Shinrin-yoku documentary by the BELGIAN WAFFLES FILM FACTORY

Last Updated:Feb 5, 2020

The BELGIAN WAFFLES FILM FACTORY is producing a Shinrin-yoku documentary directed by Thierry DORY in Japan. The documentary will approach historical, sociological and medical aspects of “Shinrin Yoku”. Dr. Qing Li, the vice-president of International Society of Nature and Forest Medicine (INFOM) received an interview on October 23 in a Japanese garden adjacent to a rehabilitation hospital, Sakurakouseien Hospital ( in Chiba prefecture, Japan on the application of shinrin-yoku into rehabilitation Medicine.

Dr. Qing Li has presented his new research on the relaxing effects of forest bathing and the application in rehabilitation medicine in June 2019 at the 13th International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine World Congress (

Dr. Qing Li also received an interview on October 27 in Shinjuku Gyoen ( in Tokyo. Dr. Li introduced the beneficial effects of shinrin-yoku and how to enjoy shinrin-yoku, and gave a barefoot shinrin-yoku show with the reporter, Anne.

(Reported by Qing Li)

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