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Barefoot walking event under nearly full moon

gather at 19:15; walk to Tama River at 19:25 Sunday 09 October 2022

barefoot walking under full moon promo me and mamiko

Enjoy the night air. Enjoy moonlight. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends.

Enjoy chatting and barefoot walking on the full moon night. Share beautiful experiences with like-minded friends!

The energy of the full moon supports us in releasing unwanted energies, so we’ll also share some time in meditative energetic release under the full moon.

When

Sunday 09 October 2022, gather at 19:15; walk toward Tama River at 19:30

Where

Meet by the benches near Izumi-Tamagawa station https://goo.gl/maps/4yh8TLgADixQYnzU8

2021 aug 16 izumi tamagawa meeting spot

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Details

Enjoy moonlight

Weather permitting, we’ll be bathed in moonlight while enjoying the grassy field with bare feet!

Enjoy Grass

We’ll relax in a lovely grass baseball field next to Tama River.

Enjoy Breathing

Get away from it all by settling into your being and noticing the motions of your body, one breath and one step at a time.

19:15 Meet at Izumi-Tamagawa Station near benches https://goo.gl/maps/4yh8TLgADixQYnzU8

19:25: Walk toward Tama River

The grass is nice for walking and relaxing. Enjoy the light of the full moon.

To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!

Donation:

2000 yen

What to bring

Whatever you need to take care of yourself. Probably should bring a jacket because the weather is getting cooler. Bring lightweight shoes for the short (~5 minute) walk to the river. Watch for little rocks!

Self care is important, so wear shoes whenever you need to!

Barefoot hike to Hossawa Falls, Mt Bonbori, and Seoto foot bath

Meet at Musashi-Itsukaichi Station (Itsukaichi Line), South Exit at 09:54 Sunday 16 October 2022

hossawa falls

Refresh your spirit. Touch the earth. Connect with nature.

Barefoot Walking Experience:

Slow-paced barefoot hike to Hossawa Falls (one of the hundred famous waterfalls in Japan, located in Nishitama District, Tokyo), and the small mountain Bonbori. We will also enjoy Seoto-no-yu foot bath and free time near the Minamiaki River after the hike.

Barefoot Rob and others will be barefoot; you’re welcome to try hiking barefoot as well!

Meeting Point

Sunday 16 October 2022, 09:54

Musashi-Itsukaichi Station (Itsukaichi Line), South Exit (https://goo.gl/maps/KMN7J5aQdKrwVLhK8)

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Details

Walking surfaces:

dirt walking path, short gravel path, asphalt sidewalks, a mixture of dirt and fallen leaves hiking trail.

Please stay alert about where you’re walking to avoid injury.

Enjoy Connection

Get away from it all by settling into your being and noticing the motions of your body, one breath and one step at a time.

Course

  • Start at Musashi-Itsukaichi Station 武蔵五日市駅
  • bus to Hossawa Falls 払沢の滝 (22 min, 490 Yen)
  • hike to Hossawa Falls (1.3 km) and back
  • go by bus/on foot to hiking trail entrance (7 min by bus)
  • hike up Mt. Bonbori / 盆堀山 391 m, 3.0 km hike
  • rest at Seoto-no-yu Foot Bath / 瀬音の湯 足湯
  • explore Akigawa Valley / 秋川渓谷, Ishibune Bridge / 石舟橋 and Minamiaki River / 南秋川
  • go back by bus/on foot (*) to Musashi-Itsukaichi Station / 武蔵五日市 (11 min by bus).

What to Expect:

  • I will talk about how to safely walk barefoot.
  • We will feel asphalt, grass, and myriad other surfaces.

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Donation:

1000 yen

What to bring

  • Your water/soft drink, lunch
  • Hat in case of sun
  • Rainwear in case of rain
  • Easy-to-wear sandals for hard-to-walk surfaces
  • Hiking/walking shoes if you need
  • Towel, wet tissues for your feet
  • First aid supplies
  • Mosquito/insect repellent
  • Your seat pad
  • Whatever you may need to take care of yourself
  • 1,000 Yen

Self care is important, so wear shoes whenever you need to!

Early fall walk 2pm in Shin Yuri Art Park

gather at 13:30; enter Shin Yuri Art Park at 14:00 Thursday 20 October 2022

2022 apr 21 shin yuri group

Walk barefoot on Japan’s Number 1 Grassy Field!

Refresh your spirit. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends.

Barefoot Walking Experience at Shinyuri Art Parks

Barefoot walking, breathing, enjoying fresh air and a lovely grassy field.

