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 June 21, 2018.
June 2-3, 2018 Eugene, Oregon Course: Spiritual Extraction Workshop Taught by: Leia Hart www.leiahart.com To register, contact: Leia Hart (541) firstname.lastname@example.org Cost/Times: $216.00. Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm. Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Additional Information: In this experiential workshop, learn how to identify and remove spiritual intrusions, emotional blockages, and energy imbalances. Learn where they come from, how we get them, how to prevent sending them out to others, how to stay sovereign, independent, free! See web site for full description.
June 8-9, 2018 Pownal, Vermont Course: Death & Dying, Psychopomp Taught by: Linda Dean-Farrar To register, contact: Linda Dean-Farrar email@example.com Cost/Times: $200.00. Friday, 7:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Additional Information: Death and Dying: Psychopomp is an ancient ceremony performed to help others cross over. It brings love, light and compassion to the transition of death and dying. It releases fears about spirits stuck in between the worlds. Psychopomp is Greek for ‘conductor or leader of souls’ someone who helps facilitate the passage of souls by learning about 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 communities and also for Earth herself. Psychopomp is very compassionate, powerful and sacred work. This class meets Sandra Ingerman’s criteria for Death and Dying, Psychopomp. Prerequisites include an active relationship with your spirit helpers and successful journeying experience.
June 9, 2018 East Windsor, New Jersey Course: Healing with Spiritual Light Taught by: Leslie Bryan To register, contact:Cindy O’Connor 609-273-4399 firstname.lastname@example.org Cost: $125.00. Additional Information: You will learn about Healing with Spiritual Light as rooted in Sandra Ingerman’s Medicine for the Earth Work. You will explore the concept of energy body. You will practice ways of feeling energy, of transfiguring, transmuting, and of using spiritual light to heal the body and the world around you. Shamanic journey skills, including a strong relationship with helping spirits are required.
June 9-10, 2018 Walnut Creek, California Course: Death and Dying Taught by: Karen Furr To register,contact: Karen Furr Karen@spiritdrum.org 928-606-4611 or Toni Maita email@example.com Cost/Times: $175.00. Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Additional Information: If one registers for Extraction (June 16-17) and Death & Dying, the cost is $300.00 for both.
June 9-10, 2018 Woodland Park, Colorado Course: Extraction Taught by: Roxanne Roberts Website To register, contact: Roxanne Roberts firstname.lastname@example.org (719) 687-4335 Cost/Times:$175.00. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm both days. Additional Information: In this course, you will learn what "spiritual intrusions" are, how we get them, how to prevent sending them out to others, and how to keep yourself power-filled and powerful while working with them. You will learn and experience how to work in partnership with your compassionate helping spirit guides from the unseen realms to remove these spiritual intrusions. By the end of the course, you will also know how to do power animal retrievals which we use to fill up the void in the client caused by the extraction. This is an exciting hands on - experiential course that is not to be missed. Prerequisite: Journey skills and a good connection with guides are needed.
June 9-10, 2018 Athens, Georgia Course: Death Dying, & Beyond, Psychopomp Training Taught by: Gail Gulick Website To register, contact: Gail Gulick email@example.com Cost/Times: $220.00. Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm. Sunday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm. Additional Information: In this workshop we will explore the shamanic perspective on death and dying, and actively engage with the power of death as a profound path of shamanic initiation. Pre-Requisites for applying to this training include: demonstrated success with shamanic journeying, including upper and lower world journeying and a strong relationship with your power animal and spirit teacher. Space is limited. June 16-17, 2018 Walnut Creek, California Course: Extraction Taught by: Karen Furr To register,contact: Karen Furr Karen@spiritdrum.org 928-606-4611 or Toni Maita firstname.lastname@example.org Cost/Times: $175.00. Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Additional Information: If registering for Extraction and Death & Dying (June 9-10), cost is $300.00 for both.
June 22-24, 2018 Berkeley, California Course: Medicine for the Earth/Healing with Spiritual Light Taught by:Girvani Leerer, Ph.D.http://www.shamanicpsychologist.com/shamanism-training/medicine-for-earth/ To register, contact:Girvani Leerer, 510-649-9624, email@example.com Cost/Times: $425.00. Friday 5-9:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm & 7- 9 pm, Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, 7-9 pm. Additional Information: Some prior experience with shamanic journeying is required. This workshop is about transforming personal and environmental pollution by learning how to transmute negative beliefs, attitudes and energies generated by our emotions. We will practice the spiritual truth of "As Within, So Without" by learning how to manifest our inner light for our own and others' healing. This training will look at connecting deeper with your inner spirit and inner divine light – to be all you can be! The emphasis is on how to integrate the power and value of the spiritual teachings into your present-day life. (This workshop is based on topics in Sandra Ingerman’s books: Medicine For the Earth, How to Heal Toxic Thoughts and How to Thrive in Changing Times.)
