LLYN ROBERTS, M.A.
Llyn is an award winning author and prominent teacher of shamanism and healing. She facilitates transformational workshops & sacred expeditions to indigenous elders. Llyn is the founder and president of the Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle.
Llyn's work brings together a diverse background that includes psychotherapy; cross-cultural studies; Tibetan Buddhism; training with diverse and remote indigenous shamanic groups (Republic of Tuva, Siberia, Guatemala Maya, high Andes and deep Amazon of Ecuador); global environmentalism; a Reiki healing practice of 25 years; Western body-mind healing approaches and extensive metaphysical training.
Roberts teaches that we heal ourselves by healing our relationship with the natural world. In this process we restore balance between people and the spirits and nature, open to the Earth's healing powers and magic, remember our highest potential as human beings and our ability to affect positive change in a world that is being rapidly re-defined. Her work integrates the needs and understandings of modern life - with shamanic and Earth-based practices, deep feminine wisdom and a responsible and mystical relationship with nature, expanding our view of reality.
Llyn holds a master's degree in Buddhist and Western Psychology from Naropa University and studied Global Issues at the School for International Training in VT (interned in India). An initiate of shamanic circles in Latin America and Siberia, she has led sacred journeys to indigenous people living in remote regions of the Amazon basin, the Asian steppes, high Andes, and the lands of the ancient Maya. She teaches at highly regarded educational institutions in the U.S. and Canada including the Omega Institute, the Institute of Noetic Sciences, and facilitates an annual women's journey to Guatemala to work with Maya Elders (llynroberts.com).
Roberts directed the non-profit organization, Dream Change, Inc. (founded by NY Times best selling author, John Perkins) for many years until December 2011. She serves as adjunct faculty for Union Graduate School and The Graduate Institute, acted as consultant to the University of Massachusetts Sustainability Institute and the the Panama-based nonprofit organization, Earth Train.
Llyn Roberts's books include the 2012 Independent Publishers Award winning, Shapeshifting into Higher Consciousness, The Good Remembering and Shamanic Reiki (Roberts & Levy, Spanish, English and German). A modern day mystic and spiritual ecologist Llyn lives a simple life in the wilderness with her partner, Mick Dodge (the Barefoot Sensei) among one of the last of the old growth forests in the United States, in the Pacific Northwest. They devote their time to the exciting new community dedicated to restoring sacredness and opening to the deep mystery of our world ~ the Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle.
A dynamic teacher and writer, Llyn is known for the love and power that people experience through her work.
www.llynroberts.com and www.EarthWisdomCircle.com http://www.facebook.com/LlynRoberts.EarthWisdomCircle