Every Third Thursday of the month

First Meeting Point

Thursday 20 October 2022, 13:30

Shin Yurigaoka between KFC, MUFG, and Dean and Deluca: 35°36'13.3"N 139°30'29.5"E https://w3w.co/locator.juggler.nail

Second Meeting Point is Shin Yuri Art Park

Thursday 20 October 2022, 14:00

Shinyuri Art Parks https://goo.gl/maps/QAhUddBiieDAZsQm6

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Details

Enjoy Grass

Shinyuri Art Parks features an immaculate large grassy field.

Enjoy Breathing

Get away from it all by settling into your being and noticing the motions of your body, one breath and one step at a time.

Enjoy Community

Find like-minded others who enjoy walking barefoot!

What to Expect

  • The event is on, rain or shine.
  • We’ll walk from Shin Yurigaoka station starting 13:45
  • Feel free to join at Shinyuri Art Parks by 14:00.
  • Take off your shoes in the park; connect with mother earth!
  • Meet friends, enjoy chatting, connecting

To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!

Donation:

500 yen

What to bring

Whatever you need to take care of yourself. Come wearing lightweight shoes which you can take off at the grassy field.

Self care is important, so wear shoes whenever you need to!

Barefoot walking event under lunar eclipse near Izumi Tamagawa

gather at 19:15; walk to Tama River at 19:25 Tuesday 08 November 2022

2022 nov 08 lunar eclipse timeanddate

Enjoy the night air. Enjoy moonlight. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends.

Enjoy chatting and barefoot walking on the eclipsed moon night. Share beautiful experiences with like-minded friends!

We’ll also share some quiet time in prayer under the eclipsed moon.

When

Tuesday 08 November 2022, gather at 19:15; walk toward Tama River at 19:30

Where

Meet by the benches near Izumi-Tamagawa station https://goo.gl/maps/4yh8TLgADixQYnzU8

2021 aug 16 izumi tamagawa meeting spot

To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!

Details

Enjoy moonlight

Weather permitting, we’ll be bathed in moonlight while enjoying the grassy field with bare feet!

Enjoy Grass

We’ll relax in a lovely grass baseball field next to Tama River.

Enjoy Breathing

Get away from it all by settling into your being and noticing the motions of your body, one breath and one step at a time.

19:15 Meet at Izumi-Tamagawa Station near benches https://goo.gl/maps/4yh8TLgADixQYnzU8

19:25: Walk toward Tama River

The grass is nice for walking and relaxing. Enjoy the light of the eclipsed moon.

To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!

Donation:

2000 yen

What to bring

Whatever you need to take care of yourself. Probably should bring a jacket because the weather is getting cooler. Bring lightweight shoes for the short (~5 minute) walk to the river. Watch for little rocks!

Self care is important, so wear shoes whenever you need to!

Enjoy fall walking in Shin Yuri Art Park from 2pm

gather at 13:30; enter Shin Yuri Art Park at 14:00 Thursday 17 November 2022

2022 apr 21 shin yuri group

Walk barefoot on Japan’s Number 1 Grassy Field!

Refresh your spirit. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends.

Barefoot Walking Experience at Shinyuri Art Parks

Barefoot walking, breathing, enjoying fresh air and a lovely grassy field.

Every Third Thursday of the month

First Meeting Point

Thursday 17 November 2022, 13:30

Shin Yurigaoka between KFC, MUFG, and Dean and Deluca: 35°36'13.3"N 139°30'29.5"E https://w3w.co/locator.juggler.nail

Second Meeting Point is Shin Yuri Art Park

Thursday 17 November 2022, 14:00

Shinyuri Art Parks https://goo.gl/maps/QAhUddBiieDAZsQm6

To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!

Details

Enjoy Grass

Shinyuri Art Parks features an immaculate large grassy field.

Enjoy Breathing

Get away from it all by settling into your being and noticing the motions of your body, one breath and one step at a time.

Enjoy Community

Find like-minded others who enjoy walking barefoot!

What to Expect

  • The event is on, rain or shine.
  • We’ll walk from Shin Yurigaoka station starting 13:45
  • Feel free to join at Shinyuri Art Parks by 14:00.
  • Take off your shoes in the park; connect with mother earth!
  • Meet friends, enjoy chatting, connecting

To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!

Donation:

500 yen

What to bring

Whatever you need to take care of yourself. Come wearing lightweight shoes which you can take off at the grassy field.

Self care is important, so wear shoes whenever you need to!

2022 final full moon barefoot walking event

gather at 19:15; walk to Tama River at 19:25 Thursday 08 December 2022

barefoot walking under full moon promo me and mamiko

Enjoy the night air. Enjoy moonlight. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends.

Enjoy chatting and barefoot walking on the full moon night. Share beautiful experiences with like-minded friends!

The energy of the full moon supports us in releasing unwanted energies, so we’ll also share some time in meditative energetic release under the full moon.

