This section lists Advanced Trainings that may be taken once participants are proficient at journeying. These listings may include Soul Retrieval Training, Extraction Training and Healing with Spiritual Light and Death and Dying. Please note that many instructors include these classes in their long-term offerings. Please check with the instructors offering long-term trainings to see if these courses will meet your needs. If you are practicing shamanism and working with clients, it is beneficial to become familiar with all of the different aspects of shamanism. This page was last updated September 19, 2018.
September 1, 2018 Eugene, Oregon Course: Medicine for The Earth Taught by: Leia Hart Website To register, contact: Leia Hart (541)844-2805 Website Cost/Times: $108.00, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Additional Information: Learn how to heal with Spiritual Light! Through a powerful combination of journeys, ceremonies, and meditations, learn how to heal yourself, your community, the earth and your relationship with all life! See website for detailed description. Required reading: Medicine for The Earth by Sandra Ingerman.
September 9, 2018 Gloucester, Massachusetts Course: Shamanic Extraction Workshop Taught by: Leontine Hartzell To register, contact: email email@example.com include your contact information and a short paragraph about your background. Cost/Times: Sliding Scale $160.00 - $200.00. Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Additional Information:Location: Private Residence in (Address provided after acceptance) 40 minutes north of Boston, accessible by commuter rail. Learn powerful shamanic healing techniques to remove energetic intrusions. Leontine Hartzell has had a full time shamanic energy healing practice for 25 years and has done thousands of extraction healings. Learn to work with spirit guides doing core shamanic extraction methods, Quechuan extraction healing and extractions with crystals. Prerequisite: Shamanic journeying experience required.
September 15-16 & 29-30, 2018 Woodland Park, Colorado Course: Soul Retrieval Taught by: Roxanne Roberts Website To register, contact: Roxanne Roberts firstname.lastname@example.org (719) 687-4335 Cost/Times:$325.00. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm all four days. Additional Information: In this two weekend workshop we will learn how to bring back "soul parts" for clients and help them to mend their fragmented self. In this workshop you will learn how to find fragmented parts of a person's essence, return them to their bodies, and in the process bring them back a gift that they may have lost during the initial trauma. Others may also be holding on to our "essence" or "soul parts" and we will learn how to bring these parts back as well. We will also look at whose soul parts or essence(s) you maybe holding on to so you can release them and any karmic ties. Prerequisite: Journey skills and a good connection with guides are needed.
September 22-23, 2018 Manhattan (New York City, NY) Course: Medicine for the Earth: Alchemy for a New Consciousness to Flourish and Thrive in Challenging Times Taught by: Tony Allicino To register, contact: Irma Starspirit Caceres at email@example.com or at https://www.mynewsletterbuilder.com/email/newsletter/1413158138 Cost/Times: $333.00 (early bird $255 before August 3). Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Additional Information: Based on ancient knowledge and practices, this workshop will teach you skills that can be integrated into your daily life to create miracles for yourself, others, and the Earth. Using the universal principles so with-in, so with-out and as above, so below, you will learn to shift into a state of oneness and harmony with the Web of Life, and transmute negative beliefs, attitudes and energies to create change in your health, relationships, and the environment. Working with your Spirit allies, nature and journeys, will help you to shapeshift into a transfigured state of congruence and balance, reclaiming your Divine light, to affect change, and to flourish and thrive during challenging times. Shamanic journeying experience is required. Suggested reading: Medicine for the Earth: How to Transform Personal and Environmental Toxins by Sandra Ingerman.
September 27, 2018 Kwai Fah Acupuncture Clinic, Chicago, Illinois Course:Healing with Spiritual Light, 2 Hour Introduction Taught by: Lauren Torres Website To register,contact: Lauren Torres, firstname.lastname@example.org, (708)474-9973 Website Cost/Times: $30.00. Saturday 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Additional Information: Transfiguration is an ancient way for creating miracles, and healing by connecting to the divine light that is within you. Learn what it is, and why it is something everyone can do. Have a direct experience of transfiguration. Bring a rattle if you have one.
September 28 - October 1, 2018 Amsterdam, New York Course: 5-Day Soul Retrieval Training Taught by: Barbara Neznek To register, contact:http://www.willowtreewisdom.com/5-day-soul-retrieval-training/ or email Barbara email@example.com Cost/ Times: $295.00. Friday, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10:00 am- 4:00 pm and Tuesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Additional Information: This training is based on Sandra Ingerman’s books Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self and Welcome Home: Following Your Soul’s Journey Home and the CD program “The Soul Retrieval Journey” produced by Sounds True. These are suggested not required readings. This five-day workshop is designed exclusively for those who wish to bring shamanic healing techniques into their practice with others, not for personal healing. Participants will learn how to perform the shamanic method of soul retrieval to assist individuals who have experienced emotional or physical trauma. Participants will learn how to diagnose soul loss, perform soul retrievals, tell healing stories, and much more.
