Waldwellness Saalbach Hinterglemm | © Mirja Geh

Forest Wellness

Breathing in the forest air - a good medicine

Scientific research supports the positive effect on our well-being. The forest not only converts CO2 from the air we breathe into pure oxygen, but it has also been proven that forest greenery has an effect on our physical well-being. Researchers have discovered that forest bathing activates the white blood cells and boosts the immune system to fight against germs. Furthermore, the environment in and around the forest help stress-related illnesses as well as heart and cardiovascular diseases, insomnia and depression.

 

Everyone knows the feeling: You go into the woods, and stress levels sink immediately. This feeling can also be proven biochemically. The two stress hormones cortisol and adrenaline fall significantly after one day in the forest. Here you can be yourself. Expectations, worries and stress simply diminish, and one becomes more creative, problem solving becomes more manageable and concentration levels reach a high.

Folder forest wellness

Waldwellness in Saalbach Hinterglemm

  • Is a contrast to our regular life
  • Let the forest air work it's magic
  • Lay back and relax in comfortable hammocks
  • Have a browse through our forest library
  • Enjoy a picnic (TIP: picnic baskets can be pre-ordered at the Reiteralm)
  • Recharge your batteries on yoga mats

After a visit here, you will find your body and soul are refreshed on all levels. 

Picknickkorb | © Reiteralm - Edith Danzer

Pick up a Forest Wellness picnic basket!

Filled with a wild herb smoothie - plus lots of tasty treats, as well as a picnic blanket! Please pre-order the picnic basket 2 hours before your picnic by calling + 43 6541 8933 (Reiteralm). So all delicacies can be freshly packed.

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fill up the (energy)tank, please. | © Edith Danzer

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 Fresh spruce sprout | © Edith Danzer

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