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“…the slow breathing of the earth.”

Posted By Therapeutic Landscapes Network, Monday, October 27, 2014
Updated: Friday, September 9, 2016

“Gravity is measured by the bottom of the foot; we trace the density and texture of the ground through our soles. Standing barefoot on a smooth glacial rock by the sea at sunset, and sensing the warmth of the sun-heated stone through one’s soles, is an extraordinarily healing experience, making one part of the eternal cycle of nature. One senses the slow breathing of the earth.” – Juhani Pallasmaa The Eyes of the Skin: Architecture and the Senses

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