June 23-24, 2018 Keswick Ridge, New Brunswick Canada Course: Death and Dying/Psychopomp Taught by: Louise Farr To register, contact: Louise Farr firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite Cost/Times: $250.00. Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Additional Information: This advanced course requires the beginners course and the Advanced Extraction Training. For a detailed description, please see my website. Limited to 4 students. A Non-refundable deposit of $75.00 is required when you register for this course.
June 26, 2018 - August 28, 2018 (5 total sessions) Palmer, Massachusetts Course: Medicine for the Earth Taught by: Jan Lucier MSN RN www.healthwellnessprogramming.com To register, contact:Jan Lucier or Carol Clark email@example.com 413-289-9767 www.earthwindandspirit.com Cost/Times: $200.00. June 26, July 10, July 31, August 14, and August 28 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm Additional Information: All classes held at Earth, Wind, and Spirit 1118 Park Street Palmer, MA 01069 Please purchase the book: Medicine for the Earth by Sandra Ingerman. For this workshop it is important that you have a good working relationship with your own spirit helpers since you will be doing shamanic journeys for yourself, partners, and the group. Prerequisites: Basic Journeying skills and why you feel ready for these more advanced shamanic technique.
July 8-13, 2018 Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, New York Course: Medicine for the Earth: Ceremonies to Restore Personal & Planetary Health Taught by:Dory Cote with Terry Morgan To register, contact:(Preregistration Available): http://www.dorycote.com/register-for-classes Cost/Times: $425.00 plus housing (camping available); 5 day program Additional Information: This program is based on the seminal work of Sandra Ingerman and follows the guidelines of her teachings. After learning to view the Earth and yourself from a new perspective, under Dory’s guidance you will learn the art of transmuting toxins in yourself, the Earth and beyond. The Medicine for the Earth program is highly experiential and will include a lot of dancing, drumming as well as contemplative time in a state of transfiguration. A fire ceremony and a lot of time in nature are an essential ingredient of our week together.
July 14-15, 2018 Denver area, Colorado Course: Shamanic Extraction of Misplaced Energies — Training for Healers Taught by: Renna Shesso Website To register, contact: Renna Shesso firstname.lastname@example.org (720) 216-0005 Cost:$175.00 - $195.00 (sliding scale) Additional Information:In shamanic extraction, we work with our spirit allies to locate and remove misplaced energies that are causing trouble for the client. Done well, you “liberate” these invasive, stuck energies out of the client, who can then move forward unencumbered. This class is for those who want to learn this healing technique, NOT for those who seek this healing for themselves. Prerequisite: Excellent journeying abilities. Please see the website for more information.
July 19-22 and July 26-29, 2018 Des Moines, Iowa Course: Soul Retrieval Taught by: Carole Meade Website To register, contact: Carole Meade email@example.com 515-279-9625. Cost/Times:$380.00. Two weekends: Thursday evening to Sunday afternoon Additional Information:One of the most common and universal techniques a shamanic practitioner employs is to ask the compassionate helping spirits to retrieve a lost soul essence for a client. Soul loss occurs when a person experiences trauma, shock, pain or loss. This class is for those who wish to bring shamanic healing techniques into their healing practice with others, not for those who are seeking a personal; healing. If you are interested in a personal healing, please contact me or another certified shamanic practitioner.
July 21-22 and August 18-19, 2018 Glendora, California Course: Soul Retrieval 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:$650.00 for complete Part 1 & Part 2 Workshop – includes snacks, lunches and beverages (excludes dinner on 7/21 and 8/18) Will do best to accommodate special dietary needs. $75.00 deposit will hold space; full balance due no later than Thursday, July 12, 2018. Class size maximum 8 participants.10:00 am - 5:00 pm each day plus 7:00 - 9:00 pm on 7/21 and 8/18. Additional Information: Prerequisite: Must have strong journey skills and solid relationship with helping guides. There is an Application Process to train in this workshop; please see website www.katyingersoll.com. In this two-day, two-weekend workshop, participants will be trained to: bring back fragmented soul parts for clients; define causes of soul loss, learn to track fragmented souls, develop communication skills to tell “healing stories” to clients based upon information received by helping spirits; focus on life after soul retrieval; soul theft and soul remembering; fire ceremonies and rituals in the evening, and so much more.
