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Jim R.


Santa Monica, CA

Member since:

June 21, 2012


Do you have any experience in camping, hiking and ancient skills? Like what?

Yes, have practiced these things from western Canada, to most of the western United States, to Mexico and Central America.

What are you most interested in learning?

I agree with you Chris...the learning never ends; that's certainly the case for me! I'm interested in learning anything that deepens my relationship with our great Mother Earth. Even the skills that I'm already pretty good at, can forever be honed to a higher degree of effectiveness.

Tell us something unique about yourself.

Many years ago, I experienced a very intense (painful in multiple ways), strange, undiagnosed "illness". the doctors couldn't tell me what it was, but my adrenals were pretty much shot. This went on for several years. To shorten the story, this "illness" prompted me to immerse myself into the wild (Nature). In It's own way, in It's own time and pace (several years), It performed It's magic. It taught me the lessons that I needed to learn to allow the healing to take place. This experience, provided the motivation for me to do what I do now, mainly to give...and receive...unconditionally.

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I'm an instructor of Aboriginal/Wildernes­s Skills and a Naturalist/Trainer with the Santa Monica Mountains.

What Jim R. is saying about this Meetup Group

Chris has a nice relaxed and enjoyable way of assisting people in developing meaningful, personal relationships with the natural environment.

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