Diving into Summer-The Seasons Move…

By Quynn | May 3, 2012

February, March, April…now May. Time in Tucson to prepare for the heat and strong sun.  ISA has hosted a series of shamanic journey circles in various parks around central Tucson, including Fort Lowell, Himmel, Limberlost and Reid parks.  Each was lovely and brought much wisdom.  We journeyed with Hawk, Water, Ground Squirrel and Tree Shade.  We also…

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Shamanic Journeys in Tucson parks this Spring!

By Quynn | February 27, 2012

In Tucson, Arizona, the home of the Institute for the Shamanic Arts, February is the month when winter fades and spring arrives. Flowers begin to bloom. Temps begin to rise. Nights are perfect. It is time to be outside! After our two weeks of connecting with Star People energies in early February, we have recently…

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The Joys of Earth and Sky Beings Connecting!

By Quynn | February 11, 2012

We Humans were asked to be open to connecting with energies from the “Stars”.  A message that recently came through to Quynn was “You need help. We want to help you, but you must be open, direct your energy, and ask. We love you so. We are one.” As shamanic practitioners we have become familiar with the feeling of…

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Shamanic Seer Star Messages

By Quynn | February 10, 2012

My name is Elisabeth Black. Recently, I presented myself most respectfully to the Star Beings and said the following: “I offer myself as a conduit for Star Messages that want to be brought forth to others.” I looked in my heart and knew I was ready to do this. Not only was I ready, but…

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Schedule for the 2012 Earth and Sky People Congress in Tucson, AZ

By Quynn | January 17, 2012

Welcome to the 2012 Earth and Sky People Congress in Tucson, AZ Hosted by the Institute for the Shamanic Arts  We think we know about the vast subject of ET/Star//Light/Interdimensional Beings and their past, present and future connection with Humanity.  It is time to expand our awareness and listen because messages are being sent to…

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Activating the 2012 Earth and Sky People Congress

By Quynn | January 13, 2012

“Listening to the wind holds value. The trees want to share their knowledge. We are not crazy when we hear voices. We are bringing the strengths of the past into the present. The future is in our hands.” Quynn Red Mountain “All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently…

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The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show 2012

By Quynn | January 7, 2012

Every February, Tucson hosts The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. About 50,000 visitors flock to Tucson to barter, collect priceless crystals, buy stock for their own enterprises, purchase delights, and exhibit gems and minerals from all over the world. We are surrounded by the high vibrational energies of thousands upon thousands of crystals. These are…

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Solstice Shamanic Techno Blast!

By Quynn | December 24, 2011

On Thursday, Dec. 22, we celebrated Winter Solstice. 45 light beings joined us in this spectacular celebration. Together we celebrated by infusing each of our 7 chakras with light. We called in the Spirits of Light to be present.  We were thankful for “light” and felt much love. This celebration used a combination of traditional…

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Winter Solstice 2011 – Be Light!

By Quynn | December 14, 2011

BE LIGHT! Winter Solstice 2011 in Tucson, AZ.  Join us at 19 E Toole Ave, just west of Solar Culture Gallery.  6:30 pm. As the year 2012 approaches, luminous energetic vibrations from higher realms and multidimensional beings are streaming toward Earth.  Now is the time to activate our Merkaba* Light Body in a safe and…

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ISA’s 2012 Healing Practitioner Training begins January 8!

By Quynn | December 6, 2011

 Everyone is looking to improve their health.  “Health” includes physical, mental, spiritual, humor, emotional and psychic balance. In these times we need access to as many skilled Healing Practitioners as possible. Those who are “Hallow Bones” for Spirit.  Those who use their natural gifts to help themselves and others do their own sacred ‘healing’.  To this end,  it…

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By Quynn | November 27, 2011

On Saturday, November 26, the Institute for the Shamanic Arts presented Cracking Open-A Shamanic Evocation. Performance members spent the day preparing the space by setting things up, clearing the space with ritual, smudging,  bringing in love and light, communing with our spirit guides, sharing camaraderie, and really invoking our intentions for the the night. There…

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Cracking Open is Today!

By Quynn | November 26, 2011

CRACKING OPEN-A SHAMANIC EVOCATION November 26, 2011 6:30-8:30 $7-$13 (a spirit-guided sliding scale; ask within to divine your ticket offering) at Future’s Antiquity Gallery, 19 E Toole Ave, Tucson, AZ We look forward to seeing you there tonight!

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Cracking Open-Revealing

By Quynn | November 20, 2011

Cracking Open-A Shamanic Evocation What will be revealed? “Cracking open” is a process of bringing forth new aspects of who you are or who you are meant to be. It is not a solitary process.  In fact, it is a mystical communion with Spirit Beings. Now you are being given the opportunity to share in…

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Cracking Open Is For You!

