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Community Connections

Below you will find a listing of talented individuals all with unique skills and offerings. Some have participated in past Mountain programing, some have expressed interest in being contacted for future programing. Some are friends and supporters.

This page exist to connect and extend our Mountain Community, to pull resources and knowledge. Discover hidden skills about one another, become supporters and patrons of each others local talents.

The Mountain does not directly endorse any individual or entity cited here. 

This is an ongoing work in progress of connecting community.

If you want to be added to this list please fill out the form below. 

Spirit • Mind • Body 

 
  • JULIA JAMIESON

    Labyrinth Walk Guide, Ordained Minister, Service Leader

  • RACHEL KINBACK

    Yoga & Meditation Instructor,  CYT 500

    610-955-9356

    Rachel.kinback@themountainrlc.org

    Scaly Mountain, NC

  • MICHELE SKEELE

    EOL Doula & Home Funeral Guide

    828-808-5444
    skeele@morrisbb.net
    Asheville Area 
  • REV. DAVID MESSNER 

    UU Minister 

    917-664-4027
    revdave@uusavannah.org
    Savannah, GA
  • MO WHEELER 

    Energy & Earth Healing 

    802-888-9279
    mowheeler@earthlink.net
    Asheville Area
  • NANCY BRAGG

    Spiritual Companioning Sessions, Life Coach, Educator

    njbragg1@gmail.com

    Asheville, NC

  • BERRY SHEPHERD

    Spiritual Companioning Sessions, Meditation and Strengths Teacher

  • BETH REMMES

    Active Hope, Workshop leader

    770-715-4525
    beth@earthspiritaction.com
    Atlanta Area
  • CHAD & ASHBY GARNER

    Resilient Living, Rolf Practitioner, Yoga Therapist

    Highlands Yoga
    828-526-8880
    Highlands, NC
  • HANNAH LEVIN 

    Thai Yoga Practitioner & Musician

    828-226-3117
    hannahtoe@gmail.com
    Brasstown, NC
  • REV. Jacqueline  P. Weiks , M.S.S. 

    All Faiths Minister • Same Sex Marriage • Wedding Officiant 

    828-508-1911
    revjacqui@gmail.com 
    Asheville, NC
  • CHRISTINE GAUTREAUX

    Interplay • Coaching • Community Building • 

    770-256-9191
    ChristineGautreauxMSW@gmail.com
    Atlanta, GA
  • STACIE BOOKER

    Yoga • Thai Bodywork • Massage

    404-808-3026
    yoga@staciebooker.com
    Atlanta, GA
  • DAVID GAIA KANO

    Reiki, Meditation  

    603-298-9882
    Davidgkano@gmail.com
    Atlanta, GA
  • REV. MARY ANN INGRAM

    Moving Meditation, Medical Qigong

    828-524-1100
    icgodnu2@frontier.com
    Franklin, NC
  • Joan Chabib

    M. Ed, S,LPC Spiritual Direction & Counseling

    770-722-5297
    j_chabib@bellsouth.net
    Atlanta, GA
  • DAVID P. BOYLE 

    LCSW, PH.D. School of Social Work

    706-764-2801 
    dboyle@daltonstate.edu
    Atlanta, GA
  • REV. BRUCE E. CANNON

    Bladen Baptist Assoc. / Director of Missions

    910-862-3496 
    bbadom@carolina.net
  • THERESA FEINER

    Nutrition, Diet, Health Educator & Trainer 

    Feiner Nutritional Outcomes 
    803-522-5281
    tbfeiner@gmail.com
  • GENE KLEIN 

    Speaker & Holocaust Survivor

    We got the water 
     352-751-3602
    wegotthewater@gmail.com
    Central Florida

Nature • Connection • Exploration 

  • JOEY KYLE 

    Wild Foods, Mushrooms

    803-767-6122
    Farm@TheMountainRLC.org
    Resident farm manager at The Mountain 
  • TERRY ASHLEY

    Biologist, Photographer, Artist

    203-889-8810
    Highlands Area
  • DOUG ELLIOT

    Naturalist, Herbalist, Storyteller

    doug@dougelliott.com
    Asheville Area
  • LUKE CANNON 

    Naturalist, Birder, Mushrooms, Plant ID, Ecology Walk/Lecture

    ​804-384-2908
    astoundingearth@gmail.com
    Asheville Area
     
  • SARAH SAFAUNA

    Nurturing /Mythical /Human /Nature

    sarah@sarahsafauna.com
    Asheville Area
     
  • STEVE O'NEIL 

    Naturalist, Speaker on Reptiles,Youth Program Leader

    828-606-8939
    Hendersonville, NC
  • NATALIE BOGWALKER

    Primitive Skills, Permaculture, Natural Building, Homesteading

    (828) 775-7052
    admin@wildabundance.net
    Asheville Area
  • KEVIN FITZPATRICK

