Llyn Roberts, MA – is an acclaimed teacher of healing and shamanism. A modern-day mystic and spiritual ecologist, her work inspires a deep sense of belonging with the natural world.
Llyn has trained extensively with traditional Andean healers and was initiated into shamanic circles by Quechua peoples in South America, and in Siberia. She received her master’s degree in Tibetan Buddhist and Western Psychology in 1985 at the Naropa University and interned in India through The School for International Training. She has been a Reiki practitioner since 1988 and a Reiki master-teacher since 1993 (Shamanic Reiki since the late 1990′s); was a psychology intern with Hispanic populations in the U.S. and with children in India where she also studied Buddhism, naturopathy, and yoga with B.K.S. Iyengar. She worked as a psychotherapist for the Buddhist inspired therapeutic community, Maitri Psychological Services in Boulder, CO.
Roberts has facilitated sacred journeys to work alongside indigenous people living in remote regions of the Amazon basin, the Asian steppes, high Andes, and in ancient Maya lands of Central America. She facilitates annual women’s expeditions to work intensively with Maya Elders and a sacred journey to West China commences 2015.
Llyn teaches at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY, at Esalen, in Big Sur, CA and other holistic educational institutes. She has presented for The Prophet’s Conference, Bioneers at shamanic and wisdom keeper gatherings with Eagle Condor Foundation, at Hollyhock, Rowe Conference Center, Kripalu and others. Llyn was consultant to the University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth Sustainability Initiative and the non-profit organization, Earth Train, dedicated to the preservation of indigenous cultures and rain forests in Panama. She collaborated with the Omega Institute to produce indigenous shamanic gatherings; serves as adjunct faculty for Union Graduate School and The Graduate Institute. She worked for over a decade as director of the non-profit organization, Dream Change (dreamchange.org), founded by NY Times bestselling author, John Perkins. For 16 years, she and co-facilitator, John Perkins, presented transformational programs that integrate indigenous wisdom.
Through Dream Change, Roberts supported the translation and publication of the ethnography, The Last of the Shor Shamans, and The Spiritual Wisdom of the Altai. She has been featured at Bioneers and Prophet’s Conference events; on the Wisdom Channel, on various radio, web and podcast programs; in Shaman’s Drum, Magical Blend, EarthStar, Reiki, Sacred Hoop, and other magazines; and has published numerous magazine articles. Her first book, The Good Remembering, is highlighted in the work of NY Times best selling author, Melody Beattie. Her second book, Shamanic Reiki is a popular best seller in printed in three languages. Her most recent, Shapeshifting into Higher Consciousness received an Independent Publisher’s Award in Mind, Body and Spirit, May 2012.
Her latest book, Speaking with Nature ~ Awakening to the Deep Wisdom of the Earth is co-authored with Sandra Ingerman. This book will be released through Inner Traditions in 2015. A new book, co-authored with Robert Y. Southard, is underway.