Alma is a heavenly hypomelanistic corn snake who has been with the Sanctum since 2012. She's a sweet and sensitive little healer who snuggles up close to everybody she meets. If you let her, Alma will caress your skin and even squiggle inside your clothes—she is a potent kundalini activator, and especially loves to tickle where the sun don't shine! Alma has helped many people loosen up and enjoy their playful spirits. She has had 2 different sized eyes since birth, a sign of her visionary powers. Alma often visits her admirers in dreams to inspire new wisdom and transformation.
Archer is a radiant Albino Colombian Red Tail Boa who carries a heady medicine of expansive love. Within his gentle coils, people often open to new levels of humility and grace. Like the great Sagittarius, Archer's magical arrow and fiery ruby gaze bring the heart's desire into focus, empowering us to aim truly in life with love, clarity and intention. His innocence, curiosity, and patience remind those he meets to enjoy the bountiful beauty and sweetness available in every moment. Archer enjoys hanging upside-down from trees, basking in the afternoon sun, and snuggling with his serpent mama Summer whenever he can. He shares his medicine freely with all willing listen to the subtle song of the heart.
Damiana is a 6 foot Colombian Red Tail Boa who found her way to the Serpent Sanctum in 2015, leaving behind a life of urban isolation and neglect. Although when she first arrived to the Sanctum Damiana was depleted and weak, she has blossomed beautifully among the joys of sisterhood and dance and loves cuddling up to her many admirers. Damiana’s healing powers are profound, and she seeks out and uses her sensitivity especially with those whose suffering is intense, soothing all souls with her gentle embrace.
Ghost is a luminous and ethereal 10 foot Albino Redtail Boa with a soul of gold. She joined the Sanctum in 2019 after spending her Queen years touring with Anandha Ray, founder of Shamanic Fusion Dance, offering monthly shamanic rituals and performances across the USA. This ethereal beauty inspires awe, humility, and visions of great power in those who embrace her glowing coils of love. Both mighty and tender, Ghost continues to enjoy occasional public appearances with the Sanctum as she deepens into her elder years as a mature serpent in the comfort of a forever home.
Risa is a mystical pastel Royal Python with a mysterious past. Because she wasn't handled much by her previous caretakers, Risa can be shy at first—but once she warms up to you, Risa is a fabulous dancer and loves to crown like the queen she is! Risa is quite curious and enjoys exploring the many paths and people she meets through her work with Serpent Sanctum. She's a powerful hunter with strong instincts and a deep medicine of truth-seeking—and recently became a mother to 4 beautiful slithering babies. Risa's sweet spirit invites each person she meets to smile and laugh with her on the road of life!
Shiva is a 9 year old pastel royal python who has been dancing with Serpent Sanctum since 2012. He's the life of the party, a total charmer who loves meeting new people. Shiva loves other snakes and enjoys spending time with his slithery friends. He has fathered 12 little wiggly babies (mostly pastels like himself), and has blessed the Sanctum with 2 magical super pastel babies. He is pictured here snuggling with his latest sweetheart Risa and their serpent mama Rose (he's the one licking mama's shoulder).
Simone, our bitsy beloved Kenyan Sand Boa, carries a potent dragon energy within her small body. Don't let size fool you—at just 2 feet long, she is fully grown into her power! Simone carries a grounding energy, and often supports those uncomfortable with serpents to feel at ease and comfortable with a snake for the first time. She is a bit of a goofball and loves to wiggle with friends, bury herself in the sand of her desert home, and play peekaboo! Simone uses her tough scaly dragon-tail to nestle herself close to the Earth and hear its messages, invoking deep medicine while helping us all remember to take things lightly, too.
Tiamat is a queenly pink Salmon Colombian Red Tail Boa, born to Serpent Sanctum in May 2016. She is the keeper of a profound shamanic wisdom, revealed in her first days of life carrying her placenta outside her body. Tiamat's persuasive peach-pink hugs have melted many hearts, blessing those she meets with pleasure & beauty. Yet she loves best to shine as the Queen's crown, caressing the third eye with her sweetness. She and her twin sister Vida also carry a powerful karmic medicine that integrates old energies into beautiful new connection. They have been raised together throughout their lives.
Vida is a gorgeous Salmon Colombian Red Tail Boa, born to the Sanctum in May 2016 with her twin sister Tiamat. Adorned with radiant caramel skin, she loves to lounge in the sun where her rainbow iridescence is revealed. Her vibrant spirit inspires respect and admiration wherever she goes—all who meet her are starstruck by her power, grace, and strength. Vida enjoys climbing and will quickly find her way to the top of any tree. She also enjoys dancing and will wrap her generous coils around as many dancers as she can reach. With every sinuous movement of her serpentine body, Vida declares that she was born to live life to the fullest!