2020 Events & Classes

 

Sound Circle: September 27th, 2020 2:00-5:00 pm

 Enjoy receiving nourishing sound to address any healing intention you may hold in your mind or heart. Other shamanic sound healers and I will offer vibrational shifts through use of their voice, singing bowls, drums, rattles, bells. This energy filled with love, wisdom and power will carry across our networks–phsyical and spiritual–to bring an elevation in well-being, a laugh, a brightness, and smile. We all need this. You can experiment with making sound, or simply receive. You may meet a new power animal, angel, guide or other helper to assist with life and healing under these unusual times. This is a Zoom-mediated experience.

To have a fulfilling experience, it is best to have a private space where you can engage for 2-3 hrs uninterupted.

Also you will need a good wifi connection, and Zoom downloaded on a device.

Once you RSVP, I will send you a Zoom link and some suggestions for preparation.

Please RSVP.

Virtual Lodge: September 21, 2020 6:30-9:30 pm–Postponed

 Join me for this community ceremony of prayer and healing. This ceremony emminates from my bones and a long history of sweat lodge ceremony lineage. In this time of great need for connecting, ceremony, emoting, replenishment, the ceremony is Zoom-mediated, and is taking on a radically different form than our physical lodges. And, it is conducted in a surprisingly powerful way through our interconnectedness, our intentions, our imagination (“magic nation”)  and our deep longing for soul and community. We use this ancient template,  connect with each other and our helping spirits, seen and unseen, known and unknown, who come together when our hearts yearn for spiritual support. The elements of the ceremony, the grandmother stones, the songs, and our prayers propel us, aided by our verdant imaginations, into the realms of wholeness, soul, and deep healing for ourselves and Earth.

 

Please RSVP by September 17th, as there is preparation to be undertaken before hand.

Sound-Journey Circle: October 10th, 2020 2:00-5:00 pm

 This journey circle is an invitation to add more intentional healing sound to the journeying process, embellishing our invoking of spirits, enhancing the potency of message and transmissions of healing that occur during shamanic journeying. I may be the only one making sound, or you may jump in and experiment in the comfort of your own (potentially muted audio!) space. An invitation, an exploration.

We gather in Zoom-enabled community where we connect with each other and our helping spirits–seen and unseen, known and unknown. These beings are excitely waiting as we gather together and yearn for support. We share our healing intentions, engaging as authentically with others as one is comfortable. You will then be taken on a guided journey to gain insight about working with the divine realms to manifest you healing intentions. You may then work with the help of a power animal, human-formed spirit or other source of divine assistance to explore the shamanic landscapes for healing and wholeness. We may hum, chant, tone, sing, privately, together. All for our upliftment and that of our friends, family, community, country, Earth.

To have a fulfilling experience, it is best to have a private space where you can engage for 2 hrs un interupted.

Also you will need a good wifi connection, and Zoom downloaded on a device.

Once you RSVP, I will send you a Zoom link and some suggestions for preparation. Especially formulating a heart-felt healing intention, and dropping into contemplation, and openness to other-worldly mindsets.

 

Please RSVP.

 

Journey Circle: October 23rd, 2020 6:30-9:00 pm

 Join in on a Zoom-enabled community circle where we connect with each other and our helping spirits, seen and unseen, known and unknown, who come together when our hearts yearn for spiritual support. We share our healing intentions, engaging as authentically with others as one is comfortable. We visualize shared intentions for ourselves, our country, Earth. You will then be taken on a guided journey to gain insight about working with the divine realms to manifest you healing intentions. Other follow up journeys will ensue, where you may work with a power animal, human-formed spirit or other source of divine assistance to explore the shamanic landscapes for healing and wholeness.

To have a fulfilling experience, it is best to have a private space where you can engage for 2 hrs un interupted.

Also you will need a good wifi connection, and Zoom downloaded on a device.

