Yoga runs in Natalie’s genes.  From a young age, her yogi mother inspired her to reach for meditation and movement, cultivating an early connection to embodied wisdom and inspired, intentional movement. First certified as a yoga teacher in 2000, Natalie has studied yoga and been certified by some of the most notable names and leading

You ask Jody Ferdig to jump and she will say how high? This ex-gymnast has back flipped out of airplanes, ziplined in three countries, rappelled down waterfalls in the jungles of Costa Rica, cliff jumped into the beautiful Grand Cenotes in Tulum and parasailed over the breathtaking Greek Islands. She’s trekked glaciers, snorkeled in between two

Mustapha Ait Maskour grew up in the central High Atlas Mountains of Morocco and is the son of a very traditional Berber family. As a certified and experienced guide, he has warmed the hearts of all who have traveled with him. He has worked for such companies including National Geographic and G Adventures. Mustapha is a graduate

Olga Ortiz is the owner of Rock Climbing Every Day. She has been an outdoor enthusiast and event organizer for over 20 years. She has worked and volunteered her time to teach swimming lessons and rock climbing courses in California and Puerto Rico to adults and children ages 2 to 50 and over. She has a

Carlos was born in Eastern Cuba in the agricultural city of Camaguey on a small farm. Raised from humble beings, he prides himself on family and education and has been fortunate enough to study Automation Engineering in Santa Clara, as well as show travelers all over the beautiful country of Cuba. As a guide, he has

Ásdís Birgisdóttir, or as many travelers have described her, “Wonder Woman,” was born in Reykjavík and spent her childhood in the US, where she still has deep connections. She has been guiding in Iceland for 20-years and immensely enjoys introducing travelers to its many wonders. Her background is one of having many hats as is so common in this

Mike Saunders is our expert archaeology guide in Guatemala. Mike first visited Guatemala in 1991 while working with an archaeological project. At that time, the country was besieged by internal conflict. During the turmoil of these early years, Mike developed a deep respect for the Maya people and their culture, as well as the stunning scenery

Mauricio Elias Ramirez Hernandez, aka “Mao,” was born in the highlands of Tarrazu, Los Santos Area, Costa Rica. As an ecology student and naturalist guide, his main focus is on community rural tourism projects. Mauricio has 12-years of experience guiding around Costa Rica, including 6-years as a naturalist guide in Corcovado National Park, the most biological

Stacey is Adventure People’s founder and she has been running adventure trips since 2008. She has led over 300 trips — from weekend camping getaways to tours around the globe. Stacey’s passion is creating unique travel itineraries and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities that explore beyond the beaten path in the world’s most intriguing destinations. From trekking through the jungles of Southeast Asia to