WooWoo for the Skeptic

Weekly show on spirituality and metaphysics, hosted by Kim Polinder. Interviews with experts on topics such as psychics, acupuncture, astrology, and various energy healing modalities.
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Sep 27, 2016

Episode 9 discusses the mechanics behind energy healing and how it works. Kim interviews Vickie Wickhorst, PhD, who talks about the various brain waves, and how they play into things like anxiety and energy healing. She talks about energy healing from a distance, and how we can be 'entangled' with each other, despite our physical proximity to one another. Vickie also touches on the debate about the placebo effect, and the importance of the practitioner's belief when it comes to healing a patient. Vickie has been trained in multiple modalities, which has given her a balanced perspective on the commonalities and engineering behind energy healing as a whole.

Vickie Wickhorst has explored natural alternative forms of healing for over 20 years. For her doctoral dissertation, Vickie researched 6,000 years of history on the interaction between science and philosophy. Through her research she came upon alternative and forgotten streams of scientific discovery and inquiry. This fueled her interest in exploring methods of healing that work in cooperation with nature rather than in opposition to it. Vickie is experienced in animal communication, reflexology, Quantum Touch (including Core Transformations with Alain Herriott and Level II with Richard Gordon), Matrix Energetics (through Level III Whizard's Training), dowsing, The Emotion Code, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), and Vibro-Muscular Harmonizing Technique (VHT). She is a Reiki Master and a Certified Instructor and Practitioner in Quantum Touch Levels 1 and 2.

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Sep 20, 2016

Episode 8 dives into the world of gemstones and crystals. People have been using the energy of crystals for thousands of years. What is it about certain rocks that have a reputation for things like protection from negative energy and healing in the body? Kim interviews Ashley Leavy, who talks about her personal experiences using crystal healing with clients. Ashley also goes into the history of crystals, as well as many of the uses associated with certain types of stones.

Ashley Leavy is the Founder & Educational Director of the Love & Light School of Crystal Therapy, where their mission is to share the power of crystal healing with people all over the world. Ashley grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, but soon moved to Madison, Wisconsin. She learned about crystals at a very young age by spending time with her grandfather, who taught her about the different types of stones. In 2007, Ashley attended her first crystal healing workshop, and in 2010, started training others on how to use crystals. The Love & Light School of Crystal Therapy offers online training and certifications for those interested in learning how to harness the energy of crystals.

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Sep 13, 2016

Episode 7 focuses on energetically clearing and blessing a home using the feng shui art of space clearing. This is not to be confused to with clutter clearing, or arranging furniture for positive energy. This show focuses on energetic clearing of negative or stagnant energy in a space, and then setting new intentions for what you want to bring into the home. Find out how this method differs from burning sage or sandalwood in a space. Kim interviews Wenndi Freer, who has cleared over 400 homes and offices throughout the United States. Find out how Wenndi's method of house clearing differs from just using sage. She talks about how she clears houses that have bad 'reputations' as well as her experiences with "ghosts" in a home.

Wenndi is the founder and CEO of Engage the Flow. She is an expert in creating sacred space and in helping people sustain their health and success through proper energy management. She teaches meditation and is also a certified grief recovery specialist. Wenndi was always drawn to meditation and the exploration of consciousness but her journey also brought her to the study of space clearing, a very specialized branch of Feng Shui.

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- $100 off a space clearing for anyone in the San Diego area
- 20% off tuition for Wenndi's 2-day meditation workshop

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Sep 6, 2016

Episode 6 delves into Human Design, which is a relatively new system of self-knowledge. We each have a unique design and a specific purpose in this life. Human Design shows us how we are wired and how we interact with others. There are millions of possible charts, and no two people are identical. Your chart shows you how you can engage with yourself and others in order to live to your full potential.

Barbara Ditlow, M.A., M.F.A, is a certified Human Design Analyst. She has studied energy and esoteric healing with practitioners from around the world. Her expertise includes feng shui, astrology, yoga, and intuitive healing. Passionate about the field of Human Design, Barbara's commitment is to guide her clients to a purposeful transformation of their lives.

Barbara’s areas of certification in Human Design include Individual, Partnership and Life Cycle Analyst, Living Your Design Guide; Family Practice Specialist, Rave Psychology Color Transference Analyst, Rave Psychologist, and BG5 Analyst.

Barbara is offering $25 off to all WooWoo listeners, so book a reading with her today!

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