Once you RSVP, I will send you a Zoom link and some suggestions for preparation. Especially formulating a heart-felt healing intention, and dropping into contemplation, and openness to other-worldly mindsets.

 

Please RSVP.

 

What’s New About How Shamanic Sound Healing Training Is Facilitated In These Zoom-Saturated Times

My goal is to continually innovate to make Zoom engagement more energizing, intimate and satisfying. Here is where I am right now:

Small clans: While we will gather in the larger group (no more than 12), deep work will also be inspired in small clans–where there will be more room for deep discussion, greater privacy/intimacy, and safe expansive explorations.

 Movement and Away-from-the-screen work: We will be having invitations to explore in ways and exercises that will have us turn video off and mute,  moveaway from our devices, and explore making sound with a wide array of intentions.

 Imbuement, Activation, Energetic Engagement with Your Unique Space: We have the opportunity to explore using sound in expanded ways that takes advantage of our being in our own spaces. Perhaps we be guided to sing to a house plant, imbue items in our pantry or fridge, garden or perhaps our sacred coffeemaker; engagement and honoring objects, systems in our home and the beings therein—singing, toning to/with our pets, spouse, kids, neighborhood.

 Self-guided ceremony: We will have an opportunity to design and/or carry out mini-ceremonies that deepen our relationship with spirit and our capacity to make sacred sound. In the privacy of our own space, but with support and discussion and processing together to make rich meaning of our experiences.

 I am seeking to innovate so we can get past the Zoom-fatigue of sitting in front of our devices. Instead I will be offering more of a format where we 1) receive an invitation with our guiding ones,  2) engage in this invitation in our own space, 3) come back and discuss in first in the more intimate clans, and then 4) summarize and extrapolate in whole group sharing, with augmented instruction and enrichment for further exploration. And of course, there will still be pairings or triads, and work dedicated for each other.

 My intention is that new formats will be expansive, offer flexibility with thoughtful guidance and efficient, meaningful teachings. We will make use of my sound cloud page, with some fun homework that grounds our sound work into our everyday living space living beingness. especially involving nature and sound.

September 2020-January 2021

Gateway to Shamanic Sound Healing: A Five-Month Zoom Course

Saturdays 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Sept. 26, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Dec. 12, Jan. 16

Cost $280

The overarching goal of this course is to support us all in communing with the divine, listening for and transmitting sacred healing sound, and bringing shifts in our every day beingness, and in soul. We utilize the Zoom space and engage in processes that help us investigate how intentional spirit-guided sound works– how it can be employed to manifest wellness and the configurations that will make us happy. The Zoom space is uniquely suited for having adequate privacy, yet also shared experiences for discovering and feeling more confident using our voices as powerful creative sound healing instruments. We act as a powerful support circle, working on current issues in our lives that need spiritual juice and insight. Together, we expand our abilities to listen to and form new and deeply satisfying relationships with sound healing allies, enhancing our abilities to use sound and the encoded spiritual power and wisdom therein for upliftment and healing of self, each other, Earth.

This course is part of the LightSong School of 21st Century Shamanism’s curriculum for advanced degree programs.

September – December 2020

Gateway to Shamanic Sound Healing: A 10-Week Zoom Course

Wednesdays 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, Dec. 2, 9

 

Cost $280

The overarching goal of this course is to support us all in communing with the divine, listening for and transmitting sacred healing sound, and bringing shifts in our every day beingness, and in soul. We utilize the Zoom space and engage in processes that help us investigate how intentional spirit-guided sound works– how it can be employed to manifest wellness and the configurations that will make us happy. The Zoom space is uniquely suited for having adequate privacy, yet also shared experiences for discovering and feeling more confident using our voices as powerful creative sound healing instruments. We act as a powerful support circle, working on current issues in our lives that need spiritual juice and insight. Together, we expand our abilities to listen to and form new and deeply satisfying relationships with sound healing allies, enhancing our abilities to use sound and the encoded spiritual power and wisdom therein for upliftment and healing of self, each other, Earth.