September 29-30, 2018 Glendora, California Course: Psychopomp - Death and Dying Taught by: Katy Ingersoll Website To register, contact: Katy Ingersoll 626-483-8920, firstname.lastname@example.org, Katy Ingersoll PO Box 2284, Glendora, California 91741 Cost/Times:$325.00 – includes lunches, snacks and beverages. $75.00 deposit guarantees seat; full tuition due by September 20, 2018. Class size maximum 8 participants. 10:00 am - 5:30 pm Additional Information: Prerequisite: Must know how to journey. This workshop is designed for those individuals who want to receive training: to help people cross over, to work with the spirit of death, dying individuals, the grieving, how to bring healing back through hope, harmony, love and unity; how to bring healing to traumatized locations and lands; how to contact loved ones who have crossed over; how to assist those dying to complete their “unfinished” business and so much more.
October 5-7 and 27-28, 2018 - Both required Berkeley (Bay Area) California Course: Soul Retrieval Taught by: Girvani Leerer, Ph.D. http://www.shamanicpsychologist.com/shamanic-practitioner-path/- - To register, contact: Girvani Leerer 510-649-9624 email@example.com Cost/Times:$650.00 for Both Weekends Both weekends are required. Weekend 1: Friday 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm & 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Sunday 10:00 am-5:00 pm. Weekend 2: Saturday 10:00 am-5:00 pm & 7:30-9:30 pm, Sunday 10:00 am-5:00 pm. Also available as part of a long term shamanic practitioner program package with Savings that begins March 19 (See long term) Additional Information: Limited to 8 participants. Requires successful experience with shamanic journeying and an active working relationship with your Helping Spirits. Interview/Application is required. Soul Retrieval is sacred work to bring all aspects of our life energy home to our clients. In this advanced class you will learn about issues causing soul loss from a shamanic perspective,and how to use shamanic journey skills to diagnose, journey, retrieve, and restore lost vital life force for your clients. Special attention will be given to telling healing stories for clients, ethics and helping your client integrate this returned life energy into a healthier daily life. Students will submit two case studies after class for feedback from the instructor in order to refine their Soul Retrieval work. This is a class for those who want to learn how to do Soul Retrievals for clients, not for those looking for personal Soul Retrieval work. October 12-14 and November 16-18, 2018 Gloucester, Massachusetts Course:Soul Retrieval Training Taught by: Leontine Hartzell To register, contact:www.eyeofeagle.org Cost/Times: $825.00. Fridays 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Saturdays 9:00 am-9:00 pm, Sundays 9:00 am-6:00 pm Additional Information:Two Weekend Training at Eye of the Eagle Center for Spiritual Light. The goal of this training is to teach the method of soul retrieval for others, as well as past life soul retrieval, body part, community, and land soul retrieval. Receive and learn to perform a soul purpose retrieval as well. Learn about the history and indigenous shamanic traditions and practices around the world and how this healing method is especially needed and applicable for our modern society. Sacred fire ceremony, shamanic art, drumming, singing and dancing will be a part of these powerful practices. This training meets Sandra Ingerman's requirements for Soul Retrieval Training. Application is required.
October 13, 2018 New York City (Greenwich Village), New York Course: Shamanic Extraction Taught by:Tony Allicino To register, contact:(212) 414-1042 or firstname.lastname@example.org Cost/Times:$250.00, Saturday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Additional Information:An advanced class for the shaman practitioner who has an active relationship with their Spirit Allies and who wishes to add Shamanic Extraction healing to their practice. In this class you will learn the causes of spiritual intrusions, misplaced energy that needs to be extracted; how intrusions manifest as illnesses and imbalances; classic shamanic methods to perceive and to safely and effectively remove them; and how to neutralize and transmute them for the health and well-being of your clients.
October 13-14, 2018 Denver area, Colorado Course: Midwifing Death: Shamanic End-of-Life Practices Taught by: Renna Shesso Website To register, contact: Renna Shesso email@example.com (720) 216-0005 Cost:$135.00 - $175.00 (sliding scale) Additional Information:Where are we going when we leave? How can the dying be compassionately supported in their transition out of life? How can “stuck” souls be assisted across to the Other Side? This is the classic role of the psychopomp - the one who “midwifes” dying and guides the soul Across the River. This training enhances our ability to work compassionately with the dying and deceased, and helps us move past our own fear of death. Prerequisite: Good journeying skills.
