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8 New Web of Life Animist Ministers Ordained in September 2016

By Quynn | September 27, 2016

In September 2016, eight beautiful beings completed a yearlong training program to become ordained Animist ministers through Earth Web Media’s Web of Life Church. On Saturday, September 17, they hosted a ceremony for friends and family in Tucson, AZ. Offerings highlighted each participant’s relationship with the Living World and their own Heart.  Included was a…

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Shamanic Healing Practitioner Training begins October 1 2016

By Quynn | September 26, 2016

Me?! Now?! It is time for the Full Circle Shamanic Healing Practitioner Training Level 1, 2016 Hello Friends! Quynn here :) On Saturday, October 1 2016, another Shamanic Healing Practitioner Training begins in Tucson Arizona.  I have offered this series since 2003 and each one is so unique and beautiful…I am thrilled that it is…

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Women’s Communal Healing Ceremony with Evening Primrose

By Quynn | September 7, 2016

On September 4th, over 20 women gathered for the Women’s Communal Healing Ceremony in Tucson, AZ at the Galactic Center.   The Galactic Center was a safe and nurturing sacred spot for our ceremony as we worked with the energies of Goddess, Warrior, Crone, Creatrix, and Maiden for healing.   Quynn Red Mountain led us…

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Mermaids, Fish Hats and Sacred Water in Tucson

By Quynn | August 16, 2016

In Tucson, every monsoon season, the heavens open up, and the mermaids reappear to sing, to dance and to parade through the heart of downtown Tucson! For the past three years friends of Institute for the Shamanic Arts have dressed up as fish for this uplifting family friendly parade.  It is a perfect opportunity to…

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Shamanic Animism in 13 sentences

By Quynn | August 2, 2016

During the last few years, friends of Earth Web Media’s ISA (We, Intuitive Shamanic Animists of the Institute for the Shamanic Arts) have been gathering information, and opening our minds, to write a document.  It was decided that we needed a “Statement of Beliefs”.  Earth Web Media is an Animist Church (a word used by…

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Cannabis Journeys-Spirituality for Medical Marijuana Patients

By Quynn | August 2, 2016

This audio circle is hosted by Quynn Red Mountain, shamanic practitioner and OOlah (One Who Balances).  She is also a shamanic performer and Animist Minister for Earth Web Media.  Quynn has practiced the shamanic arts since 1997 and in 2014 she was accepted into the Arizona Medical Marijuana program for a diagnosis of Cancer. Cannabis…

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OOlah in BC Canada for Animist Conference

By Quynn | May 21, 2016

Greetings Friends! Quynn here- My Ancestors call me OOlah (One Who Balances). In early May 2016 I caught a ride from Portland, OR (my hometown, visiting my mother) to Squamish, BC for an Animist (and Shamanic) Ceremonial Conference hosted by The Sacred Circle of The Great Mystery Shamanic Society . I wasn’t sure what to…

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Animist Gathering for Eostre Ostara Easter Rabbit and Egg

By Quynn | March 26, 2016

Animist Gathering on Sunday, March 27, 2016 @ noon in Tucson, AZ. Spring is here, and the flowers are beginning to wake. So too our spiritual connection begins to bloom after winter. This time presents the opportunity to follow a spiritual path that resonates with your personal needs related to community supported Earth honoring spiritual…

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Earth and Star People Congress Returns to ISA!

By Quynn | March 9, 2016

(Elisabeth Black here) One of my very favorite circles is this Wed. Since 2012, Institute for the Shamanic Arts has had Star People Circles. Every single one has been amazing, deep, healing, transformational and just plain incredible. If you don’t believe me, we have a whole book full of writings people have shared at these…

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Online Shamanic Healing and Spirit World Exploration with Quynn

By Quynn | March 8, 2016

Hello all, Quynn Red Mountain here, I hear from people near and far that you are looking for more ways to connect with your Inner World and Spirit Guardians, and that oftentimes coming to a circle in person is not an option.  After 18 years of hosting shamanic circles and trainings in person, and slowly…

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Imagination Power and the Shamanic Journey

By Quynn | March 3, 2016

This morning I (Quynn) received an email from someone who had participated in a recent Soul Retrieval webinar and the recorded audio afterwards.  She wrote to me after listening to the recorded webinar-   I want to say thank you Quynn. I just listened to the soul retrieval recording and journaled about my findings. It…

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Online Circles during Mercury Retrograde January 2016

By Quynn | January 5, 2016

Mercury Retrograde Brings Us Back to What Needs to Be Remembered and Restored Drum Journey Circles with Quynn Red Mountain   Some definitions: Retrograde (astrology) From Astrology Weekly An apparent backward motion in the Zodiac of certain planets when decreasing in longitude as viewed from the Earth. It can be compared to the effect of…

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FREE Introduction to Animism-The World is Alive!

By Quynn | November 23, 2015

Dear YOU, the healers, mystics, transformers, blended spirits, nature lovers, pagans, artists, womyn and sacred men of this world, you are also ANIMISTS! It is November. The week of “Thanksgiving” in the United States of America. The “Holidays” are here. There are, gratefully, so many things for which to be grateful. People around the world…

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Animist Ministers Close Year Training with Community Ceremony

By Quynn | October 16, 2015

There are 9 people (plus me) who are preparing ourselves for tomorrow.  We have been thinking about this day for many months, even a year. At 3pm we open the doors of the Galactic Center (in downtown Tucson- 35 E Toole) to share a community ceremony with whoever feels called to join us. “We” are…

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Help Quynn Become a “Soul Injury Ambassador”

By Quynn | September 14, 2015

 If you would like to contribute to this cause, please see the bottom of this post. We have each experienced trauma in our own lives.  Each family has had its share of trauma. Each clan, tribe,  village or nation have been the victim of traumatic violence, and at some point in the past we too have inflicted…

