Wise Woman Radio

  • Friday, May 10, 2019 3:34 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Wiccan Priestess Phyllis Curott

    Susun interviews Phyllis Curott.
    As one of America’s first public Witches and an Elder Wiccan Priestess, attorney Phyllis Curott became an outspoken advocate in the courts, media, and interfaith movement, handling groundbreaking religious liberty cases for Witches and Pagans. Named one of The Ten Gutsiest Women of the Year by Jane Magazine, she was inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. Collegium of Clergy and Scholars, served as Vice Chair of the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions and created the historic Inaugural Women’s Assembly. Her trailblazing, international bestselling books, including Book of Shadows and WitchCrafting helped make Witchcraft accessible to the world. Her latest book, WICCA (made easy), Awaken the Divine Magic Within You, was released in November, 2018, with a companion online class coming in July of this year, and the 20th Anniversary Edition of Book of Shadows will be available from Phyllis’ website, www.phylisscurott.com starting at the end of May. She is currently creating a new Witch’s Tarot for Hay House with artist Danielle Earp, ready in Spring of 2020.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • headaches- allying with skullcap..
    • tinctures and vinegars are different..
    • what are the best plants to make vinegars out of?
    • protecting children from sunburns...

  • Friday, May 03, 2019 9:19 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Slavic Medicine Woman Eugenia Merkoulov

    Susun interviews Eugenia Merkoulov.
    Eugenia Merkoulov follows in the footsteps of five generations of Slavic medicine women. Born in Ukraine and raised outside of New York City, she was fortunate to experience a holistically-minded and rich multicultural upbringing. Eugenia's primary intention is to assist individuals in connecting with their core being so that they may live in alignment with their highest expression. In her offerings, she fuses healing wisdom from the Eastern European traditions with that of the Yoga system, cross cultural energy work techniques, and planetary herbalism. ?Eugenia holds a double BA in Environmental Studies and Political Science, a Permaculture Design certificate, Hatha Yoga certificate, second degree Usui Reiki attunement and most recently completed a foundational Ayurvedic program. Currently, she is pursuing a double MS in Herbal Medicine and Holistic Nutrition.

  • Monday, April 29, 2019 8:42 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Ancient Spiritual Tools Lynn Andrews

    Susun interviews Lynn Andrews.
    Author of the internationally acclaimed Medicine Woman Series, Lynn Andrews who has spent the last 30 years studying with shamanic women on three continents. This best selling author shares her ancient teachings of shamanic training. Lynn Andrews brings spiritual tools and compelling techniques for healing from the spiritual realm to the modern everyday physical world. Her techniques use the power of thought to take you beyond self limitation to other realities. Through live shamanic gatherings and many other media outlets, Lynn uses a wide variety of experiential tools to lead her audiences deeper into themselves.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • cavities- are they preventable?
    • concentrating oils and harvesting hypericum after heavy rains...
    • hormones, liver, menopause..
    • check out Susun's Happy Knees Course..
    • at some point you have to make people uncomfortable and not eat their fear..
    • no nourishing herbal infusions from aromatic plants..

  • Friday, April 19, 2019 12:00 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    'Reimagining Death' Lucinda Herring

    Susun interviews Lucinda Herring.
    Lucinda has worked at the cutting edge of the green funeral movement for more than twenty years, beginning with others in the 1990s to quietly care for loved ones after death. Today she is one of the leading voices for more healing and ecological ways to care for our dead. Herring is a home funeral/green disposition consultant and guide, an interfaith minister, and a licensed funeral director in the state of Washington. She speaks regularly about her work, and through her company Limina LLC--Thresholds Consulting and Ministry, she offers Advance After-Death Care planning, home funeral/green disposition education and trainings, and celebrant/ministerial services for families and communities who are reclaiming their innate right to care for each other and the earth at the end of life. Lucinda is also a storyteller and festival maker, committed to bringing art, beauty, ritual and celebration to all of life's thresholds. She lives on an island in the Puget Sound, amongst people who love exploring and creating new paradigms and ways of being that can be of service to all.

  • Friday, April 12, 2019 11:07 AM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Sacred Stream's Isa Gucciardi

    Susun interviews Isa Gucciardi. In the mid-nineties, Isa began developing Depth Hypnosis as she entered into clinical practice. Her studies, both in academia and in the field, of cultural and linguistic anthropology, comparative religion, and transpersonal psychology formed the basis of her approach with clients and students. As the body of work that grew out of her clinical practice became larger, she began teaching others so that more people could benefit from the techniques she had developed. In order to accommodate the number of classes that grew out of this process, she co-founded the Foundation of the Sacred Stream, which is now a school for consciousness studies in Berkeley, California, serving hundreds of students each year. Isa teaches and speaks nationally and internationally, and she has published numerous articles, podcast episodes, videos, and the books Return to the Great Mother and Coming to Peace. She maintains a private practice with institutions and individuals in Depth Hypnosis and Coming to Peace processes. Isa speaks five languages and has lived in eleven countries. She is the mother of two children and lives with her partner in San Francisco.


    this episode Q&A includes: • low blood cell count - low compared to who?

