Entries by Debbie Philp

Shamanic Reiki Level 2 trainings in 2017

In the shamanic worldview, we are all interconnected through time and space by a living, conscious web. This concept, understood as “oneness,” allows us to affect change regardless of our physical placement in time and geography. In this workshop, we expand our work with Reiki to benefit another, or a situation, backward in time, forward […]

Shamanic Reiki Level 1 trainings in 2017

Shamanic Reiki blends the timeless wisdom of two ancient healing traditions with new approaches and practical teachings. 2017 Trainings: March 25th and 26th at Benchmark Studio in Keene Valley, New York (9:30 AM – 5:00 PM both days) June 10th and 11th  at The Lotus Center in Plattsburgh, New York (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM […]

Breathing with Trees

I ventured out, alone, in my snowshoes, on a quiet trail through the woods. We had had the first substantial snowfall of winter a few days before, and I came to a part of the trail that had not been broken since the storm. I’m not experienced on snowshoes and it was only my second […]

In the Season of Hope

A couple of days ago, Americans acknowledged the festival of Imbolc (or Candlemas) by practicing the art of weather divination. In other words, some folks woke up a groundhog and, because the groundhog saw his shadow, declared there will be six more weeks of winter bleakness. For the most part, I don’t mind winter and […]