Peaceful barefoot walk in Todoroki Valley and surrounding parks

Meet at Todoroki Station Station (Oimachi Line), South Exit at 10:45 Saturday 19 November 2022

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Connect with nature. Connect with friends. Join us for a city walk!

Slow-paced barefoot city hike to Todoroki Ravine Park, Nogemachi Park, and Tamagawa Recreation Ground. We will also spend some time in meditation - mindful practice that enables us to find more joy in daily living. Barefoot Rob and others will be barefoot; you’re welcome to try walking barefoot as well!

Meeting Point

Saturday 19 November 2022, 10:45

We will meet at Todoroki Station, South Exit

Course (3.5 km):

Todoroki Station → Todoroki Ravine Park → Tamagawa Nogemachi Park → Lunch time in the park → Todoroki Fudōson Temple with small waterfall → Todoroki Japanese Gardens → Tamagawa Recreation Ground → Meditation experience (7 min)

Enjoy vivid autumn foliage in beautiful natural surroundings and find like-minded others who enjoy walking barefoot!

What to expect:

  • Barefoot Rob will talk about how to safely walk barefoot.

  • Walking surfaces:

sidewalk tile, asphalt sidewalks, smooth/rough/sharp asphalt walking path, asphalt walking path with stones, wooden boards, a mixture of dirt and fallen leaves and tree branches, short gravel path, grass.

Please do not rush and stay alert about where you’re walking to avoid injury.

  • Difficulty level: beginner/lower intermediate.
  • The hike is on in the rain.

Donation: 1,000 yen

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What to bring

  • Your water/soft drink (recommend hot drink in a thermos)
  • Lunch (there is a convenience store near our meeting point)
  • Hat in case of sun
  • Rainwear in case of rain
  • Easy-to-wear sandals for hard-to-walk surfaces (if desired)
  • Walking shoes if you need
  • Towel, wet tissues for your feet
  • First aid supplies
  • A warm seat pad if desired (we will have a big tarp for everyone)
  • Hand/body warmers (hokkairo)
  • Whatever you may need to take care of yourself
  • 1,000 Yen

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

RSVP by joining Todoroki Valley hike participants LINE group specifically for the Saturday 19 November 2022 hike!

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