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Dr. Tracy Latz, M.D. and Dr. Marion Ross, Ph.D. (The Shift Doctors) are available for seminars and speaking engagements on the topics of integrative medicine, personal transformation, esoteric studies, spiritual growth, color and sound healing, energy medicine, emotional freedom technique, and sacred energy centers.

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Heart Companion Pendants to Open Your Heart

heart-companions-highlight-gold-1This Special Edition Heart Companion gives you additional powerful spiritual assistance to co- create with the Universe. It is wearable beauty with the power to transform your life. It is an advanced sacred geometric tool that opens your heart to Source, while grounding you to Mother Earth.

You must experience this first Special Edition Heart Companion Pendant with 14 magnificent high quality faceted gems expressing a high vibrational energy for 2015. This pendant will also be specially charged in both our Chamber and the new Pleiadian Communication Portal. It is available with your choice of a Diamond or White Sapphire on the Starface.

Starface (left) In Center: Diamond or White Sapphire. Clockwise from top: Amethyst, Blue Sapphire, Rhodolite Garnet, Demantoid Garnet, Citrine, Emerald.

Earthface (right) In Center: Tanzanite.  Clockwise from top: Aquamarine, Ruby, Peridot, Orange Sapphire, Chrome Diopside, Pink Garnet.  

For more information or to purchase click here: MORE INFO About Heart Companion Pendants

Dr.’s Ross & Latz love to search the world for transformation tools to Shift Your Life. They both have doctorates in holistic healing, metaphysics, complementary and alternative medicine.  Together they have written 3 books, taught at national and international professional conferences, produced >70 YouTube instructional videos, meditation CD’s and instructional DVD’s.  Visit or opt into their website at to read free articles, listen to free meditations and to receive updates on their classes or events. Contact “The Shift Doctors” at to have them teach or present to your conference, private gathering or group.

Structured Healthy Water: What’s in Your Faucet?


We first met Ralph Suddath  inventor and CEO of Vortronix, when he was making a presentation about: how and why water is a major contributor to the state of our health and what we are drinking out of the tap. He was giving his personal solutions to one of the most dire problems we face at present on our planet. This presentation was at the Tesla Extraordinary Technology Conference in New Mexico. After his presentation was completed, he was swarmed by some of the finest scientists in the country – all rushing to buy his water units before they sold out. We were lucky to get a few for ourselves and have both been using his technology for almost a year with wonderful results.



Structured Healthy Water: What’s in Your Faucet?

by The Shift Doctors and Ralph Suddath

Do you feel more vibrant when you are allowed freedom of movement or when you are herded in a long queue in the TSA security line at the airport, moving in stops and starts?

Just like humans, water loses its zest and vitality when it stagnates. It needs to flow and naturally spiral to remain vibrant. Imagine water flowing down rocks and sediment as it travels down a mountain stream. Faced with a rock in its path, the forward motion may be hindered, but it finds a way to just swirl around it, forming a spiral. This is one of the ways that nature gathers energy and life force. Water moving from the top of a mountain to the bottom becomes energized, vitalized and alive. Water has a unique molecular structure when moved through the spin of a spiraling vortex. Such vortices cause their molecules to become organized into their most energy efficient geometry- that of a living crystal in hexagonal form. Crystalline water is really in an interconnected OH4 tetrahedron form – resembling the form of quartz crystal which is a network of interconnected SiO4 tetrahedron.

If, however, water is confined and forced through straight pipes (such as water pipelines or sewer lines in our big cities), it loses energy as well as its natural vibrant frequency or structure. It is the frequency or structure of healthy water that assists our own cells to remain healthy and infused with vitality when we ingest it. (more…)


The Mighty Oak – Nature’s Forgotten Food

Richard-300x169Wild Wanderings With Guest Blogger Richard Cleveland 

The Shift Doctors (TracyLatz M.D. & Marion Ross  PhD.) have had the opportunity to take a wonderful Wild Edible and Medicinal Plant course in the mountains of North Carolina with Richard Cleveland, the Founder of The Earth School. During the past 20 years Richard has taught nature awareness and survival skills to thousands of people of all ages. He is an avid outdoorsman, fishing guide, writer, public speaker and a self-trained Naturalist. Some have called him “The Upstate’s Survivorman.” He teaches children as well as Navy Seals nature awareness and  advanced wilderness self-reliance skills.

