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David Motzenbecker

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Motz Studios is a Minneapolis-based wellness provider of evidence-based therapeutic forest immersion walks. David Motzenbecker, Founder & Principal, is an ANFT-Certified Forest Therapy Guide, Trail Certification Consultant, and licensed Landscape Architect with nearly 20 years of design experience.
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Navraaz Basati

Schaumburg, IL, USA
Chicago, IL, USA

Come and experience the mental and physical benefits of Forest Therapy with Horticultural Therapist and Forest Therapy Guide, Navraaz Kaur Basati, on serene and safe paths in and around the Chicagoland area that grow our understanding of ourselves and the natural world around us.

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Christina Knecht

Huntington, IN, USA

As a certified Forest Therapy Guide, mother and lover of the Divine in all, Christy has found herself in the forests of the world, falling in love at every turn. In those forests she found her voice, her commitments to herself and the world, and her love, strengthened.

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Sarah O'Donnell

Saugatuck, MI, USA

Sarah guides walks in and around Saugatuck, Michigan. Sarah was trained by the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy.

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Teresa Hershey

Lutsen, MN, USA

Teresa loves introducing participants to the more-than-human world and believes whole heartedly that nature has the ability to heal and bring peace. Teresa is a certified Forest Therapy guide trained through the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy (ANFT). 

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Desiree Romero

Flagstaff, AZ, USA

Certified Nature & Forest Therapy Guide, Certified Naturalist, “tree hugger & mother. “wôkNnature” invites participants to Relax/Receive/Restore through slow guided walks, allowing “Nature to Nurture”, in the natural surroundings of Flagstaff, AZ.

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Dana Kindness

Roswell, GA, USA

Since childhood I've had a love of animals & an enjoyment of spending time outdoors. This led me to my work as an environmental & outdoor educator on Long Island, New York. This work afforded me the opportunity to spend time in nature on a routine basis, something that many people don't get to do!
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Anthony Duggan

Sedona, AZ, USA

Nestled within the Red Rocks of Sedona, on the outskirts of Coconino National Forest, this spa offers forest bathing sessions. Guests are led by a certified forest bathing guide on a gentle walk along Oak Creek, which includes a variety of sensory immersion exercises that encourage guests to smell, touch, and hear the forest around them. L’Auberge de Sedona is at the center of it all, inspired by this wondrous place and its power to create change. 

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Phyllis Abramson, RN, PhD.

Atlanta, GA, USA
Ellijay, GA, USA

Phyllis accompanies groups on walks through various natural settings in Georgia. As a registered nurse, a certified Forest Bathing guide and a marriage and family therapist, Abramson appreciates the role of Forest Bathing as an important complement to any health practice, including her own.

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Holly Lowmiller

Niceville, FL, USA

As a guide trained by ANFT, I will lead you in an ecotherapy experience. Shinrin yoku is designed to improve your connection to self and to the more than human world. This nature immersion has many wellness benefits including, stress reduction and mood enhancement.
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Clare Kelley

Tucson, AZ, USA

As a certified forest therapy guide, mind-body movement educator & public health advocate I have devoted countless hours of training: exploring health, nature connection, embodied movement & yoga, kinesiology, anatomy & neurology. 

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Jackie Kuang

Prescott, AZ, USA

Jackie has been a certified forest bathing guide since 2017, mostly at the Los Angeles Arboretum and the surrounding canyon parks, before moving to Prescott, AZ. Jackie's gentle and confident way of guiding helps people easily shed stress and engage with their senses in the natural environment.

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Amos Clifford

Prescott, AZ, USA

Amos Clifford is the founder of the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs and author of the best selling Your Guide to Forest Bathing. Amos holds a BS in Organization Development and an MA in Counseling. Amos is the primary developer of ANFT's acclaimed training programs.

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Christa Hebal

Asheville, NC, USA

Christa Hebal is a true lover of this wild and wondrous world and one of her greatest passions is sharing that love with others as a certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide by the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy.

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Kelly Bruce

Hendersonville, NC, USA
Asheville, NC, USA

Kelly is a forest therapy guide and nature connection mentor working with the young and young at heart to explore and enhance their relationship with the natural world. Her mission is to share the practice of forest bathing and help cultivate a deeper connection with nature, community and ourselves.

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Martha (Mattie) Miller Decker, Ed.D.

Bat Cave, NC, USA
Flat Rock, NC USA

Dr. Mattie Decker is a certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy (ANFT), an educator and a writer. Mattie is also a mindfulness teacher, a Zen practictioner, an Episcopal oblate, and a retired professor of education. She is certified in wilderness medicine and first aid. Mattie likes to share this saying from her forest bathing mentors: “The forest is the therapist. The guide opens the door."
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Douglas Jones

Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Traverse City, MI, USA

Douglas Jones, Ph.D. is an ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Guide. He is regularly guiding walks in and around Pittsburgh at the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, Frick Park, and Walker Park. A Psychologist who spent his youth Up North in Michigan, he also guides walks in Leelanau County, Michigan.

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Aimée Lavoie

Timmins, ON, Canada

Aimée offers in-person and virtual nature connection experiences to improve wellness and nurture your relationship with the natural world. Committed to serving everyone: 2SLGBTQ+ positive, accessible walks available, sliding fee scale available for BIPOC and for those in need. Bilingue.

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Melanie Choukas-Bradley

Chevy Chase, MD, USA

Melanie Choukas-Bradley is a Washington, DC author and certified nature and forest therapy guide who leads forest bathing walks, field trips and tree tours for the Audubon Naturalist Society, the United States Botanic Garden, the Smithsonian Associates, the Maryland Native Plant Society, etc.
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Kelly Brown

Washington, D.C., USA

Kelly Brown is guide of a bustling, inquisitive, nature-loving, and socially active group of students. A second life path under construction for Kelly comes in the field of Nature and Forest Therapy, one that matches well with his life and work at Butler Montessori School.

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