When

Thursday 08 December 2022, gather at 19:15; walk toward Tama River at 19:30

Where

Meet by the benches near Izumi-Tamagawa station https://goo.gl/maps/4yh8TLgADixQYnzU8

2021 aug 16 izumi tamagawa meeting spot

To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!

Details

Enjoy moonlight

Weather permitting, we’ll be bathed in moonlight while enjoying the grassy field with bare feet!

Enjoy Grass

We’ll relax in a lovely grass baseball field next to Tama River.

Enjoy Breathing

Get away from it all by settling into your being and noticing the motions of your body, one breath and one step at a time.

19:15 Meet at Izumi-Tamagawa Station near benches https://goo.gl/maps/4yh8TLgADixQYnzU8

19:25: Walk toward Tama River

The grass is nice for walking and relaxing. Enjoy the light of the full moon.

To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!

Donation:

2000 yen

What to bring

Whatever you need to take care of yourself. Probably should bring a jacket because the weather is getting cooler. Bring lightweight shoes for the short (~5 minute) walk to the river. Watch for little rocks!

Self care is important, so wear shoes whenever you need to!

Thank You 2022! Shin Yuri Art Park walk

gather at 13:30; enter Shin Yuri Art Park at 14:00 Thursday 15 December 2022

2022 apr 21 shin yuri group

Walk barefoot on Japan’s Number 1 Grassy Field!

Refresh your spirit. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends.

Barefoot Walking Experience at Shinyuri Art Parks

Barefoot walking, breathing, enjoying fresh air and a lovely grassy field.

Every Third Thursday of the month

First Meeting Point

Thursday 15 December 2022, 13:30

Shin Yurigaoka between KFC, MUFG, and Dean and Deluca: 35°36'13.3"N 139°30'29.5"E https://w3w.co/locator.juggler.nail

Second Meeting Point is Shin Yuri Art Park

Thursday 15 December 2022, 14:00

Shinyuri Art Parks https://goo.gl/maps/QAhUddBiieDAZsQm6

To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!

Details

Enjoy Grass

Shinyuri Art Parks features an immaculate large grassy field.

Enjoy Breathing

Get away from it all by settling into your being and noticing the motions of your body, one breath and one step at a time.

Enjoy Community

Find like-minded others who enjoy walking barefoot!

What to Expect

  • The event is on, rain or shine.
  • We’ll walk from Shin Yurigaoka station starting 13:45
  • Feel free to join at Shinyuri Art Parks by 14:00.
  • Take off your shoes in the park; connect with mother earth!
  • Meet friends, enjoy chatting, connecting

To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!

Donation:

500 yen

What to bring

Whatever you need to take care of yourself. Come wearing lightweight shoes which you can take off at the grassy field.

Self care is important, so wear shoes whenever you need to!

Past Events
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Thank You 2022! Shin Yuri Art Park walk

gather at 13:30; enter Shin Yuri Art Park at 14:00 Thursday 15 December 2022

Walk barefoot on Japan’s Number 1 Grassy Field! Refresh your spirit. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends. Barefoot Walking Experience at Shinyuri Art Parks Barefoot walking, breathing, enjoying fresh air and a lovely grassy field. Every Third Thursday of the month First Meeting Point Thursday 15 December 2022, 13:30 Shin Yurigaoka between KFC, MUFG, and Dean and Deluca: 35°36'13.3"N 139°30'29.5"E https://w3w.co/locator.juggler.nail Second Meeting Point is Shin Yuri Art Park Thursday 15 December 2022, 14:00
2022 final full moon barefoot walking event

gather at 19:15; walk to Tama River at 19:25 Thursday 08 December 2022

Enjoy the night air. Enjoy moonlight. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends. Enjoy chatting and barefoot walking on the full moon night. Share beautiful experiences with like-minded friends! The energy of the full moon supports us in releasing unwanted energies, so we’ll also share some time in meditative energetic release under the full moon. When Thursday 08 December 2022, gather at 19:15; walk toward Tama River at 19:30
Enjoy fall walking in Shin Yuri Art Park from 2pm

gather at 13:30; enter Shin Yuri Art Park at 14:00 Thursday 17 November 2022

Walk barefoot on Japan’s Number 1 Grassy Field! Refresh your spirit. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends. Barefoot Walking Experience at Shinyuri Art Parks Barefoot walking, breathing, enjoying fresh air and a lovely grassy field. Every Third Thursday of the month First Meeting Point Thursday 17 November 2022, 13:30 Shin Yurigaoka between KFC, MUFG, and Dean and Deluca: 35°36'13.3"N 139°30'29.5"E https://w3w.co/locator.juggler.nail Second Meeting Point is Shin Yuri Art Park Thursday 17 November 2022, 14:00
Barefoot walking event under lunar eclipse near Izumi Tamagawa

gather at 19:15; walk to Tama River at 19:25 Tuesday 08 November 2022

image: https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/japan/tokyo Enjoy the night air. Enjoy moonlight. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends. Enjoy chatting and barefoot walking on the eclipsed moon night. Share beautiful experiences with like-minded friends! We’ll also share some quiet time in prayer under the eclipsed moon. When Tuesday 08 November 2022, gather at 19:15; walk toward Tama River at 19:30 Where Meet by the benches near Izumi-Tamagawa station https://goo.gl/maps/4yh8TLgADixQYnzU8
Early fall walk 2pm in Shin Yuri Art Park

gather at 13:30; enter Shin Yuri Art Park at 14:00 Thursday 20 October 2022

Walk barefoot on Japan’s Number 1 Grassy Field! Refresh your spirit. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends. Barefoot Walking Experience at Shinyuri Art Parks Barefoot walking, breathing, enjoying fresh air and a lovely grassy field. Every Third Thursday of the month First Meeting Point Thursday 20 October 2022, 13:30 Shin Yurigaoka between KFC, MUFG, and Dean and Deluca: 35°36'13.3"N 139°30'29.5"E https://w3w.co/locator.juggler.nail Second Meeting Point is Shin Yuri Art Park Thursday 20 October 2022, 14:00
Barefoot hike to Hossawa Falls, Mt Bonbori, and Seoto foot bath

Meet at Musashi-Itsukaichi Station (Itsukaichi Line), South Exit at 09:54 Sunday 16 October 2022

Image credit: https://www.at-roadside.com/drive/metropolitan/hossawanotaki.html Refresh your spirit. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Barefoot Walking Experience: Slow-paced barefoot hike to Hossawa Falls (one of the hundred famous waterfalls in Japan, located in Nishitama District, Tokyo), and the small mountain Bonbori. We will also enjoy Seoto-no-yu foot bath and free time near the Minamiaki River after the hike. Barefoot Rob and others will be barefoot; you’re welcome to try hiking barefoot as well!
Barefoot walking event under nearly full moon

gather at 19:15; walk to Tama River at 19:25 Sunday 09 October 2022

Enjoy the night air. Enjoy moonlight. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends. Enjoy chatting and barefoot walking on the full moon night. Share beautiful experiences with like-minded friends! The energy of the full moon supports us in releasing unwanted energies, so we’ll also share some time in meditative energetic release under the full moon. When Sunday 09 October 2022, gather at 19:15; walk toward Tama River at 19:30
Enjoy 3.7km barefoot walk through 6 parks near Tama Center

gather at 11:45; enter Shin Yuri Art Park at 12:00 Saturday 24 September 2022

Connect with nature. Connect with friends. Join us for an actual walk! Great photo points! Barefoot walking for ~3.7km, starting at Karakida Station Barefoot walking, great views, beautiful nature, enjoying fresh air and a lovely walk. Meet at Karakida Station Saturday 24 September 2022, 11:45 Karakida near the wavy chrome curve Start walking to Nitanda Park Saturday 24 September 2022, 12:00 To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!
Late summer walk 4pm in Shin Yuri Art Park

gather at 15:30; enter Shin Yuri Art Park at 16:00 Thursday 15 September 2022

Walk barefoot on Japan’s Number 1 Grassy Field! Refresh your spirit. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends. Barefoot Walking Experience at Shinyuri Art Parks Barefoot walking, breathing, enjoying fresh air and a lovely grassy field. Every Third Thursday of the month First Meeting Point Thursday 15 September 2022, 15:30 Shin Yurigaoka between KFC, MUFG, and Dean and Deluca: 35°36'13.3"N 139°30'29.5"E https://w3w.co/locator.juggler.nail Second Meeting Point is Shin Yuri Art Park Thursday 15 September 2022, 16:00
Mt. Mitake barefoot hike and Rengeshoma flower viewing

gather at 9:43 at Mitake Station; bus starting at 10:14 Sunday 14 August 2022

image credit: ぺんたごんた Let’s enjoy a scenic summer hike together walking up and down Mt. Mitake - a nature spot and ancient center of mountain worship. I’ll be barefoot, and you’re welcome to try hiking barefoot as well! Summary: Slow paced hike (optionally barefoot) up and down Mt. Mitake August 14th, Sunday Meet at 9:43am at Mitake Station 1000 yen Attendance Update!! Mt Mitake Update!! Hello barefoot hiking team! Just a reminder that the weather is quite hot and is apparently predicted to be 34° and possibly rainy on Sunday for our Mt Mitake hiking event.