills in your professional work and stay at the forefront of therapeutic and wellbeing practices.
This training is suitable for those who wish to offer Forest Bathing as a therapeutic or wellbeing practice.
A unique, updated and leading programme, oriented to the practical application of scientific evidence in health, wellbeing and connection with nature.
* The training is available in two different formats:
Both formats are led personally by trainers, mentors and international experts and follow the same training pathway, adapting the methodology to the learning environment (in-person or online) so that you get the most out of your training.
None of the online classes is pre-recorded, you will always have the live presence of a trainer!
Why train in Forest Bathing with the Forest Therapy Hub?
The programme aims to integrate new skills to improve both your professional and personal development.
In this training...
- Principles of health and their practical application.
- FTHub Method: design of wellbeing activities in natural environments, based on scientific evidence and using FTHub's Liquid Interactions Model, and its planning in different effective activity sequences that support the participant's nature connectedness experience.
- Scientific foundations and techniques to enhance your nature connectedness and support that of your participants.
- Body components and practical skills for an optimal body experience of connection with the environment.
- Group management techniques and facilitation of dynamics that support the experience of the participants.
- Methods and skills to communicate effectively with participants without interfering with their experiences.
- Foundations of Forest Medicine: practical integration of the main benefits of nature in human health.
- Knowledge about ecosystems and diversity, and their impact on wellbeing.
- From theory and science to practice: how to apply the theoretical foundations to the design of nature-based activities.
- Expressive arts: practical application in Forest Bathing.
- Path selection criteria in diverse natural environments, such as maritime and riverine, forests, deserts and urban parks.
- Conceptualise and design nature-based wellbeing plans.
- Integrate health and wellbeing practices under Nature and Social Prescriptions.
- Analyse and weigh risks to create a safe environment for participants.
- Advise on the integration of nature connection practices in daily life, to stimulate the development of healthy lifestyles.
- Design workshops of experiences of organisational wellbeing and emotional wellbeing based on nature.
- Develop Ecotourism and Nature-based Wellbeing and Health Programmes.
- Implement the FTHub nature-based wellbeing plan.
Forest Bathing Guide Certification Pathway
The first step is a 5-day Immersion. Then, you begin your 12-week Training & Mentored Practice.
FTHub · Certified Forest Bathing Guide: Immersion + 12-week Training & Mentored Practice = Certification
The pathway of the Forest Bathing Guide training and certification works as follows:
After the 12 weeks, you’ll have 4 additional weeks to finish your practice (12+4 weeks).
It is a certification requirement to have completed a “First Aid Training” or “Wilderness First Aid Training”, as part of your Mentored Practice.