Victoria BC Canada
Jackie Gay is a writer, sailor and graduate of the Awake in the Wild nature meditation teacher training. She has published two novels, a biography and numerous short stories; and has sailed for both adventure and competition. She works as an Activity & Rehabilitation coordinator running pyscho-social activities for people with severe and persistent mental health challenges. She aims to extend Awake in the Wild practices and principles into this field as well as offering classes for people with disabilities and other under-served communities. She loves to sail, swim, write short stories and poetry, grow food, and steward the beautiful local ecosystem she is fortunate to live within, the traditional lands and waterways of the W̱SÁNEĆ people, Vancouver Island.