Photo credit: Preston Carter
In celebration of our 60th anniversary, you’re invited to come together as part of the Green Foothills community and get outside with us. We will be led by local healers and docents who have curated meditative, healing experiences as we explore local ecology. As we work together to preserve and heal local nature, nature also contributes to healing us – in body, mind, and spirit.
Treat Yourself to These Upcoming Healing in Nature Series Events
All events are free of charge. Advance registration is required.
- February 20 @ Ravenswood Open Space Preserve
- March 20 @ Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve
- April 3 @ Coyote Ridge Open Space Preserve
- May 15 @ Long Ridge Open Space Preserve
- November 13 @ Windy Hill Open Space Preserve
- December 11 @ Picchetti Ranch Open Space Preserve
Meet Your Healing in Nature Series Facilitators
Healing in Nature Series Healer, Dr., Soul Regression Therapist, Meditation Expert, Artist-Educator, City of San Jose Arts Commission Chair, Green Foothills Leadership Program 2016 Graduate
Smita Garg, Ed. D., is a meditation expert and the founder of Kinder Way Healing. She has guided meditations for groups and organizations including Green Foothills, Chopsticks Alley, Fil-Am Chamber of Commerce Silicon Valley, Parents Helping Parents, and San Jose city departments. She has received training and certifications from world-renowned Dr. Brian Weiss and Dr. Linda Backman in Soul Regression therapy, and has practiced the Sahaj Samadhi Meditation style for years. Through the course of her own deepening meditation practice, she has created her own style. Smita is a mother of two girls, an artist-educator, a lifelong community activist, and an involved member of San Jose’s arts community.
Healing in Nature Series Healer, Advanced Soul Coaching Practitioner, Executive Coach, Center for Excellence in Nonprofits Board Member
Amari Thomas is a Certified Advanced Soul Coaching Practitioner, one of a select group of people worldwide personally trained by internationally known healer, teacher, and author Denise Linn. She is also certified as a Past Life Regression Coach and Angel Card Reader. Amari is the founder of Wisdom Revealed, a spirit-based personal discovery and coaching/training organization. She is a member of the Mapuche indigenous tribe of Chile and has over 20 years of experience as an executive in corporations, nonprofits, consulting, and personal development. She has found that improving your skills, expanding your knowledge and goal setting only goes so far. Having access to your Soul’s Truth brings it all together.
Professional Volunteer and Healing in Nature Series Docent, Green Foothills Advisory Board Member, Green Foothills Company Outings Lead Docent
Craige started leading hikes in 1985 with the Santa Cruz Natural History Association. He is passionate about providing people with experiences in nature that include telling educational and entertaining stories. Currently, he leads hikes and outings with Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority, Land Trust of Santa Clara Valley, and of course, Green Foothills. He also volunteers with many other community organizations through his 39-year membership with West San Jose Kiwanis Club, currently serving as President.
We hope you will join us and Craige, Smita and Amari at an upcoming event!