Ryan Holsapple is a trained Nature-Connected Coach (NCC) and alumnus of the Earth-Based Institute (EBI) who has continued his in-depth training and mentor coaching with EBI founder Michael Jospé. Ryan is the program director and student mentor for EBI and believes firmly in the vision of connecting people to the earth and in transformation that leads to authentic and fulfilled living.
Ryan achieved his Associate Certified Coach (ACC) designation through the International Coach Federation (ICF) and has worked with clients of various ages and backgrounds. An alumnus of InnerPathWorks, he trained extensively with Randy Russell. He also trained one-on-one with Roger Strachan PhD, a Gestalt Therapy Gestalt Therapy is experiential therapy that focuses on an individual's present moment experience and PartsWork PartsWork is a gestalt-based tool for self-awareness, self-acceptance, integration, and forward thinking facilitator. Ryan has additional training from the Tracker School under the guidance of Tom Brown, Jr., where he deepened his education in nature connection, survival skills, self awareness, healing, and guiding. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Naropa University.
Ryan is passionate about guiding and supporting others to access and unlock their own innate wisdom through creative resourcing, mentoring, coaching, and nature connection. He enjoys playing recreational hockey and basketball, as well as hiking and nature. Ryan loves philosophy, poetry, contemplative arts, and meaningful discussions about life. He particularly enjoys studying traditional wisdom teachings from ancient cultures.