Jane is a founding Principal of Integrated Design Studio, Inc. She has over 30 years of experience in outdoor recreation, landscape architecture, community planning, leadership, group facilitation, and wellness. She oversees projects ranging from schools, community groups, sustainable gardens, to wineries, hotels, and resorts. She is inspired by the connections between people and outdoor spaces and the benefits to health and wellness.
Prior to becoming a Landscape Architect, Jane spent several summers as a Camp Director. She also served on the Faculty at San Francisco State University (SFSU) Department of Recreation where she taught undergraduate courses in leisure wellness, play, and outdoor leadership. At SFSU, she also directed a program to train students, recreation professionals and summer camp staff in the facilitation of activities and inclusive games for young people. In addition, Jane taught site planning and landscape design to graduates and undergraduates at the Academy of Art in San Francisco and the UC Berkeley Landscape Architecture extension program.
Jane is also the founder of Green Insights LLC, offering Mindfulness in Nature retreats for organizational groups, along with a variety of mindfulness courses. Her teachings explore the use of nature-based meditation practices to counterbalance the negative effects of technology in our lives.
Jane holds an undergraduate degree in Urban Studies from Brown University and a Masters in Recreation from San Francisco State University. She is certified by the International Mindfulness Teacher's Association (IMTA). Jane is a licensed Landscape Architect in CA #5057.
Jane lives in Berkeley, CA, and enjoys hiking, biking, gardening, reading, water sports, and spending time with her wife and small dog.
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