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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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Douglas Jones

Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Traverse City, MI, USA

Douglas Jones, Ph.D. is a Certified Forest Therapy Guide with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs. He is regularly guiding walks at the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, Frick Park in Pittsburgh, Walker Park in Sewickley, and Knob Hill Community Park in Marshall Township. And, in the summer of 2021, he will also be guiding walks in the Good Harbor Bay/LIttle Traverse Lake area of Leelanau County, Michigan! He looks forward to partnering with you and nature on a Forest Bathing walk soon.

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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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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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Dr. Yoshi Newman

Greenville, NC, USA

I’m an Educational Psychologist certified in Emotional Intelligence & Nature and Forest Therapy. I lead people on walks through the forest and provide invitations that are an opportunity for them to connect with nature in a way that very few people have.

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Linda Lombardo

Copiague, NY, USA

​I am a certified forest therapy guide through the Association of ​Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs, ​and a certified Master Naturalist through Quality Parks. I'm also a certified life coach since 2002. Partnering ​with the forest is a wild heart experience for my clients and for me. ​

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Todd Lynch

Williamsburg, MA, USA

I am a Forest Bathing Guide in Western Massachusetts and I lead Forest Bathing walks for individuals, families, and groups as well as schools and non-profits. I also offer Forest Bathing and Ecological Art making workshops for children and adults in addition to plant identification walks.

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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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Ted Kaiser

Leeds and the Thousand Islands, ON, Canada

With a passion for photography, especially landscapes, Ted has a great love for the outdoors. It was Ted's enthusiasm for nature and the wilderness that influenced his decision to become a certified Forest Therapy Guide with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy. Ted is available to guide walks in the Ontario area and beyond. He looks forward to partnering with you on a Forest Bathing walk soon.
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Libby Webb

Somerville, MA, USA

Libby is a certified Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Guide and keeps up an active learning practice. She recently completed coursework in Metta: Lovingkindness, Happiness in the Workplace, and Storytelling for Leaders. She lives in Somerville with her husband and two dogs.

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Tam Willey

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Tam (they/she/he) is a certified forest therapy guide, trainer, mentor and educator with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs, founder of Toadstool Walks guiding ongoing forest bathing programs in the Boston area.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. The earth is my ally, nature is my playground, and my body a compass.

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