August 2019 instructors
Chad Keel is survivalist featured on the Discovery Channel, and the Oxygen Network from Southern California. He is the head instructor from Nature Reconnection Class and the pioneer of survival education in Pakistan. Chad is also a survival instructor for the Amazonas Survival School in Costa Rica. He has taught and trained around the world and continues to absorb information from the locals he encounters along the way.
Kody Sherwood is a survival instructor and woodsman teaching classes all over Southern California. Chad Keel and Kody Sherwood are step brothers, and became family at the age of 5 years old. Chad and Kody grew up on the south slope of Phelan, California. Learning to survive in the arid foothills of the High Desert became their hobby. Researching rocks, plants, animals, and thus how to use them to their advantage in the field. Kody moved to Hawaii at 18 years old. There he furthered his education in nature and survival. Kody has trained with a majority of the top survival experts on planet earth and is an accomplished bushcrafter.
When the Nature Reconnection Classes started Kody was living in Colorado and decided to relocate to Southern California to teach. In 2016 he was featured on the Oxygen TV Network teaching survival skills. He has been a head Instructor for naturereconnectionclass.com since 2015. He continues to train with various survival instructors across the globe, with the intention of bringing these skills back to students.