Are you feeling disconnected from others or the greater world due to circumstance? Or, perhaps, you’ve broken away by choice?
Maybe you’re dealing with a health challenge or haven’t quite landed in the role you feel is your calling... maybe you’re searching for what that is.
Or perhaps you’re seeking greater meaning — a way of living that feels authentic, in harmony with others, exudes joy, and includes being of service.
Shamanism can give you a deep sense of belonging and a rich and sacred relationship with all living things — including your own humanness.
The grounded, wise, heartful, self-healer that emerges when you can fully honor this core of who you are — and which is an integral part of the whole of life — is within you. It’s your birthright.
Yet for many, it’s been muffled or lost...
In the busyness of modern life, overwhelm of current politics, and distractions of the digital age, we’ve misplaced our innate knowing of how to live as the ancient shamans did — how to live with a shamanic perception.
Even if you’re a seasoned shamanic practitioner, you may be lacking the strong roots developed by those trained in shamanism from an early age. When we come to shamanism later in life, we can miss important steps that can deepen our practice — and help us evolve.
It’s seeing through the eyes of a shaman, whose role is to bring harmony to the world, starting with simply slowing down and being with life all around you, which expands your awakeness and awareness.
It’s opening to the receptive Feminine approach to life, inspired by, respectful of, and deeply connected to Mother Earth and all the plants and animals, as well as the all-encompassing Flow of Life, which includes the Field and the greater cosmos.
It also comes with a willingness to do the inner work necessary to break out of your “human shell” and get unstuck from your misperceptions about yourself, others, and the world — to look at your shadow sides and those of our world.
When we can illuminate our darkness and get past our ego’s desire to control and manipulate life, we can ease into its flow and live more authentically, harmoniously, and joyously.
We develop a healthy inner landscape, our boundaries between our true Self and the status quo dissolve, and the gifts we have — and have had since the beginning of time — can emerge.
To truly walk the shamanic path is to become more permeable and able to communicate with life around you. It’s to discover that when you can let go, you can experience how joyful life is, and that what you were fearing was something that needed to be embraced.
Practicing shamanism in this deeper way helps us to better heal ourselves, and when we heal, our healing reflection and energy radiates outward to aid in the healing of others.
Reclaiming your innate shamanic perception allows you to become a seer and to draw from unseen and seen resources for personal empowerment and healing, as you honor the wisdom of your ancestors — those living and those who have passed.
You learn to look to these wise elders and helping spirits as allies awaiting your call for help and available to you through the sharing of stories and through shamanic practices, including journeying, ritual, and sacred offerings.
Shamans were the first activists, and we are all being called now — more than ever — to undertake the internal and external work necessary for our own personal evolution and that of the world.
In this brand new 7-week online training with two world-renowned and deeply respected shamanism teachers, Sandra Ingerman and Evelyn Rysdyk, you’ll discover how to reclaim “the shamanic life” we are all innately designed to lead.
You’ll learn practices and rituals to help you rediscover your full humanness with all its heart- and soul-filling qualities, which includes your natural predisposition for self-healing and helping to heal and evolve the planet.
You’ll be guided in a self-evolution through a stepping out of your old, limiting stories of who you are and what you can become into new self-empowering stories that can help you, and your community, grow and thrive.
You’ll receive guidance in working through ancestral karma and healing ancestral connections.
And you’ll discover how to seek what’s possible for you in wondrous ways, because when you enjoy the path, you’re more likely to transform.
Sandra and Evelyn offer us an opportunity to transform our perception, clouded by modern Western living, to deepen our awareness of Self and our sense of place in the cosmos.
Cultivating Shamanic Perception can open your eyes to where you fit in at this point in your life, and how you can make a difference. It can help reveal how what is inside you is reflecting out, and allow you to ponder whether this is, in fact, what you want to be reflecting outward.
There is a “soul illness” that’s developed in the West, with many of us having lost our connection to the Earth, nature, and even other people. Expanding your spiritual path by reawakening your innate shamanic perception can help you remember that you are truly a part of all of this.
With Sandra and Evelyn’s help, you can learn to stop compartmentalizing your life and the world and remember your sacred place among all of life — without being overwhelmed.
And you can experience remembering what it means to be human — connected to the Earth, soil, and the hearts all around you — in a healing, visceral way.
We share a commonality with all, and it’s in remembering and experiencing this, we reclaim our shamanic perception, connect with the Flow of Life, and allow it to carry us to live with ease, in harmony, and with greater joy — and to share these qualities with the world.
This is your opportunity to stop moving through your life ungrounded and trying to operate in the world in isolation and through futile attempts at control. It’s a chance to learn to become an effective, real human being — to let go, and open to living an awake, grounded, and harmonious life.
So you can better connect with Sandra and Evelyn and their teachings, all of their sessions will be live streamed on video. This video connection will be easy to use and will enhance the impact of Sandra and Evelyn’s teachings. Or, you can easily connect via audio, either through the Internet or your phone.
Course sessions are on Tuesdays at 5:00pm Pacific.
