hosted by Turtle Spirit Jam
** Please read the entire invite before RSVPing **
The Spirit of the Land Ceremony III is the most deeply spiritually focused event we have of the year. It is an opportunity to have an intimate experience with Mother Nature by literally dancing with the friendly spirits of the land, be they trees or orca or bear or wolf, raven, buffalo, fox. If you are not called to dance, we will need dedicated drummers to keep the bowl that supports the dancers strong.
You are invited to bring a mask or full costume to represent who you want to dance.
You are also invited to be spontaneous and choose a land spirit that day and not worry about a mask.
This year we are blessed to have private land to dance on! This allows us to go deeper and not worry about random passerby people. Deep can mean deeply serious, deeply playful, deeply joyful…essentially deeply merged with a Land Spirit that wants to express him/herself through dance in a human body. It is a form of devotion to allow a spirit, who does not get to enjoy the experience of being in a body, this generous gift.
We do not require the everyone dance, as we do need supportive drumming with NO BREAK for the entire time.
There will be some preliminary instruction. Then we will call in the forces of beloved nature to create our circle. Then we will dance! The Big Mother Earth Turtle in my last shamanic journey show such joy!
When we are done, we will do our closing and then have opportunity to share our experiences.
Yes! Bring wood!
Yes! Bring scarves, masks, fun things to dance with.
Yes! Bring food for afterwards!
Yes! Bring a tent if you want to crash under the beautiful trees and play some flutes around the fire in the morning.
No pictures, except before/after (unless someone says 'yeah take my picture')
TIME: 7pm. Please let Tasara know ON THAT DAY that you are truly coming and then try very hard to come on time. We want everyone there before we begin. I am guessing that the ceremony will go for 2-3 hours depending upon how strong the energy is. If you need to leave early just let Tasara know and it will be fine.
LOCATION: On John Edgar Bone's land, up in the woods off a dirt road in Woodinville. It seems like forever but truthfully, in no traffic, it takes about 30 minutes. Contact Cary after you RSVP for directions.
SACRED ROLES FOR THIS CEREMONY WILL BE FIGURED OUT BY WHOEVER SHOWS UP FOR THE PLANNING MEETING:
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Turtle Spirit Jam is a community ceremony where we take a deep journey using our drums, voices, other instruments and bodies to explore the Other Worlds for insight and healing, for ourselves, each other and Mother Earth, Father Sky. Some participants also come to journey or to meditate.
**People of all religions and spiritual paths are welcome.**
TURTLE SPIRIT JAM EVENTS ARE DRUG/ALCOHOL FREE.
Please do not mix ceremony with altering substances in our space. For more on that, read the Turtle Spirit Jam note page.