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February 16 📍 Maiskogel


Take some quality time off and unwind: During Forest Bathing on February 16, 2024 on the Maiskogel, participants practice patience with awareness, meditation and breathing exercises, open their senses and strengthen their nature connection. There's also plenty to learn along the way – about the region, the trees and the health-promoting effect of taking a mindful forest walk.


  • Feb. 16, 2024
  • 10 a.m. 📍 Kaprun Center
    approx. 2.5 hours
  • €15 per participant (cable car ticket not included)
  • Program details

Winter Forest Bathing on the Maiskogel is a unique experience for all senses – when the power of the forest casts out stress and lets in deep relaxation. Forest Bathing is becoming increasingly popular nationwide.

Forest bathing means, consciously diving into the atmosphere of the forest. It strengthens the immune system and helps with stress reduction.

Theresa Sommerbichler, certified forest health coach and graduate herbal medicine practicioner



  • February 16, 2024
  • Meeting point: 10 a.m. 📍 Kaprun Center
  • Duration: approx. 2.5 hours
  • Equipment: warm clothes & sturdy boots
    (rent shoe spikes on demand)
  • Price: €15 per participant (cable car ticket not included)
  • Booking required by 4 p.m. the day prior at the latest


  • Ascent with the MK Maiskogelbahn to the MK top station
  • Short winter hike in the direction of the Unterbergalm
  • Awareness, meditation and breathing exercises amid the beautiful snowy forest
  • Finishing off with home-made pine needle tea

ABOUT Theresa Sommerbichler

  • Bachelor of Arts in Innovation & Management in Tourism
  • Certified Mountain Guide (Salzburg Mountain Guide Association)
  • Graduate Herbal Medicine Practitioner (Karin Buchart, European Institute for Applied Herbal Medicine)
  • Certified Wellness Coach
  • Certified Herbalist (Villa Natura)
  • Wood & Health Coach (International Association of Kneipp Physicians)
  • Forest Educationist (in training, FAST Traunkirchen)
  • Project officer, WiWa2 in Gastein