Joy Marie Wedmedyk
Joy Wedmedyk (Iyaloricha Omi Lasa) has studied Mediumship, Divination, and Shamanism for over 40 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). Joy’s upcoming book on Pagan Elders and their influences, co-authored with Lillith ThreeFeathers, will be released in 2018 by Megalithica Books.
In 1991, Joy co-created Earth Rhythm, a company dedicated to bringing drums and drumming to the community. She has taught hundreds of people to craft and play their own drums.
Joy travels throughout the country teaching workshops on many topics including, Ancestor Reverence, Shamanism, Psychic Development, Santeria, Initiation, and Healing. Go to the Calendar of Events page to see where she will be teaching. Joy also hosts Shaman's Quantum Universe, a yearly retreat to study and learn the ways of the Elders and Shamans of the world.
Joy crafts Salt and Herbal Baths for cleansing and healing ,artisan spiritual Perfume oils, Colognes, 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-