I AM Tasting Sweet Surrender
April 26, 2016
Hosted by Sandy Goldstone
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Have you noticed how easy it is to surrender to Life, people and experiences when they meet our expectations, wants or desires? But what about if your whole world was turned upside down at the tender age of 21 years of age by some crippling disease such as Rheumatoid arthritis. How easy would it be to sweetly surrender to that new normal? Laya Rocha and I will discuss her ten year plus journey with her diagnosis of Rheumatoid arthritis, since the age of 21, and how it became a gateway for her to have a 'mystical experience', as pure Love and Source energy lasting for two weeks, awakening Laya to her natural gift of singing and music. A gift that has taught her how to be in sweet surrender with the river of life wherever and however it is flowing.
Sounds of the Heart
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When we heed the call and say Yes to live from the Truth of our hearts we accept the invitation to deeply relax. We reconnect to The Still small Voice within and awaken to the truth of our True Divine Nature. We return home to be the beautiful radiant Light, loving, wise, peaceful, unified, abundant, creative, expressions of the One Divine Love at play.
Through inquiry, reflection and demonstrations we will discuss the practices that cultivate and strengthen our hearts connection, our true place of Being, so as to get a deep embodied sense of what it looks like, feels like, speaks like and acts like when radiating the hearts song of Love, Joy, Peace, Beauty, Unity, Abundance and Freedom. These above qualities and values are some of the topics that we shall explore together so we can become an alchemical catalyst for awakening not only to our own Divine Nature but for evolving the collective consciousness of humanity.
Sandy lives from her heart and is an intuitive, sensitive, calm, warm spiritual teacher, counsellor, mentor and public speaker, with a great Love for Aliveness, Clarity and Truth. She has a quality of Stillness, and the gifts of Love, Calm Joy and deep Wisdom and Insight. She has the ability to connect quickly and deeply with others and create a sense of trust by being willing to Be Present with what is, Open, Loving, Compassionate, Unwavering, Curious and Grateful. Sandy has a BA, Religious Studies, Advanced Dip, Trauma Counselling, Certificates in, NLP, TFT, Therapeutic Massage and Aromatouch, Reiki and Hypnosis.
In August 2011 Sandy had 2 near death experiences. She has overcome and transformed and transcended many experiences of institutional violence and abuses of power. She has written and presented papers on sexual abuse and domestic violence within the Church to schools, religious bodies and other health and community groups.
Sandy’s work experience is broad and diverse, working with all ages, individuals, couples and groups in both New Zealand and Australia. She has served in the Church as an Assistant and Youth Pastor, Community and Social Welfare in the areas of Addiction, Mental Health, Child Protection, Homelessness, Interpersonal Violence, Sexual Assault and now private practice as a Spiritual Teacher and Holistic Counsellor.
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James has been actively exploring the breath most of his life. In 1992 he was introduced to Breathwork which has led him deeper into the world of energetic healing, yoga and massage. In 2011 he wrote, "Thirteen Breaths to Freedom, An Introduction to Breathwork". Over the years, his intention has been to guide and empower people to heal themselves. His practice of Breathwork has evolved with the gifts and inspiration of several influential master teachers building a stronger foundation of experience. James integrates the natural organic movements of the body with the breath in his workshops to support clients/students so that they may gain a greater understanding of the deeper levels of self. His workshops have a segment exclusively dedicated to helping you create a daily practice that you can use the rest of your life for your over-all well-being. He is certified in Yoga, Qi Gong, Bioenergy healing and is a licensed Massage Therapist and Holistic Health Practitioner. View Guest page
