2021 Workshops TBA

2019 Workshops

Homage to Holy Basil (Sacred Tulasi Devi)

Underlying all practices of devotional service is a PERSONALITY. Vrinda Devi is the forest devi presiding over all plants and animals of the transcendental realm, and she manifests in this world as sacred Tulasi (or holy basil). You will go on a transcendental journey with Hemangi dasi, who has served Tulasi for over four and a half years in Vrinda Devi's own forest and holy land called Vrindavan in India. Through a drop of the ancient Vedic scriptures hear descriptions of sacred Tulasi's unlimited, merciful glories. Connect with her through ancient stories of how she got her exalted...

The Huachuma Mesa w/ Axi Nityananda & Alisonqo Miller

The Huachuma (San Pedro) cactus of the Northern Coast of Peru has been transforming consciousness in spiritual seekers for over 5000 years. Traditional healers from Northern Peru (called Kamasqa Curanderos) use the Huachuma cactus along with a healing altar called the Mesa. The Mesa was born from and grew alongside the wisdom teachings of the sacred cactus. The Mesa is principally a healing tool, whose alignment mirrors the cosmic order and whose artifacts carry a power inherited by the co-creative dance of the Healer, Nature and the Huachuma Cactus.This workshop will introduce participants...

Song and Medicine Traditions of the Amazon Rainforest, w/ Drew YoungSpring

An Exploration of how the living cultures of the Amazon Rainforest view song and their relationship to life  and plant medicines, in the jungle and around the world. Drew reviews his time and multiple visits with the Yawanawa and Huni Kuin tribes of the Amazon Rainforest and how these tribes view their place in relation to the current world story. This will also be an opportunity to learn powerful and rare songs. Rhythmic medicine songs and chants! facilitated by:Drew YoungSpring ~ Song Medicine Carrier. Drew is a student of the earth. He has been traveling the Americas...

Shamanism and the Spirits of Nature, w/ Jan Kinsey

Where in the shamanic geography do the nature spirits reside? What are the roles and practices of the shaman? How can we navigate this geography? Who are the nature spirits? We will be doing shamanic journeys to visit them and learn how to navigate the Middle World safely. As shamans our task is to restore the earth. Be prepared to dive in. This multi-dimensional world is intimately alive.    facilitated by: Jan Kinsey ~ has been studying shamanism and hands-on healing for close to 20 years. He grew up in Norway and spent a lot of time out in the woods where he met dwarves, elves...

Deepening your Relationships with the Plant Beings – a Shamanic Approach, w/ Jan Kinsey

We’ll use shamanic tools to deepen our relationships with the plants. This multi-dimensional world is very intimate and sensuous. How do we develop strong relationships with them? What’s a plant totem? What’s a plant ally? What are the different forms of communication? Can a forgiveness ritual open up a pathway? How do you bring forth the healing medicine of a plant on physical and energetic levels? facilitated by:Jan Kinsey ~ has been studying shamanism and hands-on healing for close to 20 years. He grew up in Norway and spent a lot of time out in the woods where he met dwarves, elves and...

Heart of Nature Song Circle, w/ Shiloh Circle

Songs in praise of natures wonder and majesty, songs to remember that we are woven intricately and inextricably into the web of life. The wisdom from root to fruit lives inside our bodies, the miraculous seed of creation planted inside our hearts. Shiloh Circle has been sharing and carrying medicine songs and heart songs since the year 2000. Drawing her sources from across the country from Pagan and Native ceremony to Radical Faerie and Rainbow gatherings, Shiloh writes and teaches her own original music as well. Singing Alive has been a major influence on how Shiloh conducts her song...

Human Flowering Creation ~ Song Circle, w/ Morgan Brent

Come co-create an emergence into the Tone Age of Harmonic Bliss! In the tradition of shamanic journeys of transformation, we gathering in circle, close our eyes, and communally sing alive a fertile imaginal space. This Dreamtime visioning allows the deeper currents of Creation to more fully activate the Gaian Dream, our Dream, as it unfurls itself beneath the Sunlight of our Opening Hearts. This will include attunements to attend to recent disturbances in the collective consciousness. May we all flourish Omward thru these Transitional Times! facilitated by: Morgan Brent ~ an educator, event...

Flower Wash

A new blossoming of the classic Singing Alive style Angel Wash.  With song, petals, and a gentle water element we honor our co-participants and selves ~ strengthening the transformative work of deeper connection with the plants, our voice and each other.  compassion ~ gratitude ~ presence

Celestial Chant and Personalized Prayer Songs, w/AshEL SeaSunZ

AshEL believes everyone has a song and can channel songs to assist others or as prayers for the world. He will demonstrate by offering personalized medicine songs or freestyle prayers for some of the participants and share his process. Additionally, we will playfully explore and activate our voice, spirit communication, and manifestation power with Star Language/Celestial Speech as transmitted via Grandmaster Le-Tian from Tian Gong. Facilitated by AshEL SeaSunZ ~He is a creative focused on intergenerational healing. He is a TEDx speaker, founder of the music/art collective, Earth Amplified,...

Dancing in the Dream Time ~ Mugwort Sleepover, w/ Rosie Kenny & Adam Rivenbark

Dreaming is something that we all do, human and non-human creatures alike. Mugwort, for years, has been a teacher and friend to dream explorers offering clarity and introduction to deeper levels of self discovery through dreaming. Come explore dreaming herbal allies, dream enhancing activities, and dream potential during our daytime workshop. You are invited to join a sleepover (to explore dream sharing). Then upon awakening, all are welcome to join a Dream share. How far can we go in this world we are creating together? Mugwort sleep over facilitated by: Rosie Kenny and Adam Rivenbark ~Both...

2018 Workshops

Healing Waters Ceremony ~ Yellow Pond Lily & Oxum, w/ Kathryn Kloos ND LMT & Sommer Fawn Moselle

In this workshop we will call upon the element of water with song and ritual to cleanse, purify, and release blockages to our own waters. We will sing songs of Praise to the Waters and the Goddesses of Water, and work with Yellow Pond Lily medicine. Kathryn Dusseau Kloos is a board certified Naturopathic primary care physician, herbalist and licensed massage therapist. Her deep reverence for nature and sincere desire to learn herbal medicine led her to South America where she spent 6 months experiencing the traditional healing practices of Chilean indigenous healers and Amazonian folk...

The School of Forest Medicine, w/ Scott Kloos

facilitated by:Scott Kloos ~ is a plant medicine practitioner, wildcrafter, and medicine maker. He has been working with the native plants of the Pacific Northwest since the late 90’s. He is the founder and managing director of The School of Forest Medicine and is the owner of Cascadia Folk Medicine, which supplies the community with high-quality, small-batch herbal extracts of the native plants of the region. He was one of the founding members of the Elderberry School of Botanical Medicine in Portland, OR. In his healing practice he works mainly with the psycho-spiritual aspects of plant...

Awakening with Nature Elementals, w/ Camilla Blossom

Open your connection with the spirit of land with song, flower essences, and a guided drum journey to meet the spirits and elementals of the land. We will commune with tree and plant spirits, devas, fairies, elves, gnomes, mermaids, animals, crystals, dragons or meet unicorns and other magical beings. The nature beings will guide us in a ritual to bless the land. Facilitated by:Camilla Blossom Bishop ~ a land and flower essence alchemist, nature intuitive, and soul midwife. She just returned from Big Island of Hawaii where she apprenticed with Pele. She offers land clearing, land ceremony,...