By Quynn | November 8, 2011

  CRACKING OPEN-A SHAMANIC EVOCATION November 26, 2011 6:30-8:30 $7-$13 (a spirit-guided sliding scale; ask within to divine your ticket offering) at Future’s Antiquity Gallery, 19 E Toole Ave, Tucson, AZ The cast and crew is shamanically preparing for a night of energy, consciousness moving, and magic.                Around us the music soars, we twist and…

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Ancestor Night

By Quynn | October 31, 2011

  On Friday, Oct. 28, the eloquent and very talented storyteller, Fetish Dragonfire (practitioner Patricia Bowne), gathered together other superb storytellers for a fun filled night.  Here is what Fetish reported about the event: Ancestor Night: A storytelling circle to share family and/or cultural, spooky stories. Lots of fun, tasty treats and true ghost stories.…

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Cracking Open-Individual Sessions

By Quynn | October 30, 2011

The exciting and spectacular news is that our shamanic evocation performance of Cracking Open is happening very, very soon! In fact, it will be November 26, from 6:30-8:30. Many fascinating, magical, sumptuous, balancing, and fruitful developments have been taking place! One preparation happened recently when Cracking Open-Individual Sessions occurred. The spirit energies of …. “The…

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Stoking our Inner Fire!

By Quynn | October 12, 2011

Friends and supporters of ISA gathered at 7,800 feet up Mt. Lemmon for an overnight Full Moon campout. It was fun, filled with shamanic ideas, and darn cold!  A cold snap moved in, so we desert dwellers went from 95 degrees to 25 degrees. Snow flakes even fell, for  a minute or two. We told…

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ISA Welcomed the Equinox in Style

By Quynn | September 28, 2011

Community members of the Institute of Shamanic Arts gathered at The Grotto to welcome the equinox in style. We met new friends and were reunited with old friends. Even with all of our celebrating and sharing in our life happenings, we took time to share our blessings with others. We collected food for the community…

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Autumn Equinox in the Pines

By Quynn | September 27, 2011

Autumn Equinox came and went in the Sonoran Desert.  Friends of ISA gathered up Mt. Lemmon for an afternoon of food, community and Labyrinth Walking.  A relaxing time outside (after a summer of HEAT)…lovely setting!            

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Animistic Love Notes from the Earth

By Quynn | September 12, 2011

On September 11 2011, 8 journeyers gathered to bring back messages from our Earth Kin.  Using divination, each journeyer picked an Earth element/aspect  and then wrote humanity a message after listening to a drum and rattles. These are their messages… The Sky is the limit. Soar through the sky like an Eagle flies. The sky…

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Cracking Open for the Future

By Quynn | September 11, 2011

That’s right! Lots of cracking open is going on at Toole Ave.  One such event was the birthing of a new art gallery called Future’s Antiquity by Wilson.  He is a brilliant artist, painter, and illustrator.  Many I.S.A. members had the opportunity to visit the grand opening for this gallery.  A wonderful time was had…

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Moving on from the Cave…

By Quynn | September 3, 2011

This little room with orange walls has heard many stories, wiped many tears and explored many inner worlds of hundreds of people since 1999.  Now, in 2011 it is time to move on. Thank you Healing Cave!  Thank you to all who have visited and journeyed here!  Now, circles and events can be found in…

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Intention, Energy and Shamanically Inspired Art!

By Quynn | August 17, 2011

“The gathering was an amazing experience. The energy and intention for the journey was held with the great clarity by the leader which provided a welcoming and deep space to explore in.”  Description of a recent shamanic journey circle by a first time attendee. Thank you!This drawing was done by an ISA participant, Debbi. Thank…

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ISA in the Tucson Weekly!

By Quynn | August 8, 2011

Thanks to Irene Messina of the Tucson Weekly for writing a story about our shamanic arts group and our recent Rain loving events.  The link is here… On Saturday, Quynn hosted an introductory workshop that was listed in the Tucson Weekly.  It was great to go back to the basics and share stories with people…

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The Power of Shamana- Introduction to the Shamanic Arts

By Quynn | July 26, 2011

ISA is happy to announce that Quynn is hosting a shamanic arts workshop for beginners and beyond on Saturday, August 6 at 10am in downtown Tucson.  While all circles offered by ISA offer shamanic journeying and meditation tips, this workshop will guide each person into their own Inner World so they can strengthen their connection…

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It’s all about Visioning

By Quynn | July 4, 2011

That’s right shamanic friends!  There is so much visioning going on at Institute for Shamanic Arts.  Keep in mind that “vision” in the shamanic realm extends much further than just to see with your eyes. One such example took place on Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26 during the workshop called Council of Tribes-Expressing…

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Summer is Sizzling at ISA!

By Quynn | June 20, 2011

As the summer days heat up, shamanic folks have an abundance of great offerings to check out at ISA! We enjoyed our recent Full Moon Labyrinth Walk at Unity and were graced with witnessing the moon rise during our walk.  Shannon and Don arrived early at the labyrinth and cleared the space so that it…

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ISA’s Sacred Grotto

By Quynn | May 24, 2011

Annoucement!  ISA’s new underground space in Tucson, AZ has a name…The Grotto.  We shall now transform its rock walls and underworld ambience into a sacred grotto to nourish all who visit. Stay tuned as the space transforms!

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