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Programs, Classes and Workshops

2024

In-Person Class & Workshops

 

THE SOUL PURPOSE

I am teaching in-person monthly at the Soul Purpose in Swansea, MA

April 16 Plant Journeys to Mugwort and Elder

Click to register

 

HERBSTALK

June 1 &2

The Armory, Somerville, MA

Plant Communication

with myself & Barbara Aspland-Wolf

Shamanic Skills Apprenticeship Group

January 2024 - postponed

The essence of shamanism is working with helping spirits from an animistic perspective, where humans are not necessarily the focus of the work.

This group will cover basic shamanic skills from a deeply animistic perspective. 

 

This program is for people who wish to learn or improve their shamanic skills,  deepening the relationship with their own spirit help. Participants will learn skills that help manage the psychic openness that comes with working with spirits, learn how to work more deeply with their own spirits as well as spirits that are available to all of us such as land spirits, spirits of the directions, etc.

Participants will be creating power objects with their spirit guides. These will be worked with in class.

Class group meetings will be twice a month, for 2 – 3 hours, either Sunday mornings from 10 am - 12:30/1:00 pm or  Wednesdays from 7:00 - 9:30/10:00 pm.

Tuition is on a sliding scale from $125 - $200/month and includes email access to me and additional chats on Zoom. For local people, I may be able to offer local walks and drumming circles.

This program is by application only. If you are interested click here for an application.

Foundation Skills

  • Creating Sacred Space

  • Grounding

  • Discernment

  • Clearing (energetic clearing, spiritual bathing, light space clearing)

  • Protection

  • Connecting to Nature

 

Basic Skills/Knowledge

  • Shamanic Tools

  • Journeying to the Three Realms/Otherworld

  • Meeting and working with Spirit Guides

  • Working with your Spirit Guides for personal healing

  • Meeting and working with Ancestors, both blood and spiritual

  • Divination

  • Working with Signs in this world

  • Working with the Directions

  • Working with the Elements

  • Formulating journey questions

Detailed Syllabus

Into the Unseen World: Basic Shamanic Skills Apprenticeship Program 2024

 

 Class 1

Beginnings & Basics

  • What is Shamanism, Animism

  • Setting sacred space

  • Grounding

  • Embodiment

 

Class 2

Protection and Clearing

  • Protection

  • Space clearing methods

  • Personal clearing methods

 

 Class 3

Ancestors

  • A bit of cosmology

  • The Ancestral Realm

  • Working with Ancestors

  • Altars

 

Class 4

Ethics, Discernment, Lower World Journeys

  • Ethics of a shamanic practice

  • How to discern spirits

  • Starting journeying to the lower worlds

 

Class 5

Lower & Upper World Journeys

  • Personal Healing work in the lower world

  • Upper World Journeys

 

Class 6

Personal Power and Beyond

 

Class 7

Connecting into the Wider World

  • Journeying to the four directions

 

Class 8

Middle World Spirits

 

Class 9

Working with the Elements

 

Class 10

Working more intensely with the Spirits

  • Empowering objects

  • Ritual journeys

  • Divination journeys for yourself and others

 

 Class 11

Basic Deathwalking

  • Helping unsettled human spirits move on from this world

 

 Class 12

The Fair Folk

  • I work a ton with the Fae. Rules on how to work with them relatively safely. Who and what you may meet in the Unseen Realms.

 

Optional Class, date TBD: Vagaries of Being a Practitioner

Things to consider and think about if you’re interested in being a practitioner.

 

 

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