Are you ready to find your calm amidst the daily challenges of life?
We live in a fast-paced society running from one thing to the next, multi-tasking and often stressed out in states of overwhelm and fight or flight. This has a huge impact on our ability to experience ease and joy in our lives and all too often we find ourselves acting out in ways that negatively affect relationships with family, friends and co-workers.
Are you needing some space to unravel stress and tension in your emotional, physical and mental body?
Nature is a great healer and has been proven to harmonize mental activity and reduce stress producing hormones.
Come experience deep relaxation in nature with mindfulness based breath work designed to calm your nervous system and welcome a more relaxed, natural state of being. If you’re wanting get away to nature to maintain your sanity, then you’ll love this guided nature experience that includes gentle breathing, guided meditation and deeper connection with the natural world.
During this joyful gathering, you will…
• Learn a powerful yet simple 5-minute meditation technique to calm your mind and relax your body.
• Discover how to connect deeply with nature to improve mental states and promote healthy psychological & spiritual development.
• Gently bring your nervous system and physical body back to a state of harmony and balance.
• Connect with new friends as you come home to a space of inner stillness within yourself.
Science shows that phytoncide particles released by trees reduces stress, improves work performance and cultivates a greater sense of inner peace and belonging.
Our 3 hour nature walk will wander through the rolling hill tops that make up Almaden Quicksilver County Park where we’ll be stopping at different stages of the journey to get still and learn ways to deepen your connection with the natural world.
Resting above and just beyond the buzz of city life, the land that makes up Almaden Quicksilver is home to a rich and unique mineralogical matrix and carries a harmonious resonance that supports physical, energetic and spiritual balance. There is a wonderfully therapeutic quality to this location and I’ll show you how to welcome in those beneficial energetic attributes to help you experience joyful stillness and return to a natural, more balanced way of living.
If you're ready to register or would like more information...
HOW TO PREPARE
Come ready to relax in a safe and welcoming environment!
Bring comfortable shoes to walk in and dress for comfort. You may come in contact with a small amount of dirt which is part of the adventure.
Bring a small back pack, a bottle of water, food to snack on and extra layers of clothing if the weather is cool. I'll be supplying hot water and herbal teas so bring your favorite mug, thermos or your own tea if you prefer.
There are portions of the trail that are smooth and barefoot friendly. Going barefoot during our walk is encouraged but not required. This will be a casual walk with minor elevation change. We will walk a total of 3.0 to 3.5 miles.
21785 Almaden Road San Jose, CA 95120
The physical address that is provided above is about 3.4 miles from our actual meeting point.
We will meet at the more remote end of Almaden Quicksilver park at the Wood Road trailhead. Wood Road is a very short road leading into the park located at the intersection of Hicks Road and Mt. Umunhum Road. If you have any questions about directions, please message me and I'd be glad to help.
ABOUT YOUR GUIDE
Justin Spyres is a neuromuscular therapist, mindfulness mentor and nature awareness guide who connects people to a space of calm and stillness within themselves as they welcome Spirit in their day to day lives.
He is the creator of Spirit Alignment Therapy, a unique approach to joyful healing that helps clients discover the wonders of nature, harmonize their inner and outer worlds and retrain their nervous system for greater love, joy and ease.