In this 7-week transformational intensive, Sandra and Evelyn will guide you through the fundamental spiritual skills and competencies you’ll need to successfully reclaim your humanness and feel deeply connected to the Earth, cosmos, and the hearts all around you — in a visceral, experiential way.
This course will feature LIVE teachings, experiential guided journeys, and ceremonies with Sandra and Evelyn. Each session will build harmoniously upon the previous ones so you’ll develop a complete holistic understanding of the practices, tools, and principles you’ll need to learn shamanic practices for rediscovering your innate capabilities for self-healing and helping to heal and evolve the planet.
NOTE: Sandra and Evelyn will be presenting six out of the seven course sessions live. Session seven will be pre-recorded due to travel schedules.
Becoming fully human starts with reclaiming the shamanic way of being: focusing on harmony and balance, being in reverent participatory relationship with all things, and in a state of love and gratitude. It also includes performing offering ceremonies.
To reclaim this way of being, we have to understand ourselves better, because the more power we draw to ourselves, the more we need to continue to refine our inner landscape and tap into supportive energies.
This week, you’ll discover:
This week, you’ll learn to identify your subconscious beliefs, including self-sabotaging patterns. This includes examining the projections you place on others. You’ll explore these habitual ways of thinking as well as how to heal them through daily rituals that can release non-productive ways of thinking.
This week, you’ll discover:
Scientific research validates that our feelings influence our DNA. Blending this knowledge with shamanic practice, you’ll learn how to move into a state of “coherence,” which can open up communication between your cells and your inner blueprint of how to heal yourself.
This week, you’ll discover:
Why is it that we often attempt to hold a tight grip on life and the outcomes we wish for, instead of entering into its flow? We also tend to separate out and celebrate particular phases of our life in the same way we might celebrate the full moon and new moon — but not the phases in between that lead up to its fullness and newness.
It’s the nature of our ego that disconnects us from the River of Life, and during this session, we’ll learn ways to let go our grip and open to the flowing cycle of life that’s always there and waiting for us to join it.
This week, you’ll discover:
The Divine Feminine teaches us how to change our presence in the world. The Feminine represents the “art of being” and how we can change what is happening in the outer world by dropping into our own feminine power to become a natural healing presence in the world.
You’ll learn about the mythical giantess Gullveig, and how she was transformed into a great seer. Her story teaches us how to dissolve issues we came into this lifetime with, including our present personality misconceptions and psychic beliefs that limit future possibilities for our lives.
This week, you’ll discover:
Shamanic cultures work with ancestors is seen as vital to the health and strength of the community. In the western world, we often reject the belief that our ancestors can be spirit allies for us, as we tend to align more with what we did not receive in our family system.
Even today, shamans in indigenous cultures are doing more ancestral work with people who come to them seeking healing, understanding that a healthy connection with our ancestors creates a healthy way of life for us and can help us enter more fully into life’s flow.
This week, you’ll discover:
When one energy wave contacts another, it enters into a positive feedback loop where each wave affects — and is affected by — the other. What this means is that, through interactions with different beings, the invisible, radiant part of you has the capacity to change and evolve. And as you evolve and change, you affect all the beings around you! This is why it is who we are that changes the world. And these changes become more tangibly permanent when they are also supported by physical actions.
We are radiant beings who also live in a physical world — one that we want to preserve and renew for future generations.
During our last week together, you’ll discover:
In addition to Sandra and Evelyn’s transformative 7-week virtual course, you’ll also receive these powerful bonus materials. These bonus selections complement the course — and promise to take your understanding and practice to an even deeper level.
This foundational recording was created to give full instructions into shamanic journeying, help you find your own doorway into the invisible realms, and give you suggestions that can deepen your work and help you fine-tune your own practice. You’ll also receive a Drumming Track for Journeying to assist you with your practice of journeying.
NOTE: Please listen to this bonus teaching before attending the first course session so you can just dive right into the journeying work and really make the best use of your time in class with Sandra and Evelyn.
These bonus journeys from Sandra and Evelyn will introduce you to two of the landscapes you’ll be working in during the course. When one looks at shamanic traditions around the world, there are three common levels that are spoken about and also depicted through different paintings and other forms of artwork: the Underworld or Lower World, the Middle World, and the Upper World.
In these two bonus journeys, Sandra will guide you in a journey into the Upper World, and Evelyn will guide you on a journey into the Lower World. Sandra and Evelyn will be leading a wealth of journeys into all three realms during the course.
This audio teaching contains guided tracks that expand upon the meditations found in the book, Spirit Walking: A Course in Shamanic Power. The guided meditations can help you manifest a new life through the creative power of your emotions! The meditations may be practiced daily and are wonderful support for these difficult times. They’re also excellent tools for developing or deepening your daily spiritual practice.
This meditation package includes:
Sandra is truly gifted to facilitate an online course. Shamanism was made completely available to me with this course, not only did online access make it possible, but her method and knowledge showed me that shamanism is truly for every person. Not just for the so called chosen, nor are drugs and hallucinations required at all! Thank you Sandra, it’s redirected my life completely towards my true purpose.
— Shar-la, New South Wales, Australia
I would highly recommend this class.. Sandra is a Blessing. Through all the different journeys, layers of my life were finally acknowledged and let go. Truly life changing.