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Weaving WELL through Illness-A 7 Week Shamanic Healing Series

By Quynn | August 31, 2015

  A New and Powerful Series highlighting a Shamanic Healing Approach to “Sickness” with Quynn Red Mountain Weaving Well through Illness- A Shamanically Oriented 7 part class with Quynn Red Mountain Sickness is a Spiritual Awakening – a wake up call.  One’s body says “it is time to listen”.  Take the time now to walk…

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Be Come Rain-Monsoon Journey Audio Prayer

By Quynn | August 7, 2015

In order to pray for something, and to honor it, it is helpful to become that thing, to the best of our ability. As we feel it, hear it, love it, then we can more likely “receive” and share it. In the Sonoran Desert, we are in that fabulous season we call Monsoon!  While some rain has…

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Flute Song-Dee Owl Woman plays in Sabino Canyon

By Quynn | August 7, 2015

[thaudio href=’https://shamanicanimism.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Dee-flute-song-for-Phil.mp3′][/thaudio] During an ISA evening adventure into Sabino Canyon, a beautiful and sacred place in Tucson, AZ, Dee Owl Woman played the Native American Flute for the group before the circle started.  This segment was recorded by Phil (and Dee played the piece for Phil, as you will hear at the end).  Drum by…

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Healing our Trauma- The Shamanic Healing of our Generation

By Quynn | July 30, 2015

A note from Quynn Elizabeth, shamanic practitioner and daughter of veteran- We have each experienced trauma in our own lives.  Each family has had its share of trauma. Each clan, tribe,  village or nation have been the victim of traumatic violence, and at some point in the past we too have inflicted violence.  In our common language,…

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Understanding Sickness-Feeding Wellness

By Quynn | July 9, 2015

Hi all, Quynn here~ How can we Weave Well through the challenges of Illness? Welcome to this approach of Spiritual Warriorship- Dealing with an Illness. My experience with illness has taught me so much, and inspired me to offer my shamanic tools to others who are experiencing some kind of “Illness”.   I have offered a…

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Two Summer Programs to Deepen your Practice

By Quynn | July 2, 2015

Summer is a potent time! So, I wanted to let you know about two new deepening programs beginning later in July. 1) A 12 week Personal Mentoring/Coaching/Collaboration Program called “Your Sun Shines Brightly” THIS PROGRAM CAN TAKE PLACE IN PERSON (IN TUCSON) OR ONLINE. There are two levels of this program available (“Bright” and “Light”,…

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Honoring the Mother of us All

By Quynn | May 9, 2015

Mother’s Day can be beautiful, and difficult. If your relationship with mother, or as mother, is challenging or estranged, this day can bring up unresolved feelings.  If your mother, or child, has passed from this world, Mother’s Day can cause sadness, or touch a wound yet unhealed.  Blessings to all who are in the process…

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Join in a LIVE ONLINE Shamanic Journey Circle

By Quynn | May 9, 2015

If you want to explore your spirit world, yet coming to a circle is not possible or desired, now you have another option~ Online Shamanic Journey Circles with Quynn. While in the comfort of your own home, or any safe place to relax, you can go within for spirit guide connection to Quynn’s drumbeat and…

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Online Journeying for Exploration, Training and Healing

By Quynn | April 9, 2015

The Institute for the Shamanic Arts is honored to host many circles in Tucson, Arizona, with so many deep souls from many places. So many people who are able to attend our circles  are exploring their inner worlds and contributing their voices to the sharing of our sacred stories. Over the years it has become…

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A Whimsical Ministry

By Quynn | April 9, 2015

In the summer of 2014, out of a serious situation, came a desire for “Whimsy”.  Whimsy is a letting go of Self and to get out of one’s Life, at least for a while!  Now, Whimsy has become a seriously important part of The Institute for the Shamanic Arts’ repertoire of Sacredness~ Adults can have…

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Building Beautiful Labyrinths

By Quynn | April 9, 2015

Greetings from Labyrinth People! Our sacred labyrinth maker Jacob loves making labyrinths! Since 2002, he has scratched many in the dirt of various places, and laid ropes in the shape of labyrinths in many places.  Each month for full moon we host a labyrinth walk in parks and riverbeds around Tucson.  This last month we…

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Artful Creations from the Shamanic Journey

By Quynn | March 9, 2015

At the Institute for the Shamanic Arts we create many opportunities to explore our inner worlds by journeying within to a rhythmic drumbeat.  So often, the creativity that unfolds from these journeying experiences is profound. Tales of journeys, drawings of journeys, poems and stories inspired by journeys, performances prompted by journeys~ the art never stops,…

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Our Path of the Labyrinth

By Quynn | March 6, 2015

The Path of the Labyrinth is a winding one. There are great and simple teachings in a Labyrinth. There are no Tricks, yet it is always possible to lose our way, and then find it again. There is a difference between a Maze (dead ends) and a Labyrinth (no dead ends).  The term labyrinth came…

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Raven’s Voice-Animist Storytelling with Quynn

By Quynn | January 15, 2015

Welcome to Quynn’s world of Animist Storytelling!  Over the years many stories and poems have popped into her head, and she wrote them down.  Many she narrated and recorded. This story tells the tale about a woman who loved Ravens, and who desperately wants to learn how to speak “Raven”!   Quynn wrote, narrated and…

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Ministry of Whimsy

By Quynn | January 13, 2015

WHIMSY- “sudden turn or inclination of the mind” first recorded 1690s- “Whim” or “whimsy” is a sophisticated (in its purity and innocence) form of humor. In fact, the word “humor” used to relate only to bodily fluids-the humors, until whim was introduced. The original sense was ‘bodily fluid’ (surviving in aqueous humor and vitreous humor,…

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