What we're about

Alive in the Wild organizes mindful wellness retreats and experiences outdoors, for personal transformation and empowerment.

Our visions:

- Foster personal transformation and growth through nature, community and education.
- Connect people who enjoy the healing power of nature and mindful practice.
- Cultivate appreciation for our protected wild lands and their benefits.
- Promote practitioners, healers and teachers who wish to practice in a natural setting.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming meetups!

Upcoming events (5)

Fresh Air Quiet Mind: Arabia Mountain

Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve / AWARE Wildlife Center

Breathe some fresh air and quiet your mind as Moshe Jacobson leads us on a different Atlanta-area nature walk each month! Moshe is passionate about the healing power of nature, and is a certified NOLS Outdoor Educator, Leave No Trace Master Educator, and Wilderness First Responder. Today we will do a 2.5-mile loop hike up and around the otherworldly terrain of Arabia Mountain. We'll be there at the perfect time of year to catch the rare diamorpha flowers in bloom (see photo above). The hike is moderate and will take about 2 hours to complete. Please bring: - water - snack - sun protection as appropriate - bug spray as appropriate - small towel (for sitting on wet/dirty ground) If you are delayed call or text Moshe at[masked]. Help us keep these events coming with an small donation by cash, Venmo (jehsom), Cash App ($jehsom), or PayPal (https://www.paypal.me/jehsom) Thank you and see you on the trail!

Conscious Co-Creators Campout

Black Rock Mountain State Park

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You are invited to join Moshe and the Alive in the Wild community as we co-create a weekend that will raise our vibration and manifest what we desire. If you'd like to participate in the creation of something bigger than yourself and make some great friends in the process, this retreat is for you! The retreat will take place in northeast Georgia at Black Rock Mountain State Park. All activities will be attendee-led. Here are some visions we are manifesting. We are particularly interested if you are able to help with the ones marked (*). If you can help create one or more activities, please contact me at [masked]: - Bonfire & Drum Circle - Conscious Dance - Leave No Trace Ethics - Music Jam (*) - Cuddle Party - Partner Stretching workshop - Collaborative Art (*) - Nonviolent Communication Workshop (*) - Forest Walk - Group Visualization & Intention Setting - Sound healing (*) - Yoga (*) - Guided Hypnosis Meditation Accommodations are 3-sided shelters with 8 bunks each (bring a sleeping pad or twin air mattress, and sleeping bag or warm blanket), or you can bring a tent and camp. Maximum attendance is 32 people. Campsite has a water tap and two pit toilets. Main cabin has microwave, fridge and big table, but no running water inside. Attendees must bring and prepare own food. Camp stoves and coolers are helpful for avoiding contention for the microwave and fridge. TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT: Please make a donation as you are able ($50 suggested) by clicking here: www.paypal.me/jehsom/50. **Please include your FULL NAME and PHONE NUMBER in the note**. You can also contribute things other than money: - Buy & bring LOCAL firewood (do not transport firewood). - Lead an interactive activity for the group, such as those above. - Bring food to share (meatless preferred). - Bring drums or other instruments to share. - Bring an air mattress for someone who might not have. - Give a ride to someone without a car. - Bring some item that can be used to make a nice alter - Bring some outdoor ambient lighting, ideally battery powered. If you'd like to sign up to lead an activity or contribute in any of these ways, or you have questions or concerns, please contact Moshe at [masked] or[masked], or just start a conversation below. Thank you! For Alive in the Wild Meetup members only. Each guest must register individually. No pets or children, please. WHAT TO BRING: - If in shelter: Twin size air mattress, sheets, and warm blankets. - If tenting: Tent and sleeping setup (bag & pad) - Hammock (if desired) - Pillow for sleeping - Ear plugs & eye mask (optional) - Cushion or low profile chair to sit on - Close-toed shoes preferred - Warm clothes, Jacket (nights get cold and shelters are open) - Spare change of clothes for ride home - Rain Jacket (or umbrella) - Toilet paper and hand sani (bathrooms have no running water) - Medications, supplements, and first aid - Sun protection (sunscreen, hat) - Bug spray - Yoga mat or blanket - Book, Journal, or other "unplugged" activities if desired - Reusable water bottle - Reusable bowl and eating utensils - Head lamp w/red light mode (ideally), or other light source - Food for self (two of each meal) - Will have microwave and fridge, but both will be in high demand. Ideal to bring camp stove and non-refrigerated food. - Snacks and gifts to share with others! - Soap & towel to clean your eating utensils - Drums, musical instruments, shakers, etc. - Water if you do not wish to drink from tap (it tastes good, don't worry). GETTING THERE: Please plan to arrive Friday between 6 and 8 pm. After you enter the park, you'll hit a T in the road. Go Right toward the cottages, and make a Right after the first cottage, onto PIONEER RD. Follow the gravel road all the way to the end, where you will find Camp Tsatu-Gi.

Fresh Air Quiet Mind: Constitution Lakes

Constitution Lakes

Breathe some fresh air and quiet your mind as Moshe Jacobson leads us on a different Atlanta-area nature walk each month! Moshe is passionate about the healing power of nature, and is a certified NOLS Outdoor Educator, Leave No Trace Master Educator, and Wilderness First Responder. Today we will do a 3.5-mile loop hike through Constitution Lakes Park, the creepy Doll's Head Trail, some railroad tracks, and an adjacent forest preserve. The hike is moderate as some parts may be muddy and overgrown. The hike will take about 2 hours to complete. ** THIS TRAIL HEAD HAS NO BATHROOMS OR WATER ** ** Parts of this trail may not be well maintained. Bring pruning shears! ** Please bring: - water - snack - sun protection as appropriate - bug spray as appropriate - small towel (for sitting on wet/dirty ground) If you are delayed call or text Moshe at[masked]. Help us keep these events coming with an small donation by cash, Venmo (jehsom), Cash App ($jehsom), or PayPal (https://www.paypal.me/jehsom) Thank you and see you on the trail!

Fresh Air Quiet Mind: Nickajack Creek

Heritage Park

Breathe some fresh air and quiet your mind as Moshe Jacobson leads us on a different Atlanta-area nature walk each month! Moshe is passionate about the healing power of nature, and is a certified NOLS Outdoor Educator, Leave No Trace Master Educator, and Wilderness First Responder. Today we will do a 3.5-mile loop hike starting along Nickajack Creek Trail in Heritage Park, and continuing back to our starting point along the Silver Comet Trail. The hike is mostly flat and and will take about 2 hours to complete. Please bring: - water - snack - sun protection as appropriate - bug spray as appropriate - small towel (for sitting on wet/dirty ground) If you are delayed call or text Moshe at[masked]. Help us keep these events coming with an small donation by cash, Venmo (jehsom), Cash App ($jehsom), or PayPal (https://www.paypal.me/jehsom) Thank you and see you on the trail!

Past events (24)

Fresh Air Quiet Mind: Henry Mill Falls

Cochran Mill Park

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