Sacred Seed Planting Ceremony, w/ Luckey Bunny Ananda and Tasya Herskov

During our time together we will enter into a ritual space centered around reciprocity with the Land and the sacred act of putting seeds in the ground, as participants are encouraged to explore their personal relationship with seeds. As preface to the ritual we will discuss the multidimensional field of infinite potentiality that seeds possess, the idea of song as nourishment for seeds, and the power of blessing as a way to invite reciprocal relation with the plant world. Using singing as the journey medium, we will set magical intentions for ourselves and the planet, call in our plant...

Breathwork: Connecting with Plants Beings & the Earth, w/ Blake Spencer

Breathwork with an emphasis on how our breath connects us to every living creature. A remembrance that we breathe and share the same breath of our plant brothers and sisters and through this process of breathing we can directly download information from the Earth and all plant beings. facilitated by:Blake Spencer ~ My journey began with the burning desire and deep knowing that I brought myself to this earth to help others heal.  Finding my body weighted down like a sunken ship by emotional pain and health issues, I realized first I had to work with myself.  So the work began...

Heart of Nature Song Circle, w/ Shiloh Circle

Songs in praise of natures wonder and majesty, songs to remember that we are woven intricately and inextricably into the web of life. The wisdom from root to fruit lives inside our bodies, the miraculous seed of creation planted inside our hearts. Shiloh Circle has been sharing and carrying medicine songs and heart songs since the year 2000. Drawing her sources from across the country from Pagan and Native ceremony to Radical Faerie and Rainbow gatherings, Shiloh writes and teaches her own original music as well. Singing Alive has been a major influence on how Shiloh conducts her song...

Amazonian Plant Medicine Songs, w/ Drew YoungSpring

The Amazonian Medicine Song Circle will incorporate both traditional Amazonian plant medicine songs from the Forest as well as songs that came through Drew during his work with Amazonian plant medicines. Drew will be teaching the songs that he has learned in his journey and his deep work. There will also be teachings and discussion on the traditional Amazonian snuff, hape, as well as other central plant medicines. facilitated by:Drew YoungSpring ~ Song Medicine Carrier. Drew is a student of the earth. He has been traveling the Americas learning the wisdoms of the forests, mountains, deserts,...

Sylvapolitan Rising: the Ways & Meanings of Human Flowering, w/ Morgan Brent

Plant-inspired teachings that acculture us to the ‘Survival of the Most Loving’.  Go here and here for a brief overview of the Sylvapolitan conceptfacilitated by:Morgan Brent ~ is an educator, event organizer, song enthusiast, and ceremonialist.  He received a PhD in anthropology at the Univ. of Hawaii, specializing in the spiritual ecology of medicinal plants.  He has worked extensively with plant-inspired wisdoms, and allies himself with Nature’s efforts to ‘save the humans’ thru catalyzing the evolution of our species.  He is the founder of Singing Alive events, as well as Plants...

An Exploration of the Rapé (Hape’) Tradition, w/ Drew YoungSpring

This ancient form of ceremony is an incredible and ancient way to come together to pray, cleanse, heal, and sing. There will be an in-depth teaching and discussion about the tradition Amazonian snuff, Hape. Drew will then lead us in a three round traditionally-based Hape ceremony complete with an array of Amazonian chants and songs. Drew studies with a master Hape maker in the Brasilian Amazon region.  facilitated by:Drew YoungSpring ~ Song Medicine Carrier. Drew is a student of the earth. He has been traveling the Americas learning the wisdoms of the forests, mountains, deserts,...

A Visionary Approach to Creating Herbal Formulas, w/ Nome McBride

Nome loves herbs and is so excited to share some of his approach to formulating herbs in any form. Well look at the concepts behind a solid formulation, and how to customize a personal blend using the methods taught. Suitable for all skill levels and sure to inspire your herbal recipes moving forward!facilitated by:Nome McBride ~ an herbalist, educator, musician, and ceremonialist. He lives part of the year in the Columbia Gorge with his son, where they enjoy the beautiful Pacific Northwest. He spends the rest of his time in the Peruvian Amazon. Nome has been teaching throughout the region...