Jay Ridgewell

Nature connection guide & Deep Relating facilitator
Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs (ANFT)
Certified Guide




In person and Online

Types of Methods

• Nature Connection Practices

Working with

• Parent / teacher / child care provider
• One to one, personal
• Groups, teams and organisations

Buderim , Australia

G’day, I’m Jay. I’m a nature and forest therapy guide based on the land of the Gubbi Gubbi people in Australia. I offer in-person and online experiences. I’ve always believed that we each have the simple responsibility to leave the world in a better way than we found it. This passion led me to become a science communicator and educator for ten years. I was driven by the idea that the better informed we are as a society, the better decisions we’ll make about how we treat each other and our Earth. I’ve come to realise that for most of us, what we feel and what we know have become so separated that they no longer inform our actions. Because of this disconnect, every living thing on Earth is threatened. For humans, nature connection can bring about or increase feelings of clarity, ease, solace, belonging and respect for all life. It helps us work through grief, digest and relate to big problems. I think most of us are looking for and needing this, and that the rest of Earth’s inhabitants would welcome humans doing more of it too.


Offers from this Guide to You

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A nature connection circle via zoom includes some social check ins, a guided presencing in nature, invitations to explore the Earth through your sense …

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  • Type: Nature Connection Practices
  • For: Groups, teams and organisations, One to one, personal
  • Payment: Free
  • Guide: Jay Ridgewell

Methods this Guide uses

Deep Relating

Deep Relating is a ‘relational meditation’ practice that allows us to examine our inner world of tho …

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Nature Connection Practices

Environmental and Social collapse calls us to question our relationship to nature and the biosphere. …

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