Art Heals Earth

Johanna Warren on Clearing the Channel 🌿 Singer-Songwriter, Herbalist, and Energy Healer | 008

September 07, 2020 Megan Reich Season 1 Episode 8
Art Heals Earth
Johanna Warren on Clearing the Channel 🌿 Singer-Songwriter, Herbalist, and Energy Healer | 008
Show Notes

Johanna Warren is a singer-songwriter, actor, herbalist, and energy healer based in Portland, Oregon. She has released 5 solo albums and 2 earlier albums under the band Sticklips. Johanna released her most recent album, Chaotic Good, in May of 2020.  

In this episode, we discuss: 

  • 2:48 – Living in Wales: Shifting from a nomadic lifestyle to staying within one place
  • 4:54 – Plants Johanna has developed a kinship with while in Wales
  • 6:26 – What Chaotic Good means for Johanna  as an album, music as a space for processing and calling in the neglected parts of ourselves
  • 9:58 – The voice as an energetic tool for embodiment   
  • 15:44 – Unblocking the voice, connecting the human body and the earth body through the voice
  • 19:24 – What brought Johanna to herbalism, how listening to the wisdom of plants has helped Johanna listen to herself
  • 23:44 – The interrelatedness of Johanna’s herbalism and music practices
  • 25:49 – The cyclicality of creativity and reclaiming the yin  
  • 26:36 – How the pandemic months have shifted Johanna’s perspective
  • 30:06 – Johanna’s journey with Reiki 
  • 35:30 - How energy work has affected the way Johanna engages with her music 
  • 39:16 – Being a multi-disciplinary artist,  moving between artistic mediums 
  • 45:55 – How Earth helps heal Johanna’s relationship to art  
  • 48:16 – A question Johanna has been asking right now 
  • 53:27 – What gives Johanna hope right now  

Johanna’s Website
Johanna’s Instagram
Johanna’s new album, Chaotic Good

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