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What is shamanism?

Shamanism is the world’s oldest system of spiritual healing and divination, practiced by indigenous peoples all over the world. The shaman makes ecstatic flights into the world of the spirits to obtain information and bring back healing. Shamanism is an effective way to expand your awareness and access spiritual guidance directly for yourself.

More background on shamanism is available here (

What will I learn?

What shamanism is and how it works, including an overview of the spirit worlds
How you can travel safely to the worlds of the spirits, using gentle drumming Who your power animals and spirit teachers are – and how to work with them How to expand your consciousness and obtain direct spiritual guidance How to increase power, creativity, and humor in your life – and how to help your friends do the same
We will use the traditional sounds of repetitive drumming to facilitate the journeys. There will be ample time for background discussion, practical instruction, journey exercises, and questions.

Note that this workshop (or equivalent experience) is required for many of the other workshops that we teach.

About the Workshop - FREE First Session!

This is taught as a two-day weekend workshop - the whole weekend is $125 (with and Early Bird Special of $99 if you register by August 19), and if you aren't sure, you can attend just the Saturday morning for FREE - to see if this is something you'd like to pursue or not.

When you come, please bring a notebook and pen for recording your journeys, a bandana or other eye covering, and if you have them, a hand drum and/or a rattle.

The workshop runs from 10am to 5pm both Saturday and Sunday, with breaks for lunch.