"AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR, Co-Founder of the Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle, Llyn Roberts, MA - is an acclaimed teacher of healing and shamanism. A modern-day mystic and spiritual ecologist, her work inspires a deep sense of belonging with the natural world.
"Llyn has trained extensively with traditional Andean healers and has beeninitiated into shamanic circles by Quechua peoples in South America, and in Siberia. She received her master’s degree in Tibetan Buddhist and Western Psychology in 1985 at the Naropa University and interned in India through The School for International Training. She has been a Reiki practitioner since 1988 and a Reiki master-teacher since 1993 (Shamanic Reiki since the late 1990′s); was a psychology intern with Hispanic populations in the U.S. and with children in India where she also studied Buddhism, naturopathy, and yoga with B.K.S. Iyengar. She worked as a psychotherapist for the Buddhist inspired therapeutic community, Maitri Psychological Services in Boulder, CO.
"Roberts has facilitated sacred journeys to work alongside indigenous people living in remote regions of the Amazon basin, the Asian steppes, high Andes, and in ancient Maya lands of Central America. She facilitates annual women’s expeditions to work intensively with Maya Elders.
"Llyn teaches Shamanic Reiki, Shamanic Power. Shamanic Healing and Shapeshifting programs at the largest holistic educational institute in the world – Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY, and also teaches at the revered retreat center, Esalen in Big Sur, CA. She has presented for The Prophet’s Conference, Bioneers and the Midwest Shamanic Gathering, and at Hollyhock, Rowe Conference Center, Kripalu and others. Llyn has acted as consultant to the University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth Sustainability Initiative and the non-profit organization, Earth Train, dedicated to the preservation of indigenous cultures and rain forests in Panama. She collaborated with the Omega Institute to produce indigenous shamanic gatherings; serves as adjunct faculty for Union Graduate School and The Graduate Institute. She worked for over a decade as director of the non-profit organization, Dream Change (dreamchange.org), founded by John Perkins and dedicated to the transformation of human consciousness. For 16 years, she and co-facilitator, John Perkins, presented transformational programs that integrate indigenous wisdom.
"Through Dream Change, Roberts supported the translation and publication of the ethnography, The Last of the Shor Shamans, and The Spiritual Wisdom of the Altai. She has been featured at Bioneers and Prophet’s Conference events; on the Wisdom Channel, on various radio, web and podcast programs; in Shaman’s Drum, Magical Blend, EarthStar, Reiki, Sacred Hoop, and other magazines; and has published numerous magazine articles. Her first book, The Good Remembering, is highlighted in the work of NY Times best selling author, Melody Beattie. Her second book, Shamanic Reiki is a popular best seller in printed in three languages. Her most recent, Shapeshifting into Higher Consciousness received an Independent Publisher’s Award in Mind, Body and Spirit, May 2012. Two new writing projects are underway – one with Sandra Ingerman and another with Robert Y. Southard."
Resources and articles
- Llyn Roberts About, organizational web page, accessed December 17, 2013.