Ceremony Programs are an inspiring way to activate positive change in your life.
Inspirational circles (1.5 – 2 hours) at red rock scenic sites that close with a ceremony:
~ Full Moon & Stars Inspiration and Ceremony Circle
~ Sedona Sunset Spirit Circle
Deeper Ceremonial programs that include teaching (2 – 4 hours):
~ Circle of Power: Drum Healing Ceremony and Teaching
~ Nature at Night + Solo Vision Circle Program
~ 4 Master Elements Activation Ceremony
~ Hopi Ancestral Sacred Spring Intro + Spiritual Insight & Ceremony Circle
~ Sedona Ceremony Training outdoor workshop
see descriptions below
Circle of Power: Drum Healing Ceremony and Teachings 3 hours. This is a shamanic sound healing ceremony. We work with timeless principles of ceremony, heart-centered engagement and focused attention to invoke supportive spiritual energies. Each person receives personalized healing vibrations/insights. You also drum and flow spiritual energies on behalf of others. During Covid these are held outdoors at sites in Sedona and in Cottonwood near the Verde River.
4 Master Elements Activation Ceremony to clear the path, energize, stimulate new beginnings, 2.5 hours
• We invite the energetic building blocks of life—water, earth, fire and air— to clear and energize our path.
• We connect with wise Helper Spirits associated with these primal life forces to spark knowings and fresh insights.
• We activate these inspirations with nature connections, voice, sound instruments and movement.
+ Hopi Ancestral Sacred Spring Intro + Spiritual Insight & Ceremony Circle
Sense spirit of place, earth and water energies, participate in spirit journeys and welcome new beginnings to take root and flourish. We meet at site about 30 minutes south of Sedona and invite you to explore the site on your own after our program.
Sedona Ceremony Training outdoor workshop 4 hours. This is an opportunity to hone your your skills with working with ceremony. Effective ceremonial leadership draws from earth-spirit wisdom and a wide array skills to co-create safe and spiritually powerful space. We work with nature, spirit connection and several ceremonial structures. See list of topics.
The program can be adapted as a ceremonial event for your group.
Nature at Night + Solo Vision Circle Program 3.5 hours. Introduction to Vision Quest solo circle practice. Plus: spirit journey to the drum to connect with Helper Spirits, tuning into energies as it becomes dark, star connection and more. Held at very scenic Sedona red cliff overlook site just northwest of town.
Sedona Outdoor Inspiring Circles that include Ceremony
A joyful Full Moon & Stars Inspiration and Ceremony Circle, 2 hours. Connect with moon and star energies, spirit journey to the drum and closing with drums, rattles and ceremony.
Sedona Sunset Spirit Circles, 1.5 hours at a scenic red rock overlook. An auspicious, time-honored way to share reciprocity with the natural life forces at this awesome light reflections time of day when sun meets earth.
Spirit of Sedona Welcome Circle, 1 hour inspiration circle and intro to Sedona energies, stories, new and ancient mythologies, can include a closing ceremony. Personalized to your interests.
Other Ceremony Experiences
Ceremony created for your Sedona visit in honor of your occasion;
Ceremony is an integral part of Retreats
“Ceremony is the intentional use of symbols by humans combined with action. What was intangible becomes real. The symbol comes to life. Movement is activated. Healing-rebalancing occurs in heart connection to the energetic powers of nature and spirit.”
Article: Ceremonial Circles in Today’s World
(Excerpt from Sandra’s blog)
Auspicious Times for Ceremony:
January: New Year’s Day Ceremony
March: Spring Equinox
June: Summer Solstice Retreat
September: Fall Equinox
December: Winter Solstice
News Years Eve program
Crossing Worlds Hopi Projects, non-profit: since 1999 supporting Hopi Sustainability and cross-cultural education.