What is Spirit?
To understand the importance of healing the spirit, one must understand its significance. Spirit or energy organizes all matter including your body and every aspect of your life. When we speak of “spirit” we are speaking of spirit on a personal level: your energy body. It is scientifically verifiable that every human has an energy body. It is a torus shaped field that surrounds the human body and acts as antennae for life force energy (also referred to as prana or qi). The luminous body stores information and contains a template of how we live, how we age, how we heal and how we may die. When there is no imprint for disease in the luminous field, recovery from illness happens at tremendous speeds. Conversely, imprints for disease can depress the immune system and it can take an extremely long time for us to regain health during an illness. Imprints in the luminous field predispose us to follow certain pathways in life. They orchestrate the incidents, experiences and people we attract to ourselves.
The luminous energy field is connected to the body by the chakra system. Vital life force energy is synthesized through the chakras and made available to the body. A clogged energy body inhibits the intake of life force energy much as a dirty window diminishes the sunlight entering a room. Thus, a toxic energy field can result in a disease of the mind, body and soul. Energy medicine, which is becoming more accepted in mainstream medicine, includes techniques to cleanse, open and balance chakras and the meridian lines as well as clear toxic imprints and the resulting negative energy patterns.
Transformation of the Spirit
In Native American culture, the Shaman is the medicine man or woman, the one responsible for the care of his or her community. In all such cultures, the Shaman is learned in both the natural/material world (plants, animals, minerals, elements) and the inner/immaterial world (subconscious, energetic). The old-school “family doctor” who made house calls, delivered the babies, counseled the grieving, and comforted the dying could well have been called a Shaman. Shamanic traditions date back over 5,000 years and are evident worldwide.
Much of the Shaman’s work is at the energetic, the unseen, level. The Shaman believes that all things, at their core or essential level, are made of energy, and that it is possible to manipulate or alter these energies at that core level. The Shaman stands on the equal sign in the famous equation E=mc2. Our transformation program at The Sanctuary at Sedona is deeply rooted in Shamanic tradition and ancient wisdom and healing techniques.
Energy Medicine is any branch of alternative therapy or complementary medicine whose methods involve working with your luminous energy field, called the life force, to stimulate your body’s own healing mechanism. Our transformation program is deeply rooted in energy medicine, because energy organizes all matter. This transformation program employs energy medicine techniques ranging from Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Naturopathy, and Shamanic Healing.
You alter your consciousness through specific Breathwork techniques and music. In this altered state, you are free from the confines of the conscious mind and allow the subconscious mind to use its innate intelligence to begin to heal. The body-mind knows the most efficient pathway toward your highest health and wellness. This process you moves and releases energy that keeps you disconnected from source energy and re-informs your cellular makeup. Breathwork is a clear path to healing the spirit.
Tap into your Life Force/Kundalini Energy
Kundalini energy is your sensual, sexual, creative life force energy and is located at the base of your spine in your first chakra. It can be activated and is a powerful source of energy that rises, informs and inspires each of your chakras. You will be given tantric yogic teachings and practices as one way to reconnect with this energy.
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