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From Old French ”sanctuaire”, from Latin ”sanctuarium”, from sanctus ‘holy.’ The early sense ‘a church or other sacred place where a fugitive was immune, by the law of the medieval church, from arrest. You are born perfect. You are made of Love & Light. You know how to heal. You have a healer, a shaman inside of you. It’s based on those fundamentals Truths that I have been called to open The Sanctuary. On a sacred land, to help you remember who you are, and to promote the healing & transformation of your mind, body & spirit.

The Sanctuary, Shamanic Healing Center The Sanctuary

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 40 Ratings

From Old French ”sanctuaire”, from Latin ”sanctuarium”, from sanctus ‘holy.’ The early sense ‘a church or other sacred place where a fugitive was immune, by the law of the medieval church, from arrest. You are born perfect. You are made of Love & Light. You know how to heal. You have a healer, a shaman inside of you. It’s based on those fundamentals Truths that I have been called to open The Sanctuary. On a sacred land, to help you remember who you are, and to promote the healing & transformation of your mind, body & spirit.

    From Corporate to Connected: How to Embrace Ancient Wisdom to Experience Fulfillment in your Life

    From Corporate to Connected: How to Embrace Ancient Wisdom to Experience Fulfillment in your Life

    In this enlightening episode, we dive deep into a transformative journey with Angell Deer, a wisdom keeper and spiritual guide. Discover how Angell transitioned from the corporate world to a life of deep connection and fulfillment by embracing ancient wisdom. Learn practical tips and profound insights that you can apply to your own life to find greater peace, purpose, and joy. Tune in and start your journey from corporate to connected!
    As the founder of The Sanctuary, a revered Shamanic Healing Center nestled in the heart of the Catskill Mountains, New York, Angell has spent over nine years fostering a haven for individuals seeking connection with nature and ancient wisdom teachings.
    Additionally, Angell serves as the Founder and Executive Director of The New York Bee Sanctuary, a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of bees and wild pollinators. Through his advocacy, research, and education initiatives, Angell has championed the cause of bee conservation on both local and global scales.
    Angell's career, however, began in the corporate world - with over two decades of experience in leadership roles within the luxury retail and sustainability industries. Angell reached the pinnacle of corporate success, but this was accompanied by a profound realization that the life he had built was lacking meaning. This inner calling led him to embark on a deeper exploration of spirituality and holistic wellness. Drawn to the ancient wisdom of Andean Cosmology and Norse Shamanism, Angell immersed himself in the study of these traditions, ultimately embracing his purpose as a shaman, mystic, and healer.
    Connect with Angell Deer:⁠⁠The Sanctuary - Shamanic Study & Healing - Callicoon, NY (thesanctuaryheal.com)⁠⁠
    Connect with Kelly:optimalyouhealthandwellness.com)⁠
    Dr. Kelly Kessler is a licensed physical therapist, transformation coach, host of the globally ranked podcast Rewiring Health™, the owner of Optimal You Health and Wellness, LLC and a mom of two boys. Kelly helps high-achieving women recognize and heal from dysfunctional patterns of abandoning themselves and feeling unrelenting stress. Through nervous system regulation and subconscious mind reprogramming, Kelly guides her clients through a personal transformation to step into their own power, reclaim their worth and honor their health and inner peace. Inspired by her own journey of self-abandonment including perfectionist beliefs and people-pleasing tendencies, Kelly has healed from an eating disorder, chronic back pain, and panic attacks, Kelly helps high-achievers harness their profound ability to shift from survival mode to thriving. Kelly has been featured in Authority Magazine, DailyOM, The Everygirl, and Thrive Global.

    • 51 min
    EARTH (Working with the Elementals - Part 1 of 4) - The Wisdom Path (The Jaguar & The Deer) - Ep.13

    EARTH (Working with the Elementals - Part 1 of 4) - The Wisdom Path (The Jaguar & The Deer) - Ep.13

