Cancom 2005 Workshop Descriptions
Aligning with the Elementals
with Marilyn & Tohmas Twintreess
code: CWS15
The Elements, Fire/Earth/Air/Water/Ethers (Spirit) make up the core of all physical matter on the Earth Mother, and the Elementals are the Devic Spirits within each Element. When we consciously, continually align with the Elementals, we flow abundantly with all of Life, always.
In our gathering, we will share the glorious wisdom the Elementals have given us— for working with them allows us to create our true lives, easily, immediately, and profoundly. Together, we will respectfully share our experiences, and we will align with the Elementals, through Breath, Rituals and Love that you can take with you into your life.
Attitudinal Healing: Choosing the Abundant Life
with Kokomon & Aeeshah Clottey
code: CWS31
Attitudinal Healing is the only way to know wealth without risk. To choose the abundant life is to recognize our oneness with the Earth! The wisdom of attracting wealth is healing our attitudes about our past relationship with money. The problem is not money: it is our misunderstanding of its function and its circulatory nature. Understanding this truth is to embrace the perpetual abundant life. Join Aeeshah and Kokomon in this experience and learn to change your attitude about yourself and money and tap into the trillions that are moving around the earth.
Coyote Medicine: Lessons from Native American Healing
with Lewis Mehl-Madrona, M.D., Ph.D.
code: CWS10
Native American healers engage in a dialogue within community to create stories that create the possibility for believing in healing. The more the community supports this story, the more likely healing becomes. Then cure may sometimes result. The people who experience these cures become very present-oriented. They let go of past grudges and bitterness. They diminish their fear of the future. Paradoxically, they seem to make peace with death. They report often dramatic changes in their quality of life, their relationships and their sense of connectedness to the spiritual. Dr. Mehl-Madrona considers how to accomplish these goals within modern life.
Creating & Maintaining a Healthy Business
with Cherie Sohnen-Moe
code: CWS27
Americans spend more than 30 billion dollars annually in “alternative” health care. As this consumer-driven demand for better care continues, more practitioners are needed to administer these services. Whether you are currently in practice or are considering this field, this workshop is for you!
We explore tools for creating and maintaining a successful, heart-centered business. Learn creative, proven techniques for actualizing your goals. Discover how to expand your success with a marketing plan that is fun and integrates your values into your business. You will leave knowing what’s needed to help your business thrive and experience greater fulfillment in the process.
Divine Feminine – Part 1
with Caroline Muir & Joan Heartfield, Ph.D.
code: CWS7
The Divine Feminine is a unique and holistic approach to exploring and understanding the Dynamics of the Feminine essence, and how it interplays with the Masculine. This restores us to the divinity and harmony of our erotic nature. This sacred feminine consciousness teaches us the more refined arts of sexual love, and the healing and wholeness that awaits as we reclaim our passion and inner authority as women. Thus the essential link is birthed as we meet the Goddess within and embrace and receive Her with trust and reverence. This is the education men and women have been looking for to restore love and pleasure in their lives.

Divine Feminine – Part 2
with Caroline Muir & Joan Heartfield, Ph.D.
code: CWS11

The Divine Feminine is a unique and holistic approach to exploring and understanding the Dynamics of the Feminine essence, and how it interplays with the Masculine. This restores us to the divinity and harmony of our erotic nature. This sacred feminine consciousness teaches us the more refined arts of sexual love, and the healing and wholeness that awaits as we reclaim our passion and inner authority as women. Thus the essential link is birthed as we meet the Goddess within and embrace and receive Her with trust and reverence. This is the education men and women have been looking for to restore love and pleasure in their lives.
Eat By Choice, Not By Habit
with Sylvia Haskvitz, M.A., R.D.
code: CWS33
Explore weight and body issues through the lens of Compassion - heighten your awareness to your rich world of feelings and needs to address this topic.
Learn to transform the “should” game and tune into the world of desires, wants, hopes and dreams. Get your needs met in ways you will not regret later.
Get through the stuck places: learn about the demand/resistance cycle and transform the inner judgments that keep you from enjoying your compassionate nature. Learn and practice a process of connection to gain clarity and open your world to new possibilities.
Ethics of Touch: Receiving & Giving
with Cherie Sohnen-Moe
code: CWS34
What really happens when one person touches another? Human touch can completely change the way the body functions. Studies indicate that touch is essentially a positive experience for the person receiving it as long as the touch does not impose more intimacy than the person desires, or communicates a negative message. Therein lies the challenge for practitioners: How do you know if your touch is too intimate or sends a negative message for any specific person? The recipients of touch also need to know the parameters of appropriate touch, what to expect from practitioners, and how to set good boundaries.
In this workshop we will explore the dynamics of touch: appropriate ways to ask for and give feedback regarding touch; potential emotional reactions to touch and how to respond; and creating and maintaining healthy boundaries.
Head & Heart & Hands Aligned (HA HA HA)
with “Beauty” Henry Peterson
code: CWS18
A Basic Healing Seminar for Self and Others -- Experiential
Instantly usable techniques designed to clear, heal and preserve physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. A great introductory or refresher for tapping, using and sharing the ever-present quantum energy available to us all, by way of trusting you have it, feeling its flow and focusing it beneficially with head, heart and hands as a service to others. A light-hearted practicum of the subtle, spiced with the wisdom of simplicity. Learn aura cleansing, energy flow, harmonic transmission and ways of preserving your clarity.
Healing Night: The Science and Spirit of Sleeping, Dreaming and Awakening
with Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.
code: CWS14
More than 100 million Americans suffer from sleep problems, making sleep disorders the number one health concern in America today. The impact of sleep and dream deprivation upon mental health, physical illness, productivity, and the economy is simply staggering. Unfortunately, most health care professionals and consumers are ill prepared to address these issues. This lecture introduces a new perspective that addresses sleep and dream issues in the context of “nighttime consciousness.” It examines the key psychological and spiritual dimensions of our relationship with dusk, darkness, and dawn as a foundation for healing sleep and dreams.
Healing Sleep and Dreams: An Integrative Approach
with Rubin Naiman , Ph.D.
code: CWS35
Sleeping and dreaming are extraordinary states of consciousness that hold immense potential for our healing and personal growth. This special workshop offers practical and effective guidance for managing sleep and dream problems from an integrative medicine perspective. In contrast to the prevailing overly mechanistic and medication driven approach, Dr. Naiman blends the best of conventional medicine with alternative, complementary, and spiritual perspectives. Because this integrative approach is comprehensive, addressing body, mind, as well as spiritual factors, it works synergistically with other CAM healing approaches.
Homeopathy
with Melanie Grimes, R.S. Hom (NA), C.C.H.
code: CWS22
Homeopathy
What the heck is it? Where did it come from? And what can it do?
This lecture will address the difference between homeopathy and other healing modalities, as well as the history of homeopathy, its place in the history of medicine, and what it can offer for the future.
Honoring the Medicine: Native American Healing & Spiritual Traditions
with Kenneth “Bear Hawk” Cohen
code: CWS21
Kenneth “Bear Hawk” Cohen will share the principles, ethical values, and practice of Native American medicine. He will explore Native American medicine not as a thing of the past but as a living and still evolving tradition. Information will be presented from traditional and modern perspectives. Ken will also discuss the dialogue now occurring between western and indigenous science while suggesting that many aspects of Native American medicine are beyond the capabilities of science to measure. The last part of the workshop will be an experiential introduction to traditional songs, dances, and visualization methods.
Insider’s Secrets of Sound Healing
with Steven Halpern
code: CWS8
Join “Dr. Sound’ for an insightful and entertaining exploration of the world of sound healing. We’ll experience the power of resonance, entrainment, and tone as vehicles for transformation and enlightenment. You’ll take away an enhanced awareness of the music in your life, and how to share it with others in your personal and professional life.
Introduction to Vibrational Medicine: A Stepping Stone to Personal Healing
and Spiritual Transformation with Richard Gerber, M.D.
code: CWS3
Vibrational medicine is a new synthesis of healing and consciousness that blends the best of ancient mystical and healing traditions with modern day scientific discoveries. It is a viewpoint that sees human beings as multidimensional energy and information systems of body, mind, and spirit. Vibrational medicine principles offer a new understanding of the reasons why people become ill as well as a source of powerful tools for healing illness and dis-ease using pure energy and vibration. The many flavors of vibrational medicine will be discussed along with practical insights for dealing with commonplace health ailments.
