Courtni "StarHeart" Hale
While I was growing up I noticed that people were constantly worried and stressed out, and there seemed to be no vehicle to develop one’s deeper gifts and awareness. I knew I was supposed to go to college and get a good job, but the things I was interested in were not listed in the course schedules. Around graduation, my professors recommended that I go search for wisdom in the world, with spiritual teachers, native shaman or martial arts masters.
So I did!
While I was searching for Ancient Knowledge I travelled to Europe, South America and New Mexico after graduating from American University’s School of International Service in Washington DC and a few years of a Doctoral Program at University of Delaware, which I walked away from.
After getting a “real job” and working at the Public Defenders as a Spanish interpreter, I felt that I could serve better if I understood what is missing in our ‘modern’ culture, what’s at the root of our ills, rather than helping to patch a broken system.
The lack of equality and spiritual consciousness, and depression, anxiety, substance abuse concerned me. I left the PhD program at University of DE and my Consulting Firm and lucrative clients in search of my Soul Purpose, My Gift, Personal Power, My Path...It wasn’t easy
Half of my family is Native American, and I have always been interested in culture and spirituality…So I went off in search of my roots and ended up studying in New Mexico for 10 years with a Pueblo Shaman, and many other teachers. I am authorized to perform (and have done) many ceremonies and we have also built a spiritual community that has served thousands.
The best use of my time and energy in our world today is translating Ancient Wisdom for the Future, in order to end the Anxiety and Depression that are so common today. I call it “Finding the Force” and I offer many Ancient Tools that are powerfully elegant in their simplicity, easy to understand and use immediately, without years of study and research.
I am offering you the gift of saving you time and giving you accurate information for your Personal Power, which comes from Balance and Peace.
What I have discovered goes beyond one culture though, or even several. There is a Core Teaching at the Center of it all that I want to share with the world right now. Our Inner Power to Connect with the Universe comes only when we have a certain stillness, and also have quieted the body and mind to allow the Mystery of the Force to fill us up.
Don’t just believe me though! Check out all the years of classes and gatherings I have organized in our Community in New Mexico, at One People Tribal Nation on Meetup, and www.FindingTheForce.com
The newest Package, Finding The Force, includes both online classes and retreats, as well as a book coming this year, and one already published:
Executive Director of the Center for Natural and Traditional Knowledge (Sustainability and Eco Community) Installations in NY, NM and DE.
National Merit Scholar, Graduate of American University’s School of International Service (BAS International Relations, BAS Latin American Studies), University of DE Doctoral Program
Traditional Spiritual Guide/ Shaman - 7 Year Residency with Traditional Southwestern Medicine Man, Federally Registered Minister (Sweat lodge, Plant Medicine Journeys, Kambo, Pipe Ceremony, Archaeological Tours, Energy Healing, Soul Retrieval) Certified 2008
Herbalist - 3 Years Herbal Study, (Saugerties NY, Chester NY, Susun Weed)
Reiki Master, Teaching Reiki I,II,III for 15 years
Freelance Journalist, Researcher, Author of Urban Shaman: Love (scientific research and interviews with world renowned experts on consciousness and spirituality), Finding The Force L1: The Great Cross/ Medicine Wheel: Your Gift, as well as the online course 4 Steps Into The Force: Personal Power through Peace (Spiritual Rule-Book to Life)
Talk NYC Podcast: Finding The Force
Retreat Facilitator: Ayahuasca, Kambo, Sweat, Yoga, Soul Retrieval
Private Yoga Instructo