    Welcome to a transformative episode of "Wisdom Talk of the Jaguar of the Deer," where Angell Deer and Marita One Who Catches Lightning embark on a mystical exploration titled "Earth (Working with the Elementals)." Dive into the profound connections between humans and the Earth elementals, unraveling the essential teachings that guide us to live in harmony with our planet.
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    Main Topics Explored:
    1. **Introduction to Earth Elementals:**   - Understanding the deep-rooted connection between humans and Earth elementals.   - Insights into cosmologies and traditions that revere the Earth as a mother.
    2. **Astronauts’ Perspective:**   - William Shatner’s life-changing experience in space and the realization of Earth’s preciousness.   - The profound contrast between the vast, lifeless space and the vibrant, living Earth.
    3. **The Prayer of the Belly:**   - Stories and teachings from Andean cosmology about the "blue belly."   - The concept of humans being nurtured in the belly of Mother Earth and the call to care for her.
    4. **Practices for Earth Connection:**   - Simple techniques to reconnect with the Earth, such as grounding and walking meditations.   - The significance of walking with intention and humility on the Earth’s surface.
    5. **Wisdom of Elders and Babies:**   - Observations of elder and baby movements as metaphors for our journey with the Earth.   - The return to a four-legged state, symbolizing a deeper connection to the Earth.
    6. **Engaging in Earth-based Rituals:**   - Using tools like walking sticks and grandfather flutes to honor our connection with Earth.   - Practical tips for slowing down and integrating Earth’s wisdom into daily life.
    Join us in this enlightening discussion that encourages a profound reconnection with the Earth element. Perfect for nature lovers, spiritual seekers, and anyone looking to deepen their understanding of our planet’s elemental forces. Don’t forget to like, subscribe, and share this episode with others seeking to ground their lives in Earth’s wisdom. 
    #ConnectingWithElementals #EarthElementals #SpiritualJourney #NatureMagic #ElementalWisdom #AngellDeer #MaritaOneWhoCatchesLightning #EarthGuardians #EnvironmentalHealing #SpiritualEcology #MysticalEarth #GroundingPractices #EarthRituals #IndigenousWisdom #CosmicJourney

    • 16 min
    From Darkness to Light: The Shaman’s Wife Mystical Journey and Transformational Healing

    From Darkness to Light: The Shaman’s Wife Mystical Journey and Transformational Healing

    Join Angell Deer as he interviews Alicia Rodriguez in "The Shaman's Wife, A Mystical Journey of Surrender & Self-Discovery." Dive deep into Alicia's transformative journey and spiritual awakening, guided by the mystical teachings of her shamanic partner. Explore themes of resilience, self-discovery, and the mystical path of surrender.
    Main Topics Explored:
    1. **Alicia’s Cultural and Spiritual Foundations:**   - Growing up in a Colombian household in the United States, rich with spiritual sensitivity and cultural traditions.   - Early mystical experiences and the challenges of integrating these with a Western upbringing.
    2. **Career and Spiritual Integration:**   - Alicia’s journey as an executive coach and her seamless integration of intuitive insights into her professional life.   - The deconstruction of her conventional life and the emergence of her spiritual path.
    3. **Meeting the Shaman:**   - The life-altering encounter with Ecuadorian shamans, Carlos and Napoleon ("Napo").   - The profound connection and beginnings of Alicia’s relationship with Napo.
    4. **Transformative Years and Loss:**   - The seven years of personal and professional challenges that acted as a catalyst for profound transformation.   - The role of spirituality and shamanic guidance in navigating through grief and loss.
    5. **A New Path in Ecuador:**   - The shift from a conventional life in the U.S. to embracing a spiritually enriched life in Ecuador.   - Building a retreat center and combining shamanic practices with personal development.
    6. **The Shaman’s Teachings:**   - Deep lessons in energy management, spiritual communication, and embodying true potential.   - Navigating life as a shaman’s partner and the mystical journey of mutual growth and discovery.
    About Alicia M. Rodriguez:
    Alicia M. Rodriguez is a gifted Latina writer, author, and executive coach. She has a unique ability to explore themes of culture, spirituality, storytelling, and magic, influenced by her Colombian roots and extensive travels. Alicia’s memoir, "The Shaman’s Wife" (September 2024), details her introduction to spiritualism and self-discovery. Her other works include "Everyday Epiphanies" and "Manage Your Life Before Life Manages You." Alicia has written for Thrive Global, Tiny Buddha, and Medium. She resides in the Algarve, Portugal with her dog, Sophie.
    Embark on this compelling narrative of Alicia’s mystical journey and uncover profound insights into resilience, self-discovery, and the sacred relationship with spirituality. Perfect for anyone seeking to understand the deeper dimensions of life and personal transformation.
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Sacred Foraging & Relationship with Plants - The Wisdom Path (The Jaguar & The Deer) - Episode 12

    Sacred Foraging & Relationship with Plants - The Wisdom Path (The Jaguar & The Deer) - Episode 12