Listening to Your Body with Spirit
with Marilyn & Tohmas Twintreess
code: CWS26
Even though most of us are taught that our bodies are limited and dense, each one of us has the exact, perfect body for the lessons, grace and gifts that our Spirits offer us each moment.
In this gathering, we will listen to our Bodies— the exquisite vehicles for our Dreams and Inspirations. We will actively listen to every single part of them so that we can offer them what they uniquely need— which perhaps no one else can tell us about. We will revitalize and relax our bodies naturally so that we can perfectly, lovingly fulfill and empower ourselves.

Mindful Drumming: Healing Our Broken Hearts & Experiencing Joy
with Kokomon & Aeeshah Clottey
code: CWS20

In America, we have so many heart attacks, so many broken hearts. This moment in time is about us as individuals, as a nation, as a global community, learning the art of healing our broken hearts. Join Aeeshah and Kokomon Clottey for an experiential gathering of mindful drumming and deep inner work, to begin healing your own broken heart. Mindful drumming comes from the twin concepts of rhythm and sound. It is a way to uncover the different levels of communication and connect straight to the heart. Learn the ancient art of practicing mindful drumming for infinite peace.
New You: Rejuvenate Your Life Through the Creative Process
with Shari Silvey
code: CWS19
Journey with Shari through magical portals of mysterious unfrequented corridors and into the realm of transformation. Rejuvenate your life through the creative process during this entertaining, adventuresome experience. Explore creative modalities such as writing, art, movement, psychodrama and energy. Immerse yourself and discover how to transform and harness the energy of addiction, fear, blocks, and illness into positive, focused power! As you journey through your creative process, you will develop a practical approach to merge the spiritual and physical aspects of your life. This inner work will empower you to create abundance, health and positive relationships. A new you!
Our Depression and Anxiety Epidemic: The Brain Nutrient Breakthrough
with Julia Ross , M.A., M.F.T.
code: CWS9
The solution to our negative mood epidemic is surprisingly simple: four brain-targeted amino acid supplements that quickly raise the levels of serotonin and the three other key mood-enhancing neurotransmitters. Nutritional psychology pioneer Julia Ross’ approach offers a safe and effective alternative to risky antidepressants and toxic comfort foods. Ross will explain how we can jump start our emotional chemistry by combining amino acid supplements with specific good-mood foods. You’ll identify your own particular mood chemistry imbalances using the Four Part Mood Type Questionnaire from Ross’ newest book, The Mood Cure. Then you’ll learn the mood repair strategies that have already helped thousands of people restore their optimal moods and natural sense of well-being.
Overcoming Depression Without Drugs
with Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D.
code: CWS1
Depression is the most common illness in the world. Forty percent of Americans are clinically depressed and another 40% have subclinical depression. Working with over 30,000 patients, Dr. Shealy has found that 85% can recover from depression safely, without drugs. Incidentally the best drug is 42% effective with over 25% complications. Using the Liss Cranial Electrical Stimulator, Shealy Series, the Shealy RelaxMate II and a self-therapy program, you can overcome depression within two weeks, without drugs.
Overtoning: The Vibrational Healing Power of the Human Voice
with Wayne Perry
code: CWS4
Research has shown that the natural, organic nature of the human voice enables it to be the most vital and powerful vibrational healing instrument available to us. Learn how to create and use the regenerative healing power of vocal harmonics and overtoning to effect deep emotional release, sonic detoxification and enhance the body’s natural homeostasis, intuitional capacity and spiritual awareness. Open doors to deeper dimensions of consciousness and transform your life.
Initiate this transformative toning process with the fun and effective techniques presented by internationally acclaimed sound therapist and vibrational healer Wayne Perry, and heal the body with its own resonance! No singing or musical experience is necessary.
Sacred Attention & Healing Presence
with Richard Moss
code: CWS2
At the heart of Richard’s work is a fundamental understanding that relationship to oneself, to another, and to God is an indivisible unity from which all of life’s potential grows. This relationship can only be lived in the present moment. In this seminar you will be given a systematic approach for understanding how we disconnect from our essential self with simple awareness exercises and guided self-inquiry. Through this practice of sacred attention we can learn how to return to the beginning of ourselves and enter heart awareness where we can shift into states of greater intelligence, wholeness and healing.