October 13-14 2018 Southfield, Michigan Course:Shamanism, Death and Dying Taught by:Connie Lee Eiland To register, contact:Connie Lee Eiland CLShebear7@gmail.com 248-809-3230 Cost/Times: $170.00 until 9/22/18, then $220.00. 10:00 am Saturday till 4:00 pm Sunday. Additional Information: Understanding that death is part of life impacts our living in a positive way. This workshop heightens our spiritual understanding of death and dying. It teaches ways to assist others as they approach this transition and teaches psychopomp.
October 13-14, 2018 Amsterdam, New York Course: Death & Dying (Psychopomp) Taught by: Barbara Neznek To register, contact: Barbara Neznek firstname.lastname@example.org Cost/ Times: $140.00. 10:00 am- 4:00 pm Additional Information:Please bring a rattle and/or drum, blindfolds, journal and don't forget your lunch both days. Good journey skills are required. In this class, we will explore healing the dead as well as the living. We will look at where we go after death, how we can help people transition, and how we can help stuck souls cross over. This is a great stand-alone class for hospice workers and people who work closely with the terminally ill. We will check in on our deceased loved ones, and make sure our friends and family "got to the other side." After this class you will never look at death the same.
October 13-14 & 27-28, 2018 Canaan, New York Course: Soul Retrieval Taught by: Michael Burdick www.owlessence.com Contact:email@example.com Cost/time: $500.00. - $100.00 due upon registration to hold your space (non refundable) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Saturday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Sunday (extra time if needed). Additional information: This two weekend workshop we will learn how to preform the Shamanic healing practice of Soul Retrieval. By bringing back essence that what lost during emotional or physical trauma, we can help bring someone back to their center and find they’re wholeness. This is a very small workshop limited to only four attendees.
October 26-27, 2018 Des Moines, Iowa Course: Medicine for the Earth Taught by: Carole Meade Website To register, contact: Carole Meade firstname.lastname@example.org 515-279-9625 Additional Information:Shamanic cultures tell us that we are "dreaming the wrong dream" by believing we are separate from nature and the spiritual realms and that we are victims of the environment. In this workshop we will focus on healing our relationship with the earth, the elements and other living beings. We will invite helping spirits into our lives and will ask them to work with us to weave an "inspired" world into existence. The key to Medicine for the Earth is the process of transfiguration which enables us to transmute mental and environmental toxins by transfiguring into divine light. This class is about helping you to connect with nature and your own deep wisdom so you can move into a place of honoring and appreciation for the your ancestors, your descendants, each other and all of life.
October 27, 2018 New York City (Greenwich Village), New York Course: Deathwalker: Shamanic Death and Dying Workshop Taught by:Tony Allicino To register, contact: Tony Allicino (212) 414-1041 or email@example.com Cost/Times:$250.00, Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm Additional Information: This class will introduce you to the traditional role of a shaman as Deathwalker. You will learn techniques how to be with dying and death in a powerful and loving way; work with your ancestors and Spirit Allies to explore your connection with death; learn how to be present and of service to people who are terminally ill; and learn classic shamanic psychopomp to assist people who have died, and are stuck in their transition, to cross over to complete their soul’s destiny.
November 10-11, 2018 Amsterdam, New York Course: Extraction Training Taught by: Barbara Neznek To register, contact:http://www.willowtreewisdom.com/shamanic-extraction-training/ Cost/ Times: $140.00. Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am- 5:00 pm . Additional Information:This class is an introduction to the shamanic healing method of extraction. This course teaches you how to see, sense, and remove localized illness and pain connected to spiritual factors. Please bring a rattle or a drum if you have one, a bandanna, cushion and/or blanket, your lunch, and a pen and notebook. Wear comfortable clothing and warm socks.
November 18, 2018 Westhampton, Massachusetts Course: Death & Dying, Psychopomp Taught by:Linda Dean-Farrar To register, contact: Linda Dean-Farrar firstname.lastname@example.org Cost/ Times: $175.00 – Sunday, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm. Additional Information:Bring love, light and compassion to the transition of death and dying, release fears about spirits stuck in between the worlds, and support those remaining behind. Psychopomp is Greek for ‘conductor or leader of souls’. Through this class you will discover the cosmology of death and where souls go after death, how to journey to connect with spirits of deceased who are struggling with transition, and by holding ceremonies of healing for grieving individuals, communities and also for Earth herself. Psychopomp is very compassionate, powerful and sacred work. Prerequisite: an active relationship with your spirit helpers and successful journeying experiences.This class meets Sandra Ingerman’s criteria for Death and Dying, Psychopomp, a pre-requisite to her two-year teacher training.
