NEW!! Ecstatic Dance Visalia starting April 17th!

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Kaweah Oaks Preserve

Ecstatic Dance Visalia is an all-ages celebration of life where we dance SOBER together in our fullest expression to uplift ourselves & each other through music, nature, connection and dance! There is no “right” or “wrong” way to dance! Dance how you feel & BE YOURSELF!

To me, ecstatic dance is a celebration of life and a path to increased authenticity. The authenticity I have cultivated through free-form dance has led to me showing up more authentically and true to me in all the other areas of my life. With ecstatic dance, we don’t dance to impress, we dance to express.

Ecstatic Dance Visalia will create an intentional space, so that you feel fully supported to show up and dance how you feel! This means a space free from:

– Drugs (marijuana included)
– Alcohol
– Judgement
– Expectations
– Talking
– Phones

We’ll have the added bonus of dancing in nature under one of the most beautiful Valley Oak Trees at Kaweah Oaks Preserve! I have found the most joy through silent discos in nature! The music is sent to headphones we wear. We get to experience a specially created DJ-led musical journey without disturbing the wildlife! It’s a win-win!

Follow @ecstaticdancevisalia on Instagram/Facebook and get your ticket for our first dance soon, so you can take advantage of the Super Early Bird pricing good through Wednesday! It’s happening Sunday April 17th! Stay current on all of our upcoming events by signing up for our Newsletter.

Purchase your ticket HERE!! I can’t wait to dance with you!

Clarity in Hindsight

Photo credit to IG: @cpsilver.xyz

I can imagine that there’s not one person alive who hasn’t been kicked in the butt by hindsight. Looking back tends to give us clarity about things that we didn’t have while we were living it. In my experience, if allow our intuition to guide us, hindsight will show us that we are always being taken care of.

As I’ve been on this journey of learning to follow the guidance of my own Spirit, I have witnessed time and again as what I envisioned and felt would happen came to be. I have had to trust my varying degrees of leaps of faith over and over as I have felt into things and knew what I was being guided to do. I have done it only while seeing one step at a time in the staircase.

Hindsight doesn’t kick as hard when you’re following your joy and trusting your Spirit to line things up for you. The amazing outcomes I’ve experienced have further reinforced my trust in my inner knowing. It’s a lot easier to leap now knowing that I’ll be caught and that there’s a bigger picture that my mind cannot see, but my Spirit can that will be even better than I’m imagining.

When you’re trying to make a decision about something, ask yourself if one of the options is coming from a place of fear. If so, don’t choose that option. Otherwise, feel into it. How do the various options feel in your body? Choose the one that makes you excited! Your Spirit will guide you with your JOY!

In 2018 as I was deciding whether to leap out of my RN job and go to Australia that year or the following year, I always felt a heavy sadness in my body when I would think about putting it off for another year. Looking back, leaving in 2018 was necessary as my health was suffering because of that job, and it lined everything up for me to go to Holographic Kinetics training in the Spring of 2019. Had I waited, that training would have landed in the Spring of 2020 and therefore would have been cancelled as the world shut down. So many other things have since lined up just so in my life, because of the immense healing I’ve experienced thanks to my own Holographic Kinetics sessions. But in 2018, as I was living it, I had no idea why I was feeling such sadness in my body. I just had to trust that it meant I should not wait. Hindsight now shows me very clearly why.

I see now that I manifested the training in Dreamtime Healing using Holographic Kinetics, because the ways I had been helping people felt like giving them temporary bandaids for their problems that would then just resurface again at a later time. Pills to patients in the hospital. Reiki to clients and friends. I asked the question if there was anything that could heal at the root Cause, because I was tired of giving out bandaids that didn’t last. Our Spirit can assist us in changing anything. We just have to tell it what we want. In my frustration of wanting to help people with lasting healing, I had asked my Spirit for what I wanted.

Hindsight is 20/20, but the staircase we’re being guided to walk is not. Our minds what to know how everything is going to play out, so that we can feel safe moving forward and taking big leaps. But consider how boring that would be. This life is meant to be an adventure of learning and expanding and how can we expand if we want everything laid out neatly in front of us. The self discovery is the fun part! The asking for what we want and trusting that if it’s for our highest good, it will happen. Two things (of MANY) my life has taught me: 1. We’re supposed to live in the present moment because that’s all there actually is and all we’re promised. 2. Growing trust in ourselves and our own Spirit is what powers us most and helps us manifest the easiest.

Learn to live your inspiration now. Trust that you are being guided in divine time to all that you need to make your dreams a reality. Plant seeds of what you want to create in your life, and then TRUST that they will grow as you take the inspired action you feel called to take. Just as you wouldn’t dig up the vegetable seeds you planted to make sure they’re growing because it would inhibit their growth, don’t allow your impatience to inhibit your manifestations by ruminating on what you’re not seeing materialize yet. Trust that it will happen as it’s meant to, and take the next inspired step as you wait.

Your Spirit knows the path of least resistance and it will guide you along it to what’s for your highest good. Your job is to do the inner work and heal to remove any beliefs that you know are holding you back. In this reality, we get what we believe.

If you’re attracting the same patterns and situations over and over that you aren’t enjoying, then I highly recommend you find a Dreamtime Healing using Holographic Kinetics Practitioner near you and have a session. It’s helped me heal so many issues I used to struggle with. It’s the most self-empowering healing modality as it’s you and your Spirit doing all of the work to make changes and heal. The Practitioner merely facilitates the session as you cannot be in two dimensions at the same time. Specific outcomes cannot be guaranteed. I’ve had profound healing from them that has led to life-changing shifts. You can learn more by searching this blog for “Holographic Kinetics”. You can also visit the founder’s website at http://www.holographickinetics.com.

