WNY LIFE COACHING  Center.

Power from Within

ECOTHERAPY / NATURE THERAPY

 Ecotherapy is an emerging field of medicine that encourages clients to spend more time outdoors.  An experiential coaching approach that integrates the healing power of nature and adventure to enhance your psychological, physical and spiritual health and well-being.  Connection with the earth and its systems are at the core of Ecotherapy.


EcoTherapy with Shawn Marie Cichowski

Heal - Inspire - Connect


WESTERN NY HIKES/WALKS - ECO-THERAPY

Are you a Solo Hiker or Adventurer? Someone that is grieving? Just looking for fun? Or perhaps a spiritual seeker?  Our walks & excursions through the healing power of nature help bring mind and body in harmony with heart.   A professional Eco-therapist /Life Coach will share a personable nature experience with you.   Many use this walk for healing, coaching or simply as an opportunity to enjoy nature.


Eco-Therapy Excursion pricing:


Eco-Therapy Walk/Hike:  $100-Hour; $185-2 hour


Take a mindful walk with a professional coach/healer.  Intuitively we will assist you in connecting and grounding back to self through the support of nature.  Select a hiking location (see below) and Eco-therapist Shawn Marie Cichowski will create a healing experience to renew, restore and inspire you.  1 or 2 hours hikes available   (See below for hike options-we are limited to the trails below. Please contact to arrange alternative locations)


Eco-Therapy Half Day Renewal  - $250

Experience includes a mindful walk/hike plus light meal, and tea.   2.5-5 hours   

- Hike will be based on your intentions. We  offer energy clearing, life coaching or reiki/mediation to any experience. 


Eco-Therapy Full Day Renewal - $339

A personal day retreat.   Spend the day in nature,  enjoy a gourmet outdoor picnic, desserts and tea. 

Excursion Location Options: Letchworth, Ellicotville.

Excursions & Hiking Options:

Letchworth State Park, NY

Letchworth State Park*

1 Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY 14427

Letchworth State Park is a 14,427 acre New York Stare Park. Known as the "Grand Canyon of the East" is one of the most scenically magnificent areas in the eastern U.S.  The Genesee River roars through the gorge over three major waterfalls.  


Chestnut Ridge Eternal Flame

Chestnut Ridge Park- Eternal Flame

6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park, NY 14127

This hike is slightly on the difficult scale, located at Chestnut Ridge Park. The trail to find the eternal  flame is 1.5 miles round trip. 



Stiglmeier Park

Stiglmeier Park

500 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Trails Galore!! Stiglmeier Park has 31 hiking trails ranging from .5 to 6 miles that spans over the 308 acres of ground.  Plenty of wildlife and it's a beautiful well-maintained park.


Devils Hole Hike

Devils Hole State Park

Robert Moses Recreation Trail, Niagara Falls, NY 14301

Devil's Hole State Park overlooks the lower Whirlpool Rapids/Devil's Hole Rapids. This a a moderately challenging hike with pitched steps.  A widely beautiful walkway leads down from the park along the turbulent Niagara River.



Creation Trail Marilla, NY

Creation Trail

1400 Two Road , Marilla, NY 14102

Spiritual Nature Trail that has a little bit of everything!  The creation trail spands over 59 acres. It runs along a creek, is 1.25 miles and you walk through trees and fields. The trail contains Biblical sayings to inspire contemplation.   This trail is ideal for all skill levels. 



Tiff Farms Nature Perserve

Tift Farms Nature Preserve

1200 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14203

Tift Nature Preserve is a 264-acre nature refuge with five miles of nature trails and three boardwalks to explore. The hiking is easy and scenic.

Knox Farms East Aurora,NY

Knox Farms State Park

437 Buffalo Road, East Aurora

Knox farm State Park has 633 acres to enjoy. Enjoy an easy hike along the paths, biking in designated areas, and even horseback rides with a permit.

Sky High Aerial Adventure Park @ Holiday Valley*

6557 Holiday Valley Road, Ellicottville, NY 14731

The largest in New York and 3rd largest in the US, Sky High Aerial Park is a series of platforms and "bridges" and ziplines built in a 4 acre section of the woods.  There are 13 courses with varying levels of difficulty.  


**These locations are considered excursion locations.


NATURE THERAPY AT CARDEA HEALTH INTEGRATIVE
 The property consists of 81.2 acres, hiking trails, and a  3-acre pond.  
Outdoor (table) reiki sessions and walking coaching sessions available at this location. (Tuesdays appointment only)

Healing Walks

Intended to connect you back to earth and self, our healing walks are guided by an Eco-therapist. Available for all walks: energy clearing ceremony, gentle body prepping (stretching, energy medicine poses), walking meditation & stillness meditation,  grounding practice and optional reiki.  All levels welcome.  

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