Shamanic Body: Integrate the Intelligence of Your Emotional, Physical & Energetic Bodies
with Diamond & River Jameson
code: CWS30
What happens when we let go of trying to “figure it out” and we begin accessing the knowledge of our whole selves?
Come explore with us the outrageous and wonderful freedom, love, resolution and vital health that begins to occur when we have access to our whole being intelligence.
As we learn to listen, feel and respond to the messages available to us from the different aspects of ourselves, our Creator and our World, we begin to “navigate’ differently, moving with pure intent and guidance as energy in a world of energy.
Come and dream a new dream with us and awaken to the power of your Shamanic Body.
Shamanic Heartbeat
with “Beauty” Henry Peterson
code: CWS32
A Creative Shamanic Seminar with Mini Journey
With positive intention, we will review with ritual and journey how shamans receive energy and information from the “invisible world” and bring power animals and medicine to the physical. You will be encouraged to synthesize your own vibrations within this context and then call on the wisdom of the grandmothers to integrate your dreams and vision into the world.
(Part of the time you will be lying on the floor - so bring a cushion or blanket if you feel like it.)
Sound Healing Journey
with Richard Grossman, L.Ac., O.M.D., Ph.D.
code: CWS12
Since humans first put their hands together and raised their voices in song and worship, music has been a tool for healing and exploring the inner reaches of mind and Spirit. Using indigenous instruments from Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, India, and Africa, Dr. Richard Grossman, Licensed Acupuncturist and sound healer, creates a fabric of sound and vibration that is simply extraordinary and beautiful.
Learn how to enter a world where sound and music become more than sound and music. Enter a listening experience that touches the part of human Spirit where healing and magic occur. Enter a space of awareness that transcends music and becomes a cellular journey into the core of your being. Enter into SoundJourney™.
Sound Healing
with Wayne Perry, Steven Halpern, Paul Horn & Richard Grossman, L.Ac., O.M.D., Ph.D.
code: CWS24
Come & learn all that you’ve ever wanted to learn about the healing benefits of sound but have not had the opportunity, with some of the top sound healers! Join us for an insightful and entertaining discussion and Q and A, on the therapeutic benefits of sound therapy, healing music and natural healing. The panelists include Wayne Perry, Steven Halpern, Richard Grossman and Paul Horn.
Experience the Spontaneity of sounds with Paul Horn; Wayne Perry will explore the healing potential of the human voice; Feel the power of resonance, and tone as vehicles for transformation and enlightenment, with Steven Halpern; and learn how to enter a world where sound and music become more, with Dr. Richard Grossman.
Stop Carb Addiction and Yo Yo Dieting with 21st Century Brain Fuel
with Julia Ross, M.A., M.F.T.
code: CWS5
Are your low carb efforts being sabotaged by overwhelming cravings for chocolate, bread, or ice cream? No diet, however healthy, can succeed when all you can think about is sweets and starches. Nutritional psychology pioneer Julia Ross will show you how to take control of your own appetite-regulating chemistry in 24 hours. During the workshop you’ll use the 8-Part Questionnaire from her bestselling book, The Diet Cure, to identify the real cause of your own particular carb cravings (it’s not weak willpower!). Then you’ll learn how to use the targeted nutrient supplements and other strategies Ross has seen work for thousands of people whose cravings for comfort foods have disappeared in a single day.
Total Integration: A Path to Whole Being Wellness
with Diamond & River Jameson
code: CWS13
When we honor and embrace all aspects of ourselves, we gain access to our full wisdom, love and capabilities, our consciousness expands and we become capable of whole being integration and wellness. We will share practices and direct experiences that will empower you to be fully awake and to participate, sanely and functionally with the conscious evolution of you, your life, world and Kosmos.
This is for you who desire to be authentic, free and whole, and who want to awaken to love, truth and expansive consciousness in your moment to moment experience, as well as in your relationships with everyone and everything.