Meta feels the joy and celebration inherent in consciousness and love. Her ongoing yoga practice began four decades ago in the United States where she was born and raised. She offers group and private classes in Perth, Australia so that others may experience their inner life. When we are in the zone, when the mind becomes quiet, we know we are One. She also offers retreats and consults privately in Ayurveda. In Sanskrit ayus means life and veda means Wisdom, and these teachings provide guidelines for each person to fine tune their wellness through diet and lifestyle. Her two ayurvedic books in publication are 'Sattwa Café` and 'Ayurveda Forever Wellbeing'. As an Amma devotee, known as Ammachi in America, Meta experinces love overflowing as a feeling, not merely as a good idea mentally. This is what heals from the inside out and extends to all through thoughts, words and actions. Meta has a B.Sc. in Biology, Yoga Teacher and Ayurvedic Consultant, diplomas and is level 11 Reiki. View Guest page
Dr Nick Garratt
Coming from a background of the hard Sciences, Dr Nick Garratt has turned his analytical abilities to the field of Energetic Medicine, in particular Crystals and how they affect the body. A deep interest in the Chemistry and a deep love of the beauty of Crystals has combined with his Anatomical and Neurological expertise to develop a unique view of the way Crystals can provide benefits to humanity. By tapping into the Wisdom of the Ancients and applying his Pathological experience, gained over many years working in the Pathology Laboratory, Dr Nick Garratt was able to profile common health and social problems then find the crystal antidote to each component of the problem, effectively counteracting all the components blocking good health and prosperity, thereby assisting resolution of the problem. BA.Sc, BA.Honors,Chiropractic ( N.O.T.) Energetic Medicine. View Guest page
Indigo-Grace has a degree in counselling, is a renowned intuitive psychic and is qualified in shamanic energy healing. She feels spiritually called to be a 'hollow bone' for Spirit; a conduit for the Light. Indigo combines her gifts and skills to work with symptoms held in the mind, body, and soul, bringing through healing for the inner child, ancestral wounds, past lives, soul contracts, clearing entities, patterns of thinking, behaviour and illness. In clearing these energies we're more able to allow Spirit to flow, bringing us inner peace, ease, grace, abundance, a higher vibration, health, wellbeing and more. Indigo's soul journey has brought many of life's toughest challenges and she brings these soul lessons to life and her work, knowing healing is the pathway to enlightenment of the soul. Trusting in Spirit has opened Indigo's intuition as guidance, feeling an incredible heart centred passion and undeniable calling to walk this path of Love & Light, to be in service to Spirit. View Guest page
Tash is a dreamer, explorer, creator and muse with a dash of wild child and hint of nerd. She was born seeking, which has taken her down some fascinating rabbit holes: A degree in Psychology, Living In Process Healing Work, Tantra, Taosim & Sacred Sexuality, Vipassana Meditation, Shamanic Work, Quantum Touch, Parenting & The Continuum Concept, as well as exploring many different spiritual teachings from ancient and modern Masters. In 2014 Tash connected with a level of magic she never believed possible. Whole new worlds of possibility opened up for her, along with a new sense of courage, self-love and trust. Then, THE BIGGY, Law of Attraction (LOA) hit Tash's world and some kind of cosmic light bulb exploded in her brain - a thrilling sense of remembering. Since then Tash has been embodying and practicing LOA principles. She is "ALL-IN" and the magic, and the possibilities are blowing her mind. Now her Dream is BIG: An Awakened World - A New Eden - A world of abundant, creative JOY. View Guest page
Happiness Ambassador Deb King has always been passionate about Loving Life! From party animal to Life Coach, Deb has learnt that true happiness, joy and love is found internally! Deb loves sharing uplifting reminders for how to love life (and love ourselves more) through her 2 minute podcast 'Loving Life Radio'. Deb is also one of the authors featured in the 'Inspiration Bible'. From immersing herself in the personal development industry for over 10 years as a Coach and Trainer, Deb has been selected to represent leading coach organisations to work with their top clients and was awarded 'Coach of The Year' in 2014. Deb has a powerful tool box of modalities including NLP, Theta Healing, Wealth Dynamics and more. Debs main focus now is following her intuition and the hearts guidance, being a trained teacher of the transformational energy game 'The Wish'. Deb really knows how to help people live their happiest most authentic life. View Guest page
