Joy Wedmedyk (Iyaloricha Omi Lasa) has studied Mediumship, Divination, and Shamanism for over 35 years. Initiated in Regla de Ocha, Native American and African Shamanic traditions, she is an accomplished Medium and Shamanic healing practitioner and is nationally recognized as a Spiritual teacher, Psychic, Medium, Drum maker, Shamanic practitioner and artist.
Joy was a quoted source for Drawing Down the Spirits by Kenaz Filan and Raven Kaldera (2009) and is a contributing author for Walking the Path of the Ancient Ways by Corvis Nocturnum (2012) and Calling to the Ancestors: An Ancestor Devotional by Timothy Schnieder (2015).
In 1991, Joy and Alex created Earth Rhythm,a company dedicated to bringing drums and drumming to the community. They have taught hundreds of people to craft and play their own drums. Joy specializes in artisan crafted Native style hoop (Shaman) drums, with optional Shamanic dream paintings, to her clients to help further their own Shamanic work.
Joy travels throughout the country teaching workshops on many topics including, Ancestor Reverence, Shamanism, Psychic Development, Santeria, Initiation, Healing, and Drum Making. Go to the Calendar page to see where she will be teaching and and also offering Earth Rhythm drums and other products.
Joy also crafts artisan spiritual Perfume oils, Colognes, salt and herbal baths for cleansing and healing, makes jewelry, and draws and paints. All of her products express spiritual or metaphysical meaning and are created by following the teachings of her Elders and the guidance of the spirits.
Links to the books mentioned above-
Calling to Our Ancestors-
Walking the Path of the Ancient Ways-
Drawing Down the Spirits-