Through The Trees

Meet The Team


Meet The Team


 
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MARCIA GRIFFIN - Founder & Executive Director

Marcia has a unique blend of life experience -she is a Mother, Wife, Lover of Life, Entrepreneur, and has spent the last 15 years directly leading and Consulting in Business operations for multi-functional teams. Marcia brings fun, focus, discipline and intuition into creating magic for all who come into contact with her.

Marcia’s Certifications:

CTI trained Life Coach
200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher
2nd Degree Black Belt
First Aid & CPR (Adult & Pediatric)
Currently training to become a Maine Guide

 

TRENT GRIFFIN   Trent is a Father, Husband and Natural Teacher who spent much of his youth trekking through the Maine woods. Trent's practices and teachings are rooted in nature and in deep calm - his gifts are vast and diverse. Trent has a way of bringing his connection to nature into all that he does.   Trent’s Certifications:  25 Years Carpentry (including building his own home) 200-Hour Jaguar Path Yoga Teacher 3rd Degree Black Belt Licensed Massage Therapist First Aid & CPR (Adult & Pediatric) Currently training to become a Maine Guide

TRENT GRIFFIN

Trent is a Father, Husband and Natural Teacher who spent much of his youth trekking through the Maine woods. Trent's practices and teachings are rooted in nature and in deep calm - his gifts are vast and diverse. Trent has a way of bringing his connection to nature into all that he does.

Trent’s Certifications:
25 Years Carpentry (including building his own home)
200-Hour Jaguar Path Yoga Teacher
3rd Degree Black Belt
Licensed Massage Therapist
First Aid & CPR (Adult & Pediatric)
Currently training to become a Maine Guide

JENN CASONI   Jenn has a natural gift engaging children. She began working with children in her early teens. Her compassion, intuition, mindful interaction, and skill has grown exponentially over the years. Whether she is facilitating team-building challenges, assisting in wilderness education programs for tween, or designing and planting a garden with homeschoolers, Jenn guides children to discover their passions and develop a strong sense of self.   Jenn’s Certifications:  Serve Safe (Food Preparation Certification) First Aid & CPR (Adult & Pediatric) Currently training to become a Maine Guide

JENN CASONI

Jenn has a natural gift engaging children. She began working with children in her early teens. Her compassion, intuition, mindful interaction, and skill has grown exponentially over the years. Whether she is facilitating team-building challenges, assisting in wilderness education programs for tween, or designing and planting a garden with homeschoolers, Jenn guides children to discover their passions and develop a strong sense of self.

Jenn’s Certifications:
Serve Safe (Food Preparation Certification)
First Aid & CPR (Adult & Pediatric)
Currently training to become a Maine Guide

CARLOS COLLADO   Carlos is a 25 year practitioner of the ancient healing and protective arts. Carlos has long felt and benefited from the effective healing energy and wisdom of Nature. This relationship has helped to shape his vision and fuels his passion to create and hold a sacred space where people can learn to connect to the elemental forces. His love of nature and all it has to offer is matched and fueled by his wife and partner, Elizabeth, and his son Marcus.   Carlos’s Certifications:  Forest Therapy Guide Wilderness First Aid 4th Degree Black Belt Serve Safe (Food Preparation Certification)

CARLOS COLLADO

Carlos is a 25 year practitioner of the ancient healing and protective arts. Carlos has long felt and benefited from the effective healing energy and wisdom of Nature. This relationship has helped to shape his vision and fuels his passion to create and hold a sacred space where people can learn to connect to the elemental forces. His love of nature and all it has to offer is matched and fueled by his wife and partner, Elizabeth, and his son Marcus.

Carlos’s Certifications:
Forest Therapy Guide
Wilderness First Aid
4th Degree Black Belt
Serve Safe (Food Preparation Certification)


KENDALL SCOTT   Kendall is a nature enthusiast and homeschooling mom to two young boys. For several years she offered dietary and holistic health support and coaching. She is now focusing on exploring herbal and plant spirit medicine, wild edible and non-edible plants, and wilderness survival. Kendall believes as technology advances and becomes more prevalent in our lives, it is vital to foster a connection with the Earth, especially for our children so that they may carry this healing and renewing relationship with nature into the future.  We are excited to have Kendall running our Forest Friends Mini Camps this summer!!   Kendall’s Certifications:  Forest Therapy Guide Certified Health Coach First Aid & CPR (Adult & Pediatric) Currently training to become a Maine Guide

KENDALL SCOTT

Kendall is a nature enthusiast and homeschooling mom to two young boys. For several years she offered dietary and holistic health support and coaching. She is now focusing on exploring herbal and plant spirit medicine, wild edible and non-edible plants, and wilderness survival. Kendall believes as technology advances and becomes more prevalent in our lives, it is vital to foster a connection with the Earth, especially for our children so that they may carry this healing and renewing relationship with nature into the future.
We are excited to have Kendall running our Forest Friends Mini Camps this summer!!

Kendall’s Certifications:
Forest Therapy Guide
Certified Health Coach
First Aid & CPR (Adult & Pediatric)
Currently training to become a Maine Guide

BECKY ALDEN VAIL   Becky is a homeschooling, plant loving, drum jamming Mom, who in spare time, loves to make herbal remedies. She is the owner of    Herbage by Bex   . Becky is excited to share her passion for how plants can aid in healing the body and how drumming can aid in healing the soul. Her dream is to open space for healing the mind, body and soul through her unique curation of blending her knowledge of plants and drumming. We are so excited to have Becky with us at Through The Trees!   Becky’s Certifications:  Currently training with both Rosemary Gladstar and at the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine On her way to becoming a certified Health Rhythm Drummer

BECKY ALDEN VAIL

Becky is a homeschooling, plant loving, drum jamming Mom, who in spare time, loves to make herbal remedies. She is the owner of Herbage by Bex. Becky is excited to share her passion for how plants can aid in healing the body and how drumming can aid in healing the soul. Her dream is to open space for healing the mind, body and soul through her unique curation of blending her knowledge of plants and drumming. We are so excited to have Becky with us at Through The Trees!

Becky’s Certifications:
Currently training with both Rosemary Gladstar and at the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine
On her way to becoming a certified Health Rhythm Drummer

ELIZABETH COLLADO   Natures language comes easy to Elizabeth, as a naturalist and artist who shares her teachings in a universal manner. From young to old, Elizabeth has a gift to connect and engage students and inspire a love of nature and creative expression. Her range extends from leading wilderness trips, coordinating efforts to beautify and protect local parks and beaches, to extensive program management and curriculum writing. Elizabeth brings a strong professional background as a Direct Support Professional. We are thrilled to have Elizabeth partnering with Carlos in our Nature Therapy Programs!   Elizabeth’s Certifications:  Training to become a Forest Therapy Guide Wilderness First Aid 1st Degree Black Belt

ELIZABETH COLLADO

Natures language comes easy to Elizabeth, as a naturalist and artist who shares her teachings in a universal manner. From young to old, Elizabeth has a gift to connect and engage students and inspire a love of nature and creative expression. Her range extends from leading wilderness trips, coordinating efforts to beautify and protect local parks and beaches, to extensive program management and curriculum writing. Elizabeth brings a strong professional background as a Direct Support Professional. We are thrilled to have Elizabeth partnering with Carlos in our Nature Therapy Programs!

Elizabeth’s Certifications:
Training to become a Forest Therapy Guide
Wilderness First Aid
1st Degree Black Belt