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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 seems clear that this kind of integration is what'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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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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Holly Merker

Downingtown, PA, USA

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

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Douglas Jones

Pittsburgh, PA, 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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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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Barbara Schock

Oakdale, PA, USA

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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, former yoga teacher, meditation practitioner, photographer, poet and outdoor enthusiast who is certified as a Forest Therapy Guide through the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy. 

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Robert Baldassari

Hawley, PA, USA

This Poconos retreat is one of two resorts in the U.S. certified by the Association of Nature & Forest Therapy Guides and Programs. Each guide at Woodloch takes a different approach to forest bathing—some incorporate journaling, others utilize relaxation and breathing techniques—to offer a tailored experience for each guest.

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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

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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Maura Smotrich

Greenwich, CT, USA

Experiencing the natural world has been an ever-present facet of my life, and my former career seamlessly contributes to becoming a certified Forest and Nature Therapy Guide. I hope to share the many benefits of this universal wellness practice with you through my guiding practice in CT, NY or NJ.

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Marc Farrow

Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Marc Farrow is an ANFT certified forest therapy guide, author and the founder/owner of Winston-Salem Forest Bathing in Winston-Salem, NC since 2018.
He has authored a peer reviewed research article on the positive effects of forest therapy and is currently writing a book on adaptive forest therapy.

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Tom Smiley

New Paltz, NY, USA

Founded by the Smiley Family in 1869, our Victorian castle resort is nestled in the Hudson Valley, the Mohonk Mountain House is only 90 miles north of New York City. Surrounded by 40,000 acres of pristine forest, our National Historic Landmark resort offers farm-to-table cuisine and an award-winning spa.

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Israel Benyair

Washington, CT, USA

Nestled into rolling farmland and surrounded by 3,000 acres of nature preserve, this boutique hotel and spa offers a forest bathing walk. Guides take guests on a two-hour walk and encourage them to connect with nature through all of the senses. On the return trip, guests are invited to join a silent, walking meditation and, at the end, to share their experiences with the group.

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Teresa Bobko

Northford, CT, USA

Teresa is a Certified Forest Therapy Guide and an avid believer that nature is the answer.  Our roots, our beginning. our journey, our peace. Forest Therapy is a step towards eliminating NDD (Nature Deficit Disorder).

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