Course Details

Is food included in the course price?

Lunch is not provided on the course, but there is tea and cake on the first day.

The ‘Deeper into the Woods’ advanced course is fully catered.

Is there parking at the venue?


Is accommodation included in the course price?

Accommodation is not included in the course price. Upon booking, we supply a list of local accommodation for you to choose from.

The ‘Deeper into the Woods’ advanced course is residential with accommodation covered.

Which course should I enrol on? 

If it’s your first time training with Nature & Therapy UK, you need to enrol on our Shinrin-Yoku Basic Practitioner Training Course

You will then move onto the Praxis stage automatically.

Once these are complete, you can enrol on our ‘Deeper into the Woods’ Advanced Course.

How many people are there in each group?

For the basic course, the groups are 12-14 people.

Since the coronavirus pandemic we have restricted group sizes to 8 people only. We will be waiting for social distancing to end before they increase to the original size.

Can I bring my dog?

Although we love dogs (a lot!), we do not allow them on the course. This is because they can be interruptive to any quiet work or stillness, and can risk the focus of other attendees.

What do I need to bring?

What will we cover during the course?

How long is the course?

The basic course is 3 days.

The praxis stage is however long it takes you to complete it, with a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 3 years.

The Advanced course is 3 days long.

How do I get my Praxis mentor?

Every Mentor is carefully selected and matched to their mentees based on personality, special interests, and proximity (making meet-ups easier)

Where is the nearest train station?

Payment & Booking

Who can I contact for assistance with booking?

You can contact Natasha, at at any time.

Or Stefan, during office hours, on 01364 652162

Do I need a PayPal account to book my place on the course?

We permit booking via Paypal or by BACS bank transfer

How much does the course cost?

Basic Practitioner Training  =  £730

Praxis Course = Included in the first course price (so £0 to pay)

Advanced Course ‘Deeper into the Woods’ = £500 (Residential, full board, fully catered)

Is a payment plan available to split the cost over a few months?

Yes, we have a payment plan option. This is available via BACS only (not PayPal)

Is there a bursary or discount option?

We want to make sure the course is accessible to everyone and therefore do offer discounts, please Contact Stefan for further details or to request a discount.

Do I get a refund if I cancel my booking?