Meredith Hayden

Associate Executive Director
Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Elson Student Health Center
Office location and address
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
KINE 1070: Engaging Nature for Health and Wellness
Credits: 1
Spending time in nature enhances physical and mental wellbeing. This course focuses on how to engage with nature in the most impactful and safe way possible. Classes will include engaging nature (i.e., "forest bathing"), demystifying the outdoors, planning appropriately for a safe wilderness engagement, and discussing the history of Grounds as a restorative setting. Classes will routinely incorporate hikes or walks on and off Grounds.