    Join Angell Deer and Marita One Who Catches Lightning in this captivating episode of "Wisdom Talk of the Jaguar of the Deer" as they delve into the profound and sacred practice of foraging. Titled "Sacred Foraging, Sacred Relationship with Plants," this talk explores the deep connection humans can cultivate with the plant kingdom.
    Main Topics Explored:
    1. **Sacred Foraging:**   - Understanding the spiritual practice of foraging beyond just gathering plants.   - The importance of asking permission from the land and plants before foraging.   - Developing a reciprocal relationship with plants, ensuring to give back to the land through songs, prayers, and offerings.
    2. **Personal Experiences and Ancestral Wisdom:**   - Marita shares insights on how plants reveal themselves to us when we listen and respond to their calls.   - Angell recounts a powerful lesson from a Lakota elder about the importance of seeing plants as living beings with spirits.
    3. **Intuition and Communication with Plants:**   - How to discern true plant callings from fashionable trends.   - The significance of listening to plants and verifying their messages through direct engagement.   - Understanding the deeper relationship plants have with humans and how they communicate their presence and needs.
    4. **Plants as Healers:**   - Recognizing plants' ability to preemptively grow in abundance before an illness strikes.   - The holistic healing process involving plants, touching mind, body, and spirit.
    5. **Respecting Plant Kingdoms:**   - The shift from a human-centered approach to foraging to one that centers plants' perspectives.   - Embracing humility and service in our relationships with plants.
    Immerse yourself in the rich dialogue and gain wisdom on how to forge a sacred and respectful bond with the natural world. Perfect for nature enthusiasts, shamanic practitionners, healers, herbalists, and anyone looking to deepen their connection with Mother Earth.

    • 16 min
    Ancient Shamanic Wisdom to Climb up the Internal Career Ladder with Angell Deer

    Ancient Shamanic Wisdom to Climb up the Internal Career Ladder with Angell Deer

    🎙️ Welcome to a truly inspiring episode of The Art of Slowing Down Podcast! Today, we have a special guest, Angell Deer—a remarkable individual dedicated to holistic wellness, environmental conservation, and spiritual enlightenment.
    🌲 Angell is the founder of The Sanctuary, a renowned shamanic healing center located in the serene Catskill Mountains, New York. For over nine years, he has created a haven for those seeking to connect with nature and ancient wisdom teachings.
    🐝 Angell also serves as the founder and executive director of the New York Bee Sanctuary, a nonprofit organization focused on the protection and preservation of bees and wild pollinators, championing bee conservation on both local and global scales.
    🌍 In this episode, we delve into Angell's extraordinary journey—from his early connection with nature and becoming a veterinarian to his successful corporate career and eventual quest for internal fulfillment. Angell shares insights from his travels and teachings with masters in India, Nepal, the Amazon, and beyond.
    💬 With profound reflections on the purpose of life, the essence of true wealth, and the importance of community and connection, Angell's wisdom is a beacon for those feeling misalignment in their lives. Learn how ancient teachings and a life of service can lead to lasting happiness and fulfillment.
    ✨ Get ready for an enriching conversation that explores deep concepts of happiness, external success versus internal fulfillment, and the timeless wisdom of ancient cosmologies.
    👉 Tune in now and discover how you can climb the internal career ladder with ancient shamanic wisdom!
     

    • 52 min
    Creating from the Unseen & the Unknown - The Wisdom Path (The Jaguar & The Deer) - Episode 11

    Creating from the Unseen & the Unknown - The Wisdom Path (The Jaguar & The Deer) - Episode 11

    In this enlightening talk, Marita One Who Catches Lightning and Angell Deer explore the profound wisdom of creation from diverse cultural cosmologies. They delve into the sacred Andean and indigenous perspectives, contrasting them with Western approaches to creativity. Learn how to connect with unseen realms, the womb of creation, and the importance of humility, dreams, and ancestral knowledge in the creative process. Discover the transformational power of the unknown and the magic of deep relationships with all beings.
     
    #WisdomPath #JaguarAndDeer #MaritaOneWhoCatchesLightning #AngellDeer #IndigenousWisdom #CreationFromTheUnknown #SpiritualJourney #AndeanCosmology #SacredRelationships #AncestralKnowledge #DreamsAndVisions #CreativeProcess #CulturalContrasts #HolisticCreation

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

kyledanielenergy ,

The Sanctuary NY Podcast

For over two years, I have enjoyed the powerful content contained in each of the podcasts. The podcast are enjoyable and contain such authentic content that you can apply in your own life. I highly recommend you listen to past podcasts and keep your eyes peeled for new content in 2019. They are also a great resource to listen to over and over if you feel called.

Maria Volovik ,

A Source of Powerful + Practical Wisdom

This is an incredible podcast filled with powerful, practical wisdom from a beautiful man, who's doing his heart's work, as he leads by example with deep love and compassion.

milènej ,

Healing with the Sanctuary

This podcast is a wonderful Sanctuary to visit when you're ready to listen and learn how to trust yourself and heal from within. Guillaume is an insightful teacher whose life experiences and lessons can help all.

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