Phila Hoopes is a marketing copy writer, Reiki practitioner and permaculture practitioner with an M.A. in Applied Healing Arts from the Maryland University of Integrative Health. She has worked with healing and personal growth communities for more than 15 years, and has worked with animals as a caregiver and rescuer for more than 30 years.

Robin Reichart presents heartwarming programs as a professional storyteller, artist, author, and speaker. Her interests include meditation, yoga, animals (both wild and domestic), and being in the great outdoors. Her first CD, called Mystic – Stories of Magic and Wonder, is compiled of stories from her spiritual journey as is her book Earth Divine, Adventures of an Everyday Mystic. Robin’s first children’s book, Feather Gifts for All Ages, demonstrates how everything in the natural world is interconnected. The beautiful illustrations (also by Robin) invite children and families outdoors to explore the wisdom found in nature.

Cynthia Greb is a nature lover, a writer, reader, cook, singer, artist and photographer, dreamworker and friend of animals and people. As a healer, she does massage therapy, hospice work and energy work, as well as working to heal herself from breast cancer. As an ordained interfaith clergyperson, she enjoys helping to create and officiate at services and celebrations; speaking at churches and elsewhere; and leading retreats and women’s groups. She is the author of The Art of Vegetarian Cooking: Over 55 Easy Recipes to Help You Get Started and Grief and Grace: Essays on Love and Beauty in the Midst of Dying