Nurturing Your Inner Garden - Roxana Roshon, Naturotherapist, Ph.D.

Dreams – The Window to Our Lives

Posted October 9, 2016

Starting this fall, we are excited to be offering a new lucid dreaming workshop series. As a group, we will journey into our dreams. Each month, the dream techniques build upon the ones learned the previous month. Overall, we will learn:

  • the importance of dreaming and dreaming lucidly,
  • different pre-dream techniques for setting intentions for your dreams,
  • various dream totems and patterns that can influence your dreams and your waking state,lucid-dreams-dream
  • how dreams can influence your life and your future,
  • requirements for lucid dreaming,
  • the spectrum of lucidity,
  • methods of entering lucid dreaming, and
  • modifying your dreams

Do you remember your dreams? Do you know what your dreams mean? Do you want more input into your waking state? Do you want your subconscious and conscious to learn from each other? Do you want to use your dreams to heal? Curious? Here is the outline…

Introduction to Lucid Dreamingdare-to-dream
Monday October 24th, 2016

  • Reasons to lucid dream
  • Requirements for lucid dreaming
  • Lucid dreaming in popular culture
  • Dream journals
  • Resources
  • Stages of dreaming and sleeping
  • Different dream lineages (western, Tibetan and Mexica traditions)
  • Pre-dream (hypnagogic) techniques
  • Have a glass of Meditation Lemonade

Dream Recall remember-your-dreams
Monday November 28th, 2016

  • Why is it important to remember your dreams?
  • Learn recall techniques from different dream lineages:
    • Western
    • Mexica
  • Helps improve your memory in the waking state
  • Hone in on the details in your dreams
  • Discuss smells and herbs that assist with dreaming
  • Try a Third Eye Tonic

Setting Intention for Your Dreamsdream-intention
Monday January 23rd, 2017

  • Review people’s dream experiences over the last two months
  • Decide what you want to manifest next in your life:
    • physical health,
    • emotional healing,
    • fixing a relationship,
    • finding a partner,
    • bringing more abundance into your life.
  • Practice planting dreams together
  • Sample Tulsi (royal basil) tea, which is traditionally used to enhance enlightenment

Dream Symbols and Patternsbutterfly-with-blue-moon-dream
Monday February 27th, 2017

  • Learn more about the animal totems that can influence your dreams
  • Learn to recognize patterns in your dreams (measure, movement)
  • Practice planting dreams together
  • Discuss dream images that participants commonly experience
  • Lemon ginger tea is the flavor of the month

Lucidity Spectrum and Techniqueskeep-calm-and-lucid-dream-4
Monday March 27th, 2017

  • Learn the stages of lucid dreaming and where your dream patterns fall
  • Practice the MILD (Mnemonic Induction of Lucid Dreams) and WILD (Waking Induced Lucid Dreaming) techniques, which are the two most common methods of inducing lucid dreams in the western tradition
  • The importance of becoming conscious in our dreams
    Lucid living, our next step
  • We’ll pause for a Cosmic Wisdom Tea or a Pillow Talk Tea

Healing Through Our Dreamshealingdreams
Monday April 24th, 2017

  • Rejuvenating ourselves through our dreams
  • Healing others and the collective as part of our dream practice
  • Practice planting healing dreams together
  • Sample a nutritious ginger-orange soda for grounding us into spring

Investment in Advance: $150 per person for the six month series (received by October 24th, 2016)
Investment as We Go: $30 per person per month (all pricing includes HST)
Time: 7:00 – 9:30 pmdreams-windows-to-soul
Location: 133 Imperial Road North, Guelph, ON N1H 7Z5
Bring: Your dream journal
We will supply beverages and healthy snacks.

Confirm your attendance by emailing:, calling me at 519-400-5463 or book yourself in on-line (under workshops, scroll to the “Dreams – The Window to Our Lives” series).