Sacred Song & Trance

Judy Lemon. Judy returns to share more stories of her extensive, ongoing work with a South American shaman, and brings something experimental and experiential — she will sing a traditional medicine plant song and we’ll see how effective it is, alone, in taking us into a trance experience. Traditionally, sound has been used for healing in many cultures. Throughout the indigenous tribes of South America, plant songs are an integral part of the healing process.

Icaro (Quechua: ikaro) is the term for a South American indigenous songs. Today, this term is commonly used to describe the medicine songs performed in ceremonies, to induce a profound state of healing, awareness or amazement.