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Christa Hebal

Christa Hebal

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. She was born and raised in the ancient mountains of Northeast Tennessee and has lived in Asheville for 20 years.

Christa is an explorer at heart, and also loves to help others encounter wholeness through embodiment and nature connection practices. She has had a professional bodywork practice for 14 years as a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist, and is also a practitioner of Ortho-Bionomy®, Usui Reiki Master, Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist, Clinical Aromatherapist, and Certified Traditional Herbalist.

Christa is a proud member of the ANFT-certified Forest Bathing guiding team at Asheville Wellness Tours. In collaboration with Christa Hebal, Kelly Bruce, and Dr Mattie Decker, Asheville Wellness Tours offers public walks every Fri - Sun and private walks daily upon request year round. If you're interested in experiencing a walk with Christa specifically, please be sure to include a note in your inquiry. We're looking forward to sharing the magic of the forest with you!

She is also currently certified in CPR and Wilderness First Aid. Christa is thrilled to immerse in nature with others and share the practice of forest bathing as an ANFT Certified Guide. 

Christa is a proud member of the ANFT certified Forest Bathing guiding team at Asheville Wellness Tours. In collaboration with Christa Hebal, Kelly Bruce, and Dr Mattie Decker, Asheville Wellness Tours offers public walks every Fri - Sun and private walks daily upon request year round. If you're interested in experiencing a walk with Christa specifically, please be sure to include a note in your inquiry. We're looking forward to sharing the magic of the forest with you!

For more information about my walks In the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina please visit Asheville Wellness Tours located in the venue section of this website. 

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