Health and Wellbeing in Nature

Available at the iconic Melbourne Gardens

Explore the physical, mental and emotional benefits of nature and spending time outdoors.

Students will be challenged to consider how being in nature can contribute to positive emotional and physical wellbeing and discuss the importance of healthy foods, physical exercise and spending time outdoors. They will learn mindfulness techniques and explore the role nature can play in reducing anger, fear, anxiety and stress and their associated symptoms of blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension and the production of stress hormones.

Suitable for students of education, health and school community gardens