Music Icon Jim Morrison said that people are afraid- of themselves, of their own reality, especially of their own feelings. Shaman Durek Verrett sees the fear. " People put up a mask in order to feel safe, but I see past it," he says. "I don't let people make excuses. I"m not going to hold you're hand either. I want you to stand on your own feet."
This past Sunday, the House of Intuition, a spiritual healing center perched above Sunset Boulevard, hosted an energy clearing and intention setting workshop with Shaman Durek, a Silverlake resident and practitioner of spirit. As a Shaman, Durek acts as a bridge between the spiritual and physical worlds.
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Durek Verrett looks more like a hipster than a healer. A former fashion model with a Chihuahua called Rocky and a boyfriend named Hank, he walks the earth in quilted silver Nike sneakers and keeps his iPhone in a hot-pink case.
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Urban Shaman Durek Verrett
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