Total Wellness: A Hands On System Approach to Health Care – Part 1
with Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, N.D.
code: CWS25
Ultimately, each person’s health and disease resistance is dependent on how well his/her physiological systems are working. Optimal function of 10 systems provides the foundation for Total Wellness: 1.) Optimal nutrition and digestion; 2.) Toxin avoidance and effective detoxification; 3.) Strong, accurate immune system; 4.) Balanced inflammatory function; 5.) Well-regulated endocrine control; 6.) Ageless neurological system; 7.) Strong musculoskeletal structure; 8.) Abundant energy production; 9.) Rapid regeneration/Optimal aging; 10.) Living in harmony with the spirit/life-force.
This lecture describes what each system does, how to recognize when it is not working properly, the possible causes and how to restore optimal function through the use of natural therapies.
Total Wellness: A Hands On System Approach to Health Care – Part 2
with Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, N.D.
code: CWS29
This workshop provides tools to personally apply the concepts presented in Part 1. The workshop starts with participants filling out a short questionnaire. These are then used to determine which physiological systems are dysfunctional and self-care interventions are then developed to restore health.
Treatment of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: Role of Opioids
with Jennifer Schneider, M.D., Ph.D.
code: CWS23
Has your life, or that of a family member, been adversely affected by chronic back pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, headaches, or other chronic pain? Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain, and most of them are undertreated, especially when the source of the pain cannot be easily identified by x-rays or other objective tests. Effective treatment often requires both drug and non-drug approaches. In her presentation, Dr. Schneider, author of Living with Chronic Pain, will describe a comprehensive approach to chronic pain treatment, with particular emphasis on the appropriate use of opioids (narcotics).
Also, learn how to be an effective advocate for yourself in the healthcare system!
Ultimate Healing of Personal & Ancestral Grief: Men Only, Reclaim Natural & Supernatural Power
with Chief Sonne Reyna
code: CWS36
Ultimate healing of personal and ancestral grief is intense cleansing and acknowledgement of the sufferings we have done to others, that others have done to us: the sufferings our ancestors did to others, that others did to them. We are the generation now called to embrace and reconcile, to heal the suffering of humankind, as the great prophetic change of nature comes upon us. In this emotional ceremony, we choose to forgive and to be forgiven - it is the spiritual gate to healing. Come to heal and reclaim your natural and supernatural power.
Ultimate Healing of Personal & Ancestral Grief: Women Only, Reclaim Natural & Supernatural Power
with Chief Sonne Reyna

code: CWS17
Ultimate healing of personal and ancestral grief is intense cleansing and acknowledgement of the sufferings we have done to others, that others have done to us: the sufferings our ancestors did to others, that others did to them. We are the generation now called to embrace and reconcile, to heal the suffering of humankind, as the great prophetic change of nature comes upon us. In this emotional ceremony, we choose to forgive and to be forgiven - it is the spiritual gate to healing. Come to heal and reclaim your natural and supernatural power.
Unleash the Power of Your Mind Using Transformational Energy
with Shari Silvey
code: CWS28
Join Shari on a mystifying adventure to transform the energy within you. Your body has innate wisdom and herein lies the depth of emotion, which is key to understanding how you use your life force energy.
This is an experiential journey through your body to discover how to find the blocks, release negative emotion, transform the shadow and use it as a catalytic charge for positive focused power for manifestation.
Entertaining storytelling through Shari’s provocative interactive paintings is included to understand the principles of how energy manifests.
Value of Spontaneity for a Healthy Life
with Paul Horn
code: CWS16
Improvisation has always been one of the highest forms of musical expression. This freedom allows for greater creativity and expression. But, spontaneity and improvisation are not just for musicians. Spontaneity allows us to develop creativity and lead a happier, healthier life. In this workshop we will explore and develop creativity in a friendly, fun environment. No musical training is required, but participants may bring musical instruments. When life is lived on its most natural level it is spontaneous.
Way of Qigong: Health, Longevity & Wisdom
with Kenneth “Bear Hawk” Cohen
code: CWS6
Qigong is an ancient Chinese system of gentle exercise, breathing, and meditation that increases the body’s supply of healing energy, qi. Scientific research shows that qigong can increase vitality, prevent illness, and develop a tranquil state of mind. Qigong is essential training for anyone who wishes to maintain a high level of positive energy. Because of its effect on strength, coordination, and balance, qigong can also improve performance in any sport. We will learn Bone Marrow Cleansing to drive pure energy through the bones, and Standing and Walking Meditation to become grounded, yet flexible, like a willow tree with deep roots.