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Shake Your Bones and Open Your Heart Ceremony in Manitou Springs, CO
Nov
13
12:00 AM00:00

Shake Your Bones and Open Your Heart Ceremony in Manitou Springs, CO

We all have indigenous roots and are native people from somewhere on the planet. This day-long ceremony is about reconnecting with your native ancestors, and learning to see through the eyes of your bones. John will talk about the importance of connecting with your senses as a way to still the mind and awaken intuition. Participants will learn the Ancient Art of the African trance dance. It involves shaking the body in a particular way and listening to the heart beat. It has been practiced without cessation for thousands of years. It develops incredible energy.

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Private Ceremony Sessions in Manitou Springs, CO
Nov
10
to Nov 16

Private Ceremony Sessions in Manitou Springs, CO

John will be available for private spiritual counseling ceremonies in Manitou Springs Nov. 10-15. The ceremonies will involve either divination sessions, throwing the bones in the traditional South African way, OR dream interpretation, OR plant healing with medicinal plants.

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Connect with Your Wild Side Public Talk in Manitou Springs, CO
Nov
10
5:00 AM05:00

Connect with Your Wild Side Public Talk in Manitou Springs, CO

John will talk about the importance of connecting with your senses as a way to still the mind and awaken intuition. The Leopard represents raw, intuitive intelligence and inter-connectedness with the natural world. The Leopard reminds healers of always listening to their body as a way to help harmonize people with themselves and the natural world. John will also speak about the 7 senses of humans and what it requires to wake up and use them.

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Way of the Leopard 2-day Trance Dance Ceremony in Boulder, CO
Oct
29
to Oct 31

Way of the Leopard 2-day Trance Dance Ceremony in Boulder, CO

  • 1005 Apple Valley Road Lyons, CO, 80540 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Shake Your Bones and Open Your Heart

We all have indigenous roots and are native people from somewhere on the planet. This ceremony is about reconnecting with your native ancestors, and learning to see through the eyes of your bones.

John will take people on a journey of their senses, showing them how to connect with and ignite their 7 senses, understand their dreams, connect with their ancestors and listen to their Hearts.

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Private Ceremony Sessions in Denver & Boulder, CO
Oct
28
to Nov 4

Private Ceremony Sessions in Denver & Boulder, CO

John will be available for private spiritual counseling ceremonies in the Denver and Boulder areas Oct. 23-28. The ceremonies will involve either divination sessions, throwing the bones in the traditional South African way, OR dream interpretation, OR plant healing with medicinal plants.

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Way of the Leopard Talk: Connect with Your Wild Side in Boulder, CO
Oct
28
3:00 AM03:00

Way of the Leopard Talk: Connect with Your Wild Side in Boulder, CO

  • 1005 Apple Valley Road Lyons, CO, 80540 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

John will talk about the importance of connecting with your senses as a way to still the mind and awaken intuition. The Leopard represents raw, intuitive intelligence and interconnected- ness with the natural world. The Leopard reminds healers of always listening to their body as a way to help harmonise people with themselves and the natural world. John will also speak about the 7 senses of man and what it requires to wake up and use them.

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Way of the Leopard Talk: Connect with Your Wild Side in Denver, CO
Oct
23
3:30 AM03:30

Way of the Leopard Talk: Connect with Your Wild Side in Denver, CO

John will talk about the importance of connecting with your senses as a way to still the mind and awaken intuition. The Leopard represents raw, intuitive intelligence and interconnected- ness with the natural world. The Leopard reminds healers of always listening to their body as a way to help harmonise people with themselves and the natural world. John will also speak about the 7 senses of man and what it requires to wake up and use them.

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Shake Your Bones and Open Your Heart Afternoon Ceremony in Portland, OR
Oct
16
to Oct 17

Shake Your Bones and Open Your Heart Afternoon Ceremony in Portland, OR

  • New Renaissance Bookstore (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Participants will learn the Ancient Art of the South African trance dance. The trance dance is one of the main methods in Southern Africa for healers to connect to the divine and spirit worlds. It involves shaking the body in a particular way and listening to the heart beat. This dance has been practiced without cessation for thousands of years. John will teach participants to ‘shake their bones’, awaken their intuition and open their hearts. It is a powerful way to connect to one another, our Ancestors, the world around us and our Dreams.

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Private Ceremony Sessions in Portland, OR
Oct
12
to Oct 16

Private Ceremony Sessions in Portland, OR

  • SE Belmont Area Location (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

John will be available for private spiritual counseling ceremonies in Portland on Oct 12, 13, & 15th. The ceremonies will involve either divination sessions, throwing the bones in the traditional South African way, OR dream interpretation, OR plant healing with medicinal plants.

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Private Ceremony Sessions in White Salmon, WA
Oct
10
to Oct 11

Private Ceremony Sessions in White Salmon, WA

John will be available for private spiritual counseling ceremonies at Atlan Center in White Salmon, WA on Oct. 10th following the retreat. The ceremonies will involve either divination sessions, throwing the bones in the traditional South African way, OR dream interpretation, OR plant healing with medicinal plants.

