Experience Arizona's scenic and sacred landscapes, mystic insights, ceremony. Sedona Be Your Own Shaman-Seer Insight Retreats, 1 - 8 days; Modern Day Mystic shamanic mentoring sessions--at studio and on-line. Hopi, Navajo, Grand Canyon, Canyon de Chelly: group tour or independent traveler. New Year's, solstice, equinox, full moon, seasonal and celestial events programs. Sacred site connection, vision quest in nature, circle of power ceremony, sunset-starlight-full moon circles, nature energies and awareness, conscious re-creation skills. Mythology both ancient and modern, original and informative articles, and photos.

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Mini Calendar 2016 upcoming programs

Some core programs to consider:

-personalized Insight Retreats
-Shamanic mentoring sessions to address your issues/goals.

-uplifting 4 or 6-hour seminar in nature: Mystical Insights, Nature Connection Practices & Ceremony:
Insights flow from shamanic journey/intuitive feedback, noticing signs, connecting with earth energy and inner knowings. Sense of what is emerging for you at this time; activate in ceremonies with water, labyrinth, Ancestor Wheel. Includes entry fee to beautiful, remote private site on Oak Creek. Can combine with Sedona Vortex Tour.

Full Moon Mystic Insights
and Ceremony Circle

Circle created for the season and participants: mystic insight journeys to the drum, connecting with moon and nature at night vibrations, ceremony to activate positive change in your life. Held outdoors spring - fall.
2.5 hours
$75 pp with 3 ($100 pp/2
2016 dates:

Nov. 14, 5 - 7:30 pm
Dec. 13, 5 - 7:30 pm

The Will of the Heart, Earth Energies & Vision
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Nov. 13-17
Mystic Insight Core Skills Retreat
(please email for schedule and details)

Dec. 6-8
Retreat: Inner Pathways Conscious Evolution Insight Session, Mystic Nature Outdoor Seminar, Circle of Power Ceremony. Please email if have interest in one or more of these 3 sessions.

Dec. 18-22:
Winter Solstice Be Your Own Shaman-Seer Retreat

Dec. 29 - Jan 1: New Year's Eve Insight Retreat & special ceremonies

at a date that works for you:
Conscious ReCreation:
Instigating the Next Becoming Retreat
Joyful, flowing creative insight experiences, nature inspiration and ceremony to stimulate/energize a fresh beginning in some aspect of your life.

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Hopi option
Special Hopi Healer Circle Journey

please email if you are interested

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HOPI and/or Navajo
Independent Traveler Program

Deepen your Sedona retreat with personal time with a knowledgeable, wise Hopi guide. 1 or more days.

Your adventure begins with a seminar in Sedona and you drive up to meet your Hopi guide.

Hopi white cliffs turn red in setting winter solstice sun. Image by Sandra Cosentino, 12-21-12.

You can extend this with Canyon de Chelly, Navajo experience of canyon jeep tour, rock art, special circles and ceremony.

Videos, new articles from Crossing Worlds blog:

Earth Spirit Series Articles
Nature Mysticism,
Pt. 1 article

Attention and Mystical Perception, Pt. 2 article

Shamanic Journey in Today's World: Direct Experience with the Sentient Universe; Pt. 3 --article, images

Vision Quest; Pt. 4 article, images

Conscious ReCreation: Instigating the Next Becoming, Pt 5 article

Crossing Worlds videos:

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Spirit of the Southwest Blog

Southwest Cross-Cultural Wisdom Circle Blog:

Calendar (more details here)


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Sedona is a gateway
to mythological lands of natural power and beauty.

Are you feeling the call to renew your vision, de-stress, & absorb the vitality and primal beauty of this high desert land & clear night skies?
Fresh perspectives come alive as you explore red cliffscapes, connect with nature energies and insight skills of the modern day mystic, participate in ceremony; or experience Hopi and Navajo lands, culture and peoples.
upcoming Retreats, 2016:
Dec. 6-8: Earth Spirit, Conscious Evolution, Ceremony Retreat

Dec. 18-22: Winter Solstice Be Your Own Shaman-Seer Retreat

Dec. 29 - Jan 1: New Year's Eve Insight Retreat & special ceremonies

Sedona Tours
Shamanic Insight Skills mentoring in Sedona or online
Ceremonies, sound healing index
Native American Experiences index

