Meet Your Guide

Christie Olstad

Classes Led by Christie

Getting to Know Your Guide

We asked our Guides some fun questions to help you get to know them a bit better.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Completing my degrees and other certifications.

What is your favorite job?

I loved working as an assistant to an Ayurvedic doctor. I also loved jobs I had working outside on golf courses while I was in high school and college. And, I love love love making art that I sell online.

What is your most treasured possession?

Photos and memories of family and friends

What is your favorite journey?

I took an adventure / active trip to Peru that was really fun.

What is your greatest fear?

Fear itself :-)

Which talent would you most like to have?

I'd love to be a great singer or pianist.

Where would you like to live?

I'd love to live in a warm, tropical climate near the beach.

What do you most value in your friends?

I value their fun presence, great sense of humor and their support.

Who is your favorite hero of fiction?

Eliza Sommers in Daughter of Fortune by Isabelle Allende. She is adventurous and unconventional.

Who are your heroes in real life?

My family members who all do a lot for their communities and anyone who puts their heart into helping others.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

I'd love to get more courageous at reaching out to other to collaborate on projects, because I love it.

What is your motto?

Have fun, believe in yourself and in others, and trust that things are going to work out for the best.

What are you looking forward to?

I'm looking forward to more fun travel and finishing some paintings I'm working on

What have you always wanted to try?

I'd like to learn how to ride a horse.

What do you do for fun? (or to relax)

Lot of walking, hiking, yoga, and dance.

What is your favorite dessert?