Workshops - all are in the Denver area unless it says otherwise:

Beginning Shamanism - I currently offer two-day in-depth weekend trainings.  This is a starting point and a great way to put your feet on this path.

Advanced Shamanic Practices -

These classes have several types of training: for those who aspire to utilize shamanic healing practices with clients, as well as some classes that teach life-skills for personal use.  The Beginning Shamanism weekend workshop is a basic prerequisite for most of them. Be sure you have good journeying skills before signing up for these advanced workshops.

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An Ecstatic Path of Direct Revelation

via the spiritual practices of animism that are often simply called

How can we better embrace life with heart and spirit?  We each have a personal direct-line to spirit, but may need some help to reawaken it.  What many of us now call “shamanism” is an assortment of approaches to Spirit, many of them ancient, many still used throughout the world. The deepest roots of this go back an estimated 50,000+ years, through a range of animistic practices. 


No matter what your genetic roots, chances are high that your distant ancestors engaged in some version of these practices - the direct connections with helping Spirits, the often-ecstatic approaches to trance as a means of meeting with Them, and the profound and power alliances we co-create with Them.

The life we craft for ourselves (full and joyful?), our interaction with others (compassionate?), our work in the world (meaningful?) and the connection we build with Spirit to support and nourish all this...

I’ve come to think of this life-designing as an act of crafting - “smithing” - which for me is inspired by Brigid, the Celtic goddess/patroness of smithcraft.  Life does tend to hammer, heat and pound us: How can we consciously help to determine the new form emerging from life’s sacred flame?

These spirit-allied ecstatic paths are still here, and they still work, providing the connection for which many of us yearn.  If these connections are ready to reawaken within you, please join me, for training, for healing, for the creation of community, both here with each other and in the realms of Spirit.


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as a student of spiritual practices.

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