Wu Tao was developed in 2001 by Michelle Locke a West Australian ballerina and natural medicine therapist. After a back injury ended her dancing career, Michelle embarked on a journey of self discovery and healing. She studied shiatsu and oriental medicine and founded the Shiatsu School of WA. In 2000, after her second daughter Isabelle became seriously ill and was later diagnosed with Rett Syndrom, Michelle began her research into how to use dance for healing. On 2001, Wu Tao was born and Michelle began teaching her innovative method of dance healing across Australia. Wu Tao classes, workshops and teacher tranings are held throughout Australia, and in other countries including Indonesia, New Zealand, USA, United Kingdom, Scotland, Germany, Croatia and Japan. ( Dip PA Dance, Dip Shiatsu, Dip Shamanic Studies, Dip Mass Thpy, Cert Chinese Herbs, BA Nursing ) View Guest page
Monica is an enthusiastic, experienced musician, clinician, composer, arts administrator and independent music teacher of piano, brass, handbells and recorder. She is also a sound catalyst and enjoys giving sound meditation and relaxation sessions using song and sound, incorporating voice and a wide variety of instruments. She currently plays solo as Celestial Sounds, in Agape FLOW - a duo with Charles Snelleksz - Mathelot, and in Lotus Heart, a six member band. Monica is the Western Australian Representative of the Handbell Society of Australia. An international clinician, and conductor, she is the founder and Music Director of the BellsWest, directing its three handbell/hand chime groups. In addition to her piano teaching and the handbell work, she has been a recorder instructor for many local and national camps/conferences, and is a past president of the Recorder and Early Music Society of WA. Monica studied recorder with Eva Legene at the Early Music Institute, Indiana University View Guest page
Carla van Raay
Carla van ray is the author of bestselling memoir 'God's Callgirl', who has now written a worthy sequel: 'Healing From Abuse A Practical Spiritual Guide. This small book encapsulates the learning of an entire lifetime about what heals our inner wounds and why a lot of therapy only works to an extent. Carla maintains that self-acceptance and self-love are big secrets not easily understood, integrated and practiced in reality, and this is what is offered to the reader. As abused persons, we learn to 'love the unlovable' because without that there is no ultimate healing. How to do that takes a spiritual approach. It is the Spirit Within each person, never extinguished, that has the power of unconditional love and total non-judgment. Carla's life was marred with abuse of all kinds, with a burden of guilt that few children need to carry, yet she managed to heal that. "It is a possibility for anyone", she maintains. Contacts for Carla; www.carlavanraay.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. View Guest page
Lisa Raphael followed a mysterious call to Australia in her 80th year after spending more than half a century in the USA. Before she left, in order to be and be met totally in the present, she removed as many traces of her personal life as possible. She has no home base, does not drive and travels around Australia with everything she owns in one big suitcase. It is Lisa's understanding that what is within us has been present since before the Universe was created, that we are infinite. And that being and living true to that infinite essence within - our authentic Self - is all that is needed to transform the perceived reality that threatens to destroy the planet. For most of us, living true to that infinite inner essence involves releasing layer upon layer of adopted beliefs, habits, affiliations and alliances, as well as healing and letting go of emotional wounds. Lisa writes, "At Eighty One I am at one with all that was and will be...The NOW ITSELF..an unfolding unknown mystery" View Guest page
Lisa Raphael followed a mysterious call to Australia in her 80th year after spending more than half a century in the USA. Before she left, in order to be and be met totally in the present, she removed as many traces of her personal life as possible. She has no home base, does not drive and travels around Australia with everything she owns in one big suitcase. It is Lisa's understanding that within us has been present since before the Universe was created, that we are Infinite. And that being and living true to that infinite essence within - our authentic Self is all that is needed to transform the perceived reality that threatens to destroy the planet. For most of us, living true to that infinite inner essence involves releasing layer upon layer of adopted beliefs, habits, affiliations and alliances, as well as healing and letting go of emotional wounds. View Guest page
