Conferences, Festivals, Panel Discussions
Heart & Mind Festival, Brooklyn , NY
Heart & Mind Festival, Wilga , Poland
Earth Day Festival organized by Sri Dileepji Thankappan, April 22, 2017.
THE FESTIVAL OF DISCOVERY –, 2015 NYC
A daylong event introducing, celebrating and exploring emerging spiritual and relational practices. With many spiritual teachers experientially sharing Meditation, Yoga, Dance, Shamanism, Circling, Authentic Relating, Waking Down, Sound Healing and more.
THE COMING OF TIMES: Messages from the Elders: Awakening Humanity’s Consciousness for a Better Planet
2015 - Earth Day Celebration in NYC
THE SPIRAL SERIES: From Scarcity to Sufficiency - Finding Hidden Possibilities. 2014 – The Meta Center NYC (panel discussion) The Spiral Series brings together a panel of speakers from the worlds of science, spirituality, business and creativity. We examine each topic from these four vantage points in the spirit of practicing a holistic worldview. We support each other as we take action aligned with our values and life goals and in the process create a virtuous spiral of cooperation, synergy and possibility.
WORLD PEACE EARTH DAY CELEBRATION - 2012-2015
An annual project of We, the World, it is NYC’s largest growing grassroots spiritual commUNITY gatherings honoring Mother Earth with indigenous ceremonies, panel discussion, meditation, community participation for people interested in making a difference in the world.
SHAMANISM AND THE EVOLUTION OF CONSCIOUSNESS - 2012
At the Meta Center panel discussion with: Alan Steinfeld, Olivia Olkowski, Itzhak Beery & Grandmother Barbara Threecrow
FRINGE NEW JERSEY - 2016
With Karl, Petry, Rosemary Ellen Guiley, Itzhak Beery, Richard Dolan, Jason Miller and Laird Scranton. A day-long public conference on paranormal, spirituality, UFOs, history’s mysteries, psychic phenomena, maverick science, popular culture, practical magic, consciousness research, fabulous parties and world peace.
EARTH DAY – 2016: New York City Celebration - New York, NY - By World Yoga Community - A large gathering of leaders and elders from all spiritual, religious and political practices who come together in celebration to our divine mother earth with respect and commitment to protect her.
THE TIME IS NOW: Community Building in the Aquarian Age - 2015
At the Golden Drum, NYC - - We are fortunate to live in a time and a city that celebrates unity among so many beautiful cultures of the world. We give our heart felt thanks to the teachers & leaders in all traditions whose life long efforts for world peace pave the pathway for future generations. They have done so much & still there is much to do. The world needs you. The time to walk towards peace is now. A special celebration filled with music, art & lectures in commemoration of the centennial birthday of the Maestre Dr. Serge Raynaud de la Ferriere. We honor his message and contributions for World Peace. Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdtx9TRPx_M
GHOST DANCE: Vogt Gallery, NYC - 2013
I was commissioned by the artist Jen DeNike to participate in her art performance piece "Ghost Dance" honoring Wovoka, a Nevada Paiute prophet and shaman. The audience witnessed the subjects transformations as I performed La Limpia the healing ceremonies.
“WHY AM I STILL SINGLE?” - 2014
VH1 TV show with two other spiritual teachers, a Yogi and a Buddhist. Exploring what blocks a single woman from being in a relationship and become married.
SHAMANIC TRANSFORMATIONS: True Stories of the Moment of Awakening - 2015
Rubin Museum of Art, New York
With Itzhak Beery, Lewis Mehl-Madrona, Nadiya Nottingham.
Inspiring accounts from renowned contemporary working shamans about their first moments of spiritual epiphany. A book signing followed the discussion.
THE GIFT OF SHAMANISM: - 2015
Rubin Museum of Art, New York
With Itzhak Beery and Virlana Tkacz.
Can we develop our natural intuition and become shamans ourselves? This is the question posed by Itzhak Beery in his new book The Gift of Shamanism. In conversation with Virlana Tkacz, expert on Siberian shaman ritual. A book signing followed the discussion.
UNITY IN DIVERSITY - Sivananda Yoga Center
– Paradise Island, Bahamas
Keynote speaking and workshop teaching - at the Christmas, Chanukah and new Year Symposium - November 22, 2017- January 2, 2018
With Suraya Das, Imam Jamal Rahman, Rabi Ted Falcon, Santam Kaur, Gaura Vani and Brother Paul Richards
THE SHAMANIC LANDS CONFERENCE – 2015 - London, UK
A two-day interactive event uniting the ancient knowledge of the British Isles and Ireland with global shamanic wisdom. A journey through the magic, the healing and the knowledge to bring teachings, practical sessions, music, drum journeys and story-telling taking us along the path to self-empowerment, the understanding of our experiences and for collective consciousness healing.
NATURAL BODY, MIND AND MENTAL HEALTH FESTIVAL - 2014
2014 Harbiye Military Museum Cultural Site – Istanbul, Turkey.
The 15th annual body-mind-spirit festival featuring local and international experts and presenters with so many natural, healthy and conscious living products and services.
HEART & MIND FESTIVAL – 2012- 2014 - New York City and Poland.
By The Golden Drum Community.
Many Paths, One Earth, a unique platform for cross-cultural dialogue and spirited celebration that promotes harmony, sustainability, and consciousness. We are bridging generations and featuring spiritual world leaders and elders in sacred traditions, science, philosophy, art and music to envision together solutions for planetary goodwill. Moving beyond the parameters of a festival, Heart & Mind is part of a larger movement dedicated to the realization of a new peaceful paradigm for humanity and all our relations.
FABBRICA EUROPA FESTIVAL – 2010 - Stazione Leopolda (Florence, Italy)
With Ipupiara Makunaiman and Alessandra Capelli
Fabbrica Europa gives space to many locals in the artistic scene, national and international, building a network of exchanges capable of consolidating a breeding ground and high-impact, making an important contribution to the confirmation of Florence as a place of meeting and discussion for different cultures, and contributing to the formation of an audience for innovative artistic events outside of the traditional circuits.