Today we discuss channeling the warrior within us, reclaiming our inner magic, and healing ancestral patterns that may be holding us back.
My first guest, Summer Watson, is a British classical crossover artist that’s on a mission to inspire as well as entertain, with music that’s infused with the same positive message she embodies, “Go for your dreams and never give up!” She joins me today to discuss how we can rise from the ashes and conquer and prosper through pain and the challenges that confront us in life by channeling the warrior within each and every one of us.
My second guest, Vanessa Codorniu, is an acclaimed international intuition teacher, clinical hypnotherapist, and business mentor who has hosted more than 10,000 intuitive sessions in the US and Latin America in her 27 years of service. She joins me today to discuss how hypnosis and reiki support trauma, stress, and anxiety during these uncertain times, how Latinx and BIPOC folks have been affected differently during the pandemic, and what’s happening in these communities in terms of the rising of new healers and leaders in the wellness industry.
- Creating and living our lives with our future in mind instead of our past
- Going within to discover who we are and what is and isn’t working in our lives
- How to put on our warrior armor and rise up from the ashes when we are down
- Learning how to never back down or give up when things get really tough
- How Latinx and BIPOC folks have been affected differently during these times
- What a bruja is and why some Latinx individuals are reclaiming this title
- How hypnosis and reiki can support trauma, stress, and anxiety
- What’s happening in the Latinx and BIPOC community in terms of wellness
- The rising of new Latinx and BIPOC healers and leaders in the wellness industry
- The importance of practicing rest and restoration during the pandemic
- How ancestral traumas, patterns, and gifts can show up in our lives
- How we can shift Ancestral trauma or patterns that we’re dealing with
“When things become as horrendous as we think they can possibly be, it’s a time for us to go inward. This time where we’re having to wear masks, where we’re having to stay indoors, where we’re not able to see friends and family as much, where we’re working from home… It’s a time for us to slow down, a time for us to reflect, and a time to go deep within to really assess our lives.” – Summer Watson
A big voice with an even bigger heart, soprano Summer Watson is a singer on a mission to inspire as well as entertain. Having beaten stage 4 breast cancer and survived a deadly train crash, the chart-topping international vocalist knows all too well about the challenges that confront us in life.
Summer’s music is infused with the same positive message she embodies: “Go for your dreams and never give up!” Understanding the importance of determination and the healing power of music, Summer’s 2020 EP is the latest triumph in a career that has taken the beautiful Los Angeles-based Brit to the world’s biggest concert stages. Her newly released song Break The Silence references how one conquers and prospers through pain by channeling the warrior within each and every one of us.
Wowing the world with her incredible voice, Summer has shared stages with the likes of Michael Bolton, David Tutera, Chris Botti, and David Foster. She has performed for celebrities and royalty worldwide in such locales as Buckingham Palace, Jordan, Dubai, and China. Most of her acclaimed live performances have been in support of charities and causes she supports – from human rights to cancer research – as the inspirational warrior raises funds while lifting spirits.
In recent years, Summer has combined performance with mentoring young talent, not only by coaching the next generation of great singers but also by writing, producing, and recording their music. She has also been in huge demand for performing on film soundtracks, modeling at fashion shows, and collaborating with music industry greats.
Having graduated from London’s prestigious Royal College of Music, Summer became the first classical artist signed to a $1M contract with Sony Music. Her debut album, SUMMER, recorded at Abbey Road Studios, soared to number one on the US iTunes classical charts.
Hers is a singing voice so magical, and a story so special, that everyone who encounters Summer Watson is left open-mouthed in admiration while being inspired by the beauty and possibilities of life.
“You have to trust the light and look inward and really follow that pathway to find that gladiator warrior within yourself. No one can do that for you. When we’ve been faced with so many difficulties and traumas, we either just collapse, or we have to make a really strong decision for ourselves and fight for our lives because we’re meant to be happy.” – Summer Watson
Known as a teacher of teachers and healer of healers, Vanessa Codorniu is an acclaimed international intuition teacher, clinical hypnotherapist, and soul business mentor who has hosted more than 10,000 intuitive sessions in the US and Latin America in her 27 years of service.
As creator of The School of the Healing Artes, Vanessa has integrated her 27 years as a clinical hypnotherapist, priestess, shamanic practitioner, astrologer, and teacher of intuition, Reiki, and the Akashic Records to create her signature transformative and enriching experience that yields practical tools and lasting inner shifts.
The renowned Argentine-American started doing readings at 16 after her family confirmed that she was seeing and knowing things accurately about people who were no longer with them. She guides seekers to break through fears and connect to the practical power of their intuition so they can serve the world powerfully with their gifts.
The host of the Biz Bruja Podcast since October 2019, Vanessa is a writer for The Examiner, Wild Woman Rising, and a co-author of 365 Ways to Connect with Your Soul.
Vanessa was on the board of REVEAL: The Next Generation of Women Spiritual Leaders Conference along with Meggan Watterson, Gabby Bernstein, Latham Thomas, Rha Goddess, and others. She’s guided souls along other teachers including Marianne Williamson at Rock Your Voice Woman! Conference.
Vanessa is proud of her work as an empowerment facilitator for over 400 future young women leaders at the Bella Abzug Young Women’s Leadership Institute, creating innovative courses to support self-empowerment, inclusivity, and diversity. She has spoken and led workshops in NYC, Miami, LA, Costa Rica, and Panama, and online around the globe.
Since the start of shelter-in-place, Vanessa has been dedicated to serving her bilingual (English and Spanish) global audience. She is hosting free Monday Night Healing Circles and has certified over 160 new reiki practitioners virtually (at a pay what you can price) since quarantine began, empowering therapists, first responders including nurses and EMT’s, and moms and dads to have a therapeutic modality at their fingertips to support their family, friends, and clients.
“Reclaim your inner magic. Allow yourself to disengage from this uber productivity and from the pressure to be something that you’re not. When we release all that we’re not, when we release the stories we’ve been told and all of the limitations, we find that we’re just so much more than we could have ever known. I invite you all to love yourselves even more deeply and to give yourselves the patience and the compassion that each and every one of us truly deserves.”
“We only use about 15% of our brain, so we have so many resources, including our spirit and our mind, that when we are able to relax our bodies, when we are able to tap into hypnosis, we can find that place of peace within us no matter what’s going on outside. We can learn to hone our confidence and we can heal some of the inherited mindsets and stories and patterns that we’ve inherited knowingly or unknowingly from our families, our society, and our communities.” – Vanessa Codorniu
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