I’m Dyana, and I’m an oracle. I started doing Woke Up Knowing™ experiences in 2011 when I had a waking vision of being in a bed in an ancient castle with people sitting around my bed waiting to hear a dream I had. Years later, I have dreamt in several countries, in languages I didn’t speak, for seekers, artists, scientists, and humanitarians.
I practice an unsupervised oracular tradition that has no formal training. Currently, I have few peers. I believe these things are changing as more of us step out of the quiet and into the light.
This is my service. This is my art. This is Woke Up Knowing™.
I use she/her/hers pronouns and work on colonized land of the Kizh and Gabrieliño people.
Omkari Williams on Stepping Into Truth: Conversations about Race, Gender and Social Justice. (transcript in progress)
Thais Sky Guimaraes on Reclaim where I talked about what happened when I learned to pray, learning I was Blackfoot, what “otherness” has meant to me, and how to find you real question. We also had a deep dive into permission to BE, and friendship systems. Thaís said we spoke, “…on an exquisite adventure into the realms of where social justice and spirituality meet. Together we talk about relationships and communal relating, getting our needs met and taking up space.” Here’s a transcript.
Nicole Antoinette from Real Talk on the sometimes gory underbelly of doing a fringe-dwelling business, a great and thorough process of getting past the Right/Wrong questions and into the REAL, and my own(sometimes messy) relationship with money,
Heidi Rose Robbins on spirituality and my work, membership+belonging, my astrology, and I even read two poems in this interview!
Julie Parker on The Priestess Podcast, where I do a live piece of work with Julie, and talk about opening up to our work.
Mara Glatzel on Needy. We talked Money, Sex and Dismantling White Supremacy At HOME.
Esmé Weijun Wang on The Unexpected Shape blog. This one is older, and about my work with my decision-making model, SuperConditions™.
I’d love to know what you thought after you listen/read to these pieces. Take good care and thank you for your time.
I enjoy being a guest on stages, podcasts, programs, or in public art projects. Please ring +1 310 663 6630 or email to invite me.
Work With Me
Your choices are:
Join at your favorite level and become a supporter on Patreon. $3+ per month.
24-minute phone call: $100 (pay, then schedule yourself here). 24-minute sessions are 24 minutes, and may be extended during your call. Any portion of a 24-minute unit is $100, and can be paid after your session using the same payment link.
24-hour Woke Up Knowing Experience: $1,500 (by phone). I'll reach out to schedule after you have paid.
Group Oracle Sessions vary in scope and availability. Click through to join an upcoming experience.
I am very rarely available for meeting facilitations and business development sessions, including curriculum development. Call me at the number at the bottom of this page if you have been personally referred by a client of mine.
Oracle-In-Residence (work over multiple days, for individuals and groups) are $3,000 per 24-hour period, plus first/business travel and all expenses. Let's talk to make a plan.
I begin my work for you at the moment you pay, therefore the fees are non-transferrable and non-refundable. Thank you for honoring my work with your commitment.
I have a sliding scale for social justice champions, marginalized humans, and am also happy to gift my work to folks who are in need of support—reach out to me directly, and we will make a plan.
My work is about finding a way to shifting away from the life-above-the-eyebrows intellectual approach to problem solving. Too often, we limit what we are capable of to what “works on paper.” Get beyond those traps and expand your capacity to discern your natural no and crystal clear YESses that affect your life, career and relationships.
Prior oracle sessions and residencies
I have dreamt for many individual clients, as well as done group work and appearances in:
Bainbridge Island for mysouldust’s Compassion Camp
Idyllwild, CA in collaboration with Idyllwild Community Acupuncture
The Grand Canyon on personal retreat and communion
Oaxaca, MX with Rocio Navarro and Cultu Emerge community
Wellington and Napier, New Zealand in collaboration with Yin Yoga
Los Angeles, CA (ongoing)
Sun dance with Medicine Butte prayer family in North Dakota
Molokai, Hawai'i with the wonderful Magically Rooted community
Ojai, CA, in a yurt.
Boquete, Panama for a retreat of incredible humanitarians led by Lisa Fabrega.
Ojai, CA for the Picking Up the Pieces Retreat by Alana Burton Sheeren.
Southampton, NY, private retreat.
Newburyport, MA, private retreat
Walla Walla, WA, private retreat.
Spark! Reignite Your Fire Retreat, Santa Fe, NM.
Places I will dream + Collaborators I'll dream for
I am setting intentions here; the following are not clients who have currently or previously hired me.
Jenn Lamb art and dreams in nature collaboration
Huntington Library Orbit Pavilion
Color Outside, a remarkable movement to create safe places for women of color to come together and explore the outdoors
The Runaway Experience: an inclusive retreat for people of color
Hedgebrook, Women Authoring Change
Writing Residencies and Retreats like the Fever Dreams Collective
Artist Colonies and Assemblies like Space on Ryder Farm
Places of “Rest and Refreshment” for artists, like Yaddo
Lake Tahoe, CA
Be part of a dream or alter-cognition study. (SCIENCE! May 2018!)
On a fjord
Ceremonies and Prayer Circles
A great desert, like Liwa Oasis, UAE
Animals, individual, a herd, or a pack
For a baby
Work with Björk, on a dream-to-VR experience project
Reggie Watts, on anything
In collaboration with Itshanapa