Walking in nature is a way to bring awareness to the present moment and all the beauty that surrounds you, and can be a form of walking meditation. Thich Nhat Hanh says that the practice of mindful walking is a profound and pleasurable way to deepen our connection with our body and the earth.
We welcome you to join us at local parks for mindful walking. We will meet on the second Saturday of the month at 9:00 am - 9:30 am. We have planned for the months of March, April, May and June. We will take a break for July, Aug, Sept and resume for Oct, Nov and Dec. Be sure to bring water and sun protection. All parks have rest rooms and some shade. Information about parking an be found at the end of this description.
The first walk will be at Lakes Park (7330 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908) on March 11 at 9am. Meet in front of Community Gardens, will do our walking meditation through the Fragrance Garden.
The second walk at Jaycee Park Cape Coral (4215 SE 20th Pl, Cape Coral, FL 33904) on April 8 at 9am. I’ll confirm a meeting spot after I go over and scout out a spot.
The third walk at John Yarborough Linear Park on May 13.at 9am. Meet near pavilion on Six Mile Cypress start of the park. (https://www.leegov.com/parks/parks/linearpark)
The fourth walk will be at Six Mile Cypress Slough (7751 Penzance Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33966) on June 10th at 9am. Meet in front of Interpretive Center.
This is a free offering through Caloosahatchee Mindfulness. Guests are welcome.