➳⋆ Feathering is a technique used in energy healings. The auric field can be cleansed by sweeping a bird's wing, a handmade feather whisk, or a single feather in the space surrounding an individual. Feathering also introduces the element of air into the healing space. Feathers are our connection to the "air" forces; air being one of the four elements. The remaining three elements are water, fire, and earth.