Laya Rocha, singer/songwriter, facilitator and devout student of life. Although she has been on the path of healing and self inquiry for over a decade, she once lived a very different life. After beginning her career as a primary school teacher, she was diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis at age 21, at which her life began to turn upside down. She quit teaching and went into a period of denial, until her body screamed louder. The stress was amplified after a relationship breakup which catapulted Laya into a sudden 'mystical experience' where she woke up out of a heavy fog, experiencing only pure Love and connection to Source, remaining there for 2 weeks. It was this taste of liberation that spurred her on to seek for Truth, and led her to music. She has recorded an album, travelled the world facilitating and inspiring Women to follow their Heart's song and co-facilitates with Caiseal Mor in the Dreaming Deep, a ceremony dedicated to awakening the dreamer within the dream. View Guest page
Nancy is a leading voice for personalizing the wisdom of Near Death Experiences (NDEs), developing our heart-centred intuition, and living a life of inspired creativity. Known for her fun, light hearted demeanour, Nancy teaches others how to live a more Heaven-inspired life. As a scientist and corporate trainer, for two decades Nancy considered herself as an atheist. She remained an atheist until her life-changing bicycling accident and near-death experience (NDE). Now, Nancy is an avid spiritual seeker as well as practitioner of compassion, kindness, contemplative prayer, and being the change we wish to see. Nancy's book "Awakenings from the Light" dives into these and other topics, giving the reader concrete examples of how to make Heavens wisdom a very real part of life on Earth. She has been a featured speaker at the IANDS Annual Conference, the "Shifting Your Reality" Conference, and with Eben Alexander at The Vail Symposium. Nancy can be contacted at www.NancyRynes.com View Guest page
Senaja is an international Breath worker who has a goal to globally share the gifts of consciously breathing in our wholeness. Drawing on 20 years experience with transformational, energy and breathwork, she feels our own breath is the core element to making lasting change in ourselves. Originally from and currently in Perth Australia, Senaja delights in lovingly facilitating group and private sessions in the Alchemy of Breath. These journeys offer you a new relationship with your breath, which opens up an expansive experience of yourself. Our breath has the capabilities to heal our hearts, bodies, and minds by balancing emotions, promoting loving relations, releasing toxins, aiding digestion and cell repair, relaxing pain and tension, releasing mental chatter and bringing focus. Senaja has a BA Communications and Cultural Studies, has studied Sacred Science with Gary Samer, Modern Mysteries with Shankari the Alchemist, School with Ramtha and Alchemy of Breath with Anthony Abbagnano View Guest page
As a Mindset & Transformational Coach, Stef is here to transform. First himself and then through examples of Sovereign Leadership assist others in connecting to the most true, authentic and real version of themselves. Stef chooses to focus on the gap - the gap between where one is and where they wish to be. By understanding that gap we reach an empowered, conscious place of being that allows us to live authentic, balanced and fulfilling lives. We then align with our highest values and here lies great power to transform, inspire, lead and evolve. Stef has degrees in: Science & Philosophy; Environmental Science & Commerce & Entrepreneurship with a focus on Leadership Development. He has been a part of the Health & Wellness Industry for well over a decade with training in Ayurvedic Medicine, NLP, Psych -K(r), Hypnosis, Media and Public speaking, Group Facilitation, Holistic Health, Life Coaching and High-intensity training methodologies. Stef can be contacted at www.stefsifandos.com View Guest page
Daniel Sowelu is in his 34th year of private practice as an interpretive astrologer, counsellor, primal therapist, group leader and professional trainer. He is an international leader in the use of the ancient and magical art of experiential astrology. He is also a specialist in the reclamation of the sacred feminine, the Shiva Shakti relationship and the sacred marriage, while running sacred tours in Australia and India in his spare time. (B.Sc. Dip Ed) View Guest page
Mark Steinward is a shamanic practitioner and teacher. He has been a shamanic student for twenty years and teaching for ten. Mark runs a fully accredited shamanic school and training program through One Tribe in Perth Western Australia. And has a following of 3000 people through the Facebook page called One Tribe Healing. His main point of contact is through the One Tribe Healing website; www.onetribehealing.com.au View Guest page
