Wild Nature Heart FREE 7 Day Challenge
Plant the Seeds of Your Ecological Self
The Wild Nature Heart Challenge is a self-paced experience that guides you through easy-to-implement exercises and concepts that invite you to drop deeper into your body, your senses, and your inner and outer wild nature.
Ryan Van Lenning, M.A., is an inner and outer wilderness guide and poet, an earth-lover with a deep desire to be of service in the work of the Great Turning. Certified as an ecotherapist through the Earthbody Institute, he is passionate about facilitating authentic re-connections with nature and our deepest selves to assist in the work of repairing broken belonging. supporting people to connect with the wisdom of wild nature, to claim their power and authenticity by showing up as their truest selves, and to live their soul callings and heart stories into the world.
Previously, Ryan taught philosophy, comparative religion, and environmental ethics for 5 years in the Humanities Department at Sinclair College. He now adapts his teaching to the earth- and soul-honoring tasks of re-connecting and re-belonging.
He is the author Re-Membering: Poems of Earth & Soul, and High-Cooing Through the Seasons: Haiku From the Forest. He also has published work in Earth Island Journal, Deep Time: The Journal of the Work That Reconnects, Terrain Magazine, Elephant Journal, various poetry journals, and the forthcoming book A Walk with Nature: Poetic Encounters that Nourish the Soul. His newest collections, Wild Rose Hips, Riverever, and Silence Begins Here, will be available in 2020.
He lives among the rivers and forests of Northern California, in so-called Humboldt County, ancestral Wiyot and Yurok territory. Email: [email protected]