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Roy Ringel

Gaithersburg, MD, USA

I've created a heart-centered vocation as a Forest Therapy Guide and Embodied Awareness Coach in order to fully integrate my livelihood with my spiritual practice. It is this kind of integration that's needed for us to re-story, and so perhaps even heal, our living world.  

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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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Adria S. Zeldin

North Bethesda, MD, USA
Washington D.C., DC, USA
Boynton Beach, FL, USA

I am a certified forest therapy guide with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy guides. I lead forest bathing walks in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Florida. Join me as I draw from my love of the natural world for a transformative forest bathing experience.

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Monica Wenzel

Frederick, MD, USA

Monica is a certified forest therapy guide with ANFT, Maryland Master Naturalist and outdoor educator. She loves connecting with and teaching about the natural world and sharing that love with others.

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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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Justin Ferko

Camp Hill, PA, USA

Hi! I'm Justin Ferko. I'm a certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy. I'll be your guide on this Forest Bathing Walk! I look forward to sharing this experience of connecting to our senses and the Earth together. Check out my other events here.

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Holly Merker

Downingtown, PA

Based in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Holly is passionate about connecting people to nature for the benefits to overall wellbeing. Forest Bathing with Birds is just one of the ways she guides people of all ages into deeper connections with nature as a Forest Therapy Guide (ANFT)

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Mette Gleason

Reading, PA, USA

Awaken the part of you that is nature, and discover a deeper sense of who you are through the transformative practice of forest bathing.

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Sue Slotterback

Cape May County, NJ, USA
South Seaville, Dennis, NJ, USA
Atlantic County, NJ, USA
Cumberland County, NJ, USA

For over 40 yrs. I’ve been a professional naturalist leading talks, walks, & workshops throughout southern New Jersey. As a certified Nature & Forest Therapy guide (ANFT), I continue to widen the scope and offer opportunities for people to slow down into authentic connection with the natural world.

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Karen Richter

Kintnersville, PA, USA

Karen's warm and welcoming style, along with her calming disposition, fosters an atmosphere where individuals quickly relax and immerse themselves in the natural world. As a certified Forest Therapy guide (ANFT), she is passionate about guiding people into deeper connections with nature. 

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Barbara Schock

Bethel Park, PA, USA
Southeastern OH, USA
Northern WV, USA
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

I am a certified Forest Therapy Guide, guiding adults and children on unhurried medititative forest walks. After retiring from education, I took a guided forest walk and noticed that all who participated became more calm and peaceful because of the experience.  I am compelled to offer this others!

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Jenifer Rune

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Jenifer Rune is an ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Guide. She guides walks in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in partnership with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. She is a life-long lover of the outdoors, an environmental educator, and an active volunteer with local nature reserves and parks. 

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Douglas Jones

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Douglas Jones, Ph.D. is an ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Guide. He guides 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's also available to guide walks in Leelanau County, Michigan.

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Linda Kuhn

Bloomsbury, NJ, USA

My life’s journey has led me to the gentle practice of forest bathing. As a certified forest therapy guide with ANFT, I want to share the range of wellness benefits as well as help people reconnect with nature. Join me and see what my slice of NJ has to offer through the lens of forest bathing.

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William Schomburg

Princeton, NJ, USA

Over the years, I have come to realize the energy, influence, and wonder that reconnecting to the natural world can bring to all people. The benefits of the Japanese practice known as Shinrin Yoku or forest bathing are physical, emotional, and spiritual.

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Sharon Lohse

Montgomery Township, NJ, USA

The forest is "For-Rest" - That is my guiding thought when I lead walks in Central New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. I am a retired Mastered prepared psychiatric nurse with certificates in Mindfulness, Horticultural Therapy and Forest therapy. Nature is the therapist - I open the door.
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Elaine "Sky" Schenkel

Summit, NJ, USA

Sky is a life-long lover of the woods, trained yoga teacher, photographer, artist and outdoor enthusiast who is certified as a Forest Therapy Guide through the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy.  

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Julie Sczerbinski

Meadows of Dan, VA, USA
Davidson, NC, USA

Julie Sczerbinski is the co-founder of The Forest Therapy School, a boutique forest therapy training school and the Magic Tree Sanctuary, a 53-acre retreat space in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

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Cindy Olsen

Larchmont, NY, USA

Cindy Olsen is a certified Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Guide and founder of Cindy By Nature, LLC. She is passionate about sharing the powerful physical and mental benefits of nature and mindfulness with others.
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Linda Lombardo

Copiague, NY, USA

A certified forest therapy guide through the Association of ​Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs, ​and a  Master Naturalist through Quality Parks, I'm also a  life coach. Partnering ​with the forest is a wild heart experience for my clients and for me. ​

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