We are the FTHub

As the nurturing tree hub, also known as the mother tree, we are committed to mindful green health education. We train Forest Bathing Guides and Forest Therapy Practitioners worldwide, connecting people, and fostering growth. Our commitment extends to the collective advancement of Planetary Health.
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Why train with the Forest Therapy Hub?​

Scientific evidence and professional experience put into practice.
A Method and Model endorsed by international leading experts:

A project funded by:

Bring out your best with inspiring leaders in the field

Learn from trainers and experts with extensive experience in mental health and nature-based well-being practices implementation.

Integrate applicable techniques from day one​

Be part of the most widespread professional Forest Bathing Guides and Forest Therapy Practitioners network in the world.

International Environment

Learn in an international and multicultural environment with trainers and students from all over the world.

We’ve successfully trained Forest Bathing Guides and Forest Therapy Practitioners in over 70 countries, spanning a wide array of roles including healthcare professionals (psychologists, physicians, nurses), occupational therapists, educators, social workers, well-being experts (yoga instructors, mindfulness teachers), ecotourism guides, and environmental activists, among others.

Integrate the FTHub Method and the Liquid Interactions Model for Forest Bathing Walks and Workshops, and Forest Therapy Interventions

The FTHub Method is a practical tool for designing mindful activities in natural environments and planning them in various sequences to promote nature connectedness under the theoretical principles of human-nature interaction, scientific evidence and the conceptual framework of Planetary Health.

Empowering

Significant moments experienced in nature connection activities as pathways to individual, social and environmental change.

Integrative

Incorporating ancient traditions and the most recent theories, models and scientific evidence from various disciplinary fields.

Interactional

Responses to exposure to the environment as catalysts for actions that enhance resilience and prosocial and pro-environmental attitudes.

Flexibility and adaptability

Start when it suits you and shape your training calendar.
There are no start or end dates and you can choose the days and times of live online classes and group dynamics with trainers that best suit your availability.
Each month, a new cycle of classes begins.
You can sign up now and apply to start on the date of your choice.
Flexible nature-based health & well-being quality training.

How does FTHub training work?

1. GET YOUR CERTIFICATE WITH
FTHub LIVE ONLINE TRAINING

2. ENHANCE YOUR TRAINING WITH
FTHub 3-DAY IN-PERSON IMMERSIVE TRAINING

Attending FTHub 3-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature is not a mandatory requirement to obtain the Certification.

Live online training
FTHub CERTIFIED
Forest Bathing Guide

Unique and cutting-edge

This unique and cutting-edge Guide training helps you apply scientific knowledge in nature, health and well-being in a practical way.

Connection

Carry out group work with other guides with the support of the trainers.

12 weeks (96 hours)

Estimated time to complete the programme
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At your own pace

Attend as many live sessions as you want, choosing from the available times.

How many live sessions does the training consist of?

Training calendar

You can choose to attend the classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

CET (Berlin, Warsaw…)2 to 3 pm6 to 7 pm1 to 2 am
UK, Ireland, Portugal1 to 2 pm5 to 6 pm12 to 1 am
Latvia, Lithuania3 to 4 pm7 to 8 pm2 to 3 am
EST (New York, Toronto…)8 to 9 am12 to 1 pm7 to 8 pm
PST (Los Angeles…)5 to 6 am9 to 10 am4 to 5 pm
 Apr-SepOct-Mar
HKT (Hong Kong…)7 to 8 am8 to 9 pm8 to 9 am9 to 10 pm
AET (Sydney…)9 to 10 am10 to 11 pm11 am to 12 pm11 pm to 12 am
IST (New Delhi…)5:30 to 6:30 pm9:30 to 10:30 pm5:30 to 6:30 am6:30 to 7:30 pm10:30 to 11:30 pm

You can choose to attend the Mentoring Sessions on specific Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

CET (Berlin, Warsaw…)2 to 2:30 pm6 to 6:30 pm1 to 1:30 am
UK, Ireland, Portugal1 to 1:30 pm5 to 5:30 pm12 to 12:30 am
Latvia, Lithuania3 to 3:30 pm7 to 7:30 pm2 to 2:30 am
EST (New York, Toronto…)8 to 8:30 am12 to 12:30 pm7 to 7:30 pm
PST (Los Angeles…)5 to 5:30 am9 to 9:30 am4 to 4:30 pm
 Apr-SepOct-Mar
HKT (Hong Kong…)7 to 7:30 am8 to 8:30 pm8 to 8:30 am9 to 9:30 pm
AET (Sydney…)9 to 9:30 am10 to 10:30 pm11 am to 11:30 pm11 pm to 11:30 am
IST (New Delhi…)5:30 to 6 pm9:30 to 10 pm5:30 to 6 am6:30 to 7 pm10:30 to 11 pm

Each session includes a 1-hour Forest Bathing Walk and a 30-minute mentoring session afterwards.

CET (Berlin, Warsaw, Copenhagen…)10 to 11:30 pm4 to 5:30 pm6 to 7:30 pm
UK, Ireland, Portugal9 to 10:30 am3 to 4:30 pm5 to 6:30 pm
Latvia, Lithuania11 am to 12:30 pm5 to 6:30 pm7 to 8:30 pm
EST (New York, Toronto…)4 to 5:30 am10 to 11:30 pm12 to 1:30 pm
PST (Los Angeles…)1 to 2:30 am7 to 8:30 am9 to 10:30 am
 Apr-SepOct-Mar
HKT (Hong Kong…)4 to 5:30 pm10 to 11:30 pm5 to 6:30 pm
AET (Sydney…)6 to 7:30 pm8 to 9:30 pm4 to 5:30 am
IST (New Delhi…)1:30 to 3 pm7:30 to 9 pm9:30 to 11 pm2:30 to 4 pm10:30 pm to 12 am

Resources

Live online training
FTHub CERTIFIED
Forest Therapy Practitioner

A holistic view of health

A training that gives you a holistic view of health and where you will learn methodologies and techniques to integrate into interventions.

Double certificate

With this training, you will obtain a double certificate: FTHub Certified Forest Bathing Guide and FTHub Certified Forest Therapy Practitioner.

24 weeks (220 hours)

Estimated time to complete the programme
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At your own pace

Attend as many live sessions as you want, choosing from the available times.

How many live sessions does the training consist of?

Training calendar

You can choose to attend the classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

CET (Berlin, Warsaw…)2 to 3 pm6 to 7 pm1 to 2 am
UK, Ireland, Portugal1 to 2 pm5 to 6 pm12 to 1 am
Latvia, Lithuania3 to 4 pm7 to 8 pm2 to 3 am
EST (New York, Toronto…)8 to 9 am12 to 1 pm7 to 8 pm
PST (Los Angeles…)5 to 6 am9 to 10 am4 to 5 pm
 Apr-SepOct-Mar
HKT (Hong Kong…)7 to 8 am8 to 9 pm8 to 9 am9 to 10 pm
AET (Sydney…)9 to 10 am10 to 11 pm11 am to 12 pm11 pm to 12 am
IST (New Delhi…)5:30 to 6:30 pm9:30 to 10:30 pm5:30 to 6:30 am6:30 to 7:30 pm10:30 to 11:30 pm

You can choose to attend the Mentoring Sessions on specific Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

CET (Berlin, Warsaw…)2 to 2:30 pm6 to 6:30 pm1 to 1:30 am
UK, Ireland, Portugal1 to 1:30 pm5 to 5:30 pm12 to 12:30 am
Latvia, Lithuania3 to 3:30 pm7 to 7:30 pm2 to 2:30 am
EST (New York, Toronto…)8 to 8:30 am12 to 12:30 pm7 to 7:30 pm
PST (Los Angeles…)5 to 5:30 am9 to 9:30 am4 to 4:30 pm
 Apr-SepOct-Mar
HKT (Hong Kong…)7 to 7:30 am8 to 8:30 pm8 to 8:30 am9 to 9:30 pm
AET (Sydney…)9 to 9:30 am10 to 10:30 pm11 am to 11:30 pm11 pm to 11:30 am
IST (New Delhi…)5:30 to 6 pm9:30 to 10 pm5:30 to 6 am6:30 to 7 pm10:30 to 11 pm

Each session includes a 1-hour Forest Bathing Walk and a 30-minute mentoring session afterwards.

CET (Berlin, Warsaw, Copenhagen…)10 to 11:30 pm4 to 5:30 pm6 to 7:30 pm
UK, Ireland, Portugal9 to 10:30 am3 to 4:30 pm5 to 6:30 pm
Latvia, Lithuania11 am to 12:30 pm5 to 6:30 pm7 to 8:30 pm
EST (New York, Toronto…)4 to 5:30 am10 to 11:30 pm12 to 1:30 pm
PST (Los Angeles…)1 to 2:30 am7 to 8:30 am9 to 10:30 am
 Apr-SepOct-Mar
HKT (Hong Kong…)4 to 5:30 pm10 to 11:30 pm5 to 6:30 pm
AET (Sydney…)6 to 7:30 pm8 to 9:30 pm4 to 5:30 am
IST (New Delhi…)1:30 to 3 pm7:30 to 9 pm9:30 to 11 pm2:30 to 4 pm10:30 pm to 12 am

Resources

ENHANCE YOUR TRAINING BY COMBINING
FTHub CERTIFIED ONLINE TRAINING + FTHub 3-DAY IN-PERSON IMMERSIVE TRAINING IN NATURE

FTHub 3-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature
USA, California

450

FTHub 4-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature
England, Windsor Great Park

520

FTHub 3-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature
Argentina, La Cumbrecita

290

FTHub 3-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature
Poland, Urle

390

FTHub 3-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature
Spain, La Garrotxa

450

FTHub 3-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature
Italy, Val di Sole

390

FTHub 3-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature
Latvia, Gauja National Park

390

FTHub 3-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature
Canada, UBC Vancouver Campus

450

FTHub 3-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature
USA, New England

450

FTHub 3-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature
Portugal, Azores Islands

450

FTHub 3-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature
Hong Kong

390

FTHub 3-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature
Chile, Valdivia

390

FTHub 3-day In-person Immersive Training in Nature
India, Goa

290

Interviews

Research on (natural) Beauty that “can save the world”

Rhett Diessner has been fascinated by Psychology since a very young age. And so fascinating was his professional focus, moral beauty. He investigates, among other amazing topics, the psychology of elevation, a type of emotion

Creating spaces for healing in the urban nature of the big cities

Betty Fang, based in Singapore, is an inspirational figure specializing in nature connection practices coaching and FTHub Forest Bathing Guide. She empowers individuals, particularly women, by bringing the benefits of nature to urban dwellers in

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