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Thanks for the kind words!

This was such an inspiring workshop, which was very helpful to tap into the creative potential during the session, and providing the tools to explore well beyond. Johanna did an amazing job sharing her knowledge and expertise evoking something deeper within us all.

Nicholas from Bellevue, WA

What an amazing experience! The setting is wonderful. Johanna is warm and engaging. With her insight and guidance, I was able to break through a creative block of many, many months. I will put into practice her recommendations for continuing writing success. I highly recommend this experience

Andrea from Royal Oak, MI

Really enjoyed the nature writing workshop! Johanna is a great instructor, encouraged us to be preset, observe/notice the natural world around us and connect with it. Activities were thoughtful, inspiring me to write more. Books and writings shared were valuable resources. I look forward to reading some of these and doing more nature-focused observational writing. Highly recommend!

Ashlee from Frisco, TX

Hi, I'm Johanna

Johanna DeBiase is a highly-sensitive empath, a life-long creative, Jewitch and ecofeminist. Growing up in the suburbs of New York City, she knew she was destined for a slower pace of life and after 6 years living in Alaska, she moved to New Mexico. Sixteen years later, she remains spellbound by the energy vortex of Taos Mountain. She lives in an off-grid strawbale home with her husband, teenage daughter and collie. 


Johanna earned an MFA in Creative Writing in 2005 and is the author of the fabulist novella Mama & the Hungry Hole (Wordcraft of Oregon, 2015) and the poetry chapbook, Gestation (Finishing Line Press,2020).

 Three decades ago, Johanna discovered yoga and has been practicing devotedly every since. She credits yoga with helping her to heal from early childhood trauma and all the traumas that life graciously throws her way. She became a certified yoga instructor (RYT 200) in 2015 and has been teaching yoga asanas, meditation and pranayama (breathing exercises) ever since. She also leads yoga nidra, an ancient practice of deep relaxation and loves to create guided narrative journeys to help people reprogram their deep seated psychological imprints (samskaras).


Most recently, she has been trained as a Reiki practitioner and energy worker. Self-sovereignty energy work is an essential part of her spiritual practice and she never skips a day to meditate and channel .

Nature is such an innate part of her life that she often forgets to mention it. Nature. Nature. Nature. She is currently working towards earning her certification as a Nature and Forest Therapy Guide through the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides.