|Trebbe Johnson is the director of Vision Arrow and the author of The World Is a Waiting Lover: Desire and the Quest for the Beloved and the director of Vision Arrow. A lifelong adventurer in inner and outer worlds, she has camped alone in the Arctic; studied classical Indian dance; worked as a life drawing model, award-winning multimedia producer, and translator; and explored myth, nature, and spirit through her writing in several genres. She is also the founder and director of Radical Joy for Hard Times, a non-profit organization devoted to finding and making beauty in wounded places. She lives with her husband in rural northeastern Pennsylvania.|
Rucina Ballinger and A. Agung Detra Rangki lead spiritual and cultural journeys in Bali. Rucina is an American-born dancer who has lived in Bali for more than thirty years. She runs a small charitable organization in Ubud and is a founding member of Grup Gedebong Goyang, a comedic singing group composed of ex-pat women. Her husband, A. Agung Detra Rangki, born to a Balinese royal family, is a teacher of the Indonesian language and an expert in the arts, botany, architecture, and culture of his homeland. www.balispirit.com
Tracy Cochran is an editor of Parabola magazine. Her articles and book reviews have appeared in the New York Times Book Review, the Boston Globe, O: The Oprah Magazine, New York Magazine, Publishers Weekly, and other publications. She is co-author of the book Transformations, and her stories have been included in several anthologies. Tracy is also certified as a Community Dharma Leader Training through the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California. She teaches mindfulness meditation and mindful writing retreats in the greater New York area.
|Eugene Hughes was born in Ireland and after finishing his academic studies in Philosophy and Art moved to London 18 years ago. He has trained in creative thinking and group facilitation and now leads a coaching practice that helps organizations be driven by values and guided by vision. Eugene also lectures on inspirational leadership and writes poetry. Now home, London is the base for the business he founded, People Brands, and for his work across Europe, Asia and the US.|
|Nyoman “Mangkok” Sutarya is an artist, farmer, and licensed Balinese guide. In his village of Munduk, where his family has lived for more than four hundred years, he works with village elders to catalogue indigenous plants, experiments with ways in which traditional Balinese arts can respond to current social and environmental concerns, and studies Balinese Hinduism. He is married and has two young children.|
|Will Scott is a teacher, naturalist, wilderness guide, facilitator and a life-long student of nature. Will began by leading backpacking trips and has since been a guide both domestically and internationally with college-level field courses, wilderness expeditions, and nature-connection mentoring programs. Will trained with the School of Lost Borders in 2005 and has been guiding youth and adults through wilderness-based rites of passage there since 2007. He is a core facilitator with the “RDNA” Program at the Regenerative Design Institute in northern California.|