This course is part of the LightSong School of 21st Century Shamanism’s curriculum for advanced degree programs.

September 2020-January 2021

The Quickening – Advanced Shamanic Sound Healing: A Five- Month Course–

Sundays 10 am-1:30 pm Pacific Time

Sept. 20, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 13 plus one day of your choosing.

Sliding Scale $120-200

This course provides a forum for creative experimentation and discussion in the art and mechanisms of shamanic sound healing. People who have taken Shamanic Sound Healing with me or have the equivalent types of training delve into advanced techniques and initiations. This study group and support circle is perfect for continuing to add sound to your shamanism, connecting with your spirits and their information encoded in the sounds channeling through you, and advanced work with clients.

Past Courses Which May Be Taught Again

May 9

You, Your Ancestors and The Knowing Field

Saturday 10 am – 5 pm: $65

This day of “Constellations as Ceremony” is a blend of family constellations and sound-rich shamanic ritual. We reconnect with our ancestors in the Knowing Field—where everything that ever is, was, or will be can be known. Its’ connection to Non-ordinary reality is uncanny and unfathomable. 

Classic Family Constellations meet Shamanic Sound Healing to provide a forum to free ourselves from transgenerational entanglements—hidden family loyalties that can bind us and affect our life circumstances and behavior. We step into the Knowing Field with an issue or intention to be addressed. We invite others to “stand in” as representatives, to embody different people, places, or things that are relevant for the intention. We then surrender to the wisdom of the knowing field and allow its energetic akasha to move the representatives around. As the constellation evolves, those movements come into the freest, most ascended configuration in the fabric of our family soul at this time, reflective of the resolution needed.

Depending on how many people attend and the flow of the day, you may have the opportunity to have a constellation* done for you. The first people to register will be given priority. There will be general constellations, small group constellations, and *single seeker constellations facilitated. You will have an opportunity to experience shifts and transformation whether you are a seeker or a representative–part of someone else’s constellation. 

May 23

Birding By Ear / Bird Language

Saturday 8 am – 5 pm: $110

This magical day is dedicated to the winged ones–what sounds they are making, and what they are saying. We begin with some easy-to-use tools and techniques for “birding by ear”–the art of listening to, remembering and recalling the songs and calls of bird species. We learn how to create “handles”–ways of remembering bird species that we hear. This tool alone is worth the price of admission! It will forever change how you experience the audio world of nature. I love being able to lay in my tent and observe my favorite bird species by knowing their distinct calls and songs. I also enjoy 60-mile-an-hour birding in my car, or birding while riding my bike. You ability to listen will be greatly advanced, which will change a lot of other things about life.

 

Then, we go deeper into Bird language–tracking bird sounds over time and space, and learning what these sounds mean. The 5 voices of birds (calling, singing, territorial squabbling, begging, alarming) are distinctive and convey much about the dynamics of the ecosystem in the moment. We will learn more about these, and how to interpret them.

Another layer deeper still, we will learn how to use bird language to diagnose and shift our states of consciousness. How bird language changes over time and space in our presence reveals much about how loud or peaceful our thoughts and energy broadcast is, and provides us a new kind of “biofeedback” we can benefit from to regain a state of centered, grateful state of peace.

Registration coming shortly. Email Lauri to get on the attendance list.

June 14

The Talk of Chakras

Sunday 10 am – 5 pm: $95

Giving Voice to Our Chakras for Self-Realization and Self-Healing. This is an opportunity to experience your chakras in a whole new way, opening up an active vocal dialogue with them. You may have engaged in the scanning and or energetic clearning of chakras before. In this day of energy medicine, we give voice to our chakras, portals to your soul and your whole well-being. We open to their full expression and converse with them. As we reflect and intuit gifts and glitches in our chakras, we free up the stuck energy and obscuring inclusions therein, and expand out into the world more freely and healthily.

Registration coming shortly. Email Lauri to get on the attendance list.