The Mighty Oak – Nature’s Forgotten Food

By Richard Cleveland

Most of us can identify oak trees and probably climbed a few in our younger years. I have fond memories of these majestic giants growing near my home as a child. Many people utilize its dense wood for winter warmth, but what about its other attributes? From a health point of view, oaks are a powerhouse of nutrition. In my opinion acorns are one of the most abundant and nutritious foods on the planet and yet are completely ignored by well over 95% of the masses. I’ve even heard people complain because they mess up their driveway. It’s FREE FOOD people!! The Native Americans relied on them pretty heavily in the western states all the way to the coast. In fact many of the Californian tribes depended on them for their very survival. Many of the eastern tribes, like the Cherokee, ignored them for the most part simply because of the abundant and once prolific American Chestnut. For those that don’t know the story, the American Chestnut was decimated by a blight that came into this country via China. All that remains of these once magnificent trees are large rotted stumps. It was stated that at one time, one out of every 4 trees in the Southern Appalachian Mountains was an American Chestnut! That was a lot of food that once fed a large number of people and animals…now sadly gone. The good news is numerous dedicated individuals have been working for years to re-introduce them and are making great progress. Future generations may again experience and revere this magnificent tree and partake of its generous abundance. :)

Why were they preferred over acorns, you might ask? Simply…processing time. Acorns contain tannins that need to be leached out of the nuts to make them palatable. Oak is quite astringent so it is useful medicinally as well. The genus Quercus (oak) contains about 600 species worldwide. We have around 60 here in the United States. All oaks fall into one of two categories…the white oak family and the red oak family. The white oaks typically contain less tannins than their red oak cousins and therefore require less processing as a whole. Interestingly, the Native peoples of California prized the red oaks. Their high tannin content would deter insects and hungry rodents more efficiently, allowing them to be stored for longer periods of time…often a few years. This was very important to their existence because a plentiful mast crop wasn’t guaranteed each year. A great book I highly recommend is “It Will Live Forever” by Beverly R. Ortiz. The book features Julia Parker of the Yosemite Miwok/Paiute lineage. I had the profound pleasure of meeting Julia and her daughter Lucy several years ago. I was honored to assist them in demonstrating the process of their traditional acorn preparation in front of a crowd of about 180 people. The finished product was simply called “acorn,” a pinkish paste with a mild but powerfully energetic taste.

IMG_0178I collect acorns each year and freeze them for various programs. Typically, during a class we process them into flour to make bread. Leaching the tannins from the acorns can be accomplished in two ways…cold water leaching or hot water leaching. The cold water method is best if you have access to a clean stream or creek and plenty of time on your hands. After removing the shell, the nut is broken into small chunks to help facilitate quicker leaching. It’s all about surface area folks! Crushed ice cools drinks quicker than cubes for the same reason. Place the small pieces in a fine meshed bag and simply tie it to a tree in the current and let Nature take its course. Test the nuts every day or so until they taste good. Use them like they are or dry them and store for later use. I’ve even heard of people leaching them in their toilet tank for a few weeks. Flush, flush , flush :) Remember your tank is filled with clean water so it’s not necessarily the image you just conjured up in your mind :) HA! With that said, I’ve never tried it, but if I did I’d probably clean the tank real good first….’jus sayin’ :)

The hot water method is what I normally do, simply for time constraints. After breaking the nuts into small pieces with a rock (yes, I use a rock :)  ), I place them in hot water and boil them for several minutes. When the water gets frothy and/or dark orange, I strain the nutmeats (more…)


Nine Insights Into Sound Healing

Jonathan Goldman, today’s guest blogger, is a writer, musician, teacher, and good friend of “The Shift Doctors” (Tracy Latz, M.D. & Marion Ross, Ph.D.. He is an authority on sound healing and a pioneer in the field of harmonics. Jonathan is the author of The Divine Name: The Sound That Can Change the World, The 7 Secrets of Sound Healing, Healing Sound: The Power Of Harmonics (Inner Traditions), Shifting Frequencies (Light Technology) The Lost Chord (Spirit Music) and Tantra Of Sound(Hampton Road), written with his wife Andi.