I hope this helps you on your path to living in more alignment with your own Spirit. Thank you for reading along. Sending you so much love wherever you are in your journey. Keep going! The world needs YOU!

I can be reached at peacefuljellyfish@gmail.com for inquiries into having a Holographic Kinetics session with me. I am located in the Central Valley of California. All sessions are done in person.

Goodbye Old, Hello New!

I’ve been purging. I finally threw out all of my cards and letters from people that I had collected over the last 2 decades of my life. I’m a very sentimental person and I hang onto things that have been meaningful to me. I have been one to write a LOT of letters in my life. A LOT. But I keep being left with the same thought. If having so many things stored in my closet is bothering me, is holding onto these keepsakes to look at once a year (MAX) really serving my highest good? For me, that answer is no. When I picture my closet nearly bare, I feel more free and happy.

I spent part of my time today, OK maybe a large part, reading through some of my most valued cards and letters before saying goodbye. I came across words in a letter, from one of my best friends back in 2006, that made a huge impact on my life. I was struggling really badly with severe depression at the time and this friend was one of the very few people I had opened up to about it. It turns out that they had experienced depression in their own life and their words in this letter really soothed my then broken heart at the time.

Referring to lyrics from an Iron and Wine song, they write, “in song #6, he writes, “so may the sunrise bring hope where it once was forgotten, sons are like birds flying upwards I’ve the mountain,” that hit home.

The sunrise gives us all a new day and hope for a different experience than the day before when we’re really down in the trenches of depression. The fact that my friend responded with compassion when I told him I was depressed made all the difference to me. In fact, I credit him with being one of the people who saved my life in this lifetime. It feels sad to get rid of this important part of my history, but it’s really just a relic reminding me of things I’ve already assimilated. My memories of it live on. Every moment, every letter, every person, every place, every job is etched into the fabric of the life I have led this time around. Things can remind us of the good times, but the moments are ours whether or not we keep the things we associate with them.

The letters. I moved out of state for college, I then attended 3 different schools for my undergrad, and I traveled the country and lived away from loved ones, often in remotely wild and beautiful places. Sometimes snail mail was the only way I could consistently communicate with my friends and family. I had kept every letter I had received from people when I spent a summer in the backcountry of Alaska nearly 19 years ago now! I had all cards and letters including ones from the Mom of one of my best high school friends who died in our early twenties, I had letters from a friend’s Mom whom I adored who also died, I had letters from my high school sweetheart, cards and letters from my family, and best friends. At one point many years ago, I had just thrown all the letters in a container together and thought of them more as one item. I always thought about it as I’d get rid of or keep all of them. Every year, I open the box, read a few, and decide to close it and keep it all. Not this year.

My bedroom closet is pretty big. It stores my clothes, my camping gear, my sewing machine (I never use), photos/albums, Christmas decorations and a few small things from other holidays, a filing cabinet with loads of papers sorted, and a few containers of my son’s schoolwork starting with preschool, his awards, and a tote of photo albums and pictures. My spirit has been nagging me for the last few years to throw out everything except for my clothes, furniture and things I use regularly. Now I see why.

I really dug into this purge with a purpose to eliminate most of what’s in my closet. Wow. I was holding onto to so many things from my past. Like today, I found a binder in the filing cabinet with ALL of my dog’s paperwork. The adoption papers from the shelter where I got him, his paper collar that listed his supposed breed and age, vet bills. Wow. My Gus dog died in January of 2016! I didn’t even realize that I had kept all of that. I discovered all sorts of things of that nature, whole folders filled with things I no longer need from anywhere from about 10-20 years ago!!!

Here I have been consciously working to usher new energies into my life, without realizing how much I was clinging to the old. Energetically, our space only has room for so much energy, so when we cling to old energies and ones no longer serving us, we unwittingly prevent new energies from coming in. So this week, I have been releasing the old thoroughly. I am ready for all the new that this Universe has waiting for me!

Here it is, nighttime again and I STILL have things strewn about my bed and room. I have made so much progress today. I feel accomplished and lighter. I’ve dropped pounds of literal weight and who knows how much energy that was tied to it. I have more to do, but I feel more ready than ever for my next chapter.

My son opted to get rid of things that were no longer serving him last week too. He really lightened his load. His determination to clear the old was inspirational. And I was proud of myself for not going through the things he was parting with to see if there was anything I could hand down to my nieces (or keep.) I didn’t even look through the books he had outgrown and decided to donate! Now that’s growth! And genuine desire to release the old to make way for the new.

Clearing all of that old energy is palpable. You may have never thought about it that way before: that getting rid of stuff changes the energy of a space, but it does. Think of a time when you’ve purged a bunch of stuff from a room in your house or even from a dresser or cabinet. Did you keep going back to look at the cleared space? It’s because you could feel the shift in energy. It’s more light and free. Sure, we love to see organized space where there was once chaos, but I believe it’s the way the new space FEELS that keeps us wanting more of it. We are, after all, energetic beings surrounded by energy. The nuances affect us whether or not we are consciously aware.

Have you been feeling the same need to purge your belongings lately? How are you doing? How do you feel?

You can listen to Iron and Wine’s song “Upward Over the Mountain” HERE.

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Jammie