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The Vortex & Labyrinth on Laurel Ridge

The Vortex

A vortex is a place of concentrated energy that people can sense. It usually is a result of positioning: where two or more energy meridians, called "ley lines," intersect on the Earth's grid.

Three vortexes were discovered (1974-2011) near the Laurel Highlands of the Allegheny Mountains in Western Pennsylvania. They were created by geological upheaval when the Appalachian Mountains were formed. They are similar to other energy centers found in Sedona, England, Egypt, Machu Picchu, the Himalayas, and the Shenandoah Mountains at Orkney Springs, Virginia.

We believe there are many more sacred sites that have either been plowed over by civilization or are remote and not yet discovered.

The swirling centers of the subtle energy coming out of the surface of the Earth characterize the site as a spiritual power center. Throughout the ages, people have been guided to seek the spiraling energy of the vortex as a source of meditation to invoke physical healing and spiritual transformation. Many have claimed healings, visions, and epiphanies of all kinds within the vortex activity. Others are more focused and peaceful.



The Labyrinth

Labyrinths are ancient pathways built in many shapes in sacred spaces around the world. The winding pathways of the labyrinth at the Laurel Ridge vortex crisscross the two energy fields ending with the heart of the labyrinth at the center of the vortex. As a result, walking into the heart of the labyrinth and reversing course on the way out balances the positive and negative electromagnetic waves in one's brain. Unlike a maze, a labyrinth has only one way in and one way out. You cannot become lost, and many have 'found' where they are going in life after walking there.

Walking the ancient traditional form of the classical 7-path labyrinth stimulates the 7 chakras--energy centers in the body that coincide with the endocrine glands. The walk suits for re-balancing the energy centers that keep the body in balance--releasing unwanted patterns and invoking new ones.

Walking traces the sequences as 3 - 2 - 1 - 4 - 7 - 6 - 5 into the heart at the center, then reversing on the way out. The organic woodland labyrinth on Laurel Ridge was determined by dowsing the flow of energy in the intersecting ley lines on the west vortex.

We are blessed to have been given stewardship of this sacred space in the Laurel Highlands. It is shared with those who seek a retreat for meditation, healing and transformation on their inward journey and spiritual evolution.

The vortex and labyrinth are on private land.
Access by appointment.
(814) 255-2163


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