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My New Album Around The Wheel: A Shamanic Sound Healing



My first album, Around the Wheel: A Shamanic Sound Healing, is coming out next week. The album is comprised of the sound that came through during two shamanic sound healing sessions the spirits and I performed. (Very little editing, and no second takes (redo’s)). The album is designed to provide a healing session for people–to facilitate releasing those things that no longer serve, and inviting and filling with divine wisdom and power. We utilize the energies of the Medicine Wheel, whatever form that takes for each of us; we go through 6 directions of releasing through catalytic sounds (sounds that break up constrictions, impediments, obstructions), and filling with coherent (sweet, harmonious) sound.

Thank you to Sean Flora who produced and mastered this album and Robert Streff who provided the art work. May we all heal, and through our healing, heal the Earth.

Until I get up and running with PayPal and CD Baby, I am distributing the disc the old fashioned way–if you would like to purchase a copy, please send a check for $12 made out to Hidden Lake Retreat and send it with your address to PO Box 598 Eagle Creek OR 97022. The artwork is really priceless, so it is worth having a physical copy! To here a sample of it, click here.


Drum Beats: An Organizing Sound at a Cellular & Community Level

Our shamanic sound healing course convened last week. During one of the journeys, I asked my sound healing power animal about how sound works. I was shown something very basic, and beautiful, about the drum. It seemed like something I knew already at some level, but they showed it in such a beautiful way, that I got it at a visceral level of understanding.

Their message:

The journey drum beat “organizes the contents of our cells” …

They said (using imagery) “Imagine a million cups of water on a table. Now slam your hand down on the table, and watch the water in the cups all leap and vibrate, all at the same time.”

Now (and i am translating again, visual information to verbal information)  “imagine the drum as applying similiar force, on all of your cells–the fluids move synchronously in a dancing of vibration, all organized in a pattern of movement over time, like a rhythmic cellular massage.

“The vibrations, in this very tight pattern of sound, turn into a very tight organization of matter in your cells. Your heart creates a kind of pattern in sound too but only the cells in proximity to the sound of the heart get organized by the sound of the beat; your vessels move with the true pressure created by the working of the heart.

The drum distributes this tight organization over your entire body, and  it gets better! Everyone’s cells in the room are being equally, and synchronously patterned by the drum beat. And what is better still, this organized pattern of vibration is like an opening of a doorway that allows information to come into the matrix of matter and imprint at a cellular level”

Cool, we are vibrating at a cellular level together…

This might sound fundamental, but it has turned to FUN! DUH! MENTAL! information.


For more about sound healing with me, go to www.hiddenlakeretreat.org/shamanism


Sign up for my next sound healing intensive April 30-May 2–For more information,   click here

Shamanic Sound Healing: Message from an Emerging Healer

I have been doing some Spirit writing from some of the journeys in and out of class (Healing Through Sacred Sound and Song, A LightSong Course Taught by Dr. Lauri Shainsky), as they relate to what I am moving through personally. I guess this class is opening the door to my own personal healing and that will hopefully open doors to healing within my ancestral lines, especially with my daughter. I know this is also the door for bigger work down the road.

The Song–To the Depths of Emptiness

I was taken to a cave, to the void where there was nothing but darkness. I am a visual journeyer so this was frustrating as I kept wanting to be shown something. I felt like I was just led to nowhere. I couldn’t even tell if I was still on the journey. So I just lied there, and asked: So now what? Is this it? They said yes. They said stop looking and listen. I did and heard nothing. I was actually pissed off. I asked again, is this it? They said yes. Then, after awhile they said “This is the place sound is born”. Then we were called back. It felt so frustrating. It wasn’t the same place of quietness and solitude that I have been where you feel expansive and blissful. This place was empty to its core! It had no feeling, no sound, no light, no sense, no space. I am still sitting with it. It was actually a little scary to think about. Like I never acknowledged that there could be such a place. It reminds me of an agnostic death, where when you die, that’s it.

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