With the Atlantic Forest as her backyard, Sylvie Rokab was born in Rio and was heartbroken by the rapid destruction of the nature surrounding her. As a young adult she made it her mission to inspire people to deepen their connection with the natural world, and after moving to the US she became a wildlife cinematographer and filmmaker. Now an Emmy-nominated filmmaker with more than 20 years of experience in the industry, she continues to seek to inspire a diverse audience to transform their relationship with nature and ignite a desire to protect our vital and spellbinding natural world. She is a nature therapy guide in the Japanese tradition of Shinrin-Yoku (forest bathing) and leads people in an embodied and sensorial exploration of wild places, as well as lecturing around the world.
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