Team

Olivia Gellis, Director, and Guide

Originally from New York City, Olivia has been creatively working with local families for over fifteen years as a family coach, teacher, and preschool director. She attended Simmons College for early childhood education and holds a Nature-Based Teacher Certification from ERAFAN (Eastern Region Association of Forest and Nature schools.) She has extensive training in health+safety from New York State Office of Family Services and holds a CPR and outdoor First Aid certificate from the Red Cross. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her dog, cooking vegan meals, making pottery, reading, and tending to her many indoor plants.

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Sher Bauer, Guide

Sher will be joining Playful Path as a guide in the Spring.

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Joel Gellis, Guide

Raised in Brooklyn by travel-loving educator parents, Joel has been exploring his entire life.

In between studying Physics at University of Boulder, Joel received his teaching certifications from China's Wudang Kung Fu Academy and Prospect Rock Permaculture Institute in Vermont. He has worked as a teaching assistant, tutor, and martial arts teacher. He is trained in CPR and emergency outdoor medicine. 

Joel enjoys reading, dancing, sleeping with his dog under the stars.