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.

Each daily challenge comes with a description, a how-to, and earth poetry related to the theme.
The Wild Nature Heart Challenge can be done daily over seven days, or completed at the pace that works for you.
We are confident you will be inspired and nourished by completing the challenge!
- The Wild Nature Heart Team


Your Instructor


Ryan Van Lenning
Ryan Van Lenning

We are earth-lovers with a deep desire to be of service in the work of re-connection, 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.

Ryan Van Lenning, M.A., is an inner and outer wilderness guide and poet. Certified as an ecotherapist through the Earthbody Institute, Ryan is passionate about facilitating authentic re-connections with nature and our deepest selves to assist in the work of repairing broken belonging. 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. He lives among the rivers and forests of Northern California. Email: ryan@wildnatureheart.com


Course Curriculum


  At the Trailhead
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  Coming to Your Senses
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  Conversations with Wild Nature
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  Love Affair With the World
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  Meet the Neighbors
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  Letting Go
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  What's Next on Your Journey?
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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