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Mark Riser - Assistant Overnight Guide

Available For Hire

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Please contact Mark @ 604-355-2830


Sea kayaker and guide (Paddle Canada Level 2 and SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide certified, Trak Kayak Pilot program) Wilderness First Responder (90-hr certified) Outdoor educator working with youth in the backcountry, including canoeing, kayaking and backpacking. Student of food as medicine and wild food cooking Certification in yoga, breathwork and mindfulness practice, awarded with distinction, from Bihar School of Yoga, India Advocate for Child Abuse Survivors Personal experience working with childhood trauma through nature connection, plant medicine and ceremony Senior staff member for mens’ rites of passage healing weekends – Member of the 8 Shields Network and Art of Mentoring nature school communities Student of peacemaking arts (NVC, Aikido) Remembering how to forage, fish and hunt for food and medicine Loves to play ukulele and sing, inspired by the stimmung of a place

Ongoing Professional Development

SKILS AOG April 2018