Melinda Joy Miller, Founder
Melinda Joy Miller has an extensive background in sensorimotor-integrative therapy, child development and metaphysical healing. She is a medicine woman, cultural anthropologist, nationally-
known as a feng shui master and geomancy teacher, reiki master and permaculture expert with several published books, including Rainbow Dancer, Color,
Medicine Wheel of Peace: Discovery of Purpose for Peace in Relationships,as well as numerous feng shui and shamanic training curriculums. She studied privately with Dr. Harold J. Reilly in alternative therapies.
Melinda Joy's book, Shamanic Gardening: Timeless Techniques for the Modern Sustainable Garden is taking her on a book signing and class tour across United States. It integrates sustainable, ancient and traditional gardening methods with shaman principles and modern permaculture. The myths practices, history, recipes and philosophies inside her book will enhance your relationship with nature, sustain the earth, delight your senses and nourish your soul. For a signed copy click here.
For over 30 years, she has immersed herself in feng shui, shamanic practices, spiritual healing arts and has created sacred spaces, directed training programs, facilitated ceremonies and produced numerous feng shui and environmental conferences in Philadelphia.
In 1998 she produced and hosted a WCHE radio show, "Feng Shui Hotline." Melinda Joy has been recognized by National Public Radio, Feng Shui for Modern Living, Modern Bride, and has twice graced the cover of the Philadelphia Daily News. She has a new blog, Shamanic Gardener.
From a deep commitment to peace, protecting the environment, and creating harmonious space, Melinda Joy pursued many years of shamanic study with Moornah Simonea, a Hawaiian Kahuna and Grandmother Twylah Hurd Nitsch, then president of the Seneca Indian Historical Society and internationally known teacher of ancient Native Wisdom. Grandmother Twylah bestowed on her the honor of Tradition Keeper of the Medicine Wheel of Peace from the Wisdom Teachings of the ancient Seneca People. Melinda Joy has studied ways of peace with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in the Kalichakra and at an international symposium on the meaning of peace.
Melinda Joy began her extensive study of feng shui with Master Lin Yun. Her diverse background has allowed the Shambhalla Institute a unique perspective to develop deeper ways to approach the ageless science of feng shui and become one of the most comprehensive and well-established feng shui and shamanic training institutes in North America.
"Thanks Melinda Joy, we LOVED each moment with you and cannot thank you enough!!! Wow, we learned so much from your insights and comments. Your enthusiasm and wisdom is deeply appreciated."
Will & Gemma McCoy, Fort Jones, CA: Shamanic Gardening Consultation
"Melinda Joy is the one, single most influential person on my spiritual path. Her community of like-minded Light workers together with her many students of feng shui became the heart of a spiritual community. I am deeply grateful."
Chris Aldworth, PA: Graduate all Shambhalla classes
"Melinda, you have taught me so very much about the World and Unseen Worlds, feng shui, Tibetan Buddhism, Native Americans, and more. I honor you for all you have given me in my life."
MD: Feng shui, shamanic and space revitalization client
"I have been inspired to make the most significant changes in my life from what Melinda Joy taught me ...instilled in me a new level of spirituality, courage, and confidence."
Carolyn Grace, NJ: Graduate of feng shui class
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