The Team

Kat Novotna

EcoNIDRA™ Founder & Teacher

Kat is the founder of EcoNIDRA™, Forest Therapy Guide, Teacher of Presence and Council Facilitator. Kat's passion and mission are to help people reconnect with nature and with themselves, so that they can use the freed up vital energy to improve their health, wellbeing and state of consciousness to do what they were born to do in this life. Kat was lucky to be trained and certified by world experts and great mentors in Forest Therapy, Yoga Nidra, Council Facilitation, as a Teacher of Presence, Wellbeing Inspired by Nature Consultant, Holistic Nutrition & Life Coach, in Wilderness First Aid, Cross-Cultural Communication and Linguistics, and has 20 years of experience in training adults, (online) trainings and community building for nature connection related projects. Connect with Kat here.

Sari Telpner

EcoNIDRA™ Consultant & Teacher
Sari is EcoNIDRA's Consultant providing feedback and new ideas and contributing to the community of EcoNIDRA™ teachers. Sari is a certified EcoNIDRA™ Teacher, Forest Therapy Guide, Nature-Based Health Educator and Usui Reiki Master and Teacher.

She is a graduate of our very first EcoNIDRA™ Teacher Training and has a great passion for and understanding of the essence of the practice. 

Susanne de Klerk

Admissions & Admin
Susanne is the stable and steady power in EcoNIDRA's backoffice. An excellent out-of-the-box thinker, Susanne is taking care of the smooth flow of administration, enrollment and admissions procedures.

Susanne has joined her first EcoNIDRA session in the first lockdown of 2020, and had an amazing experience with both deep relaxation and a beautiful imaginal journey in the jungle. 

EcoNIDRA™ is proudly restoring our planet with TreeSisters. For every trainee in the Certified EcoNIDRA™ Teacher Training, we are donating 10 trees.

EcoNIDRA™ Teacher Training is a proud partner of the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), conducting scientific research about the transformative character of EcoNIDRA™.

'Each of us can make a difference. Together we can make change.' - Barbara Mikulski