December 1 - 2, 2018 Eugene, Oregon Course: Shamanic Approach to Death, Dying and Beyond Taught by: Leia Hart www.leiahart.com To register: contact: Leia Hart (541) 844.2805 email@example.com Cost/Times: $216.00. Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm. Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Additional Information: A shaman works with the spiritual healing for both the living and those who have died. We will explore the shamanic approach to a the sacred art of living and dying. Learn the classic psychopomp work to heal those who have already passed on, and ways to assist those going through the sacred transition of dying. This workshop is both for those who wish to learn for themselves, and for those who wish to help others who are in the sacred transition of dying. Prerequisite: Shamanic Journey experience is required.
December 9, 2018 Joliet, Illinois (Joliet Jr. College Main Campus) Course: Introduction to Medicine for the Earth Taught by: Lauren Torres Website To register, contact: Joliet Junior College Website Call 815-280-1555 to register. The class number is LLC 4521 T1, may be called "Earth Medicine" in the catalog. Cost/Times: $65.00. 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Additional Information: This class will introduce you to Medicine for the Earth and give you direct experience of the earth healing technique. It can provide a basis for continued study on your own, or allow you to decide if you would like to take a more extensive class (gathering). This class will not involve shamanic journeying. The class is open to everyone but you must pay through the college. Bring a bagged lunch and a rattle.
January 12-13, 2019 Sarasota, Florida Course: Extraction Medicine Taught by: Chetna Lawless www.vision-voyages.com To register, contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Times:9.30 am – 4.30 pm, non-residential Additional Information:You will learn how to detect spiritual intrusions or misplaced energies that cause imbalances, disharmony and dis-ease in the body. You will then learn how to remove them safely, and recharge the body with positive healing energies in the form of spiritual light, Colour, or Power Animal.
February 2-3, 2019 Sarasota, Florida Course: Conscious Dying and Psychopomp Taught by: Chetna Lawless www.vision-voyages.com To register, contact:email@example.com Times:9.30 am – 4.30 pm, non-residential Additional Information: You will learn methods to support people facing death, to help them make a good crossing. You will learn shamanic skills to help lost and confused souls make a clear transition. This work is known as Psychopomp (conductor of the souls). We also consider a body of work we can perform as community - supporting souls who have died en mass due to natural disasters or war. Excellent journeying skills are essential.
March 2-3, 2019 Amsterdam, New York Course: Medicine for the Earth Taught by: Barbara Neznek To register, contact: Barbara Neznekhttp://www.willowtreewisdom.com/medicine-for-the-earth/ Cost/ Times: $140.00. 10:00 am- 5:00 pm . Additional Information:This class is based on Sandra Ingerman's teachings on how we can use this forgotten technique to change ourselves and our environment. This class will provide you with creative visualizations, ceremonies, rituals, and chants derived from ancient healing practices that produce miraculous, scientifically proven results. Please bring a rattle and/or drum, blindfolds, journal, and don't forget your lunch both days.
April 6-7, 2019Amsterdam, New York Course: Healing with Spiritual Light Taught by: Barbara Neznek To register, contact: Barbara Neznek http://www.willowtreewisdom.com/healing-with-spiritual-light/ Cost/ Times: $140.00. 10:00 am- 6:00 pm . Additional Information:Continued Exploration of Sacred Healing through Transfiguration and Transmutation. This 2-day course focuses on Spiritual Healing of Dis-ease and Dis-harmony. Please bring your lunch and snacks, your journal, pen drum, rattle and a blanket. The focus of Healing with Spiritual Light will be on learning new methods of healing that can be integrated into your shamanic healing practice. Participants will explore the use of transfiguration (shapeshifting into your own divinity) as well as methods of merging with helping spirits to go beyond traditional healing methods and open them to the power of the universe that knows how to heal and transmute illness.
July 3-8, 2019, Clarkston Michigan Course: 5-Day Soul Retrieval Residential Training Taught by:Connie Lee Eiland To register contact: Connie Lee Eiland, firstname.lastname@example.org, 248-809-3230 Cost: Lodging and food range from $290.44 to $369.94 depending on accommodations. Due March 30, 2019. Tuition $420.00 until June 15, 2019, $475 after. Additional information: This class is for people who want to bring soul retrieval into their practices. Participants will be trained in diagnosis, soul retrieval, and intensive after care. There is an application process for this training: don't wait too long!