• personalized programs
dawn, sunset, moon-starlight options
• articles, images, newsletter

Sedona CC welcome

Enter the many worlds of Crossing Worlds:

Sedona Tours and Nature Experiences

Explore amid red landscape temples, "vortex", prehistoric sites and qualities that have made this a place of inspiration for thousands of years. Personalized to connects you with the energies and essence of the area. Hear legends and world views--both ancient and metaphysical--you decide your truth of this mythological place! Also, geology, natural and human history, archaeology with your guide who is native to Arizona with a depth of spirit of place insights to share.

Sedona Explorer and Sedona Sacred Vortex Tours
(can combine with Mystical Nature Shamanic Journey Seminar)
Earth & Sky Speaks to Us Seminar in Nature
Sunset & Starlight Nature with Sacred Solo Circle experience
Spirit of Sedona Circle, 1.5 hours: stories, energies, insights, ancestors

photo by Tom White
Conscious Evolution - Modern Day Mystic - Ceremony

Modern Day Mystic - Direct Experience with the Sentient Universe. Mentoring/intuitive feedback in timeless pathways known as "shamanism", updated for today's world allied with skills development in nature energies, signs, attentiveness, lucid dream messages, and ceremony. New insights flow in that deepen knowing, build confidence, support conscious re-creation of your life in a frequency more aligned with your soul. Activate positive change with ceremony as you work with intention, cosmic energies, and more.

We also work with other conscious evolution insight tools that enhance mystic practices such as clearing energies/patterns, meditation, listening to the inherent wisdom of our body and developing here-now clear-eyed Presence with Self as your point of power and freedom.

Insight Experiences
• Shaman-Seer Experiential Sessions
Mystical Nature Shamanic Journey (can combine with Vortex Tour).
4 or 6 hour programs at a beautiful private site on Oak Creek with ceremonial structures:
a flowing time with mystic insight, nature connection, ceremony

Be Your Own Shaman-Healer Retreats, 4-5 days (scheduled at dates that work for you)
2 -3 day Mini-Retreat Options:
2A. Opening to Mystic Seeing and Earth-Spirit Awareness
2B. Core Skills: Shamanic Journey & Nature Connection
2C. Aligning With Greater Self Shamanic Practice

Sedona Vision Quest Retreats, 7 or 8 day program with one (or more) night(s) out solo on your own--this is an extended version of the 4 day Being My Own Shaman-Seer Retreat.

• Mystic Vision Weekend for those who do not have time to commit to a full week vision quest program: nature oriented inspiring time out to develop some core skills as you give yourself an energetic break from your busy world and let some fresh insights flow in

• Conscious ReCreation: Instigating the Next Becoming Retreat
Joyful, flowing creative insight experiences, nature inspiration and ceremony to stimulate/energize a fresh beginning in some aspect of your life.

special retreat programs/circles can be arranged on Hopi and Navajo lands as an extension of Sedona area earth-spirit insight work.

Circle of Power Shamanic Drum Healing Ceremony & Teaching
• Full Moon Mystic Insights & Ceremony
Ceremony created for you to honor your intention/rite of passage/special day

• Seasonal Events Index--solstice & equinox, holidays
Celestial Events--full moon, new moon, meteors, eclipse
• Scheduled 2016 Retreats (others can be created at any time of year)

(please see blog articles such as:
Shamanic Journey, Nature Mystic, Attention, Ceremony, Vision Quest, Indigenous Soul, Stars)

Native American Cultures; sacred, archaeological & historical sites; Colorado Plateau region canyonsoverview

The Colorado Plateau is a compelling, primordial region with the largest concentration of national monuments, parks and spectacular canyon and mesa landscapes anywhere. The land is alive with stories of Hopi, Navajo, Apache, Zuni, & other Native peoples still living on their ancestral homelands. Explore prehistoric pueblo cliff dwellings, rock art.

Guided personalized group tour or independent traveler program that begins with in depth seminar in Sedona based on decades of experience with the lands, peoples and cultures of the region.

