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Anatomy of the Aura, Setting Intuitive Boundaries, & Embodying the Hierophant with Eliza Swann

Living Tarot

Release Date: 11/18/2020

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On episode 21 of Living Tarot, I interview Eliza Swann. Eliza Swann is an interdisciplinary artist, intuitive, writer, educator, and community organizer based in Los Angeles and New York. Eliza received a BA in Painting from the San Francisco Art Institute, and an MFA from Central St. Martins in London. She has trained in hypnotherapy at the Isis Centre in England. Additionally, she has trained with a number of teachers in energy healing, Western Mystery traditions, Vedic cosmology and ancestral healing. Eliza has guest lectured at UCLA, the Hammer Museum, the San Francisco Art Institute, Central St Martins, Cal Arts, the Dia Museum, the New School and many more venues and is currently a Visiting Professor at Pratt Institute. Her book “The Anatomy of the Aura” was released by St. Martin’s Press in April 2020. Eliza is the founder of The Golden Dome School, a curatorial and educational platform that studies intersections of art, metaphysics and ecology. 

  • We had a great discussion about what it's really like to see auras and read them in daily life.
  • Eliza talked about the ethics involved in aura reading and how boundaries play an important part not just in managing your energy as a practitioner but in protecting your client from trauma or embarrassment.
  • We discuss the importance of good energy hygiene in your own energy field and your home.
  • We also talk about how you can change your aura based on what you need on a particular day or what kind of energy you would like to approach your day with.
  • Finally we talk about the different ways that intuition shows up and how people can become more aware of their aura and the auras the feel and energy they exchange with the people around them.

 

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Connect with Sheila:

To book a tarot reading, virtual tarot party, or distance Reiki session with Sheila click here - https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=18090641

 To read more about Sheila’s offerings click here - http://www.starsagespirit.com/services/

Or on Instagram www.instagram.com/starsagespirit

Connect with Eliza:

Book a reading with Eliza at https://elizaswann.as.me/schedule.php or on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/thecircularserpent/

Learn more about Golden Dome School or take classes with Eliza here - https://golden-dome.org/