Shamanic Wedding in the Mountains of Blue Ridge Parkway

May our connection reflect
divine love and prismatic light.
— Julie Crawford (an original by M+E)
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
 

Learned the hard way: Shake the champagne too much and the contents will explode to the point of spraying the photographer standing 20+ feet away. The burst also startled me and I lost focus, haha!

 
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme

The hike to the top + DIY bouquet along the way

Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme

Sacred Wedding Ceremony

  • cleansing through smudging

  • four elements + corresponding coordinates

  • reflections + releases progressing into union

  • writing conscious vows together

  • letters from loved ones

  • nature offerings of tobacco + sage

  • oracle card reading

  • unity toast with family gift

  • earth, air, fire, water combined for mud painting

  • danced to conclude the soul-smashing ceremony

Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
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Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
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Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme
Sacred Shamanic Wedding at Black Balsam Knob | Adventure Elopeme