Super States: Practices of TRANCE-formation

Super States: Practices of TRANCE-formation

Super States explores the intersection of super states - altered states of consciousness - with personal and professional development. We talk with experts in hypnosis, breath work, psychedelics, and sexuality, and more to uncover the ancient and modern practices they use to create changes in their lives. If you are interested in using Super States to push your boundaries and live your best life, this is the podcast for you.


May 21, 2024 62 mins

In this conversation, we sit with Stephen Twohig to discuss the concept of shadow work and its impact on personal growth and transformation. He shares his own journey of overcoming childhood trauma and finding healing through embracing and working his shadow.     Stephen explains the process of a shadow ceremony and addresses common misconceptions about it. He emphasizes the importance of recognizing and addressing the fear of not ...

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Through a fusion of ancient healing wisdom and contemporary practices like psychedelic coaching and micro-dosing support, Casey is committed to helping you uncover deeper layers of mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness. 


His mission is to create a safe and nurturing space where each person can explore the depths of their consciousness, tap into their inner wisdom, and cultivate holistic well-being-ultimately inspiring them ...

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Jessica has transitioned from being a chemist to an alchemist. She has always been studying bonding and chemistry, whether molecular or interpersonal, and in this episode, she shares her journey from MIT to becoming a men's relationship and neo-tantric coach.  


We discuss the misconceptions about tantra and the importance of bridging the gap between science and spirituality. Jessica also provides simple techniques for starting to...

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Ali Fitzpatrick is a multifaceted Life and Spiritual Coach. Her knowledge goes from Kundalini Yoga to Numerology. In this episode we have an in depth talk about the importance of healing childhood trauma and core beliefs in order to manifest your deepest desires.  


Ali emphasizes the need to trust one's intuition and follow it, even when it doesn't make sense to others, and that what we call intuition is not always our real hones...

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In this episode, we take a moment to express gratitude for all the episodes shared and the stories we've listened to, as well as for the listeners and the team behind the podcast. 


Join me in this guided meditation focused on setting goals and letting go of obstacles. 


Choose a comfy spot and tune in. This episode takes you through a powerful journey of self-worth and helps grow your belief in yourself.  



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In this conversation, Nickolas Ely shares his journey into hypnosis and ritual magic, as well as his passion for helping people explore alternate spiritualities. He discusses his personal experiences with supernatural phenomena and near-death experiences.  


Additionally, Nik shares his focus on men's mental health and suicide prevention, highlighting the need to address the unique challenges faced by men in society, making clear ...

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Christian de la Huerta, is a personal transformation coach and breathwork facilitator. In this episode he shares with us his journey and the power of breathwork in transforming lives.  


We discuss the different ways he helps people, including retreats, one-on-one coaching, and online programs. He emphasizes the importance of sustainable transformation and the benefits of integrating breathwork into daily life.  


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Sara and Thomas Stout share their journey of discovering Tantra and the transformative power it has had on their lives. They explain the principles of Sky Dancing Tantra, what it focuses on, and the three keys to ecstasy in Tantra. 


Join us as they share with us their relationship to Tantra and its ancient traditions. Sara and Thomas, directors of the Skydancing Tantra Institute, promote an ecstatic way of living as a way to brea...

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Dr. Courtney Padjen, a psychedelic informed sex and trauma therapist, discusses her work with ketamine and its impact on human sexuality and trauma. She shares how she became interested in this field and the benefits ketamine therapy can provide. Finally, Dr. Courtney addresses misconceptions and risks associated with ketamine and emphasizes the importance of being open to the possibilities of healing and growth.    Takeaways  - Ke...

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Lani's journey began in the legal profession, driven by a passion for advocating for marginalized voices. Today she is a certified clinical hypnotherapist with a state-licensed diploma from the Institute of Interpersonal Hypnotherapy. She is also a quantum hypnotherapist certified by the Quantum Healing Hypnosis Academy. 


Diving into the heart of traditional practices, we challenge the misconceptions surrounding ayahuasca and the...

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Our guest today, Savannah Joy, is the founder of Embrace Your Wild, a Voice Medicine Channel, Somatic Healing Practitioner, Portrait Photographer, Speaker, Plant Medicine Guide, and Retreat Facilitator. She is a safe and loving space for women to express their full selves so they can shed what is not serving them and see themselves as powerful creators of the lives they truly desire.  


Savannah shares with us her journey of helpi...

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Meet Vanessa Weseman, breathwork coach and relational coach, as she shares her journey and the transformative power of breathwork.  


Vanessa explains how breathwork helps people connect with their mind, body, and spirit, and discover their true selves and purpose. She discusses the origins of her breathwork practice and the influence of her father, who trained her in breathwork.  


Vanessa also explores the practice of authentic...

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In this episode Michael Tierno discusses his work with expanded states and the transformative power of sacred medicines.  


He shares his journey and the three main projects he is involved in: working one-on-one with individuals in expanded states, running men's retreats, and operating an Ayahuasca retreat center in Peru.  


Michael emphasizes the importance of creating a safe container for individuals in vulnerable states and th...

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In this episode Joshua and Chava explore different tools and techniques for transforming relationships and improving communication. They share their personal experiences and offer practical advice for creating deeper connections. 


Tune in, and join them as they discuss the power of eye gazing, the importance of regular check-ins and rituals like the marriage meeting and date night, and the benefits of vulnerability and trust.  



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This is a solo episode where I, Joshua Peters, will guide you through a heart breathing technique to encourage you to focus on your heart space and start breathing in love.     Heart coherence is a state where the heart, mind, and emotions are energetically in alignment, leading to increased physiological resilience. By practicing heart coherence, individuals can bring their autonomic nervous system into alignment, reducing stress ...

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Amanda Monk is a Transformational Coach specializing in Sexuality, Communication and Emotional Release. After 20 years in Organizational and Leadership Development in Corporate, she created her own practice combining her Erotic Blueprint Coach (TM) training with her expertise and certifications in business, communications, emotional clearing and energy work. She specializes in alchemizing shame and shadow aspects to initiate healin...

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Embark on a transformative journey with Strider John Peterson as we explore the realms of positive masculinity and embracing the sacred feminine. Prepare for a revelation that will reshape your understanding of relationships. Tune in for an unexpected twist that promises to leave you contemplating your inner dynamic, combining both masculine and feminine energies.

Strider John Peterson, is the founder of Focused Eye, a personal gro...

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Havalah Starlight, a singer, ceremonialist, and coach, combines music and inner work to bring transformative experiences to people's lives. She uses movement, breathwork, and shamanic practices to help individuals clear past traumas and reclaim their power.   Havalah shares her personal journey to shamanism and emphasizes the importance of taking an active role in one's own healing. She discusses the misconceptions about shamanism...
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    In this episode of Super States, we sit down with Jonathan Nhan, a pharmacist and hypnotist. We dive into the dynamic realm of human design and hypnosis as catalysts for life transformation. Human design, a fusion of ancient esoteric methods, unveils a personalized energetic blueprint, empowering individuals to harness their energy for more effective life management. 

    Meanwhile, hypnosis unlocks the gateway to super states, unveili...

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    On today's episode of Super States we talk with Gloria Brame, author of 'Different Loving'.

    Gloria Brame, is a clinical sexologist who specializes in sexual dysfunction, sexual fetishism, and consensual BDSM and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in helping people overcome challenges related to sexuality and self-acceptance. With a strong focus on fostering self-compassion and acceptance, Gloria's mission is to debunk m...

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