    • red meat- why you need heme?
    • hart time losing weight..
    • if by virtue of us wanting something, is it adding to my health?
    • addiction to diet coke- how to wean yourself off using natural sweetners..
    • life is not about order, it is about chaos..
    • Reinventing Eve..
    • when your heart is greiving it is in the process of expanding..

  • Friday, April 05, 2019 7:58 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Sparkle and Shine Guidance Abigail Barella

    Susun interviews Abigail Barella.
    Abigail is an energy healer and astrologer originally from the Adirondack mountains of Upstate NY. She immersed herself in nature to empower herself. Raised in a matriarch under her storytelling beloved Grandmother. Her career began as a birth doula and childbirth educator. Finally in 2013 she created Sparkle and Shine Guidance with a focus on helping people to see their natural gifts and empowering individuals to share those gifts with their community. She is a mother, auntie and medicine woman. In her spare time she likes to hike, dance, cook and read.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • diagnosed with breast cancer- choosing what is wanted based on good information..
    • quality of life or quantity of life- nourish with infusions and adaptogenis herbs..
    • red clover tincture and red clover infusion are as different as raisins and champagne..
    • mushrooms are some of the best herbs to prevent metastatsis..
    • guidance for going into sugery..
    • heroic tradition tells you what toxins you need to cleanse and how to get into balance- wise woman tradition tells you to nourish..
  • Friday, March 29, 2019 7:54 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Midwest Women's Herbal Linda Conroy

    Susun interviews Linda Conroy.
    Linda Conroy the founder and one of the organizers of The Midwest Women's Herbal Conference. With a legal and Social Policy background one might find it a surprise to find that she dedicates her life to connecting with the green world. Linda is committed Herbal Educator and Practitioner, provider of Workshops and Apprenticeships for her local community and is a skilled 'wild food and medicine' gatherer. She offers workshops and consultations as well as handcrafted herbal wares through her business Moonwise Herbs.
    For more information see www.moonwiseherbs.com and/or www.midwestwomensherbal.com

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • knowing your value- it's not self care, it's caring for ourselves..
    • scar tissue- castor oil, violet, calendula..
    • growing herbs in small spaces..
    • working with fasia after a car wreck..
    • veganism, sibo, victim stories, chronic pain..

  • Friday, March 22, 2019 8:17 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Church of Modern Witchcrafts Sister Dandelion

    Susun interviews Sister Dandelion.
    Sister Dandelion is a cofounder and trustee of the Church of Modern Witchcraft. A poet and priestess, she has been practicing witchcraft and reading the Tarot for 25 years. She honors Z Budapest, Starhawk, and Susun Weed as her witchcraft mentors and foresisters. As a radical feminist, Sister Dandelion has organized and collaborated with women on issues such as male violence, reproductive freedom and women's health, lesbian liberation, and the creation of woman-loving culture in the context of a woman-hating system.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • first choice when there is an irritation to the uninary tract is corn silk..
    • bloating and gas pain- aromatic seeds of any kind..
    • gotu kola preparations..
    • CBD extractions- it's complicated, but up for experimentation..
    • bitter melon?
    • flooding..
    • menopause..

  • Friday, March 15, 2019 7:30 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Awakening Shakti Sally Kempton

    Susun interviews Sally Kempton. Sally Kempton is a widely respected teacher of meditation and spiritual wisdom, known for her capacity to kindle meditative states in others, and to help students work with meditative experience as a framework for practical life-change. A former swami in a Vedic tradition, she has spent over four decades delving deeply into meditation and self-inquiry. Sally is the author of the best-selling book, Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga, and ofMeditation for the Love of It," which Spirituality and Health magazine called "the meditation book your heart wants you to read". Her audio program, Doorways to the Infinite: The Art and Practice of Tantric Meditation, is a powerful introduction to advanced meditation practice. She is on the faculty at Esalen and Kripalu, teaches meditation on the websitesYogaglo.com, and and at Gaia.com, and leads retreats and workshops in the U.S., Canada and Europe.
    Her website iswww.sallykempton.com.

  • Friday, March 08, 2019 4:03 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Medicine Woman Shonagh Home

    Susun interviews Shonagh Home.
    Shonagh Home is a shamanic therapist, teacher, author and poet Her specialized private sessions and retreats assist clients to break chronic, self-defeating patterns, and move into empowered personal sovereignty. She is an international public speaker on the subject of visionary shamanic-spirit medicine, a voice for stewardship of the honeybees, and an expert on traditional foods. She is author of Ix Chel Wisdom: 7 Teachings from the Mayan Sacred Feminine, Love and Spirit Medicine, Poetic Whispers from the Green Realms, and Honeybee Wisdom: A Modern Melissa Speaks.

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