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Friday, Dec. 8th - 7:15 - 9:30 PM
Location: The Children's Aid Society- 219 Sullivan St. NYC

The NY Shamanic Drumming Circle

Celebrate Spirit, learn the basic techniques of core shamanism, meet your Spirit Guides, deepen your shamanic practice, drum, chant, move and above all, have fun.

Please bring along a drum or a rattle, a pen & notepad, and a bandana.
Free/suggested donation $20.

Celebrate the holidays with us, please bring healthy drinks and desert for welcoming the New Year.

Call Itzhak at 212-533-0909 or email:


Sunday, Dec. 3rd - from 2:00 to 4:15 pm (door closes at 2:15 - no late comers)
Location: "Yoga to the People", 12 St. Marks Place (at 3rd Ave.)

In a sacred space of trust, encouragement, respect and personal growth we will honor the divine feminine and our powers to heal the world, our communities and ourselves. Each month our shamanic work will involve working with our bodies, souls and spirits in accordance with the seasons.

Please bring along a drum or a rattle, a pen & notepad, and a bandanna.
Free/Suggested donation $15.

For full details, call Christina at 917-607-2141 or email:


Sunday, Dec. 17th - 1:00 to 4:00 PM
Location: The Barrow Group, 312 West 36th Street, 6th Fl. (Bet. 8th & 9th Ave.)
Note: Please use the first elevator when you walk inside the building

Open new doors for personal and communal healing. Come experience and practice healing meditations, breathing techniques. Explore ancient medicine wheel and see how it can affect your lives.

This month at the Healing Circle, we have the honor of welcoming back Manuel Peralta, from the NY Shamanic Circle.

Please bring a mat, a bottle of water, a musical instrument of choice, your journal or notebook and a pen or pencil.

Free/suggested donation $15.

Email: or call Manuel 718-956-9695

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Shamanic Vision - Film Festival

A monthly film series that explores the global revival and its stunning relevancy of shamanism to our modern lives. Find out the importance of what they know, and what we have forgotten about the nature of healing.

Wednesday, December 13

This month we are proud to present two short films that were shot by indigenous filmmakers. They feature two unique tribes in Ecuador, the Quechua "Yachak" of the high Andes and the
"Secoya" of the Oreiente in the Amazon.
These rare films portray the communities and shamans in sacred healing ceremonies in an unusual intimate way, as only an insider can see. (In their own tribal languages -English subtitle)


At the Tibet House
22 West 15th Street, NYC at 7pm
NO Screening this month.


With Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD

Sunday, December 3

TIME: 11:00 TO 4:00
COST: $125.00
LOCATION: 312 36th Street
Between 8th Avenue & 9th Ave. 6th Fl.

Come join Lewis Mehl-Madrona, M.D., PhD, as he reveals his knowledge and medicine working with his lineage of Cherokee and Lakota heritage, working with the Medicine Wheel. Lewis Mehl-Madrona, M.D., Ph.D., is a scientist, shaman, hypnotherapist, and physician, geriatrician, psychiatrist and author of several books such as The Language of Healing; Hypnosis for Physical Illness, Coyote Medicine, Coyote Healings, Coyote Wisdom. He worked here in NYC, as a Program Director for the Center of Health & Healing of Beth Israel/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He has studied and practiced the Medicine of his Ancestors for the past 25 years.

Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona, will share his wisdom as a Native American Healer, pioneering the blending of traditional Native Healing tradition with conventional allopathic medicine. Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona's wisdom and sharing in Native American tradition will create the sacred, magical, and richly informative experience accompanied with ceremony.

Learn about the Native American healing using the Ancient Medicine Wheel, and how it reflects on the ever changes in our life, and the energy around us. Understanding the importance of ritual and ceremony by practicing a the Medicine Wheel. How the symbol of the Medicine Wheel reflects all creation, representing the cycles of life, the seasons, day to night. How the movement around the perimeter of the Medicine Wheel symbolizes the individual journey we each must take to find our own path. Within the Medicine Wheel are the four cardinal directions and the four sacred colors, and the four races of man, the wheel also teaches us the four aspects of our nature, physical, mental, emotion, and spiritual. It is the wheel of the unknown dreams, and introspection. . Lewis Mehl-Madrona will guide us through the medicine wheel with storytelling, visualization, accompanied with meditation and journeying.

Contact Irma Star Woman

Contact Info:
Please contact us at
or call Itzhak at 212-533-0909

NYSC Mission Statement

The NYSC core group has practiced healing and journeying work weekly since 1997. We are committed to supporting an active shamanic community in New York City. The NYSC endorses honoring the earth, and living in ways that support indigenous wisdom, and foster environmental and social balance.

Other News:

+ The NYSC applied to become a not-for-profit organization. We are welcoming your donations and support.

+ We would like to build a NY Shamanic Center, which will become the center for all our and other shamanic groups' activities (workshops, films lectures, gatherings), including healing, library, shamanic supplies store, visiting shamans temporary residence, etc.
If you can help bring this vision to life, contact Itzhak.

Please contact us at
Visit our web site to see a list of upcoming shamanic and healing events worldwide. You can also list your own event, find shamanic resources: healers, suppliers, books, and links to other organizations.

Please pass our newsletter along to people who might be interested in these events too.

Many blessings from the core group: Andrea, Christina, Itzhak, Joey, Manuel, Molly, Robert, and Tom.


Shamanic Healing Trip to the Brazilian Amazon
with Ipupiara & Claicha and other local powerful shamans.

March 14 -27, 2007

Receive healing and deepen your knowledge of shamanic Brazilian healing arts while immersing in a spectacular natural environment of the Rio Negro River. Participate in sacred traditional ceremonies and swim with pink dolphins.

It will change your life!

Small group-register now!

Info: call Itzhak
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