Shaman of Siberia
Born in Altai, Siberia, near the Mongolian border, and now teaching and travelling internationally, Ladamira is a gifted Slavic healer whose knowledge of ancient traditions was passed down to her through her ancestors. Though traditional rituals, ceremony, prayer and song, she helps those she works with to rediscover a harmony with nature and themselves that has been lost or forgotten in today's modern world.
Kimba Arem is an international recording artist whose eight CDs include Peace Journey and Creation's Overtone. Classically trained in piano and flute, she holds a BS in molecular and cellular biology, and has developed a unique form of sound therapy that incorporates Reiki, Taoist Chinese medicine, light and sound technology, herbology, and aromatherapy.
Andean Holy Mountain Tradition
Indigenous Death Rites:
Crossing the rainbow Bridge
Shamanism and the Path to Enlightenment
Tamang Shaman & Healer
Edie Stone, MA, LPC, is a soul-centered counselor, holistic psychotherapist, dreamweaver, and Heart-Vision Shamanic Journey guide. She has taught Celtic spirituality and Peruvian shamanism in Colorado and Wales. In her practice, Edie helps clients recover from trauma, reconnect soul-parts, and transform negative patterns into a healthy future. By respectfully following clients’ inner process, she has discovered deep connections between EMDR (a modern trauma treatment), Gestalt therapy, dreamwork, shamanic journeys, soul-retrieval, past-life therapy, and guided after-death communication. All of these modalities activate a natural healing state of mind-body awareness and soul-level integration.
Maile Ngema Lama is among of the most revered and powerful healers in Nepal. At just 8 years of age, she was beckoned by the ancestors of the Nepali mountain shamans and initiated into the traditional arts of healing. She has been a practicing shaman for more than six decades. A mediator between the worlds of the ancestors and the spirits, Maile will perform a traditional Nepalese 'chinta' ceremony of cleansing blessing, and calling forth the spirits.
Laura Alonzo de Franklin
Curandera & Spiritual Healer
Mexiha Medicine wheel
Life as Ceremony
Jeffrey Wium is a western-born Paqo in the Andean Holy Mountain Tradition. His life studies, apprenticeships and spiritual exploration have taken him across five continents and multiple traditions. He draws upon nearly three decades of professional experience in a wide range of photography, video, film and multimedia projects that have provided first-hand knowledge of world traditions, cultural ideologies and perceptual realities.
Presenters - Day One
Saturday, June 14 8:45 am - 8:00 pm
Sound Healing Ceremony
Ayni Despacho Ceremony
Raised by her mother and maternal grandmother between border towns in Texas and Mexico, Laura grew up respecting and honoring the sacred herbs, prayers and rituals of her Mestiza, Aztec/Mexhika, Lipan Apache, and Indigenous ancestors. Over three decades she has learned and practiced many methods of healing, including social work, curanderismo, shamanic arts, temazcal and ceremonial dances and herbology. Today, as founder of Kalpulli Teocalli Ollin, she remains deeply rooted in her ancestral healing traditions.
Bridging Shamanism & Psychotherapy
Presenters - Day Two
Sunday, June 15 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Suzy Balliett (Kun Dao)
Suzy Balliett is a practicing Daoist Shamaness who has fused the walk of the martial artist/ healer/scholar/priestess and is now apprenticing others on this sacred journey. She will offer an introduction to Daoist Alchemy and the magical cultivation of Qi.
Ellen Winner, JD, Certified Shamanic Counselor® Accredited Practitioner, The JourneyTM, has been a Shamanic practitioner since 1984. She has apprenticed with Himalayan shaman, Maile Lama since 1988 and teaches for The Foundation for Shamanic Studies. Ellen organized the first annual Colorado Cross-Cultural Shamanic Conference in 2013. A retired patent attorney, she is the author of Thoughts in the Mind of God and World Shaman.
Kitty Edwards has studied death rites and ceremonies with indigenous peoples of Southeast Asia, North and South America. She is a graduate of the Master’s Program of the Healing the
Light Body School of The Four Winds Society, Core Shamanism designed by Sandra Ingerman and is certified by The Institute of Energy Medicine to teach Dying Consciously: The Greatest
Journey. She is the Executive Director of The Living & Dying Consciously Project and serves on the Board of Directors of Conversations on Death.
A graduate of the Master's Program of the Healing the Light Body School of The Four Winds Society, Naya is an accredited teacher of the Inkan Medicine Wheel. As a former community college instructor, certified Feldenkrais practitioner and Awareness Through Movement teacher, Naya has been practicing alternative healing and energy work since 1990. A full mesa carrier in the Andean lineage, she has travelled to Peru to work directly with the Q'ero shamans of the Andes and Sacred Valley.
Oona was born in Glasgow, Scotland and soon after began to walk the path of the Druid, walking the circle, wandering the worlds, and learning wherever she is. Her path has taken her to all four directions, from masters of the eastern traditions to the t the tribes of the amazon to the ways of the arctic. She has been initiated into the spirit of the fire and the wisdom of the ice. She is a certified Firewalk Instructor and has undergone six years of training as the personal assistant to the Angakoq (shaman) of Greenland. She was taken as curandera (healer) into the lineage of Xotchel Almenda, dating back to the Aztecs and Mayas.
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