Deep Bird Language
NEW Upcoming E-Course!
Deep Bird Language: Reading Concentric Rings and Unlocking the Quiet Mind
Nourishing Practices for Challenging Times
Building Foundations for Deep Connection and Intuition
Live 8 Week Video Series
In this 8 part, Zoom-style course, bird language expert, visionary, and author Jon Young, survival skills expert and author Nate Summers, and energy worker, intuitive tracker, and bodyworker Sarah Fontaine will lead a deep immersion into the world of bird language, intuition, awareness, and deep connection practices.
During the course, we will dive deeply into the world of bird language including different voices of birds, reading patterns of bird language, mapping practices, movement and embodiment routines, and ways to connect all of this to our daily lives. All of the teachings will be presented in a holistic way and there will be plenty of storytelling, questions and answers, reflections, feedback, and opportunities to share. Each week participants will be given multiple take-home exercises to deepen their connection to nature and start with their own Intuitive Tracking journey. Ultimately, this course will provide a foundation to deepen your own path in these arts for the rest of you life.
All classes will be recorded and available for your viewing convenience!
TENTATIVE CLASS OUTLINE:
Session 1: Intentions, Honoring Lineages, Foundations, and Stories of Deep Connection
Session 2: Establishing Powerful Practices as Rituals of Awareness and Connection
Session 3: Revealing Patterns of Concentric Rings
Session 4: Embodying Practices of Connection and Awareness
Session 5: Integration of Senses and Reading Concentric Rings
Session 6: Deep Connection Practices and Bird/Animal Language
Session 7: Principles of Deep Bird Language and Implications in Our Modern Lives
Session 8: Wrapping the Bundle
Each week an email will go out to participants with a summary of what we covered, access to a video link of the class, and exercises to practice and do.
At the end of the course, participants will be given permanent links to all of the class material including the ability to download a PDF of relevant info, and summary of what has been covered!
Jon Young is a deep nature-people-self connection researcher, mentor, naturalist, wildlife tracker, author, workshop leader, consultant, sought after public speaker and storyteller. Jon has been mentored in deep nature connection by his own grandmothers, Tom Brown, Jr. and a host of elders and experts. As a leader in the field of nature-based community building over 30 years, Jon’s research into the impact and significance of nature on mentoring, human intelligence, spiritually, well-being and development has influenced tens of thousands of people worldwide. Jon has authored and co-authored several seminal works on nature connection and connection mentoring, including What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World (2013), and Coyote's Guide to Connecting to Nature (2007). Jon has appeared in numerous documentaries including The Animal Communicator (2012). In 2016, he received the Champion of Environmental Education Award for his innovative work, which has inspired positive developments in the field, and fostered the growth of the nature connection movement on a global level. Jon is a father of six children, and lives in the Santa Cruz Mountains with his partner, Sarah
NATE SUMMERS, M.Ac.
Nate Summers has been a student of, practitioner of, and teacher of Qigong, Chinese Medicine, Internal Martial Arts and Natural Healing Arts for over two decades. He is the author of Primal: Why We Long to Be Wild and Free and Awakening Fire: The Essential Guide to Flame, Ignition, and Wood. Nate has served as a faculty member at the Wilderness Awareness School, the Desert Institute of Healing Arts, and the Asian Institute of Medical Studies. Nate has taught survival skills, ethnobotany, herbal medicine and natural movement to people all over the country and all over the world. He specializes in helping people move like animals, travel invisibly, and turn themselves into forest ninjas.
Support Instructor and Responder
Sarah is a energywork practitioner, bodyworker, wildlife tracker, and interspecies communicator. She has studied wildlife tracking through Shikari Tracker Mentoring with Jon Young and Josh Lane, Tom Brown Jr’s Tracker School, and Cybertracker Conservation. She is a graduate of the Kamana Naturalist Training Program and studied Interspecies Communication with Anna Breytenbach and Wynter Worsthorne.
For over 19 years, Sarah has been practicing various healing modalities including Chakra-work, Craniosacral Therapy, Meridian Therapy, Qi Gong, Emotional Clearing, and Five Elements Herbalism. She currently offers Earth-based energywork sessions, and lives in the sandhill mountains near Santa Cruz, CA with her partner Jon.