Grand Canyon - Sacred Peaks Tour

• 1 day journey, authentic, personalized
(independent traveler option also available that begins with a Sedona area seminar)

Hopi and Navajo Lands & Peoples
• 1- 4 day seminar/journeys. Authentic, respectful, personalized experiences of the 2 most traditional cultures in North America. We visit villages, homes, enjoy traditional food, see seasonal activities, hear the stories, share special circles, arts demonstrations, special circles.

Native Infusion Earth-Spirit Retreat Journeys
Hopi and Canyon de Chelly, Grand Canyon with blessing and campfire circles, Navajo fire ceremony, starlight jeep ride in the Canyon de Chelly, Hopi and Navajo hosts. Created for groups of 4 or more or independent traveler program arranged that begins in Sedona seminar with Sandra Cosentino based on a life time of experience.

Southwest Ancient Cultures Journeys
• to Hopi, Navajo, Zuni Pueblos, trading posts behind the scenes--each has special fairs, seasonal activities and personal interactions with warm Native American hosts arranged for groups of 4 or more.

Sandra Cosentino, M.S.,operator, owner and head quide for Crossing Worlds Journeys, has been offering quality experiences in the Southwest since 1991. Prior to that she was a school teacher, natural resource manager in Alaska, forest service fire look-out, land developer and conservationist; also worked professionally for and with Native American groups. She creates customized experiences for individuals and groups from around the world. This includes: nature-cultural tours and earth-spirit, mystic knowing personal growth programs. Her circle of heartful, knowledgeable guides and teachers include traditional Native Americans living on their homelands and other talented guides, resource people, and holistic practitioners.

A native of this land from an Arizona pioneer family, Sandra draws on a lifetime's experience of exploring the Southwest, listening to and being inspired by Nature and the mystic path of direct knowing, and sharing in friendship and respect with indigenous Peoples. Sensuous red canyons, jagged mountains and buttes of the Colorado Plateau, Alaska wilderness and the Andes are part of Sandra's inner landscape. She resonates with the vibrant energies of a land alive with stories, sun and rocks that speak to us and renew life. Her informed passion, knowledge of the land and peoples, mystical understandings, intuition and warm welcome create a bridge for you to enter these worlds.

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Our ecotour policy:
Crossing Worlds Journeys creates a rich sense of place with authentic, personalized cultural and nature experiences that respect the Native and local peoples and the land from which they spring. We explore in depth the cultures, human history and natural history of the region. We bring together circles of people so the inherent dignity and wisdom of all are honored, bringing understanding and economic benefits to the local peoples. Our non-profit branch does service projects in Hopi lands. We share our love of the earth with our guests, teach principles of minimizing impact to the land, recommend organic and local foods as a key to good health, and support local stewardship groups.

Operating under permit to:
• Coconino National Forest
(see articles on low impact enjoyment of our Red Rock Ranger District)
• Hopi Tribe
member of :
• Sedona Chamber of Commerce
• Verde Valley Archaeology Center
• Astronomers of Verde Valley
• Grand Canyon Association

Reservation and Cancel policy: deposits are required for Sedona Tours which are refundable less a $25 pp office fee with 2 weeks prior notice by email or writing; non-refundable with less than 2 weeks prior notice. Final payments due at beginning of tour in cash.
Retreats, special ceremonies and cultural tours are paid in full 35 days in advance (non-refundable with less than 35 days notice); deposits are required which are refundable less 50% office/planning/coordination fee with 60 days prior notice; non-refundable after that.
Meeting place info and cell phone contact is given at time of registration.


Articles: on pilgrimage, sound healing, nature awareness,
the call of the Ancient Southwest, Native American topics, dreams, shamanic perspectivies, eco-tourism


Calendar of events


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Crossing Worlds Hopi Projects

The non-profit service arm of Crossing Worlds: a bridge for cross-cultural learning from ancient wisdom of Mother Earth and earth-based cultures. We facilitate special projects on Hopi lands in support of cultural continuance.

We invite you to join in our Hopi Projects providing food, clothing and gifts to familes and supporting Hopi pre-schoolers and cross-cultural events in Sedona area!

See Hopi project video
Ancient Ways Co-Exist With Today

You are invited to become a part.
Please sign up for the occasional non-profit and Hopi cultural info newsletter
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Updated on November 22, 2016