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Foundation for Shamanic Studies

Core Shamanic Training

Catherine Hughes is guest faculty for the Foundation for Shamanic Studies offering core shamanic training online and in-person in Ontario and Atlantic Canada

Shamanic extraction healing method

online

July 24 and 25 2021

inspired shamanic practice 

online

October 17 2021

 

 

power soul retrieval

online

Proposed date August 21 and 22 2021

The Shamanic Journey:

Pathway to Knowledge & Power™

Beautiful archway through a misty forest

The shamanic journey is a remarkable visionary method for entering into another reality with discipline and purpose. Using classic drumming techniques to alter consciousness, participants will be introduced to the shamanic journey to awaken one’s soul and dormant spiritual power. Travel outside of time and space into another reality and make contact with compassionate helping spirits, such as teachers and power animals, for personal wisdom and to gain knowledge to help create a better world.

The workshop offered by Catherine, on Zoom is 7 hrs.  The cost of this workshop is $160 CDN.  Note: This workshop does not replace the Basic in-person Way of the Shaman Workshop as a prerequisite for advanced in-person training. you can register via Paypal or etransfer to Catherine@wayfindingspirit.com

Divination in Practice

Which path to take?

The skilled practice of shamanic divination, the process of consulting the spirits for knowledge, is an essential aspect of shamanic healing and of bringing the wisdom of the helping spirits to bear on personal, local, and global issues. This workshop offers students opportunities to practice journeying to contact their compassionate spirit helpers and to enhance their abilities to form on-topic questions and interpret the messages received. Participants will also experience classic shamanic ways to build and nurture strong relationships with their own spirits. This is an excellent follow-up workshop from the Way of the Shaman or the new online Shamanic Journey workshop. An opportunity to practice your journey skills with the purpose of Divination. This is not the same workshop as the in-person Divination workshop

The workshop offered by Catherine Hughes is a 7-hour course. The cost of this workshop is $160 CDN, $148 for FSS members.  Note* the prerequisite for this course is either the in-person Way of the Shaman or the online The Shamanic Journey: Pathway to Power and Knowledge. You can register through Paypal or etransfer to Catherine@wayfindingspirit.com

The Shamanic Worldview: Everything is Alive™

The shamanic worldview underpins the ethical and effective practice of shamanism. Experiential knowledge of this worldview leads to a profound awareness of the sacred nature of our world and an awakening of compassion—resulting in a deep desire to relieve pain and suffering and restore balance and harmony. Using journeying and experiential shamanic methods, in this online workshop you will have the
opportunity to personally explore and experience the fundamental aspects of the shaman’s worldview:
• Everything is alive and has spirit
• Unity: We are part of, connected with, the totality of nature
• Independent spirituality—the shaman as “one who knows”
• The implications of these principles related to permission when doing shamanic healing and
divination

The workshop offered by Catherine Hughes consists of 7 hours of training. The cost of this workshop is $160 CDN. 

PREREQUISITES: The Shamanic Journey: Pathway to Knowledge & Power (online) AND, Shamanic Divination in Practice (online)OR the in-person Basic Workshop, The Way of the Shaman.
NOTE: Participants must be able to successfully journey to contact at least one helping spirit from the
Upper or Lower Worlds.

You can register through the Paypal link or by etransfer to Catherine@wayfindingspirit.com.

Shamanism, Spirits, and Healing

Effective shamanic practice depends upon knowledge of the spirit realms and how to access them to build strong relationships with the compassionate helping spirits. Powerful shamanic healing requires training, discipline, and experience.

In this experiential workshop, which sets the context for the   Shamanic Healing Online Training Program, you will have the opportunity to personally explore:

  • The three worlds of the shaman (Upper, Lower, and Middle Worlds) and the qualities of ordinary and non-ordinary reality;
  • The nature of the spirits of the three worlds;
  • Middle World non-ordinary reality spiritual aspects and their relationship to illness and wholeness.
Primary shamanic healing methods will be described, including shamanic extraction healing, psychopomp to help the spirits of the deceased, and soul retrieval. You will learn and practice power animal retrieval, with the chance to work with another participant to both retrieve and receive a power animal. In these challenging times, shamanic work, when combined with ordinary reality knowledge and action, can make an immense contribution toward an effective long-term solution. The Workshop is 7 hrs of training and the fee is $160 CDN, $148 for FSS members.

