Spiritual Nature Walk at Westminster Ponds

What is a Spiritual Nature Hike?

Immerse yourself in nature with Leigh Shand an Experienced Teacher, Aspiring Naturalist, Yoga, Mindfulness and Holistic Healing Practitioner. 

Throughout the two-hour program, Leigh blends all her holistic modalities and naturalist teachings to create a unique and rich nature hiking experience. You will have the opportunity to walk, stretch, journal, experience a drum healing, Indigenous teachings, tree meditation, seasonal rituals, learn the local flora and fauna, tree and wildlife identification and much more. You’re sure to leave feeling calmly uplifted, inspired and connected. 


  • Healing impact of being in nature(Lowers cortisol, improves breathing, relaxes the nervous system)
  • Calming and grounding
  • Reduced anxiety and depression; improves mood
  • Connection with community
  • Rejuvenating to body, mind and soul

This event is for individuals 16 and older.

Image of a Canada Jay. Photo Taken by Leigh Shand
Canada Jay (Grey Jay), Credit: Leigh Shand

Accessibility Note:

The Westminster Ponds ESA has rolling hills and uneven ground. There are no paved areas within the ESA. It is not recommended for individuals with significant mobility limitations.

About Leigh Shand

Leigh has over a decade of experience as a teacher of yoga, mindfulness and holistic healing. She owns and operates her own business where she works outdoors as much as possible, teaching yoga, leading wellness consultations, spiritual hiking and retreats for adults, children and corporate clients.

A life-long learner, and aspiring naturalist, Leigh is currently enrolled in Fanshawe College’s Adventure Expeditions and Interpretive Leadership Program where she is thriving with all she is learning, both in and outside the classroom. Leigh’s vision is to combine her passions – holistic healing and nature – to create a unique offering.

Learn more at: www.leighshand.com.

Instagram: leigh.shand

Facebook: Leigh Shand and Leigh Shand Yoga, Ayurveda & Shamanic Healing

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May 15 2022


10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westminster Ponds Centre


Westminster Ponds Centre
944 Western Counties Rd, London, ON N6C 6A9
ReForest London


ReForest London
(519) 936-9548
[email protected]

Other Organizers

Westminster Ponds Centre
Westminster Ponds Centre
(519) 936-9548 x222
[email protected]
Leigh Shand
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