Conference, camp and retreat planners, are you looking to add nature-connected, creative programming to your next event in Europe, the UK, the U.S. or, well, anywhere your next gathering may be?

“Forest Therapy is a relational practice that brings people into deeper intimacy with natural places. And one of those natural places is our natural self; it’s a practice that holds the possibility of meeting again the kernel of who we are, and what we are born to be and how we are intended to be of service in the world. It’s also important to recognize how the practice supports every aspect of our well-being. There are many wonderful health benefits attributed to forest therapy including boosted immune function, improved cardiovascular and respiratory health, attention restoration and a reduction in stress and depression.

Forest Therapy is a practice. It is open-ended; there is no prescription for what a person “should” experience, or what benefits they “should” receive. Instead, it is a practice of developing a deepening relationship of reciprocity, in which the forest and the practitioner find a way to work together that supports the wholeness and wellness of each.”

 

Did you know that Wildwood Wisdom is:

— For Individuals —

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed?
Want to slow down and connect with nature?
Interested in nature photography with a mindfulness twist?
Would you Like to make your own terrarium?
Curious about collaging?
Bob Ross anyone?

As a certified outdoor life coach and nature therapy guide, I am available to share nature-centered, therapeutic encounters for individuals or couples. Adding nature coaching or forest bathing to your personal practices can directly impact your wellbeing as well as the wellbeing of the environment of which you are a part. Please drop me a line if you would like to explore options for bringing Nature (re)Connection Experiences to your next event.

— For Schools and Organizations —

Nature-connected, creative, practices can be a key for unlocking a deep sense of wellbeing for students, teams and organizations.
Unique activities I can bring to your next event include:

Leading mindful nature encounters such as forest bathing and nature mandalas
Guiding labyrinth walks
Facilitating contemplative crafting
Coaching creative journaling
Leading imaginative meditation

I am available to bring the hands-on, immersive workshops to your next after school program, conference, retreat or workshop. 

Please reach out if you would like to discuss how to make this happen. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Amy Novotney, “Getting Back to the Great Outdoors” American Psychological Association, (2008)

2. Dr. Qing Li, Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness, (2018)

3. Kyoung Sang Cho et al., “Terpenes from Forests and Human Health,” Toxicology Research, (2017)

4. Claudio D. Rosa & Silvia Collado, “Experiences in Nature and Environmental Attitudes and Behaviors: Setting the Ground for Future Research,” Frontiers in Psychology (2019)

5. Emma Seppälä and Johann Berlin, “Why You Should Tell Your Team to Take a Break and Go Outside” Harvard Review, (2017)

6. Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides