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  • Friday, June 21, 2019 1:07 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Red Earth Herbal Gathering's Astrid Grove & Lorene Wapotich.

    Susun interviews Astrid Grove & Lorene Wapotich.
    Astrid Grove is the founder and organizer for Red Earth Herbal Gathering. She celebrates life with her husband, her two daughters, her two cats and her many chickens. Her passion lies in facilitating and supporting women's empowerment through midwifery, hands on healing, plant medicine and sacred ceremony. To learn more about her offerings, go to www.astridgrove.com
    Lorene Wapotich, MEd, will be co-facilitating the red tent at Red Earth this year as well as co-facilitating the community wide coming of age ceremony. She is an author and the founder and director of Feet on the Earth Programs, a non-profit organization in Boulder, Colorado. Her work focuses on creating regenerative culture and community by mentoring children into healthy young adults through deep nature connection and community-based rites of passage. Lorene recently completed a memoir and is currently working on a guide for parents and community members about how to create powerful coming-of-age ceremonies for girls and adulthood initiations for women.



    this episode Q&A includes:
    • shingles or herpes- fresh flowering tincture and infused oil from hypericum perforatum..
    • Travel Kit..
    • sonograms, vaccines, autism..
    • deep splinter- yarrow and comfrey..
    • kitty cat with cystitis- cornsilk tea mixed with milk, changing food, uva ursi..
    • alfalfa for infusions?
    • poulticing sprained ankle with comfrey..
    • and much more...

  • Friday, June 14, 2019 5:32 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Taya Shere

    Susun interviews Taya Shere (Taya Mâ).
    Taya is the co-founder of Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Institute, co-author of The Hebrew Priestess: Ancient and New Paths of Jewish Women's Spiritual Leadership, and faculty at Starr King School for the Ministry and the Chaplaincy Institute, where she trains emergent clergy across faith traditions. She teaches Ancestral Lineage Healing, offering individual sessions virtually, and in-person workshops across the country. Taya is also a Somatic Experiencing practitioner and offers online courses in Embodied Presence, Pleasure as Prayer, Conscious Menstruation and Ancestral Healing. Her Hebrew Goddess chant albums — This Bliss, Wild Earth Shebrew, Halluyah All Night and Torah Tantrika — have been heralded as "cutting-edge mystic medicine music." She makes home, music and other magic in Berkeley, California, on occupied Ohlone lands.



  • Friday, June 07, 2019 7:09 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Healing Families Tracey Turner-Keyser

    Susun interviews Tracey Turner-Keyser.
    Tracey, is the founder of Full Circle Family Counseling, PLLC. Tracey is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS), Board Certified Dance Movement Therapist (BC-DMT), Infant Developmental Movement Educator (IDME), Embodied Movement Yoga instructor and an American National Forest Therapy Guide (ANFT). Tracey takes all of these modalities to create a unique approach to healing families, children and individuals with developmental complex trauma; PTSD, physical/sexual/mental trauma, Reactive Attachment Disorder, depression, anxiety, and more. Tracey combines her spiritual wisdom and Forest Therapy connection to trees with Dance Movement Therapy, yoga and psychotherapy with a holistic perspective addressing mind, body, spirit. Tracey helps empower the family to acknowledge each other despite shame, guilt, anger and sorrow that may have been inflicted at any point.



    this episode Q&A includes:
    • close pin method and water therapy for pumping sinuses
    • intention setting: get into meditative state (breathe, music, etc.). 3 exercises: slow reveal, Tarot, coin flipping
    • how long after birth control can one become fertile again?
    • why would someone care more about another person's life than that person?
    • ligament pain from a fall, nettles sting and more
    • dairy goat udder infection remedies

  • Friday, May 31, 2019 11:05 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Holistic Mentor Natasja Pelgrom

    Susun interviews Natasja Pelgrom.
    Natasja, with a Dutch mother and Portuguese father, was born in Amsterdam and has lived in Portugal, Spain, and Holland for many years. Since her childhood, she has the ability of clairvoyance; clear knowing, feeling and hearing. Natasja trained as a photographer before later creating several companies and becoming a successful businesswoman in hospitality, events, and fashion industry. Within those years she did always study personal development from, Reiki, ThetaHealing®, Emotional Freedom Technique, NLP, shamanism, and Mindfulness. In 2013, she made a major shift in her life. She had enough of the fast-passed lifestyle. She started her journey inwards, closed her business, and dedicating herself to the exploration of consciousness. Today she is a Holistic Transformational Mentor with significant experience in counseling; life and business coaching with over ten years of practice. She is a highly intuitive guide and has trained, assisted and facilitated in 500+ psychedelic ceremonies. As a medicine woman operating internationally, she curates medicine retreats, developed a psychedelic/awakening integration program and teaches empowerment workshops. Those in her presence are reminded of their capacity to create their own reality. She has a strong background in working with those suffering from habits and addictions, unresolved traumas, depression,co-dependency, anxiety, and stress.



  • Friday, May 24, 2019 5:16 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Mythology and Folklore Ayn Cates Sullivan

    Susun interviews Ayn Cates Sullivan.
    Ayn is an award-winning and bestselling author focusing on mythology and folklore for the modern age. Dr Sullivan obtained her BA with honors at Hollins University, her Masters and Doctorate in Literature from Columbia University and King’s College London. She later obtained a Masters in Spiritual Psychology and works with individuals who are interested in remembering their Inner Grail. She also works with a select group of emerging writers each year. Ayn Cates Sullivan’s series, “Legends of the Grail” successfully launched in 2017, selling out on the first day to an enthusiastic audience and wide acclaim. The first volume, Legends of the Grail: Stories of Celtic Goddesses, is a collection of ancient Irish myths, and the missing or untold stories of women recounted in first person. The second and newest volume, Heroines of Avalon & Other Tales, is a collection of Celtic and Arthurian myths and legends focusing on the heroine’s healing journey.


    this episode Q&A includes:
    • fibroids and hormones- what herbs make the liver happy and organic fats..
    • coinfection with Lymes disease- echinacea, yogurt and pharmacueticals, astragalus.
    • tincturing echinacea..
    • easiest edible seeds to work with..
    • candida overgrowth- NO essential oils..
    • anxiety- the choice between fear and excitement is your choice.

  • Friday, May 17, 2019 3:47 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Guide to Divination Nancy Vedder-Shults

    Susun interviews Nancy Vedder-Shults.
    Alongside such luminaries as Alice Walker, Starhawk, Lynn Andrews, and Sue Monk Kidd, Nancy Vedder-Shults, Ph.D. was named a Wisdom Keeper of the Goddess Spirituality Movement in 2013. She is the author of The World is Your Oracle: Divinatory Practices for Tapping Your Inner Knowing and Getting the Answers You Need (Fair Winds Press: April, 2017), an innovative divination book that presents 40 multicultural techniques for out-of-the-box thinking.
    Nancy is also the thealogical columnist for SageWoman Magazine, and a blogger for Feminism and Religion and Nature’s Sacred Journey on Patheos Pagan. Nancy honed her speaking and writing skills in the emerging field of Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where her focus on empowerment began. Her muse nudged her out of academia to record Chants for the Queen Heaven, a CD of Goddess chants from around the world. Check out her website at www.worldyouroracle.com.



    this episode Q&A includes:
    • web that has no weaver- tongue diagnosis..
    • dying wool with plants..
    • dried hypericum perforatum- is it usable?
    • planter warts..
    • is knee replacement surgery needed?
    • clenching jaw while sleeping? laughing, does something need to be chewed and spit out?
    • bladder issues...

  • Friday, May 10, 2019 3:34 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Wiccan Priestess Phyllis Curott

    Susun interviews Phyllis Curott.
    As one of America’s first public Witches and an Elder Wiccan Priestess, attorney Phyllis Curott became an outspoken advocate in the courts, media, and interfaith movement, handling groundbreaking religious liberty cases for Witches and Pagans. Named one of The Ten Gutsiest Women of the Year by Jane Magazine, she was inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. Collegium of Clergy and Scholars, served as Vice Chair of the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions and created the historic Inaugural Women’s Assembly. Her trailblazing, international bestselling books, including Book of Shadows and WitchCrafting helped make Witchcraft accessible to the world. Her latest book, WICCA (made easy), Awaken the Divine Magic Within You, was released in November, 2018, with a companion online class coming in July of this year, and the 20th Anniversary Edition of Book of Shadows will be available from Phyllis’ website, www.phylisscurott.com starting at the end of May. She is currently creating a new Witch’s Tarot for Hay House with artist Danielle Earp, ready in Spring of 2020.



    this episode Q&A includes:
    • headaches- allying with skullcap..
    • tinctures and vinegars are different..
    • what are the best plants to make vinegars out of?
    • protecting children from sunburns...

  • Friday, May 03, 2019 9:19 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Slavic Medicine Woman Eugenia Merkoulov

    Susun interviews Eugenia Merkoulov.
    Eugenia Merkoulov follows in the footsteps of five generations of Slavic medicine women. Born in Ukraine and raised outside of New York City, she was fortunate to experience a holistically-minded and rich multicultural upbringing. Eugenia's primary intention is to assist individuals in connecting with their core being so that they may live in alignment with their highest expression. In her offerings, she fuses healing wisdom from the Eastern European traditions with that of the Yoga system, cross cultural energy work techniques, and planetary herbalism. ?Eugenia holds a double BA in Environmental Studies and Political Science, a Permaculture Design certificate, Hatha Yoga certificate, second degree Usui Reiki attunement and most recently completed a foundational Ayurvedic program. Currently, she is pursuing a double MS in Herbal Medicine and Holistic Nutrition.



  • Monday, April 29, 2019 8:42 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Ancient Spiritual Tools Lynn Andrews

    Susun interviews Lynn Andrews.
    Author of the internationally acclaimed Medicine Woman Series, Lynn Andrews who has spent the last 30 years studying with shamanic women on three continents. This best selling author shares her ancient teachings of shamanic training. Lynn Andrews brings spiritual tools and compelling techniques for healing from the spiritual realm to the modern everyday physical world. Her techniques use the power of thought to take you beyond self limitation to other realities. Through live shamanic gatherings and many other media outlets, Lynn uses a wide variety of experiential tools to lead her audiences deeper into themselves.



    this episode Q&A includes:
    • cavities- are they preventable?
    • concentrating oils and harvesting hypericum after heavy rains...
    • hormones, liver, menopause..
    • check out Susun's Happy Knees Course..
    • at some point you have to make people uncomfortable and not eat their fear..
    • no nourishing herbal infusions from aromatic plants..

  • Friday, April 19, 2019 12:00 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    'Reimagining Death' Lucinda Herring

    Susun interviews Lucinda Herring.
    Lucinda has worked at the cutting edge of the green funeral movement for more than twenty years, beginning with others in the 1990s to quietly care for loved ones after death. Today she is one of the leading voices for more healing and ecological ways to care for our dead. Herring is a home funeral/green disposition consultant and guide, an interfaith minister, and a licensed funeral director in the state of Washington. She speaks regularly about her work, and through her company Limina LLC--Thresholds Consulting and Ministry, she offers Advance After-Death Care planning, home funeral/green disposition education and trainings, and celebrant/ministerial services for families and communities who are reclaiming their innate right to care for each other and the earth at the end of life. Lucinda is also a storyteller and festival maker, committed to bringing art, beauty, ritual and celebration to all of life's thresholds. She lives on an island in the Puget Sound, amongst people who love exploring and creating new paradigms and ways of being that can be of service to all.



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