August 3-6, 2018 Northglenn, Colorado Course: Soul Retrieval Taught by: Katherine Wood Website To register, contact:Katherine Wood VibrantTreeMinistry@comcast.net (303)452-7265 Cost/Times: $400.00. Friday through Monday. 9:00 am - 4:00 pm all days. Participants must attend all four sessions. Additional Information:Participants will learn and perform the sacred shamanic healing ceremony of soul retrieval and learn how to integrate this soul essence into more wholesome being.
August 4-5, and October 6-7 Eugene, Oregon Course:Soul Retrieval Training Taught by: Leia Hart www.leiahart.com To register, contact: Leia Hart (541) email@example.com Cost/Times: $432.00. Saturdays 10:00 am - 9:00 pm. Sundays 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Additional Information:Over these two weekends learn how to: perform a powerful classic shamanic method of soul retrieval to help those who have suffered soul loss from an emotional or physical trauma return to wholeness, integrate this ancient shamanic healing method into a modern-day culture, to address the needs of our time, diagnose soul loss, perform soul retrievals, tell healing stories.We will focus on life after soul retrieval, helping clients integrate the returned soul parts, creating a positive and healthier life!
August 5, 2018 Willowbrook, Illinois (Soder World) Course: Short Intro to Healing with Spiritual Light Taught by:Lauren Torres Website To register, contact: Soder World Cost/Times: $25.00. 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 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 its something everyone can do. Have a direct experience of transfiguration. Bring a rattle if you have one.
August 10-13, 2018 Pownal, Vermont Course: Soul Retrieval Taught by: Linda Dean-Farrar To register, contact: Linda Dean Fararr firstname.lastname@example.org Cost/Times: $500.00 for the course. Friday evening, full days Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Evening session Saturday and Sunday. Additional Information: Soul Retrieval is one of the primary and most sacred tools of shamanic practice and healing. In this course we explore and practice core soul retrieval including returning a person’s essence to them that may have been lost during an earlier time in their life, as well as body part soul retrieval, releasing any soul parts we may be holding onto that is not ours, and working with the integration process following a soul retrieval. There will be lots of time for practice and application, including both giving and receiving and several ceremonies. This class meets Sandra Ingerman’s criteria for Soul Retrieval. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the class includes a background in successful journeying experience, relationship with Power Animals and Teachers in Non-Ordinary Reality and completion of an application form.
August 16-19, 2018 Keswick Ridge, New Brunswick, Canada Course: Medicine for the Earth & Healing with Spiritual Light Taught by: Louise Farr Website To register, contact:Louise Farr email@example.com Cost/Times: $600.00. (Canadian Funds) Non-refundable registration fee of $200.00 before June 15, 2018. Remaining $400.00 by August 1, 2018. 9:00 am - 8:00 pm every day except on Sunday which will end at 6:00 pm. Additional Information: This experiential workshop will be held in the beautiful countryside of Keswick Ridge where you will connect with all the elements that Mother Earth has to offer. By healing ourselves we heal Mother Earth. It is important to be aware of our thoughts. This course will be grounded in the techniques of Sandra Ingerman. I welcome those who are new to journeying and those who have a relationship with their compassionate helping spirits. I recommend you read Medicine for the Earth before you attend this course. Bring a journal, eye covers and drums & rattles (I do have extra drums and rattles), and bring your snacks & lunches. Class size 8 participants.
August 18, 2018 Insight Awareness, Homewood, Illinois Course: Healing with Spiritual Light Taught by: Lauren Torres Website To register, contact: Lauren Torres, firstname.lastname@example.org, (708)474-9973 Website Cost/Times: $45.00. Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 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 its something everyone can do. Have a direct experience of transfiguration. Bring a rattle if you have one.
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 15-16 & 29-30, 2018 Woodland Park, Colorado Course: Soul Retrieval Taught by: Roxanne Roberts Website To register, contact: Roxanne Roberts email@example.com (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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, email@example.com, (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 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 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.
December, 2018 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.