Working from the premise that every natural and human-made space has an energy of its own that can physically and emotionally effect anyone in that space, this introduction to ancient practices of environmental shamanism--or transformation of the energy of spaces--explains in practical terms how to liberate old, unproductive energy that may be stored in any space, making room for new vibrations to circulate and increase inhabitants' well-being. Combining timeless traditions with the author's vast experience in energy transformation, this manual offers step-by-step guidance for recognizing and manipulating the unseen forces that affect everyday life. Real-life examples, guided exercises, annotated endnotes, and an extensive glossary to supplement case studies making the book both informative and accessible for practical use.
Jim PathFinder Ewing (Nvnehi Awatisgi, in Cherokee) serves as his community's medicine man, sponsors workshops for the Foundation for Shamanic Studies, teaches Karuna Reiki classes, and lectures on shamanism, energy medicine, and Native American spirituality. He is an elder of the Manataka Indian Council of Hot Springs, Arkansas, as well as an enrolled member of the Southern Cherokee Tribe and Associated Bands in Texas and the Bear Clan Medicine Society of Russellville, Arkansas. He has written for About.com, Awareness, PlanetLightworker, Smash!, Spirit of Ma'at, and Voice of the New Earth. He lives in Lena, Mississippi.