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The Body Show: Forest Bathing

Colby Takeda

Forest bathing.... wait, does this involve soap? Not so fast, there is no water involved, unless it comes from the sky. This Japanese tradition has been studied and found to reduce stress, improve the function of the immune system, and to be beneficial for a variety of health reasons, and all it takes is a step out in nature. Certified forest therapy guide Phyllis Look is in the studio, sharing the evidence behind the movement of getting back to our ancestral home.

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Dr. Kathy Kozak is the host of The Body Show. Mondays at 6:30 p.m. on HPR-1.
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