    BioBliz - National Geographic Photographer 

    828-670-7434
    kevinfp@gmail.com
    Highlands, NC
  • ILA HATTER 

    Naturalist & Folklorist 

    Wildcrafting with Ila 
    828-488-4111
    Ila@WildCrafting.com
    Whittier, NC
  • SCOTT DEAN

    Local Naturalist, Speaker, Presenter

    828-337-9814
    naturegeek1@gmail.com
    Western NC
  • DREW DUMSCH

    Director of an Ecology School

    207-283-9951
    DREW@FBES.ORG
    50 Miles North of Atlanta
  •  REBECCA BEYER

    Appalachian Folk Magic, Primitive Skills, Tattoos, Foraging, Folkways

  • CARRIE RADCLIFFE

    Ecological Horticulture & Botanical Services

    706-247-6866
    floraunlimited@gmail.com
    Atlanta Area
  • ANNE FREELS

    Herbal Remedies & Self Care Products

    Annie Egypt Herbals 
    865-705-9755
    anneofriel@gmail.com
 

Entertainment • Music • Service  

  • DAVID NOVAK

    Story Teller 

  • AIDEN & CHRISTINE

    Folk Duo, Friction Farm

    561-301-5050

    Aidan.Christine@gmail.com

    SC

  • TRET FURE

    Musician 

    608-469-4007

    tretfure@gmail.com

    Newport News, VA

  • FOXFIRE BOYS

    Musicians 

    706-782-9852

    blueridgemusicacademy@gmail.com

    Clayton, GA

  • ANDREW MCKNIGHT

    Musician

  • MINDY SIMMONS

    Musician

    941-685-1010

    thechirp1@gmail.com

    Sarasota, FL

  • BLUE RIDGE MUSIC

    Instrument Sales, Repair,  Rental & Lessons

    706-782-9852

    blueridgemusicacademy@gmail.com

    Clayton, GA 

  • LEW GELFOUND

    Musicians / Fiddler, Dances & Concerts 

    828-337-9654

    lew@lewgelfond.com

    Asheville, NC

  • LEE KNIGHT

    Musician

    (828) 743-9976

    leeknightadk@gmail.com

  • HIGHLANDS RIDE SERVICE

    Ride Services, Airport Runs

    Scott McDuff 

    828•200•3235

    Ride@highlandsrideservice.com

    Highlands, NC

  • KURT DAMRON

    Zipline, Canopy Tours, Team-Building

    828-526-8773

    Kurt@highlandscanopytour.com

    Highlands, NC

  • SETH TEPFER 

    Caller - Contra, Line & Square Dancing

    770-289-3024

    labst@emory.edu

    Atlanta area

  • MICHAEL ISMERIO

    Fiddle Lessons, Shoe Making, Nature Connection, Square Dance Calling 

  • TOM EURE & AMELIA OSBORNE

    Musicians

  • SUSAN ENGLISH

    Dances & Lessons

    330-347-8155

    senglish@umich.edu

    Ohio based

  • CATE STROUD

    Jembe Drumming Workshop

    919.413.3782

    catestroud@gmail.com 

 

Arts • Crafts • Skills 

  • RADIANCE AGLOW

    Fire Shows, Belly Dancing, Hula, LED, Yoga, Sound

    Heather Bunn 
    828-773-7617
    heather@radianceaglow.com
    Highlands, Nc
  • JENN TUFT 

    Baker

    336-807-07845
    Jenn.Tuft@themountainrlc.org
    Mountain Kitchen Manager & Resident
  • SARO LYNCH-THOMASON

    Ballad Singer, Folklorist, 

    (828) 202-5300
    blairpathways@gmail.com
    Asheville Area
  • MERIDETH GARRIGAN

    Photography

    843-532-4031
    merideth@aspotintime.com
    Charleston, SC
  • SR. CATHLEEN TIMBERLAKE, OSB

    Handcrafted Soaps

    Monastery Scents 
    877-672-7627
    soap@bspa.us
  • MARSTON BLOW

    Ceramic Singing Bowls & Sculptural Pottery

    828-423-7119
    Ceramicsong@gmail.com
    Asheville Area
  • NANCY MACKOVIAK

    Reappeared (Upcycling tin & other stuff)

    828-342-9519
    nmackoviak@aol.com
  • DEVAN COLE 

    Glassblwoing Workshops

    585-704-6942

    info@hotglassacademy.com

    Americus, GA

  • BEVERLY MOLANDER & DAVE SAVAGE 

    Celebrations of Life, Advisers, End of Council, Mentor for Entrepreneurs and Inventors 

    404 323-8686
    Dave@DaveSavage.com
    Atlanta, GA
  • JANE ADAMS

    Fiber Artist 

  • MINDA HART 

    Music & Clothing

    734-646-8620
    earthwisdom80@hotmail.com
    Ann Arbor, MI
  • ANN BACH 

    Podcaster, Visual Arts Teacher 

 
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