12 episodes

SOMA is an exploration of exceptional people through the lens of their encounters with the divine, mediated by sex, substance, and spirit. It’s an invitation for guests and listeners to analyze their mystical, ecstatic, and revelatory experiences free of inhibition and with a healthy dose of twenty-first century hedonism.

SOMA - Stories of Modern Awakening Aaron Chi & Rachel Rumstein

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

SOMA is an exploration of exceptional people through the lens of their encounters with the divine, mediated by sex, substance, and spirit. It’s an invitation for guests and listeners to analyze their mystical, ecstatic, and revelatory experiences free of inhibition and with a healthy dose of twenty-first century hedonism.

    Frontiers of Psychedelic Therapy w/ Steve Thayer

    Frontiers of Psychedelic Therapy w/ Steve Thayer

    The horizons of psychedelic supported psychotherapy are constantly being expanded and reimagined, and this weeks’ guest is at the forefront of the research and clinical trial effort. Meet Dr. Steve Thayer, co-host of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, who joins us today to discuss the current psychedelic renaissance, where it’s going, and his unique role within it as a therapist specializing in PTSD and former member of the LDS church.Introducing Dr SteveSteve’s background in the Morm...

    • 53 min
    Mushrooms & the Pursuit of Infinity w/ Josh Leonard

    Mushrooms & the Pursuit of Infinity w/ Josh Leonard

    In 1962, Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert bridged the spiritual and psychedelic discourse, introducing the concept of reliable entheogens to the contemporary psychedelic research effort. Today’s guest, a former staunch atheist, tells us how he stumbled into God Consciousness via a mushroom journey and his passion for sharing that experience with others.Join our survey of psilocybin through various historical, cultural, and religious lenses as we interview Josh Leonard, co-host of the Pursuit ...

    • 52 min
    Consciousness in a Nutshell w/ Jay & Lindy Nelson

    Consciousness in a Nutshell w/ Jay & Lindy Nelson

    For many, intuition labels psychedelic experiences as threatening, knowing that character defects and shameful behaviors are bound to confront them under the influence. But what happens if we lean into that fear? What do the molecules have to teach us, and how can we heed their teachings?After years of dissatisfaction and a cynical world view leading to psychological and emotional struggle, Jay Nelson was catapulted into the vulnerability of a life curiosity by way of an unintentional LSD ove...

    • 1 hr
    The Mystic in the Float Tank - Spontaneous Awakening & Integration w/ Beni Summers

    The Mystic in the Float Tank - Spontaneous Awakening & Integration w/ Beni Summers

    So you’ve had a psychedelic or psychedelic adjacent experience. What comes next? This week we sit down with Beni Summers, Rabbinic Intern at Shefa: Jewish Psychedelic Supports, to discuss psychedelic integration, float tanks, Buddhist psychology, and Jewish mysticism as we cultivate a deeper understanding of ecstatic states and the fruits they bear."Something that floating taught me was that I have, or that we as people, have the whole keyring with every key attached to our being. I used to t...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Coming Together - Healing Through Sex & Intimacy w/ Celeste Hirschman

    Coming Together - Healing Through Sex & Intimacy w/ Celeste Hirschman

    Does sexuality hold the key to healing our deepest wounds? Join us as we dive into the roots of our sexual identity to understand how our core desires originate from early traumas, and explore ways to heal through sex and relationships.This week we sit down with, Celeste Hirschman, a sex therapist and co-creator of the Somatica Method. Celeste draws on her training in attachment psychology, sociology, gender studies, and body-based modalities to help individuals deepen into their experiences ...

    • 1 hr
    A Psychic Moment - Metaphysical Healing Through Light and Chaos w/ Joseph Grayshock

    A Psychic Moment - Metaphysical Healing Through Light and Chaos w/ Joseph Grayshock

    This week, we share the tale of a divine encounter with a psychic who weaves his wisdom in unique ways - and discuss how light and chaos work together in the process of healing and awakening.Joseph Grayshock is a metaphysical healer whose craft was born of chaos and honed through difficult life experiences. We talk to Joseph about his personal story of awakening to psychic abilities and how that now informs his healing practice.Whether it be crystals and chaos magick, yoga and meditation, psy...

    • 48 min

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