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Way of the Leopard Trance Dancing 3-Day Ceremony in White Salmon, WA
Oct
8
to Oct 10

Way of the Leopard Trance Dancing 3-Day Ceremony in White Salmon, WA

Way of the Leopard – Trance Dancing the Sangoma Way. Participants will learn the ancient ‘Xentsa’ or trance dance, as well as ‘ingomas’ or ceremonial chants. The healer’s dance has been performed for hundreds of years in Southern Africa to promote healing in various forms. 

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Way of the Leopard: Connecting with your Wild Side Talk in Portland, OR
Oct
6
4:00 AM04:00

Way of the Leopard: Connecting with your Wild Side Talk in Portland, OR

John will introduce his ‘Way of the Leopard teachings’. He will talk about the importance of connecting with your senses as a way to still the mind and awaken intuition.

The Leopard is one of the main totem animals in Southern African traditional healing. It represents raw, intuitive intelligence and interconnectedness with the natural world. The Leopard reminds healers of always listening to their body as a way to help harmonise people with themselves and the natural world.

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Weekend Retreat at Atlan Center in White Salmon, WA
Nov
14
to Nov 16

Weekend Retreat at Atlan Center in White Salmon, WA

CultureSeed hosts this 2-day retreat using plant medicine, ceremony and ritual. Participants will dance to African drumming, chant and work with their dreams in a mystical way. The focus of the retreat is ‘Uvula indlela’ which means to ‘open the road’, to clear obstacles and negativities, enabling participants to realize their destinies, their fullest potential.

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The Art of Tracking in Portland, OR
Nov
7
to Nov 8

The Art of Tracking in Portland, OR

  • New Renaissance Bookstore (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this half day weekend workshop at New RenaissanceJohn will draw on the ancient art of tracking and South African indigenous technology, Sangoma wisdom, to help people connect with their spirits and intuition.  The weekend begins with a traditional ceremony to connect with ones’ ancestors.

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Nature as Divination Talk in Portland, OR
Nov
5
5:00 AM05:00

Nature as Divination Talk in Portland, OR

Nature is a mirror, a mirror to our natural, pure and unsullied selves. Through watching nature with a clear eye we learn to walk with greater dignity, purpose and clarity. In this evening’s talk John will provide us insight as to the ways our encounters with nature can offer synchronicities that can open us to our natural wisdom. The call of a bird or crash of waves can break through our thinking minds and bring us home, to ourselves. John will use the call of nature to help people realize their innate wisdom. We understand the symbolism of night dreams, the messages available to us for revelation and healing.  So too, our encounters with nature can teach and heal.

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Dancing With our Ancestors, Halloween Ceremony, Florissant, CO
Nov
1
3:00 AM03:00

Dancing With our Ancestors, Halloween Ceremony, Florissant, CO

Hallow (holy) een (evening) is the cusp of All Soul’s Day.  The energetics of this evening facilitate healing connection with our ancestors.  The “Izinyanya” or Shining Hidden Ones await us as we bring respect and gratitude to our ancestors.

Gathered around the sacred fire, John will open and close the ceremony and lead us in an evening of community. We will inspire and support one another in the old way through songs, stories and laughter.  Participants are encouraged to bring stories of joy, destiny and love. On this All Hallows Eve we will give our collective story to the fire for transformation and healing.

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War and Healing Talk in Colorado Springs, CO
Oct
25
3:00 AM03:00

War and Healing Talk in Colorado Springs, CO

We cannot expect the threat of war on earth to cease until we are at peace with ourselves. Inner turmoil creates external chaos and misunderstanding. As we reconcile and embrace the wounds and imperfections within our personal history and respect our ancestors, we bring peace to our planet.  Through listening to the messages of our ancestors and our own soul through dreams, we are able to radiate peace and bring healing to the climate of war.

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Shamanic Dreams and Ancestors Talk in Gold Hill, CO
Oct
23
4:00 AM04:00

Shamanic Dreams and Ancestors Talk in Gold Hill, CO

In this orientation evening John brings in the powerful energy of traditional African shamanism to activate our connection with shamanic dreaming.  Through cultivating harmony and balance with our ancestors we can restore harmony and balance in our lives; and open the door to authentic shamanic dreaming.

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Ancestors, Dreams & Destiny Talk in Berkeley, CA
Oct
15
4:00 AM04:00

Ancestors, Dreams & Destiny Talk in Berkeley, CA

  • Foundation of the Sacred Stream Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

John brings out his spiritual lineages in full force to this orientation evening that is part ceremony and part information. 

How can you connect more fully with your dreams? How can you work with your dreams shamanically? What does it mean to connect with your ancestors? How do these practices help further your life goals?

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Private Sessions in Oakland, CA
Oct
13
to Oct 14

Private Sessions in Oakland, CA

John will be available for private sessions at The Asclepion, a contemplative gallery and healing space in downtown Oakland. The sessions will involve either divination sessions, throwing the bones in the traditional South African way, OR dream interpretation, OR plant healing with medicinal plants.

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Trance Dance the African Way in Oakland, CA
Oct
10
4:00 AM04:00

Trance Dance the African Way in Oakland, CA

Finding your soul’s purpose through dynamic meditation in the Southern African Medicine tradition.

This special movement meditation at the Asclepion is guided by visiting South African spiritual teacher John Lockley.

John will lead the group through a grounding meditation, then teach the trance dance, in two hours of deep connection through the heartbeat and the body, with traditional African drumming and movements.

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