PREREQUISITES:

  1. The Basic, Way of the Sham (in-person workshop)
  2. OR  The Shamanic Journey: Pathway to Knowledge & Power  AND  Shamanic Divination in Practice
  3. AND  The Shamanic Worldview: Everything is Alive  (available online only)

Shaman As Psychopomp

Shamans are concerned with the human soul, with healing during life and assisting the soul’s passage out of the Middle World after death. Familiar with the realms of the dead, a shaman can act as a psychopomp—a conductor of souls. A trained shamanic practitioner is able to guide the soul of a deceased person out of the Middle World to a place where the soul can receive help in taking the next step on its path. The focus of this training is on learning and practicing the psychopomp method.

In this fully experiential workshop, you will have the opportunity to:

Explore what happens for human souls from a core shamanic perspective after they leave the
body—the “destiny of human souls” in the Upper, Lower, and Middle Worlds

Learn and practice the psychopomp method to help the souls of the deceased out of the Middle
World to a better place

  • How to locate a soul in the Middle World that may be stuck and in need of help
  • How to obtain the soul’s permission to offer shamanic assistance
  • How to guide the soul to a place in the Upper or Lower World where it will be helped to
    continue on its journey

PREREQUISITES:

  1. The Basic, Way of the Sham (in-person workshop)
  2. OR  The Shamanic Journey: Pathway to Knowledge & Power  AND  Shamanic Divination in Practice
  3. AND  The Shamanic Worldview: Everything is Alive  (available online only)
  4. AND Shamanism, Spirits, and Healing

This workshop is 10.5 hours in length and has a fee of $225 CDN, $207 for FSS members. You may register through the PayPal link or etransfer Catherine@wayfindingspirit.com

May

29 and 30

2021

Shaman As Psychopomp

Online Workshop

9:30-4:00 PM ET

10:30-5:00 PM AT




Shamanic Extraction Healing Method

Shamanic extraction healing is a powerful practice for treating localized pain and illness resulting from spiritual factors. “The shaman works to remove things that interfere with the health of the body, such as spiritual intrusions, and extract them. This is not done through journeying. It’s done through working here in the Middle World in an altered state of consciousness.” Michael Harner,  Shamanic Healing 

In this fully experiential online workshop, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn methods to build spiritual power to prepare for extraction practice
  • Sense and see spiritual intrusions, which may be causing localized illness
  • Practice with other participants to safely extract (remove) spiritual intrusions
  • Re-empower a client after a shamanic extraction to fully restore health and well-being
This workshop is 10.5 hours in length and has a fee of $225 CDN, $207 for FSS members. You may register through the PayPal link or etransfer Catherine@wayfindingspirit.com

July

24 and 25

2021

Shamanic Extraction Healing Method

Online Workshop

9:30-4:00 PM Eastern

10:30-5:00 PM Atlantic




 

 

 

Inspired Shamanic Practice: Essentials of Effective & Principled Shamanic Healing™

 

 

An effective shamanic healing practice depends on a combination of factors, including authentic and rigorous training in methods and direct experience with clients. As a spiritual healing method, the pragmatic aspects of the profession may be easily overlooked, and yet can make the difference between a valuable experience and a profoundly healing one from the client’s viewpoint.

Purpose of the workshop:

  • To help you develop an ethical, effective shamanic practice that has integrity and is based on respect for all beings;
  • To offer you guidelines and ways of deciding for yourself regarding ethical issues – such as whether there is permission to do shamanic healing work in a specific situation – rather than “one size fits all” rules or answers;
  • To increase the professionalism of the practice by helping you create a supportive “container” that enhances your practice, including appropriate boundaries, safety, and freedom to practice within that container.
    The Workshop is 7 hrs of training and the fee is $160 CDN, $148 for FSS members. You may register through the PayPal link or etransfer Catherine@wayfindingspirit.com 

 

 

October

17

2021

Inspired Shamanic Practice

Online Workshop

9:30-5:00 PM Eastern

10:30-6:00 PM Atlantic




 

 

 

 

Workshop Registration and Policies

Payment can be made by cheque, e-transfer to catherine@wayfindingspirit.com, or by using your credit or debit card with PayPal. You do not need to have a PayPal account. The Foundation for Shamanic Studies has taken a decision to make online workshops uniform in price across regions and therefore some of my workshop fees have been adjusted in respect of this decision. The Foundation is offering workshop discounts for members, you can find out more about this by visiting their website https://shamanism.org/join/index.html

Refund Policy: A full refund is given up to 14 days before the workshop, after the 2 weeks your fee may be applied to a future workshop.

The Foundation for Shamanic Studies has a policy the workshop participants must be 18 years of age or older.