Jonathan has written numerous articles on the therapeutic and transformational uses of sound and music, which have appeared in many national publications. He has also contributed chapters and interviews to many books and his work has been cited in several books. The McGraw-Hill college text, Music In Our World, has a chapter on Jonathan’s recording of  “Dolphin Dreams“. In DaVinci Decoded, Jonathan’s CD “Chakra Chants” (one of The Shift Doctors’ favorite CDs that we recommend to our students) is listed as the #1 Selection for “Top Ten Spiritual Playlist”.

Nine Insights Into Sound Healing
by Jonathan Goldman

Sound and music have been used since ancient times for healing and transformation. Yet there is today a growing re-emergence of interest in this field of sound healing with many different thoughts and ideas about the effects of sonics and their use as a transformative energy. Many of the major questions about sound healing are still unanswered. The following thoughts are just my own and may not be based upon the reality of anyone else. They may, however, prove to be useful insights and considerations for others.

One: We are all unique vibratory beings.
To begin, we address the concept that the basic principle of sound healing is that everything is in a state of vibration, including our organs, bones, tissues, etc. If these parts of the body become imbalanced they may be healed through projecting the proper and correct frequencies back into the body. This works for imbalances and over-or-underactivity in the chakras and the energy fields.

I believe that this concept is correct. I merely question whether the various frequencies that have been tabulated by numerous scientists and sound healers as being the frequency for the liver, for example, or the root chakra, are correct. My reason for questioning this information is that first, usually none of these frequencies that have been tabulated agree with one another. The second is, do you really believe that you have the same vibratory rate as anyone else? (more…)

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Happy Mother’s Day and some TIPS to Shift!

DCF 1.0Happy Mother’s Day!
Spring is a wonderful time for Shifting consciousness!  Remember to remain connected to your True Essence by finding and doing activities that allow you to center and re-balance daily.
When we allow our self to connect with the Bright Light that is within us (our True Essence), we actually become more beautiful and radiant outside as well!!  We spend so much time and effort daily attempting to restore our physical beauty.  How much do we spend on beauty products a month to combat aging?
Try these inner AND outer beauty techniques… they REALLY WORK!
1.  Get aerobic exercise at least 3 hours a week to increase blood flow.
2.  Go to bed earlier. A good night’s sleep allows you to restore your neurotransmitters, your endocrine system and actually improves memory functions.
3.  Drink plenty of water to allow your energy to flow through your body as well as to release the toxins that builds up in your system daily from within and without.
4.  Eat dark chocolate. Wow!  It turns out that the University of Copenhagen researchers say that (more…)
Shift Mystery School

Shift Your Life® Mystery School

Shift Mystery SchoolHave you ever wanted to delve into the Ancient Mysteries or mystical teachings yet felt you didn’t have the time or financial resources to be able to travel to study for weeks at an official Ancient Mystery School? Shift Doctors Tracy Latz and Marion Ross both obtained their Doctorates in Metaphysics at Delphi University, a wonderful Ancient Mystery School in McCaysville, Georgia. We recommend their classes whole-heartedly to people who desire intensive study in a protected retreat setting away from their busy home or work environment! We believe in these current times that is important for as many people as possible on the planet to awaken to who they truly are and to expand their conscious awareness. Our human evolution depends on it.

Since 2000 The Shift Doctors have been teaching specific metaphysical classes to select groups. However, we now feel it is time to expand our teaching for those who truly have a desire to delve more deeply into metaphysical studies in their own community setting or who do not have a week to spend away from their family or work in a more intensive setting. To that end, we are now offering ‘bite-sized’, affordable classes, courses and seminars on Ancient and New Mystery School teachings to both public and private groups through the Shift Your Life® Mystery School.

Courses of study currently offered include the following topics:

  • Meditation
  • Intuitive Development
  • Qigong
  • Energy Healing Modalities
  • Scientific Basis of Crystal Healing
  • Human Holistic Energy System
  • Color and Sound Healing
  • Past Life Regression
  • Soul Logos Mysteries
  • Sacred Geometry
  • Energy Medicine
  • Entering the Sacred Space (and the Tiny Space in the Sacred Space) of the Heart
  • Spiritual Art
  • Channeling Techniques
  • ‘The Art of Remembering’
  • More…

For current scheduled classes see our event calendar page, sign up for our newsletter to learn of future event (by opting into our newsletter on our home page), or contact us to teach to your local private group at

Are you ready to delve deeper? Come join us or contact us to come to your group!

