Awareness & Meditation nature experiences
Nature-based Life Coaching
Guide Mentorship programs (FGASA)
ZenGuiding provides the following experiences to enhance your life:
1. Zen Nature-based Life Guidance/Coaching - Contact me for life guidance, meditation and mindfulness training, dealing with anger, stress and fatigue as part of the Zen Life guidance services. Refer to the drop-down section on "Mindful Life Guidance"
2. Join us on a 'Discover your ecological self' experience in nature -
Zen Guiding provides you with an opportunity to experience the natural environment through meditation, awareness, mindfulness exercises and Forest Bathing (Shinrin-Yoku) brought together in discovering your ecological self (your true nature).
With a better understanding of your true self you can approach your day to day living with a very different and fulfilling approach of happiness and contentment. Refer to the drop-down section on Retreats.
3. Nature experiences (Guided walks and courses)
This includes nature walks (in the De Kelders / Waker Bay) area, Birding in the Overberg, Naturalist Course (7 days part-time), Visitors Naturalist course (2½ day full-time) Refer to the drop-down section on Nature Experiences.
4. Nature/Culture Guide Mentorship Program
This program prepares you for the theory and practical FGASA guide assessments.
FGASA/CATHSSETA Assessments carried out at the end of the mentorship program.
You must already be a member with FGASA and have the relevant learning materials
Discover your Ecological self and Nature-based Life Coaching
Zen Guiding is run by Grant Hine who has 30 years involvement in the nature guiding industry, a number of guiding qualifications and a Masters Degree in Psychology. He has written a number of guiding learner manuals and ran the Field Guides Association of Southern Africa (FGASA) for 17 years. He now runs ZenGuiding which includes; consulting, nature therapy and forest bathing, Zen Safaris, life guidance, meditation and mindfulness training, guide training & assessments.
The combination of his nature guiding experience and psychology background come together within the Buddhist and Taoist (Zen) philosophy and approach to life.
The experiences offered combine a love of the natural environment, the wish to provide a better life for all and to share an understanding of how being in touch with nature brings us closer to our own true nature.
"An insight" is provided into what people are really looking for by spending time in the peace and quiet of the natural environment, be it forest, savanna, Fynbos or coastal environment.
With insight Grant given you an opportunity to experience the natural environment through meditation, awareness and mindfulness exercises brought together in tracking your true nature. With a better understanding of your true self you can approach you day to day living with a very different and fulfilling approach of happiness and contentment.
Grant offers Nature based Life Guidance which is coaching with a difference as it takes place in nature allowing for the discovery of the true self and new paths revealed by reconnecting to nature.