Gather in Sacred Circle at dusk, when the veils between worlds are thinnest, to honor our life-giving Sun on the longest day of the year as our ancient ancestors have done.
Let go of everyday concerns and rest in peaceful meditation to the soothing sounds of Native American Flute music played live.
Journey with the drum to the unseen realms to connect with compassionate guardian spirits for healing and guidance through direct revelation.
Sonya Jason is a professional musician, shamanic practitioner and ceremonialist. Her work masterfully empowers each person’s innate connection with Spirit for guidance and healing. Sonya plays Native American wood flutes, frame drum, conch shell, gourd rattles and chakapa (Peruvian leaf rattle) to create powerful moving ceremonies, healing meditation music, and insightful shamanic journeys.
Jazz saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Sonya Jason has made her living as a performer, recording artist and educator since 1985. She delights in offering her musical gifts as an expression of her deeply spiritual outlook on life. For well over three decades, Sonya maintained a Buddhist meditation practice before fully embracing the ancient spiritual path of Shamanism. She is a member of Michael Harner's Foundation for Shamanic Studies where she participates in the world’s foremost training programs in core shamanism. Sonya is also continuously enrolled in courses with Sandra Ingerman, world renowned teacher of shamanism, and she has studied with Huichol Shaman Brant Secunda.
SPACE: On the lush green lawn surrounded by flowering plants inside the Greenhouse at Pardini’s Nursery (behind Mezza Luna Restaurant)
PARKING: free street parking available throughout the Half Moon Bay Harbor
HOW MANY: spaces limited to 30 people, so please purchase your ticket in advance
WHO: Age 16+, no previous meditation or journeying experience necessary
WHAT ELSE: ~ For the deepest experience, eat lightly and avoid alcohol before the ceremony
~ Back jacks and chairs are available for sitting in the circle on the lawn
~ Dress comfortably in layers
~ Bring a warm blanket or two to be cozy
~ Bring an eye mask or bandana
~ Bring your favorite rattle(s) if you have one or borrow one of mine (supplies limited)
~ Bring a water bottle
~ Bring a notebook or journal and a pen to record your insights (Electronic recording, audio, video, photographs, and the use of computers are not permitted during the ceremony.)
~ Note to those with sensitivities or allergies: a small amount of sage or palo santo incense will be burned to cleanse the space