Archives for healing

What is the meaning of yoga?

Yoga educates a person on a variety of topics – the 8 limbs, philosophy, spirituality, teaching lineages, etc.. Additionally, there are innumerable schools and traditions within the broader scope of yoga that continue to refine the wisdom tradition with literally each inhale. The minutiae can easily become overwhelming for new and experienced students alike. The purpose, though, a joie de vivra, becomes quite simple with consideration to the complexity of describing it. Yoga guides people on a journey intimately with their own souls. Destinations vary, but yoga is the universal language the describes how to get from here to there.
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Golden Butterfly Warrior

New Outer Medicine Wheel Journey  Sun 10/30 @ 5:00 PM CAMP Rehoboth 37 Baltimore Ave   Medicine Wheel Journey led by The Green Shaman Gather around the stone circle in sacred space to track your personal evolution during this shamanic healing circle. The path-working spiritual tools used in this journey aides meditation and other natural altered states of consciousness. Often, psychic and intuitive awareness is increased during this sacred ceremony. The symbolic nature of journeying on the medicine wheel can help you access progressively deeper levels of consciousness and awareness, unlocking key insights into your grande unfolding. After 3 consecutive
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Developing Your Inner Child by Adopting a Beginner’s Mind

Summer season corresponds to South medicine on the medicine wheel, and so working with your inner child is an integral way to deepen your faith, trust more and find the inspiration in your life. Creativity and play time are classic ways to foster a relationship with your inner child. Today, I’d like you to consider another way that you can practice your spirituality every day. Adopt a beginner’s mind to your daily life and you’ll find yourself living in the now, staying present and grounded more and more. Buddhist traditions lend their teachings well to this principle of beginner’s mind.
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Lessons from The Medicine Wheel

Shamanic work really boasts its power when the wheel becomes real. It’s not an oracle reading or insight into one part of your life for a few minutes; not is it happy thoughts that make nice of life’s circumstances. The power comes when you aren’t even paying attention, or when you missed a gathering. Maybe you’ve never been to a healing circle. For over 2 years, we’ve been meeting in Rehoboth as The Blue Dolphin Clan. The work we do is for personal benefit, but also the community at large. It is one of the beautiful mysteries how sharing your
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The Healing Power of Sound

Mantra Meditation with Kirtan The healing power of sound is found in every denomination of spiritual practice. Singing, chanting, percussion and often dance are like balm for the soul. I have gone so far as to study why human beings clap their hands #applause But, that is a story for a different day. Roughly six months ago I went to my first kirtan, and immediately felt connected to the joy & love felt through the mantra meditation. I’ve started a song book recording mantras, teachings & other notes in reflection of kirtan. As a shaman, the use of drumming, rattling
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4 Gifts of Shamanic Medicine

Although there are many reasons to pursue a spiritual practice, the support of a shamanic healer produces four very important gifts that will benefit your healing journey and wellness goals. Receiving shamanic healing is not a casual interaction like going out to dinner or picking a movie. When you are serious and committed to healing, you are ready to receive the gifts of shamanic medicine: 1. Insight to unlock new understanding The spiritual guidance received during a healing service is unlike any advice you have received before. That’s because I do not tell you what you should do. What I
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Blessing of Light

B L E S S I N G    O F   L I G H T Are you feeling a little burned out this holiday season? Try this easy technique to recharge your inner light. Sit or lay down in a comfortable position. Close your eyes. Take 3-5 slow, deep breaths through the nose. Lay your hands on your chest, allowing your awareness to be filled with the beating of your heart. See a tiny pin-prick of light forming in the center of your chest, that gradually expands to fill your chest. Sense this light being carried through the
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The Prayer of the Woods

Trees are sacred. Next time you find yourself passing by the trunks of your brethren, listen to the soft whispers: “You that pass and raise your arm to me before you hurt me, look at me well. I am the heat of your home in the cold winter nights. I am the friendly shade that you find when walking under the August sun And my fruits are appetizing freshness That satisfy your thirst on the way. I am the friendly beam of your house, the board of your table the bed in which you rest and the wood of your
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How to use oils when you have a cold or flu

MYTH BUSTER EDITION What you need to know about essential oils, the cold and flu, current scientific research, your health and safety, and anecdotes. Hi Nate! I had a question about essential oils. I have come down with a cold/flu, is there anything safe I can use to boost my immune system? Oils I should avoid? Also, anything I can use to avoid getting sick all the time? It’s a myth. No essential oil can boost your immune system. In fact, many MLM companies and other distributers of essential oils recently received a slap on the back of the hand
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Learn the Secret to True Healing

  The urge to avoid pain is hard-wired in our biology. All forms of dis-ease, stress and imbalance are uncomfortable and painful to some degree. And, when we are going through it, the quest for relief is easily a top priority. From your social media, the 6 o’clock news, your buddies at the water cooler – everywhere you turn, the messages we get are rife with miracle cures, quick fixes and assurances of relief. How many times have you bought into the promise of relief only to be disappointed by yet another fad? All of these promises are limited because they miss a fundamental
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