I had the great fortune to attend John’s workshop on working with the Ancestors. To move into the space of giving thanks because I’m here, because I am alive, because my ancestors gave birth to me…helped me drop away my negative stories about m
After one Skype session and the diligent application of his suggested techniques, I felt a tremendous heart opening. The questions I came to him with were answered automatically from within and a sublime sweetness entered my life.
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I had a powerful healing session with John, which helped to move part of a deeply rooted physical illness. Having worked with many shamans over the years it is clear to me that John is an authentic medicine man who has a strong connection with his sp
When you meet John’s teachers and adopted Xhosa parents, Mum Nguevu and Tata Sugweni, you notice a twinkle in their eyes and can feel something magical in the air. They have the presence of two Tibetan lamas, but grounded in a household filled with
John was a guest on Matthew Bannister’s ‘Outlook’ show on the BBC World Service on the 13th May 2010. Matthew spoke to John about his recent blog ‘Sangomas & the World Cup’ and his role as a white healer in South Africa.
“My journey is about reconciliation and part of my job is to help heal the past. When people are more connected with their own spirits, there is less of a desire to destroy or put down another. I don’t intend to bring Xhosa or South African shamanic culture to the West as such, but rather to use its essence – the techniques of prayer, dream work and connection to nature – to help people connect with their own ancestors and spiritual traditions.”