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A Word from Our Program Facilitator:
The Sounds of the Shaman
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Why Sound Works, and How it used in Therapeutic and Shamanic Settings.
People have asked me for years to offer more traditional shamanic practices through my sound healing programs. The reality is, my work is very shamanic in nature, and based in the rich tapestry and history of the use of shamanic sound in cultures from Cherokee and Ojibwe nations of the Americas (cultures I carry genetic and spiritual lineages of,) to the Tibetan Bon and Buddhist, Hindu mystical and Egyptian Mysteries I am initiated in, and birthed from.
Sound is every where and in every thing. And, when we learn to listen to, and attune to, the vibrational essence, and information carried in all Living Things, as well as the VOICES OF THE OTHER WORLDS, we have an extraordinary opportunity to work with sound from a highly refined and other worldly perspective.
How do they speak, how do we listen, and learn?
From a place of deep listening, and noticing how we perceive information from the subtle worlds, and developing relationship with those living entities (holy beings, guides, allies, teachers,) we come into deeper direct communion with them. Paying attention is part of the process, to allow the Medicines to unfold. Yet, there are specific methodologies we shall incorporate, as to how to access and gain direct communion with those in the SpiritWorlds.
There are, also, specific methods of learning how to view into the subtle body, and work energetically with others in shamanic/sound practices (therapeutic in nature.)
And, there are numerous ways to tap into the Living Energies of the Earth, create alliances with these energies, and the Elemental, Ancestral and other living consciousnesses of those energies (and realms, or worlds,) present, in every place, every room, every Earth Sanctuary we visit or live in, to incorporate in our lives, practices, and healing ceremonies for our selves and others, not to mention for the Earth Herself.
We are in a time of profound transformation, and in this special first of its kind retreat, we shall engage in real healing ceremonies for our selves, the Earth, and each other during this very special 5 day program.
In this retreat, we shall take the highlights of my Sound Healers and other trainings, and incorporate & encapsulate elements of how to work with voice and instruments, energy of the human subtle field, and the subtle realms of the Greater Realities (or, Other Worlds,) around and within us. How to develop allies and personal power, and resolve or dissolve the encumbrances we, or others carry, which debilitate most of our lives.
Why do so many focus on the shadow side, when that is not what we wish to create? We cannot ignore the shadows we carry, but it is far more important to realize who we truly are, where our power truly lies, and who are our greatest allies and resources for healing, living, and thriving, upon this bounteous Earth.
We shall peer into, work with, and come to
understandings of both principals and processes of healing.
What I do is, and has always been, based more in traditional Shamanism (world traditions,) rather than what many have come to view shamanism to be in our contemporary society, where many of us have a very limited perspective of its true and authentic nature, and ability. It is fundamentally to make us whole, to discover who we truly are, not who or what we have been led to believe. By peering into the Other World realities, we gain direct observation of our true and authentic nature. This empowers us, enlightens us, enlivens us, and we come away feeling whole and complete; healed.
So, perhaps we will start here. What is shamanism; where does our power reside; how do we access it, define it, and utilize it; how do we heal ourselves and others; how is the Earth involved; and what can we each do to assist in this powerful transformation of Human and Earthly consciousness which is transpiring today.
We have not been taught these principals well in the modern era. We shall explore these directly, to empower our own path with direct communication, direct communion, direct communication, direct realization.
We will be in the luscious 95 Acres of the SpiritFire Retreat Center in Leyden MA, with the option to live in or commute to the practice. Some work will be in doors, some outdoors.
It will incorporate traditional fire ceremony.
We look forwarfd to seeing you.
If you register early, you have the opportunity to save significantly. Sign up for our newsletter for occasional otherwise unannounced discounts.
YOU WILL LEARN:
to each participant completing this program
Practice Room, SpiritFire Center
Time with the Grandfather Drums
Time with Nature
Creating relationship with the living energies,
Engaging in Solar practices
Learning therapeutic sound & shamanic techniques
Our Program FacilitatorZacciah Blackburn, PhD, is a gifted intuitive, teacher, and sound healer trained in classical healing and shamanic traditions, and sacred sound cultures, and is practicing in Ascutney, VT, at the Center of Light, which he founded. Zacciah utilizes sound coupled with Sacred Intention, as a therapeutic tool, for personal growth and transformation. Zacciah is a Co-Director, and Director of Education for the International Sound Healing Network (SHN), formerly known as the New England Sound Healing Research Institute (NESHRI,) a worldwide community of healing practitioners broadening the awareness of sound healing through networking, education, and scientific research. He is also co-founder & Director of the World Sound Healing Organization, and the All One Now Network of organizations furthering world peace, healing, and transformation of human consciousness through simple ceremony, broadcast live via the internet. And, Zacciah is one of the Founding Board Members, and still actively involved on the Board of Directors, in the formation and evolution of the new Sound and Music Alliance, a professional association of practitioners, educators, researchers, product makers, schools and organizations, dedicated to the use of the transformative power of sound and music throughout the full spectrum of life cycles.
Zacciah has created a broad range of trainings in sound healing practice, which couples his deep cognitive and intuitive understanding of sound in therapeutic application. These programs are an in depth study of the nature of sound and its healing effect on the human system, with cognitive and experiential training designed to better our understanding of, and therapeutic application in, the use of sound.
Zacciah brings with him a warmth and radiance that exudes through his work.
We invite you to join us in this insightful and uplifting program for personal and professional development.
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receive a certificate of training for completion of this program.
(Image is a similar facsimile of what you receive based on the nature of, and hours in, this program, and this program title.)
Certificates of training are given to those completing this training.
Certificates are also given to each person completing our multi year trainings, in our School of Sound Healing. The Level I programs are a foundation for, and a requirement of, higher level studies, which will integrate deeper experiential practical application in therapeutic settings. See Advanced Level II program information here. And, Level III
See, also, our Articles Section for several quality articles on the Nature of Sound Healing
including our recent article on Divine Harmony and Proportions: Sounding the Codes
EARTH MYSTERIES: SHAMANIC UNDERSTANDINGS:
While all of our programs incorporate ancient, indigenous/shamanic, and esoteric 'wisdom school' understandings of the nature of sound, human consciousness, and our inter-relationship with the living energies of the Cosmos, those wishing to further an Earth based understanding of sound in ceremony, working with Earth based energies utilizing more shamanic methodology, may follow up with our Earth Mysteries programs in the US, Europe, Peru, Egypt, and elsewhere, each year. We work in ancient ceremonial sites, and pristine and powerful natural energy sites, learning how to access and interact with the Living Energies and Spirit of the Place where we visit. We recommend all of our sound healers' training programs for those wishing to understand how to access the subtle realms of consciousness, to attune, create relation with, and express deeper awareness in sacred sound, with voice, or instruments. We also offer advanced Shamanic training for those participating in beginning programs.
Sound Healing TherapiesZacciah accepts appointments for individual healing work or training in sound healing therapies. This work is an eclectic blend of spiritual counseling and shamanic and sacred sound therapy, designed to help one connect with inner guidance and spiritual nourishment, clarify life issues, work with deep healing where needed, and to find one's own voice and authenticity in the world. The work is to help you find and establish your path in your own sacred journey, to help you identify and remove obstacles to obtaining your own greatest good. We whom have been on this journey, best understand it, and can best assist others. Click here for more information.
You may call or e-mail Zacciah to discuss your personal needs.
You will find articles on the nature of Sound Healing linked below, which may give you further insight into this work, and a link here to Zacciah's background.
Please contact us for further details.
Articles on Sound Healing
For Zacciah's background in studies and experience, click here.
Return to our School of Sound Healing information here
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