Dawn Avery has led Interfaith meditation groups and spiritual music pervformances at the Esalen Institute, Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, Milan Sacred Music Festival, The Open Center,
and Musicales Visuales in
Mexico City. As a leader of
meditation and creatigity
workshops, she has
worked with great healers
and teachers, such as the
Dalai Lama, Rick Jarow,
Ron Young, Hilda Charleton,
Baba Cerifa, along with
Jan Kahehti:io Longboat,
Ray Tewente'se John, and
Frank Teahon:te Miller with
whom she trained in cultural spiritual training, language, and ceremony. Of Mohawk heritage, Avery's longhouse name is Ieriho:kwats (she digs deeply into her roots to learn) and she is a regular participant in Iroquois ceremonies. Her guided meditations and teaching employs traditions from around the world, taking aspects of various spiritual practices including Longhouse, Christianity, Sufism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Animism, focusing on the divine and allowing participants to delve deeper into their individual systems and beliefs to connect with themselves and the world.
Avery uses meditation and years of experience with
spiritual leaders, shamans, healers, history and myth to help participants uncover their life’s work. Workshop members learn the art of manifestation to create work that supports them financially as well as spiritually, leading to greater personal freedom and social impact. She runs regular meditation groups
in the Washington DC metro area.
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free music selections
Rapidly Approaching Ecstasy
Music for Meditation and Movement
Dawn Avery & Larry Mitchell
World Music Grooves for meditation, ecstatic dance and yoga. Each of the CD’s seven tracks is named for a particular chakra of tantric and yogic traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism (chakras are focal points found at the center of living things, both receiving and transmitting energy). The CD includes tracks in Mohawk, Tibetan, Farsi, Hebrew, Sanskrit and Spanish.
Alchemy: Music for Meditation
Sonic meditations help ease you into a still place where you may rest, convene with your inner voice and emerge with renewed energy. These tracks are also available with guided meditations by Dr. Rick Jarow as part of the Alchemy of Abundance book/CD (SoundsTrue).
Dawn Avery (cello/chant) with Reza Derakshani (Persian setar and ney, voice) and Tom McGrath (hand drum), N. Scott Robinson (sanza, mbira, berimbau), Ron Warren (Native American flute).