Vitally Alive and Feeling Good

Welcome! I am Karen Joy Fletcher and am passionate about healthy living, adventure, deep nature connection, and helping people live lives that cultivate their own aliveness, wellbeing and inner Joy.

This is our natural state. When sauntering in ancient forest, soaking in the splendor of newly blossomed wild flowers in an alpine meadow, or sitting in awe next to a wild, surging river of radiant sparkling blue-green glacial waters, you feel the Joy, Aliveness and Wellness of Nature all around you – and inside you. We are nature and I am passionate about sharing simple tools, practices and experiences that allow these qualities to naturally bubble up and flourish from within.

I do this through my lifetime love, study and sharing of Qigong and Chinese medicine. I do this through movement, training and nature connection practices, such as Earthgym. I do this through leading Qigong & Wilderness retreat trips in the U.S. and China. I do this through writing, reflection, teaching and sharing as much as I can, and living my life in a way that cultivates and strengthens these qualities in me each and every day!

My name has always shared with me my calling, yet it wasn’t until I have lived through my own dark nights of the soul and have been on my own soul’s quest for years, that I understood.  I am here to share Joy in the fullest sense of the word.

And I can support you through group lessons, private lessons, coaching, retreat trips in Qigong, Earthgym, Nature Connection and bringing wonder and aliveness back into your daily life.

Please join me in saying YES to a lifetime of wonder, nourishment, vitality, wellbeing and JOY!


What is Earthgym?

Learn a simple system of play and movement that opens up the magic and teachings from the Earth. Train with sticks, stones, ropes, & trees and recover your grin, your wild and free spirit and learn from the Earth. Our motto is “Follow your feet and the Earth will teach!”


Learn More About China Trips

Experience the wild mountains, plateaus, villages, people, cuisine and culture of China! Our motto is Active Journeys ~ True Connections. We learn with our bodies and hearts as we connect to the land and the people.




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Nourishing Life ~ Cultivating Vitality Longevity & Immunity During Challenging Times

I’m excited to be teaching this class with my awesome husband, Nate Summers!! Living our life full of Nourishing Life practices, following the Nourishing Life (Yang Sheng) philosophy and sharing this with others is one of our big passions! And this class gives us the opportunity to walk this journey together with you – renewing and revitalizing our mind, body, and spirit using deep teachings from ancient medical systems including Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, Indigenous wisdom, and even ancient European healing traditions. Free webinar – Oct 9th. Classes start Oct. 16th.

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