Explore Your Higher Senses- Workshop in Shoreline, WA

New workshop by Singing Butterfly Meditation and Healing offered in Shoreline, WA this weekend. These workshops are designed for almost any skill level and are intended to empower participants to higher states of consciousness. Check it out!
Learn to develop your intuition and explore the energetic language of the body through movement, sound and guided meditation. This is a workshop that dives deep into your true nature and gives you an opportunity to strengthen your higher sense perceptions. Learn to read the energy of the body and receive information to help guide you on your path.

This is a great workshop for anyone at any skill level. You do not need prior knowledge of chakras or be an experienced meditator to participate.

Please wear

comfortable clothing as there will be some movement at the beginning of the workshop to help open up the chakras.

The second half of the workshop will be a guided meditation to go deep into our intuitive senses and learn to interpret our body’s energetic language. What are your chakras telling you? Strengthen your ability to interpret symbols, images and increase your higher sense perceptions. Learn ways to use the language of the body to make better choices for your overall wellbeing.

Schedule:
1:00 -2:30 pm: Tuning the instrument. Movement and sound based exercises to awaken the energy body.

2:30- 3:00pm: Break with appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages served

3:00-4:00pm: Guided meditation and discussion

$10 Suggested donation. No one is turned away for lack of funds.

Please bring a notebook and a yoga mat for this workshop.

 
 Reserve your space at Singingbutterfly@live.com.
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Celebrate the inner child

I advocate for silliness. I believe that every person has an inner child that is bursting with uninhibited joy, capable of laughter that is infectious and creativity that knows no bounds. I have a dear friend that exemplified this inner child. Whenever I hear her laugh, I picture baby angels laughing on animal cracker clouds, connected on bouncing sparkling rainbows, surrounded by unicorns.

Not many of us have had the gift of a trauma-free childhood and thinking back to our younger years may seem like a painful reminder of all we did not have. Yet try, for a minute to find a time when you were young, carefree and fully engaged in whatever world you were creating for yourself. I used to think if I played pretend hard enough, I would make my make-believe world my reality. I didn’t realize how smart a statement that really was.

Years go by and disappointments, embarrassing moments in my teens and early twenties, ego-centered behavior kicks in and I forget this. My world is no longer colorful and imaginative, but bland, banal and full of problems. Other people’s problems that make my life difficult. I was so obsessed with myself that I had lost myself. I was not the creator of my world, but rather a victim of it.

Inevitably, more years go by. Finding myself so concerned with what other people think, I really had lost myself. It wasn’t until I went to Burning Man and called out to the universe to show me something! It answered back in a flood of synchronicities that led me to meet the inner child.

My inner child was scared, lonely and insecure. Through journaling from her perspective, playing and showering her with love during meditation, and re-visiting those traumatic events in my life that made my inner child hide away for many years, she started to come out.

Pillow fight! This is why at 28 I hosted a backyard ultimate pillow fight. Creativity flourished and I discovered that I can make art. I remembered how instantly you can become a tiger and growl and play.

A process I’ve come to enjoy as a method for getting in touch with your inner child is a simple meditation. Sit in meditation and perhaps (as some have reported to find it helpful) have a moment of your childhood that you can easily recall and picture vividly in which you were playing, open hearted and free already determined.

Observe yourself playing. When ready, engage in the play with your inner child. What are you playing? Offer love and listen to anything your inner child says. Continue this for whatever time period seems comfortable; 20- 30 minutes should be adequate, but take more time if you need it. When you close, hug your inner child and let them know you are here for them if they ever need you. When parting, if you have dealt with fear of abandonment, you may want to focus on making your inner child feel safe as you leave. Record anything you uncover as you bring your awareness back into the room. As always, make sure you practice keeping safe energetic boundaries and set your intention before going into meditation.

The inner child connects us to joy. Joy is a high state of awareness that knows no judgement. As we focus on raising the consciousness of those around us, focus on areas of our life that bring us joy. Can we create more of them?