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January 16, 2016 Grief Ritual – Fredericksburg Virginia

Healing From Grief: The Ritual Of Release and Restoration “Unlike people in the West, the Dagara believe it is terrible to suppress one’s grief. Only by passionate expression can loss be tamed and assimilated into a form one can live with.” —Malidoma Some’, African Elder Overview: Have you experienced loss or trauma that you just [...]

By |2015-12-07T11:30:14-06:00December 7th, 2015|Toby Christensen's Work|0 Comments

The Rhythm of Fire – Inspiration

Time to get Fired up on this awesome day! Do you ever have times when it feels as though you have lost your way? Times when you don't know which way to turn and if you did know, you don't have the energy or motivation to try? Fire is the element that is about inspiration, [...]

By |2016-02-24T17:36:16-06:00October 29th, 2015|Thursday eZine|0 Comments

Breaking The Glass Ceiling

Happy Today what ever day you are reading this ~~ I hope you are having an awesome one! A glass ceiling is a term used to describe the unseen, yet unbreakable barrier that keeps one from rising to the upper rungs of the corporate ladder, or attaining their dreams and desired outcomes regardless of their qualifications or achievements." It never occurred [...]

By |2016-02-24T15:54:43-06:00July 13th, 2015|Thursday eZine|0 Comments

“What Zombies Taught Me About Sound Therapy” Part Two

I hope you are having a great day today ~~ How's your week? Awesome, I hope! After following the advice of my teacher and duplicating in ordinary reality what I was shown by the zombies in my dream, there came a defining moment that changed my life forever! Here is a short video to explain [...]

By |2016-02-24T15:23:05-06:00June 8th, 2015|Thursday eZine|0 Comments

Ritual for Clarity: Becoming Your Genius Self

As we enter into this fire year of 2012, we begin with the ritual of getting clarity, setting intention, and rallying the forces that will guide us in the coming year. It is said that there are 2 truths about self-awareness: You are not who you think you are. You are who you think you [...]

By |2016-11-10T10:01:38-06:00January 11th, 2012|Shamanism|0 Comments

Create an Environment of Attraction with Earth Ritual

This earth ritual facilitates the release of not-yet-manifested energy and the birth of a new vision. Earth energy in this cosmology is about nurturing, abundance, welcoming, and home. Ask for What You Desire As you do this ritual, allow yourself to freely ask for the nurturing that you need in your life. Ask the great [...]

By |2016-11-10T10:01:38-06:00October 12th, 2011|Shamanism|0 Comments

Malidoma Somé on Fun & Laughter in Ritual Work

Many of you know that I have done extensive training with Malidoma Somé and in my work with him have learned a lot about creating a space of fun and welcoming for the ancestors. When we do ritual, it's usually in a very festive atmosphere. Good beverages, oftentimes a cigar, and always drumming! I recently [...]

By |2016-11-10T10:01:38-06:00August 9th, 2011|Interviews|0 Comments

Find Your Tempo & Express Your Gratitude with “Celebration Dance”

The final track on my sound healing album, Tribal Medicine, is “Celebration Dance.” The album features different healing energies with each track, and this one is one of which I’ve been getting a lot of positive reviews. The intention behind Tribal Medicine was to offer listeners an opportunity to heal their hearts and souls through [...]

By |2016-11-10T10:01:38-06:00July 25th, 2011|HealingDrummer CDs|0 Comments

Energize Your Dreams with Transformative Fire Ritual

What I love best about fire rituals is how they allow us to connect more deeply with our ancestors, our life’s inspirations, and our dreams. The element of fire represents a powerful transformative energy that drives change in our lives where we desire it most. I’ve previously shared another fire ritual designed to help you [...]

By |2016-11-10T10:01:38-06:00July 14th, 2011|Shamanism|0 Comments