Shamanism and Songs

Shamanism and Songs by Jan Engels-Smith Songs carry a tremendous amount of power, and sound is a major healing vibration; it is in your body, and goes out into the …

Medicine Wheel Explained

The Medicine Wheel in Core Shamanism Explained by Jan Engels-Smith The notion of the medicine wheel is a core shamanic concept. Indigenous people from around the world use this model …

Never is nothing happening

A saying from Buck Ghosthorse: Never is nothing happening One of my elders told me, in a journey, “Never is nothing happening.” I have had great success teaching people how …

Dismemberment

Dismemberment by Jan Engels-Smith There is a duality in existence that is an artificial construct but which affects us in significant ways.  Our immediate consciousness conceives of us as human …