Paul Stirling is an international public speaker, author, and relationship coach. He is the developer of a wide array of relationship and communication tools for couples and individuals, including: * The Magic Relationship Method * The "From Feeling Ignored to Being Adored" system * The Amazon Best Seller "ARGUE LESS LOVE MORE" for over 20 years, Paul has helped couples who are stuck in a downward spiral turn their relationships around. Paul's communication system makes sure that both people feel heard, understood, and valued. He studied extensively with the founder of Nonviolent Communication, is certified in Neuro - Associative Communication by Tony Robbins, and is a master practitioner of Neuro - Linguistic Programming and a certified tantra educator. When he is not traveling around the world and teaching, Paul enjoys white water Kayaking in Colorado and learning how to surf in Hawaii. Paul can be contacted via his websites: www.MagicRelationship.com; www.MagicRelationship.net View Guest page
Claire Swinney is an author, spiritual healer, metaphysical counsellor, group facilitator, mentor and seeker of divine wisdom. Well known in Perth, Western Australia; for her healing and counselling work, Claire recently spread her wings to Mullumbimby on Australia's east Coast; where she spends much of her time as a writer. Metaphysical principles and techniques have been very close to Claire's heart. She has incorporated these principles in her own personal and spiritual development and has used them with clients and in group-work. Naturally, as one heals one's own past, development and change is inevitable. Hence her methods and facilitation have progressed, changed and developed over the years. In recent times, the focus in group - work has been to assist others in their understanding of Angelic Consciousness. Claire's ultimate intention is to teach people how to use the nature of Angels to live every day, with gratitude and compassion. View Guest page
Hayley Weatherburn is the passion behind Self-Guided Empowerment, an organisation that endeavours to teach people to find the answers within. Author of two self-development books, "Is Your Fork In Tune?". And her more recent one: "How To Stop Your Depression", after suffering from depression she promised to share the secrets of how to escape the dark abyss if she made it out. No longer experiencing depression, Hayley is now sharing her insights and realizations with anyone who wants to make the journey out of depression. Hayley's ultimate dream is to help teach people to fall deeply in love with who they are, because she believes if we all loved ourselves fully then there would be no jealousy, wars or hate. Hayley can be reached on Facebook at "Self-Guided Empowerment" and you can find her latest book at www.howtostopyourdepression.com View Guest page
Ted has over 25 years experience in the music business, holding a B.S in music and Audio Engineering from the University of Colorado. In addition to his musical background, Ted runs Big Country Publishing located in Colorado. He works with organizations and clients from around the world, where he produces commercials, writes music, produces videos, builds custom internet TV stations, records and produces audio books. Ted is also involved in extensive sound healing research through Electrophotonic Imaging Testing, where he works with the affects of sound on the Human Energy Field; which has validated his trademarked sound healing technology - SOUNDSYNCTECH. A Scientifically proven sound healing technology that replicates the brain's natural process while simultaneously providing a more powerful healing response. Ted's bestselling Sound Healing CDs are available on iTunes, Amazon,Tower Records. Or www.tedwinslow.com View Guest page
Suzanne is a quantum Energy Healing Practitioner that provides several kinds of services; personal healings, space healings, spirit work, crossing over work, clearing work, clearing work and vigil/death and dying work. She has been a full time practitioner since 2008. She has been a presenter, instructor and mentor since 2010, including energy based presentations through her own series, Community Education and College Course instructor. She is certified in various healing modalities and trained in intuitive and psychic practices since 2005. She has been certified in hospice and death vigil since 2009. She is the author of "The Tiny Book on Dying" and "WE Power - A Theory of the Soul Process in Energy" as well as published articles in newspapers, magazines and blogs. She has been on various radio programs, and continues to be a guest presenter and instructor for numerous events. She offers an annual spiritual Tour to Peru where she works with the shamans, dubbed "Healer of the Sky". View Guest page