A Cornwall based Community Interest Company
'Engaging people with the transformative power of nature to grow a happier healthier society'
Alice (left) and Sarah (right) are the founders of Nature Connects. Their journey together began in January 2020 when they realised their visions were united. Alice has been guiding people, families and children in nature for almost a decade and is a forest school practitioner, her passions lie in foraging, plant uses and bushcraft. Sarah has studied eco-psychology and learned first hand from tribal communities about nature connection, a passionate eco-warrior with an exceptional talent for guiding and understanding the ways Nature can benefit health and wellbeing.
Covid Statement August 2021
Nature Connects aims to make all it's sessions as accessible as possible, therefore for we offer funding for our essential programmes for health and wellbeing to those who can't afford it. We also work hard to ensure a future where nature for health becomes a sustainable and known option for people in Cornwall. If you would like to help support our aims we would be most grateful.
Nature Connection and You
What is Nature Connection?
When can we get involved?
Nature based practices are scientifically proven to have multiple health benefits. Our programme of nature connection can help you find your own way back to nature giving you a new sense of drive and motivation in life.
We also offer one off 'Nature Days' which are seasonally themed, fun, connective and informative workshops. You can either book one of the half/full days we have to offer or book one for your private event/party or corporate group.
Our regular in-depth 6-week programmes follow the 5 pathways to Nature Connection. This programme may be for you if you feel you want to find deeper connection to nature, self and make meaningful relationships with others. It can help alleviate many physical and emotional difficulties. Our one to one and group programmes will help you find your true path and can be astoundingly transformative. We can run sessions for specific needs based groups on request.
During our sessions and workshops. Practicioner in eco-psychology Sarah and Wild Guide Alice will show you ways nature can help you. On a practical level you will learn things about nature, foraging, bushcraft and have have fun in group and solo activities. You will discover how nature can make your physical and mental wellbeing flourish, form new companions and find a sense of community.
We are the new 'Natural Health Service' for Cornwall!
Why Nature for Wellbeing?
It can help with
Improve your connection to the senses to calm the mind and body.
Time spent in nature is proven to lower heart rate which decreases risks of serious illness such as heart disease
Recovery from trauma is dramatically improved through Nature connection
Stress and depression
Our sessions in nature are proven to lower stress hormones and increase seratonin (feel-good) hormones
Connect to a deeper or more spiritual aspect of life through finding inner calm
Build a stronger sense of connection to yourself, others and nature.
'I had a really great time, quite early on in the session I began to get a great sense of calm that I have been missing in my busy working life and living in the 'city'. I would 100% recommend to everyone.'