Are you ready to embark upon an
undertaking of this magnitude?
Are you ready to grant yourself the permission to be yourself, to be genuinely original?
If you’ve said YES to the questions above, then you’re right at home. Welcome to CEREMONIE.
Regardless of the form or medium of CEREMONIE’s offerings – E-COURSES, the MYSTERY MENTORSHIP PROGRAM, PRIVATE SHAMANIC READINGS and DREAM INTERPRETATIONS, and handcrafted Healing Plant SKIN and AURA Care products – each of these offerings serve just one aim: to impart ancient and practical wisdom so you can restore your connection to the Unseen within your inner and outerworlds, actively receive the support of your spirit allies, break negative patterns, and celebrate your path with confidence.
Experience mysticism, core shamanism, psychic skills, and magick through the guiding values of integrity, equity, depth, and efficacy.
power of the Unseen.
WHAT IS THE UNSEEN?
“The Unseen” is the term I use to describe the Great Mystery; the reality that lies beyond our three dimensional reality. The Unseen refers to what we know in our heart of hearts to be real and true, even though we’ve been told it is merely fiction. The Unseen is primordial wisdom and ephemeral fullness; it holds power, beauty, magick, healing, potential, synchronicities, the indescribable, and the eternal. The Unseen refers to what is living within and alongside us, and what exists beyond us. It is a reminder to us that humans are simply part of existence, not the centre of it.
In my experience of the Unseen, I can hear, smell, sense, and speak with spirits, with the animate and inanimate, with the Elements, with archetypes and alter egos, and with my ancestors who came before me. This coexistence is liberating, fulfilling, inspiring, nuanced, and can also be challenging and terrifying — not because spirits and magick are frightening, but because I was once afraid to face my inner demons and shadows. Through my own healing, I began returning to myself, and the more myself I became, the more tuned in I became. The Unseen is meant to be seen.
My metaphysical practice involves:
- Spirit travelling and spirit communication
- Psychic smelling and mediumship
- Magickal spells, shapeshifting, and other forms of witchcraft and ritual work
- Working with healing plants as folk medicine
- Interpreting symbolic languages shared with me via the Motherpeace Tarot, dream work, and core shamanic journeying as a means of divination
In ancient Chinese mystical traditions, this multi-disciplinary metaphysical practice is called 巫 – Wu or Wuism. I have sometimes wondered if the modern term ‘woo-woo’ originated from my culture’s term, Wu.
In New Age culture, where spirituality is often diluted and appropriated, I feel it’s important to define a few frequently used words:
Animism: The ancient wisdom and practice that natural objects, phenomena (such as weather), and other inanimate things are living, possess personality, are filled with spirits, and have the capacity to offer wisdom and spiritual healing.
Core Shamanism: In combination with Animism, Shamanism is the oldest form of spirituality found by anthropologists. It’s important to note that it exists across many cultures and continents, and was first seen in matrilineal cultures (including my own as a Han Taiwanese). Shamanic healing consists of a practitioner traveling through varied states of consciousness via ecstatic dance, rattling, shamanic drumming, altered breath, consumption of plants (in my case, common non-psychedelic plants), and other rituals to interact with spirits and bring back messages that yield resolution and transformation.
Divination: The practice of viewing a situation with immense depth to see what is below the surface, and looking into likely pasts and future potentials. Practitioners of witchcraft, dreamwork, and shamanism are all able to divinate. The ‘language’ of divination is very often visual: nature omens, Tarot readings, shamanic journeys, or the nuanced symbols found in dreams.
Magick: The intention or action undertaken to manifest personal transformation or noticeable change. I intentionally use the ancient spelling of the word (‘magick’) rather than the term ‘magic’, as a way to differentiate my discussion of magick from illusionism and Hollywood magic. The vein of magick I practice is Chaos Magick — a style that cuts through the extraneous to work directly with energy currents for practical results.
Necromancy: The practice of connecting to the dead. In my case, this is mainly with ancestral spirits, spirits of loved ones who have passed on, and deceased pet spirits. This is an agnostic method, which means the dead can be accessed via core shamanic journeying, witchcraft, other forms of ritual work, and dream work.
Occultism: The serious study of the action or influence of supernatural energies and powers (magick), oftentimes in ritual.
Plant Spirit Healing + Plant Magick: Respecting and revering the consciousness of plants, I work with specific botanicals to achieve clearing, protection, healing and emotional and spiritual equilibrium. As with most forms of magick, the effectiveness of this ancient practice is rooted in the practitioner’s relationship with the plant’s own energy. Folk medicine still exists today, such as in Chinese Herbalism within the Traditional Chinese Medicine system.
Shapeshifting: Being mercurial is a quality of a witch, shamanic practitioner, and occultist. It’s defined as “changing form or identity at will”, most often energetically, but it can also be tangibly noticed in behaviour and other physical qualities of the shapeshifter. Both shamanism and witchcraft employ this method of magick to facilitate positive change and healing.
Witchcraft: Contrary to shamanism, where the practitioner travels to the beyond, witchcraft mainly focuses on inviting the spirit beings here to our physical world. Methods often include spells, inner visioning, and rituals that invoke energies and spirits. Lunar and astral alignment, magickal correspondences, spiritual symbolism, the elements, sensing frequencies and resonance, talisman and sigil making, and working with spirit companions are key aspects of witchcraft.
WELCOME FROM MIMI
My name is Mimi Young, and I am a Han Taiwanese Canadian living, working, and playing on the unceded and traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations – what is otherwise known as Vancouver, Canada.
I am also a spirit communicator, wu shamanic intuitive and occultist, whose work is to impart ancient and practical wisdom to those who are eager to (re)connect to the Unseen within their inner and outerworlds so you can actively receive the support of your spirit allies, break negative patterns, and celebrate your path with confidence. We all have intuitive gifts and magickal abilities; some of us simply need some support and encouragement as we find our way back to our inner wisdom and agency. Through mystical practices rooted in integrity, equity, depth, and efficacy, experience the safety to give yourself the permission to be original and all who you are.
Whether you seek to access the Unseen through a plant potion from my Skin + Aura collection, to study a single esoteric topic via my Spirit Study Courses, or to enroll in a more in-depth magickal study through my Mystery Mentorship program, I offer you grounded, practice-based expertise rooted in my experience and ancestral heritage. (In ancient Chinese traditions, this multi-disciplinary metaphysical practice is called 巫 – Wu or Wuism).
Though I’ve been aware of my psychic gifts my whole life, I began a conscious integration of myself through a chance shamanic encounter during five months of bedrest while pregnant with my second child. As I have blended these gifts with my diverse career background that includes design, education, and clean tech, I have developed a strong conviction to avoid the posturing and the clichés of spirituality. It is deeply important for me to be real and to be me. Likewise, in my approach to magick and psychic mediumship, I do not water anything down.
I have held space and led seekers and practitioners from all over the world in my Mystery Mentorship program and retreats, as well as collaboratively with brands including goop, Almost 30, Spirit House Collective, and Tokyo Smoke. In the press and on podcasts, my work has been celebrated by Vogue, goop, Harper’s Bazaar, Refinery29, Hey Girl, So You Think You’re Intuition, Healers, Living Open AND MORE.
Folks who have worked with me describe me as welcoming, engaging, deepening, and transformative.
As I say in my unconventional WORKING WITH MIMI TERMS,
Walk with me with respect, and you will be met with honour.
Walk with me with willingness and openness, and you will be met with open heart and open arms.
Walk with me with honesty, and you will have my heart.
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