Who is Joseph Bharat Cornell?
"One of the most highly regarded nature educators in the world today."
~ Backpacker Magazine
From his earliest years, Joseph Bharat Cornell felt a sensitive attunement with the mysteries and beauties of nature. As a boy, he spent much time exploring the marshes, orchards, and mountains near his home in northern California. During the early 1970s, he designed his own Bachelor of Science degree program in nature awareness at California State University at Chico.
Deep Nature Play:
A Guide to Wholeness, Aliveness, Creativity, and Inspired Learning
Re-learn how to play. Incorporate play into your life and revive your innate curiosity and sense of wonder. With the latest brain research on how play helps us relax, come alive, concentrate deeply and access our creativity, Joseph Bharat Cornell gives you the tools to maximize play, and transform your experience from mere entertainment to fully living.
"In these times, we need Deep Nature Play and Joseph Cornell's gifts more than ever."
~ Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods
“No one is more effective than Joseph Cornell in connecting people of all ages with the profound peace, joy and exhilaration available to us through direct experience in nature.”
~ Cheryl Charles, PhD, Children & Nature Network
"This book will bring joy into your world!"
~ Bill McKibben, Radio Free Vermont, 365.org, Deep Ecology
"In Deep Nature Play...[Cornell calls] the games "play" but they are much more than that...[They] connect the game player with a part of himself that is extremely important for him to be able to touch. As a practicing clinical psychologist, I plan to tell my clients ...how the games [can] lessen the stress in their lives."
~ Thomas P. Heslin Psy.D.
“Joseph Bharat Cornell is one of the most revered American nature educators in the world today. His teachings bring people back to their own nature, and they experience the joy of learning with a pure heart, evoking love and respect for the environment.”
~ Yangmingshan National Park, Taiwan
“In Deep Nature Play, Cornell gently guides us to discover, through nature, our own higher nature."
~ Mahrukh Bulsara, Ecomantra Nature Awareness and Travel
“This man is connected to the heart of our planet, and the Earth’s wisdom shines through him.”
~New Texas Magazine
“Cornell has become something of an American Cousteau.”
~ Scott Blakely, Los Angeles Times and Milwaukee Journal
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