Forest Bathing Walks on Cape Cod

Upland Forest

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History 

Wednesdays and Fridays

 September 

4 and 6  11 to 12:45 am

11 and 13  1 to 2:45 pm

18 and 20  11 to 12:45 am

25 and 27  1 to 2:45 pm

October

2 and 4  11 to 12:45 am

9 and 11  1 to 2:45 pm

16 and 18  11 to 12:45 am

23 and 25  1 to 2:45 pm

30  11 to 12:45 am


For more information about the museum and the Forest Bathing program, please go to their website:  www.ccmnh.org or call 508 896-8844 to register for the walks.  The cost is $6 per walk, groups are limited to 7.


Pilgrims Landing 880 Main Street, Chatham

September 15, 22, 29 and October 6, 13, 20, 27 from 1 to 3.  The cost is $20 per walk in the Chatham area with a limit of 9 people per group.

Please call 508-945-1304 or 

go to their website www.pilgrimslandingcapecod.org to register.


Schedule your own group walk by calling Carol at 240-538-1672 or email her at drcarolmarcy@gmail.com.  The cost is $20 per person with 4 to 9 people per group.

Meditation classes

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How meditation can help you


     The purpose of Meditation is to find inner peace and quiet.  It can be used to teach you how to focus your attention and become more aware of your internal landscape. It can also be used to become aware of yourself as a unique expression of creation and your interconnectedness to all of life everywhere. 

     These practices will help you manage your stress, focus better, be happier and feel more connected to yourself and to the life around you (family, friends, pets, your garden, etc.).  They also help you to manage your emotions, feel more centered by finding peace and calm on the inside.  You will be healthier in your body/mind/spirit/emotional body. 

     Research has shown that meditation is of great benefit for multiple reasons.  Symptoms decrease.  Anxiety and depression are reduced significantly.  Insomnia is greatly improved.  People with chronic pain required less treatment.  Blood pressure and heart rate can be normalized. Learning deep breathing exercises brings more oxygen into the systems of the body which aids in improving blood oxygenation and circulation and increases lymphatic circulation.  All in all, you become more at ease with yourself and happier.  

     In class  you will learn a number of different meditation techniques using words, sounds and movement.  These meditations are guided and structured to meet the needs of participants.  Working with breath and awareness you will learn to focus, clear your mind, develop a deep sense of peace and relaxation, bring healing energy to where it is needed and open to deeper states of consciousness.  The energy of the group helps to deepen your experience.  Come join us for a unique journey into better health and healing.  You are welcome to join us at any time.  You will also be given tools to help you develop you own ongoing practice. 


Beginner Meditation classes at the Council on Aging in Brewster, MA Thursdays at 10 to 11 am.  Guided meditations are used to help you stay focused, relaxed and go deeper into your internal experience. 


Call Regina at the Council on Aging 508 896-2737 to register.  You are welcome to join us at any time.  The cost is $2 per class. 


A Guided Meditation class is being offered 9:30 to 10:30 am Saturdays at 108 Susan Lane, Brewster.  No prior meditation experience is necessary.  You are welcome to come on a drop-in basis.  The charge for these classes is by donation.   If you are a Cape Wellness Collaborative member, your cards can be charged.  Please feel free to call Carol at 240 538-1672 if you have any questions.


 

Available Guided Meditations

You Tube:  enter Carol Marcy meditations.  Here are a series of videos of guided meditations.


Insight Timer:  This is a free meditation app for your phone.  I have guided meditations here as well.


Lower Cape TV:  Creating Health and Well-Being with Dr. Carol Marcy on demand.  www.LowerCapeTV.org as seen on Vimeo.


Books:  Living Life as a Prayer  is distributed by Amazon

              Creating Peace Inside and Out: cultivating heart-centered living is available on www.heartcenteredpeace.com