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Forest

Forest Shamanism

The Forest is Our Teacher...

OUR PROGRAM

A Sacred Way Apprenticeship 

Includes:

Herbalism Apprenticeship

&

Forest Shamanism Practicum

The Sacred Way Apprenticeship Program includes both practical herbalism and shamanic plant paths. You may apply for one or both paths.

Cost:

$1400

Returning Students:

$1100 

(Add $300 for the Druidry Option*)

We spend one Saturday a month in an experiential workshop on each path. As well as two Tuesday evenings a month for the Herbalism Apprenticeship. 

 

Herbalism Apprenticeship:

In Person Workshops

8 classes held March through October on the 4th Saturday of the month (with some exceptions)

10:30-3:30 PM

Plant Identification, Sustainable Harvesting, Foraging and Fieldwork

1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month

5- 8 PM

(Special arrangements for physically challenged folks.)

Medicine Making Practicum 

Essential Topics in Home Herbalism

Online only course, Live FAQ's available during Tuesday's Foraging and Fieldwork ) Online Curriculum on our Teachable website

Click here for detailed information about our Herbalism Apprenticeship 

 

Forest Shamanism Apprenticeship:

In Person Workshops

8 classes held April through November on the 2nd Saturday of the month (with some exceptions)

10:30-2:30 PM

Optional Overnight Camping Included. 

Alchemical Herbalism Online Courses

8 Monthly classes held April through November 

Includes one private Herbal Astrology Reading/Lesson

Click here for detailed information about our Forest Shamanism Apprenticeship. 

What is Shamanism?

Intuition

Dreaming

Journey

Guides...

Gratitude

Every indigenous culture has historic roots in shamanic practices. In our view, shamanic technique originates from within. The techniques we teach work with nature and the Collective Dream. They allow the student to connect with their own inner wisdom and develop personal ritual and grow deeper in their connection to the living Earth and develop deep connections with others of like intention. 

 

We use creative activities as an act of reverence for the forest and expression of gratitude stemming from our personal encounters with the beings of the plant and animal worlds.

 

This alchemical healing path offers integration of Astrology, Herbology, Sound Therapy, Shamanic Journey, Druidry, Ritual, Creative Expression and Energetic Healing Modalities. Herbalism and deep connection with plants are an essential part of this process.

 

A Level I Reiki initiation is available at no additional charge to those who are interested. 

AWARENESS

How Our Workshops Flow...

Committed to conscious living and developing our own story on the sacred path

Workshops feature time immersed in nature learning to communicate with plants through intuition, dreaming and the heart chakra.

Developing a relationship with the spirits of the forest through offerings of art, poetry and other creative expression.

Going deep within ourselves through shamanic drum journey to connect with our inner guides and receive first hand knowledge from deep sources within ourselves.

COMMUNITY 
SUSTAINABILITY

How We Flow...

Living Classroom

This Class is held outdoors, on our 40 acre property. You'll need to dress for the weather. This class is entirely experiential. You will be required to keep a journal.

Required supplies: 

Blank page journal, pencil, water, blanket, (lawn chair is acceptable if you have mobility issues, good shoes, long pants, lightweight cotton short or long sleeve shirt, sun hat, natural insect repellent, easy snacks.

Optional supplies: 

(After the first class) Frame drum, flute, binoculars, portable art materials

Camping:

You are welcome and encouraged to camp following the class or by arrangement at other times. If there are other students camping remember this is a spiritual time. (If you want to come out and party, make arrangements for another time). You need to let us know at least 48 hours ahead of time. You’ll need your own supplies. A donation for firewood is appreciated.

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