Episode #189 | Rick Bastine | Sound Healing

Rick Bastine is a Shaman, Sound Healing Artist/Practitioner, Certified Hypnotherapist (CHT), NLP Practitioner, Intuitive Polarity Therapist, Self-healing Activation, Energy Balancing, Spiritual Healing, Guided Imagery and Reiki I/II. He specializes in assisting clients to clear mental, emotional and familial blocks allowing them to connect to and be their true selves. Bastine uses crystal meditation bowls, Tibetan singing bowls and digeridoo in conjunction with his healing practices to treat clients.

Episode #188 | Marie-Rose Phan-Le | Film | Book "Talking Story: One Woman's Quest..."

"Talking story" is a film about one woman's quest to preserve ancient spiritual traditions.  It is her personal transformational journey traveling from the rainforests of Peru to the peaks of Nepal.

Marie-Rose Phan-Le has over 25 years of experience in Film/TV production. She has travelled extensively from the rainforests of Peru to the heights of the Himalayas for her award-winning documentary film and companion book Talking Story: One Woman’s Quest to Preserve Ancient Spiritual and Healing Traditions. Phan-Le founded the Healing Planet Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to the presentation and preservation of healing and spiritual traditions.

The film Talking Story chronicles the lives, rituals and wisdom of healers and spiritual leaders from diverse cultures across the world. The film uses personal journeys to humanize the fight for cultural preservation and the importance of maintaining the different ways each culture perceives the world. 

Episode #158 | Tito LaRosa | Peruvian Shaman, Sound Healer

Tito La Rosa is a descendent of Quechua Indians of the Peruvian Andes. For years he has been recovering and preserving, studying and intuiting the ancestral music of Peru. He is a Curandero de Sonido, sound healer, who enters into an altered state to bring forth sound that heals and balances.

Episode #130 | Ruby Gibson | Author | "Somatic Archaeology: Seven-Generation Healing"

Dr. Ruby Gibson is dedicated to the craft of science of historical trauma recovery among Native Peoples around Turtle Island. She developed two intergenerational trauma recovery models: Somatic Archaeology and Indigenous Brainspotting. Dr. Gibson is the Executive Director of Freedom Lodge Inc. a not-for-profit whose goal is to support the recovery of First Nations Peoples suffering from enthnocide, PTSD and residential school abuses.

My Body, My Earth: The Practice of Somatic Archaeology treats each body as an archaeological site that holds the details and wisdom of our extraordinary life stories. 

Episode #107 | Tom Pinkson | Author | "Shamanic Wisdom of the Huichols"

Dr. Tom Pinkson has studied indigenous wisdom ways across the world while keeping up with western psychology, wellness practices, brain sciences, and quantum physics, which he has used to help people wake up, remember and live from the truth of who and what they are. He developed a wilderness treatment program for heroin addicts in the early 1970s, helped begin the first at-home Hospice program in the US, worked with children and adults facing life-threatening illnesses, as well as leading vision quests and creating meaningful rites of passage ceremonies at various stages of life. Pinkson has authored a number of books including: Fruitful Aging: Finding the Gold in the Golden Years, and founded the non-profit organization WAKAN, which is committed to restoring the sacred in daily life.

Episode #75 | Silvia Nakkach | Singer | Composer | Author "Yoga of the Voice"

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Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT is a pioneer in the field of sound, transformation of consciousness and music shamanism. She is an award-winning composer, an author, a voice-culturist, and a former psychologist. Nakkach is the founding director of The Vox Mundi School, an international project devoted to teaching and preserving indigenous musical traditions. She has contributed an extensive body of therapeutic vocal techniques that have become landmarks in the fields of sound healing and cross-cultural music therapy training.

Episode #65 | Martin Shaw | Storyteller | Author | Mythologist | Rites-of-Passage Guide

Martin Shaw is a Storyteller, mythologist, writer, teacher and wilderness rites of-passage guide. Shaw leads courses at the Westcountry School of Myth and Story, a leading myth, ritual and wilderness Program in the UK.

Shaw talks about how rites of passage are important, as they re-enchant us with the storiesof our ancestors. Myths deal with the complexity of life.

Shaw calls himself a troubadour for wild places.

Episode #59 | Sandra Ingerman | Shaman | Teacher | Author | "Walking in Light"

Sandra Ingerman is an award-winning author, family therapist, is a board-certified expert on traumatic stress teacher of shamanism, and is internationally-recognized for bridging ancient cross-cultural healing methods into modern culture.

Walking in Light: The Everyday Empowerment of a Shamanic Life offers a complete guide for living in a shamanic way—empowered by purpose, focus, and a deep connection to the spiritual dimensions.

We access less than 5% of what is considered reality.  Shamans work on the invisible realm, which is 95% of our reality. Shamanism is a way of life, reminding us that everything is alive with energy, and we are all connected. Ingerman is a modern Medicine Woman and has been teaching Shamanism for more than 30 years, weaving the sacred into ordinary reality.  She says that we are manifesting form with every word, thought and daydream that we have. She advocates starting each day with a prayer.

Episode #37 | Jose Stevens Ph.D. | Shaman | Author "The Power Path"

Jose Stevens Ph.D. is the president and co-founder of The Power Path Inc., an international consulting firm based in Santa Fe, NM. He is an international lecturer, organizational consultant, and executive coach to CEOs, producers, actors, and other various professionals. Stevens uses his knowledge of shamanism and indigenous wisdom to privately coach and assist leaders in making decisions and developing life strategies.

Episode #35 | Alberto Villoldo | Author | Anthropologist | Shaman

Alberto Villoldo is a best-selling author and founder of the world-renowned “Institute of Energy Medicine, The Four Winds Society”. He is a classically trained medical anthropologist who has studied shamanic healing techniques among the descendants of the ancient Incas for over 30 years.

His books include Shaman, Healer, Safe: How to Heal Yourself and Others with the Energy Medicine of the Americas and The Four Insights.

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Episode #33 | Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD | Shaman /Author | "Coyote trilogy"

Lewis Mehl-Madrona’s work focuses on how traditional western medicine and healing practices from Lakota, Cherokee and Cree traditions intersect. He has been writing about the use of imagery and narrative in healing since the 1980s. He is certified in psychiatry, geriatrics, and family medicine, and has written several books, most notably the Coyote Trilogy.

Episode #27 | Angeles Arrien | Author | Cultural Anthropologist

Angeles Arrien was a cultural anthropologist, educator, award-winning author, and consultant to numerous businesses and organisations inside and outside the medical field. She founded the Angeles Arrien Foundation for Cross-Cultural Education and Research, which focuses on the preservation of indigenous wisdom's, environmental sustainability and multi-cultural bridging.

Arrien passed away in 2014.