Loads of Light to you in your on-going journey,  :)

“The Shift Doctors” Tracy & Marion

Dr.’s Ross & Latz both have their doctorates in holistic healing, metaphysics, complementary and alternative medicine. Dr. Latz is a cell biologist and board-certified psychiatrist. Dr. Ross is a Rohun doctorate and a transpersonal psychologist. Together they have written 3 books (one a #1 bestseller on Amazon), taught at national and international professional conferences, produced >70 YouTube instructional videos, meditation CD’s and instructional DVD’s. They are both certified in intuitive development, hypnotherapy, medical qigong, crystal healing, mind-body medicine, homeopathy and energy medicine from accredited programs. Visit or opt into their website at to read free articles, listen to free meditations and to receive updates on their classes or events. Contact “The Shift Doctors” at to have them teach or present to your conference, private gathering or group.

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I wanted to share with you how much I enjoyed experiencing the 12 Keys. I use them every day now, especially at tense moments or when I need answers, and they do come to me almost instantly. I further hope that the others walked away also feeling they too have gained so much insight and that they hold the key…. I hope one day you will offer classes for children.
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‘So, since I started applying the keys to my life… MAN!!! So much has changed I can’t picture that person I was before. I have transformed my life, and now wake every morning with glee and gratitude, and a sense of profound well-being, despite the ongoing challenges that come my way. I feel enormously grounded, and satisfied with work, life, place, and trajectory. I started studying The 12 Keys while in a place of deep wound, and cumulative patterns that had led me to a place of tension, lack of comfort with myself and my direction, and a binding sadness. I felt stuck in Paris, in a job that was increasingly not nourishing, and far from my true place. In the last two years, I have paid off my home in the US, quit my job, moved back to home in New York State, wrapped up life in France, started a new company which is already flourishing, am building community and friendships and work in my home village in the mountains, have a new puppy, and deeply content NOT to be in a relationship for the time being, and feel that health, peace, and ability to really make things happen have all improved to a place that would have been unrecognizable two years ago. I no longer feel like a victim, I am fully responsible for my life in each moment, and I feel joy and sheer glee daily. Does that about sum it up?’
The lessons to be learned from this book are age old but reframed in ways that are easy to incorporate and appropriate to our lifestyle today. They ring true for me because of my experience with cancer patients who display a survivor personality, exceed expectations and more often survive when no one gives them any hope. Shifting and finding the right path, in order to survive, are what various myths and religions teach us. We are to find our way and not lose our lives by becoming what others want us to be. We must, however, have the courage to lose the life imposed upon us by others in order to save the life we desire to live; for women that means choosing to live their authentic life and not a role. It is easier to have coaches and guides to help you on the path to transformation and this book can do that for you.
I have personally experienced the work of Dr. Latz when I was asked to review her and Dr. Ross’ first book. Her material was fresh, innovative, and created results. It opened up a new area of treatment intervention that I had only limited exposure to in the past. I found it helpful, impactful, and informative, and I now apply her teachings in my practice. On a personal level, I find Dr. Latz to be insightful,intuitive,intelligent, and a pleasure to connect with.
Shift is a humble and yet accurate title for a jewel of a book that is filled with easy, genuine practices to support the reader to move into their highest potential of self-actualization. I personally and professionally now use a number of these exercises as daily practices. Whether you are a professional working with patients and clients, or a person interested in wonderful transformation, this book is a must have for your own self-care and for the well-being of those you care for. Dr. Tracy Latz and Dr. Marion Ross gives the reader easy to follow steps on how to change dark and heavy emotional states into physical and emotional lightness of being. They draw on their brilliant talent and training, elegantly sharing universal internal processes that either infringe on our well-being, or bring beautiful and profound liberation. It is a book I read over and over again, the subject matter is this rich. Thank-you Dr. Latz and Dr. Ross.