Stana trained with ANFT in cohort 6 in 2016. In 2017 she took on a mentor role and in 2018 became a trainer. Based in Canada, she has been working for the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority for over twenty-three years as the Senior Conservation Educator. Her passion is supporting people to build their relationship with the More-Than-Human World with their head, heart and hands. Through Cataraqui Conservation, Stana brings Forest Therapy walk experiences to all ages in the community from private and public organizations and as well to elementary and secondary school aged children and youth in all seasons! Stana received her BA from the University of Waterloo in 1998, in the Applied Studies Co-op program with Honours History. She earned her Bachelor of Education at Queen’s in 1999 from the Specialized Outdoor and Experiential Education Program and is a certified OCT teacher in good standing. She recently published two, self-paced professional development courses for Forest Therapy Guides: Guiding Children & Youth; as well as Guiding in Winter & Cold Weather. She is grateful for her continued embodiment practices and being a part of the professional development course: Embodiment for Forest Therapy Guides. Her work related to Forest Therapy continues to open her heart and deepen her relationship with all beings. You will most likely find her in the forest or near a lake often with her adventurous, Cockapoo pup, Theo, sometimes in the good company of her partner, Lachlan and occasionally with their 14 year old son, Asher.