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Icaros: Songs of Healing

“For the Shipibo, the Universe is made of song and everything in it has a pattern that can be sung.” (From the documentary “Woven Songs of the Amazon,” produced and narrated by Anna Stevens.) Imagine listening to a song that was once your favorite. Maybe you haven’t heard it in years, but it instantly brings […]

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What Are People Seeking With Shamanic Healing?

One of my favorite things about my shamanic healing clinic is that it’s attended by people of all ages, races, and genders. I love the diversity of my clientele, knowing that this work connects with all people! I always begin sessions by asking, “What will be helpful to you today?” Here’s what those who attended […]

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Sing, Rattle, and Drum: What to Expect With Shamanic Healing

Many people experience anxiety or trepidation when they embark on a new approach to healing. My client Craig admitted to many fears when we began working together. He worried about what might be uncovered, how he would react, what the experience would feel like—and the list went on in a way that’s very familiar to […]

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Relax! Your Body Knows How to Heal

For the past several weeks, I have been writing about pain, including a variety of methods for pain relief , the connection between trauma and physical pain, and the research that supports these methods. At its most basic level, Healing Touch works because it is a gentle effective way to elicit the “relaxation response,” a termed first used by […]

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Healing Touch Addresses Chronic Pain Without Medication

Imagine picking up a one-pound rock and holding it in your hand with your arm extended. Easy, right? Keep holding it…keep holding it…and it won’t take long before your arm begins to hurt. The longer you hold the rock, the more it hurts. Of course, you could put the rock down but let’s say you […]

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Could Healing Touch Training Be Right For You? Consider the Benefits

Marcy is a busy mom of three who was recently divorced. She once had a dream of working in health care but feels like she missed her opportunity and worries that it’s too late to learn a new skill. She feels stressed and has frequent migraines. Paul is a physical therapist who loves his work, […]

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Health Tip As We Transition from Winter to Spring

As we transition from Winter to Spring, here is a health tip for you. If you think about it, there are many emotions associated with anticipation and transition. This exercise can help you process these emotions: 1) Take a minute to become centered and grounded, breathing in and out slowly, bringing your attention to your heart center, and […]

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March: A Month of Transition

Can you recall a time when you were anticipating a big change in your life? Perhaps you’re in that situation right now. Excitement and impatience might be right there on the surface, but when you explore what’s underneath those feelings, you may encounter trepidation and fear of the unknown. The month of March can be […]