Stop What’s Stopping You: The FWS “East” Course

In our “East” course at the Four Winds, you act to stop what’s stopping you. At the beginning of our “East” course, many students arrive much like this one: She glanced behind her, unconsciously looking once again, but knowing it was not a literal breeze she felt behind her but an energetic one.  Even that […]

Happy Birthday! A New Era Is Born

Happy birthday! Yes, today – Dec. 21, 2012 – is a birthday for all of us. Today humanity is transitioning into a new era. Today is the date that the Mayans marked as the end of their calendar centuries ago. They knew that today would be a new beginning for our world. Right at this […]

A Journal Entry: Releasing the Past on Pachatusan Mountain

Today we climbed Pachatusan Mountain ~ the “Axis of the World” as it is known by the Laika medicine men and women. We had a full day of hiking before us, rising from Pachatusan Mountain’s  valley floor past a beautiful landscape of farmland and fields being harvested. The land was a checkerboard of grassy hills, golden […]

Mayan Prophecies: What Alberto Villoldo Predicted in 2008 About 2012

  Editor’s Note: More than three years ago, Alberto Villoldo wrote about the Mayan Prophecies and the foretold “cosmic event” arriving on December 21, 2012. This is one of the most succinct and precise pieces you will find on what the Mayan Prophecies actually predicted – and what today’s shamans believe – for what many people […]

Expanding Your Life in a World of Contraction

How do we, as single individuals, reverse any negative energetic trend going on in this world of ours? How can we make a difference?

End of the World December 21, 2012? Alberto Villoldo’s 4-Part Online Series

The date, December 21, 2012, has often been referred to as “the end of the world,” but that is NOT the message of the ancient Mayans, says Alberto Villoldo, Founder of the Four Winds Institute. “December 21, 2012 is NOT the end date of civilization or humanity. It’s the end date of a cycle of time, […]

West: How To Face The Fear

It was the one thing he didn’t want anyone to see. He didn’t know how to face the fear. He didn’t want anyone to know it was part of him. He had hidden it, forgotten about it, avoided seeing it except at the worst moments, late at night or sometimes in his dreams. He had […]

Announcing! 2013 Four Winds Courses & Expeditions

As Alberto Villoldo, the Founder of The Four Winds, reminds us, December 21, 2012 represents a unique opportunity for renaissance, renewal and reinvention. In our previous letter to the current students of the Four Winds Society as well as alumni, we are embracing many changes as we grow into 2013. One of these changes is […]

Letting Go of What’s Not Working for You

From Alberto Villoldo’s book, The Four Insights, here is a simple exercise that gets you involved in “letting go of what you know,” or in his terms, “practicing beginner’s mind.” When we practice beginner’s mind, we learn to let go of our preconceived notions. As Jesus said, “To enter the kingdom of heaven, you must […]

An Introduction to Energy Medicine: The Medicine Wheel

Looking for an Introduction to Energy Medicine?   Along with a large source of curriculum in and around the world of energy medicine, the Four Winds Society offers two foundational paths – The Light Body School’s Primary Courses and The Medicine Wheel. The Medicine Wheel acts as more of an introductory series of courses to […]