Our facilitators have decades of experience in wilderness guiding and collectively embody a diverse array of wisdom and skills in nature-based therapies; ecology and applied conservation; wilderness survival; yoga, dance, and meditation; subtle body energy dynamics; kundalini integration; ritual facilitation; shamanistic healing modalities; and wild attunement.
Meet our Founder and Visionary for Women Rising Wild
Melissa Lynn Reed is the visionary for Women Rising Wild and founder of Wild Heart Revival. She is a fourth generation healer and transformational wilderness guide. Melissa holds a BA and MS in ecology and she is presently pursuing her doctorate in psychology with a focus in consciousness and spiritual studies. Melissa has over 25 years experience as a wildlife biologist specializing in studies of rare and endangered mammals. She has lived closely with wild canids since childhood. Melissa is a seasoned tracker, master medicine weaver, yogini, and mystic with deep and intimate ties with nature. She has led more than 200 nature-based workshops and guided more than 80 multi-day science and adventure retreats for more than 2000 adults and children. In 2023 Melissa will host her 20th transformational Women Rising Wild wilderness retreat experience. Read more…
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