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New Mindful Outdoor Leadership Program

As green exercise and the health benefits of spending time in nature gain more prominence in popular and scientific news, the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, is introducing a Mindful Outdoor Leadership Program in October.

The curriculum includes elements of forest bathing, Ayurveda, yoga, outdoor skills, and research related to nature’s health benefits.

Micah Mortali, director of Kripalu Schools and founder of the program, says, “Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Guides are trained to lead experiences that foster a sense of connection and intimacy between people and living earth. . . . The work of a KMOG is to promote connection that opens the senses, soothes the nervous system, builds a sense of community, and introduces people to skills of becoming comfortable in the more-than-human world.”To learn more, go to kripalu.org/schools/kripalu-school-mindful-
outdoor-leadership
. For an update on green exercise and its benefits, see ideafit.com/fitness-library/green-exercise-how-it-benefits-your-clients.

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Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA

Shirley Archer, JD, MA, is an internationally acknowledged integrative health and mindfulness specialist, best-selling author of 16 fitness and wellness books translated into multiple languages and sold worldwide, award-winning health journalist, contributing editor to Fitness Journal, media spokesperson, and IDEA's 2008 Fitness Instructor of the Year. She's a 25-year industry veteran and former health and fitness educator at the Stanford Prevention Research Center, who has served on multiple industry committees and co-authored trade books and manuals for ACE, ACSM and YMCA of the USA. She has appeared on TV worldwide and was a featured trainer on America's Next Top Model.

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