Selected Interviews & Media

NEW!! “The Gift of the Wound: Clearing Our Lineages”


The latest interview with healer & award-winning author L.R. Heartsong, presented as part of a video summit, Your Ancestors Are Calling: Shift Your Perspective on Anxiety & Depression to Heal Generational Wounds (September, 2019).

In this conversation with first-time summit host, Dottie Lamoureux, River shares not only what he has learned as a healer for 25 years working with others regarding these issues, but also his own struggles with depression and how he finally managed to break free of those chains – as well as learning to discover the gift in the wound(s).

“Fantastic.” “Powerful.” “What a wonderful interview!” “Magnificent.” “I watched ALL the interviews and this was the BEST.”


“Evolutionary Gaia: Healing & Awakening”



L.R. Heartsong’s recent presentation, “Evolutionary Gaia: Awakening and Healing”— recorded for a global video symposium in July, The Fierceness of the Mother: The Power of the Feminine to Revolutionize our World. 

“Your interview helped renew my trust, hope, and love in our aching world.” – Courtney D.

Presented by Jocelyn Mercado and Sacred Planet, this presentation is an inspirational journey into realms of healing, heart, personal and planetary transformation.

“Profound…” in the words of an inspired viewer.

Tune in and discover for yourself!



“Raising the Human Biofield” (June 2019)


L.R. Heartsong joins host Luisa of Passion Harvest Podcast for a profound conversation covering a wide swath of sacred ground!

A few of the show’s topics include:

+ Finding your way back to health

+ The Evolutionary Health & Embodied Soul 10-week signature program

+ Connecting with your soul’s purpose

+ Sacred plant ceremonies

+ Passion and soul

+ Finding clarity in healing

+ The human electrical field (biofield)

+ Rebuilding and regenerating your body

+ The Sacred Masculine and Divine Feminine


“Surrender, Forgiveness, and the Sacred Giveaway” (2018)


October 2018, as a key presenter in the Embracing Radical Change global online event, L.R. Heartsong once again joins Jocelyn Mercado, founder of Sacred Planet, for his best media presentation to date. Widely praised by viewers, this interview is an inspiring, upward spiral of light from the heart!

“All I can say is WOW!”


“I honestly found myself mesmerized.”

“[The] articulation and presentation were spot on… amazing job!”

“… a sacred gift you are offering the world.”

“… absolutely lovely… thank you for the uplift.”

“I’ve watched it three times!”


“The Shamanic Path: Initiation, Evolution, and Enlightenment” (2018)


In the Modern Shaman Mystery School, an international online gathering of shamans and healers, L.R. Heartsong talks with Lorna Liana of EntheoNation, discussing how in a healing crisis he was led to an ayahuasca ceremony and his subsequent path of apprenticeship to sacred plant medicines. He also speaks to the evolving nature of the shamanic path and medicine ceremonies, the importance of initiation, along with the difference between shamans and neo-shamans or shamanic practitioners. River offers insights into how the healing process can ultimately lead to enlightenment—which isn’t really what most people think it is.

“Shamanic Healing, Plants, and the Song of the World” (2018)


In this illuminating interview, L.R. Heartsong—healer, author, Earth mystic, medicine man—discusses the nature of the shamanic path, healing with plants as allies, trusting our intuition, the Life Task versus the Soul Task, and hearing the Song of the World. Recorded as part of the Remembering the Truth of Who We Are, a global awakening event, with Jocelyn Mercado, founder of Sacred Planet.

“Embodying the Sacred Masculine: Heart, Soul, Senses, and Earth” (2017)


L.R. Heartsong, healer and author of THE BONES AND BREATH: A MAN’S GUIDE TO EROS, THE SACRED MASCULINE, AND THE WILD SOUL, speaks with host Jocelyn Mercado during The Heartbeat of Mother Earth Summit, about embodying the Sacred Masculine through “heart, soul, senses, and Earth.” Articulate, insightful and inspiring.


“The Sacred Masculine” (2015)


River’s first audio interview on the award-winning Conversations Radio with Michael Stone, who speaks with thought leaders and social visionaries in areas of environmental restoration, evolutionary cosmology, social justice, and spiritual fulfillment. Also joining the conversation is Bill Kauth, founder of the ManKind Project.



Topics include:

  • Embodied Soul, Evolutionary Health
  • Full Spectrum Healing
  • Healing the Brain: Biochemistry, Plant Medicines, Trauma & PTSD
  • The Sacred Masculine: Welcoming the Healer
  • Embodied Wellness: Food, the Human Biofield, and Healing
  • The Shamanic Path: Initiation, Evolution, and Enlightenment
  • Belonging to Place: Ritual, Plant Allies, and Ancestors
  • Master Plants and the Soul of Healing
  • And more…