Chronic Illness and Shamanism

Chronic illness in America is “managed” in our allopathic medical system, not “cured.” Today 75% of our health care dollars go to the management of chronic diseases, which are the nation’s leading causes of death and disability. Given that chronic illness is the root cause of deaths that could have been prevented, lifelong disability, compromised quality of life, and burgeoning health care costs, why do we continue to ignore the efficacy of shamanic healing in the treatment and, sometimes the cure, of chronic illnesses? Join host and shaman, Christina Pratt, as she explores the application of shamanic healing practices to chronic illness of the physical body and the energy body. A shamanic approach to healing begins by viewing health and well-being through a different lens. Health is seen as the result of the quality of the relationship cultivated between the body/mind and the soul and, through that lens, both root cause of chronic illness and the remedies available are transformed.

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About Christina Pratt…

Shamanic teacher and author, Christina is a skilled shamanic healer who weaves her authentic shamanic experience, extensive training, and experience with shamans from Ecuador, Nepal, Tibet, and Africa into her contemporary practice. She has been in practice for 20 years, specializing in soul retrieval healings, soul part integration, and ancestral healing. She is the director of the Last Mask Center for Shamanic Healing in Portland, Oregon.

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