Voices of the Kiva
Dr. David Little
H.O.E (Homoeopathic Online Education) is an organization founded by the well-known homoeopath, David Little. H. O. E. is dedicated to providing high quality homoeopathic education to homoeopaths around the world. Our services include a free website which contains many excellent articles on the history, philosophy and practice of Homoeopathy. A collection of David's writings and other educational information are the core part of this site.The wide-ranging information will be of value to experienced homoeopaths, students and anyone interested in the healing arts. Our goal is to provide valuable knowledge regarding the true methods of practicing Homoeopathy in a safe and effective manner.
David Little was born in the USA in 1948 and has been a student of Homœopathy since the early 1970s. His first teacher was the late, great Dr. Manning Strahl and he was a colleague of the late Dr. Harimohan Choudhury. He has studied Homoeopathy in the USA and India. He started HOE, Homeopathic Online Education in 1999
Susun Weed, green witch and wise woman, is an extraordinary teacher with a joyous spirit, a powerful presence, and an encyclopedic knowledge of herbs and health. She is the voice of the Wise Woman Way, where common weeds, simple ceremony, and compassionate listening support and nourish health/wholeness/holiness. She has opened hearts to the magic and medicine of the green nations for three decades. Ms. Weed's four herbal medicine books focus on women's health topics including: menopause, childbearing, and breast health. Visit her site www.susunweed.com for information on her workshops, apprenticeships, correspondence courses and more! Browse the publishing site online at www.wisewomanbookshop.com to learn more about her alternative health books. Venture into the NEW Menopause site www.menopause-metamorphosis.com to learn all about the Menopausal Years the Wise Woman Way.
Dr. Kabba Anand, D.Ac. : Healer, Dancer, Poet, Teacher
Doctor of Acupuncture - Certified 5Rhythms Teacher
Dr. Kabba Anand, D.Ac. has been practicing Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, herbal medicine, bodywork, lifestyle counseling, and qigong since 1981. He has served as Chairman of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (National Exam, USA).
Dr. Anand was recently elected as Executive member of World Federation of Acupuncture Socities (WFAS), based in Beijing. He is in private practice in Maui, Hawaii, and can be reached at: (808) 572-9862
A certified 5Rhythms teacher, Dr. Kabba Anand is informed by decades of professional practice in Oriental medicine, acupuncture, qigong, herbal medicine, and bodywork.
He has studied meditation in India, facilitated men’s groups, and taught kung fu and physical education to children.
Dr Anand weaves together a lifetime of devotion to healing arts, meditation, and service with a wealth of experience in ritual and group facilitation. He brings depth and intensity to the 5Rhythms practice and creates a sacred space, inviting individuals and groups to explore and cultivate authenticity and presence through conscious movement.
Dr. Anand offers weekly 5Rhythms classes at The Studio Maui, creates ecstatic dance/live music events, and offers corporate team building retreats, as well as weekend and extended workshops.
Catherine Templeton, MN, RN,
has been involved with the healing sciences for over 30 years. Specializing in hospice nursing in Eugene, Oregon, KC brings the spirit of respect and Aloha to all her patients. She envisions "Healing House" community prototypes for special needs clients intended to facilitate physical, spiritual, mental and emotional regeneration through integrative healing modalities, internal training, music, medicine arts, eco-interiors, and medicinal gardens.
The Art Without Boundaries Association,
founded by Noell Hammer, is a consortium of visual artists and entrepreneurs with the mission to improve the quality of life for individuals with Autism, Alzheimer's disease and other related disorders of the brain by promoting MnemeTherapy.™ To accomplish that, we recruit, train, certify and license artists to become MnemeTherapists.
What is MnemeTherapy? MnemeTherapy™ uses everyday pleasures such as singing, movement, painting and story telling in a unique combination to stimulate dramatic changes in the brain. Although our goal is to provide a rewarding experience, documented testimonies show significant improvement in some clients in verbal skills, mobility, combativeness, spatial acuity and understanding instructions.
To learn more about AWB, MnemeTherapy™, or how you can train to become a MnemeTherapist, visit our website: http://www.artwithoutboundaries.org
Eduardo Griego Gonzales has been a student of the Maya science since he met a white wolf in Tzimayo (Chimayo, New Mexico). After their meeting, Ed was told a story by the elders who live there that changed his life. This story was whispered in his ear as he sat outside the Rancho de Chimayo restaurant in the sun and from this time his life was taken over by the desire to learn more about the Ancient MAYA teachings. This desire led him on a journey traveling and working with a Maya Elder in Antigua, Guatemala over the next seven years, until he was initiated as an AJ QIIJ, or "Counter of the Days", on the Sacred Path of Water and the Sacred Path of Fire, in the tradition of the Qui'che Maya. Eduardo can pass on some of his learning through his talks about the CHOL QIIJ, the Sacred Calendar of the Maya, and its application to the lives of human beings living on this planet at this time. He is also available for Limpias (cleanses) using water, candles and eggs, used to clean away disease from the mind and aura. Understanding that it is each person who heals themself, Eduardo creates the space for healing to take place, acting as the channel for the Limpia.
"What you believe will be, and when you can overcome fear, the true healing will occur. The body does what the mind says to do, so by bringing the mind back to balance, healing begins. This is the true essence of both the Maya teaching, and other indigenous teachings-- The Balance of Energy."
Artist Ilene Kratka of Maui, Hawaii, has made many art collectors happy with her provocative bronzes and ceramic sculptures, intended to convey the spirit of hope, healing, and triumph. She shares with us the following story of how the practice of art and creativity helped her in her own healing process.
"I want to talk about how being creative in times of crisis takes one out of the despair of the moment and into the realm of creative challenge. When I've been very distraught about a situation I find myself in, if I try to write a haiku poem about it, the challenge of creating a poem that works takes me completely out of the "problem" and into a world where when I'm finished, if I've done a good job with expressing myself, I'm simply proud of my accomplishment to the point where I've nearly forgotten the pain of the moment. There was a time when I was suffering with terrible depression for a year and six months. At the end of this time, I ran into a very wise man who asked me what kind of creative work i was doing about my depression. "Oh I don't work when I feel this way" I replied. "Well you should! Do you know how many thousands of people are suffering from depression? And how comforted they would be if they thought someone else knew how they felt? It's your obligation as an artist to share this with the rest of the world." As soon as he talked about how I could help people by expressing myself, I could feel my mind, which had been asleep for one and a half years, begin to work on the challenge. His coaxing released me from the depression. By the next morning, the depression had completely lifted and I ended up sculpting a triptych called "In the Bag and Out!" It stands as one of my best achievements even today. I've really never gone back to being in that state again, because I can still hear his encouraging words about what I have to offer to the world as an artist. Now I try to honor that and give what I can give. I feel blessed to be able to use my creativity to reach people. "
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL INFORMATION PRESENTED IN THE HEALING KIVA IS INTENDED FOR EDUCATIONAL, INSPIRATIONAL, AND ORIENTATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT MEANT TO REPLACE THE CARE OF A QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL.