Shaman, Co-Director of The School of Movement Medicine
Ya'Acov Darling Khan
Ya’Acov is a practicing shaman who has studied with and been recognised by teachers and Elder Shamans from the Sami (European tradition), and Achuar and Sápara peoples of the Amazon. Along with his wife, Susannah, he is the Co-Founder of Movement Medicine, a contemporary shamanic practice rooted in Intentional Movement. He has been teaching worldwide since 1989 and he speaks at platforms driving the transformation of world culture. His work is inspiring, contemporary and practical, and includes people from all walks of life. Ya'Acov's 33-year marriage and partnership with Susannah, with whom he is Co-Director of The School of Movement medicine and Co-Author of 'Movement Medicine', forms the loving foundation and union for a life dedicated to the transformation of our world. He is the author of the best-selling 'Jaguar in the Body, Butterfly in the Heart – the Real-Life Initiation of an Everyday Shaman’ (Hay House 2017) and the upcoming 'Shaman – Opening the Door Between the Worlds' (Hay House 2020).
"My connection with Bright Sky came from Bart’s passionate wish to support people offering the kind of work we offer to bring their work to a wider audience. As a species, we are on an edge somewhere between crisis and opportunity and I support initiatives that seek to bring more consciousness in any and all areas of life. Bright Sky is such an initiative. I believe its success will be part of supporting many people across the globe to know who they are, find their purpose and live meaningful lives."