This course opens on 12/05/2020.

Story Quest Walks

Linking Nature to Narrative to Magnify the Power of Each

This follow up to our popular Nature Immersion Walks course continues the application of the power of nature to help clients center themselves while using metaphor, narrative, exploring the power of words and compelling quotes to unlock creativity and expression.

In this second course, participants will learn the skills of applying the use of powerful questions, unraveling shadow stories, understanding the effectiveness and sensitivities of indigenous metaphors, applying nature-inspired ritual creation to unlock meaning making, and much more. All while applying the transformational application of nature in coaching learned in the first course.

Coaching in nature will expand your capacity to encourage inspiration for transformative creative expression, while sharing the very real health benefits of interacting with nature.

And in these days where office visits can be a challenge to social distancing standards, face to (covered) face sessions in the outdoors can enhance a client-coach working relationship.

Advance your skills to generate transformative coaching sessions in nature with this breakthrough series by making Nature your partner in serving your clients best.


  • Enhance outdoor, in-nature interactions with clients learned in the prerequisite Nature Immersion course, through focus on Raconteur Coaching™ skills in the natural environment.
  • Demonstrate how to enhance the power of narrative, metaphor, and other interpretive coaching practices through interaction with nature.


  • High speed internet to accommodate video elements
  • Successful completion of the Nature Immersion Walks course, including all interactive elements and course exam.

CEU: 12 

Price: $480

Date & Time – Winter 2021

Meet the instructor: Dr. Julie Elledge as three board certifications in professional coaching: PCC, BCC, and NBC-HWC. She is also a licensed family therapist, an educator with her PhD in Education, author and a recognized expert in creativity and organizational dynamics.

Course Information

Course Instructor

johnbucher johnbucher Author

John Bucher is an acclaimed consultant, communicator, mythologist and storyteller based out of Los Angeles, California. He serves as Content Curator for the Joseph Campbell Foundation and is also an author, podcaster, and speaker. He has worked with companies including HBO, DC Comics, The History Channel, A24 Films, The John Maxwell Leadership Foundation and served as a consultant and writer for numerous film, television, and Virtual Reality projects. He is the author of six books including the best-selling Storytelling for Virtual Reality, named by BookAuthority as one of the best storytelling books of all time. Disruptor named him one of the top 25 influencers in Virtual Reality. John teaches writing and story courses in the Los Angeles area and around the world. He holds a PhD in Mythology and Depth Psychology and has spoken on 5 continents about using the power of story and myth to reframe how individuals, organizations, cultures, and nations are viewed.

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