Polly Triplat is a Wilderness Guide, Healing Massage Therapist, Conscious Dance Facilitator and Local Food Advocate who is passionate about creating more sustainable resilient communities where we respectfully connect to the natural world. She has spent the last 20 years offering her gifts as a healer in the Lake Tahoe/Truckee region of California exploring nature based consciousness and spirituality. Originally from Boulder Colorado, Polly embraced Shamanic and Earth Based healing practices early in her life and incorporated them within her Massage and Visionary Craniosacral Work. She is passionate about creating ritual and ceremony in the lives of people in her community. Polly currently has a healing practice Bodywise Massage in her home office in Truckee California and works as an Oncology Massage Therapist at the Tahoe Forest Cancer Center.
Polly's passion for Earth Based healing lead her toward her path to becoming a Wilderness Vision Quest Guide. She trained and apprenticed for several years through The School of Lost Borders where she assisted Vision Fasts in California and New Mexico. She trained in Mirroring the Four Shields of Human Nature and is an accomplished Way of Council Leader. Polly has developed and lead programs in the Sierra's offering Day Quests and The Nature of Being Human Wilderness Quests. In 2013 she completed the Somatic Training for Wilderness Guides through Wilderness Reflections where she is currently guiding programs that combine the wisdom of the body and the power of ritual. She is an active member of the Wilderness Guides Council, and is a Wilderness First Responder.
Her quest for Somatic knowledge lead her into the world of the embodiment and movement practices of Conscious Dance. She has developed her own style of Conscious Dance inspired by Soul Motion 5Rhythms called Soulwise Movement Medicine. She is Co-Creator and a Facilitator for Sierra Conscious Dance.
Polly's vision is to facilitate consciousness and well-being within individuals, leading to a more conscious community and world. She is a true earth-spirit who is dedicated to increasing wellness, community connection, and nurturing the nature of the human spirit.