Steph is an Explorer Chick Guide who deeply cares about getting people outside and exploring our connection to nature. She started guiding in 2010 leading kayak tours on Lake Superior, and from there she was hooked. Steph has guided international visitors on backpacking trips in the Southwest, instructed adaptive paddling programs, led SUP Yoga classes, and helped support a children’s program aimed at getting kiddos outside. Steph thoroughly enjoys guiding struggling students in their therapeutic wilderness journey, which has inspired her to become a Clinical Therapist and a Yoga Instructor. In her practice, she specializes in blending mental wellbeing with yoga, meditation, and the wilderness. She is trained as a Wilderness First Responder since 2013. Additionally, Steph is PADI Advanced Scuba and PADI Rescue Scuba certified. And a certified Kayak and SUP Yoga Instructor. If you can’t tell by now, Steph loves to be on the water!