— Leslie Styhl, Diamondhead, Mississippi
I dance, move, chant, and sing during journeys and this was the first time I felt actively supported in doing so. I didn’t feel like an outlier or worse. I discovered from Sandra’s singing that what I thought was gibberish trying to be words is actually my song — I cherish this learning.
— Bethana Sullivan, Nova Scotia, Canada
I feel confident in journeying on my own and will do so often in ceremony alone and with close friends. I love my alters and am so pleased to meet the hidden realms and folk. Thank you dearly.
— Tina Lindeken, Redway, California
Sandra Ingerman is a great teacher. I had decided I needed to get back on my spiritual path this year and to find this virtual class with Sandra was unbelievably perfect. I wasn’t sure it would work again for me, especially in this venue, but I had really good experiences here. My awesome spirit helpers were right there for me. It feels so good to get on the path again. This works for me. It feels right. It’s a comfort. Thank you for making this virtual class available. I’m looking forward to the next one.
— Joyce, Oakhurst, California
I recommend this course because it’s so beautiful. I could have access to a magical world of spirits, nature, power, and healing. I love the journeys with Sandra. I learned the dimension of intuition and trust. I learned ways to enter in Upper, Middle and Lower World, to listen to the messages from my Spirit Guides. I have created my secret garden, my sanctuary and my altars. I am grateful for all gifts, insights, and beauty of shamanism.
— Daniela, Luxembourg
I really loved the course. Sandra is such a great teacher, her lessons are clear and filled with contagious passion. She created a beautiful loving sacred space for our community to share experiences and grow together... I feel very blessed for the opportunity to have participated in this course.
— Anna, Italy
Deeply humble, compassionate, and wise instructor who functions far beyond the trite and facile of too much of the New Age.. I was skeptical at first and was completely won over.
— Sandra, Canada
Anyone who’s looking for a lamp in the dark, a trustworthy guide to hold the space for the great work to happen, a heart to see while you rediscover your own deep connection to Source and Truth... this course is for you.
— Jill Moody, Victoria, Australia
Sandra has a level of mastery in her knowledge of shamanism, journeying, and teaching. She guided all of us with such love, passion, and support and tailored the teachings so everyone whether new or more experienced could learn this practice. She’s an extraordinary woman who fully lives and expresses her destiny which is to teach others these profoundly deep and life-changing practices... I cannot truly express the experiences I’ve had other than I’m filled with joy, deep gratitude, and creating my own destiny inspired by Sandra, her teachings, and my own desire to deepen my footprints on the Medicine Path.
— Natara Landrau, Placitas, New Mexico
This webcast exceeded my expectations. I didn’t think I could have such a rich and deep experience while listening on the computer. That speaks to the great guidance from Sandra. I learned a lot from the Facebook community, all the wonderful sharing and support expressed by the group. I have taken a couple workshops with Sandra in the past, and this was just like being there with her.
— Susan Hnatiw, Colorado Springs, Colorado
This workshop was wonderful! No need to have read any of Sandra’s books, you’ll enjoy the wisdom and experience she brings to the material she presents. Sandra is so generous with information and insights, I now have so many things I can ponder and work on by myself after this course. And I am very grateful for the very concrete “invisible” community we have woven through this course, its support and goodwill is priceless.
— Nadia Fortin, Québec, Canada
Cultivating Shamanic Perception offers some of the most advanced online teachings currently available, in a thriving global community of learning and practice.
Join your fellow students and practitioners from across the world in the live interactive conference calls or in our online community to support and learn from each other while you discover how to open your mind and expand your paradigm of reality.
This international community is at the leading edge of a global movement of people who are committed to manifesting a better world for all beings. This emerging planetary movement is rooted in an open heart and stands for the principles of mutual support, cooperation, harmony, and reverence for all of life.
Seven 90-minute Class Sessions With Sandra Ingerman and Evelyn Rysdyk
Experience a rare opportunity to be mentored and learn with shamanic teachers Sandra Ingerman and Evelyn Rysdyk — from the comfort of your own home. Each class session includes a live streaming video option and helps you create the specific skills and abilities to lead you safely into the practices of shamanic journeying. Course sessions are on Tuesdays at 5:00pm Pacific.
Seven Video Recordings of Class Sessions
After each class, the video will be available for you to download or stream in high-quality format. You’ll never have to worry about missing a session, and you can watch anytime and anywhere — on any connected device and at your convenience.
Seven Audio Recordings of Class Sessions
After each class, the audio will be available for you to download in high-quality MP3 format. You’ll never have to worry about missing a session, and you can listen anytime and anywhere — on any connected device and at your convenience.
Seven PDF Transcripts of Class Sessions
In addition to the high-quality videos and MP3 audios, you’ll also receive the entire class transcription in PDF format after each session is completed. You can then review, print, and highlight the most important insights and practices you were given.
Interactive Exercises and Questions for Each Lesson
Between class sessions, you’ll have the option of completing related exercises, practicing new tools, and answering questions to accelerate your learning and integrate each week’s lesson.
Our exclusive Facebook online community is the perfect place to continue your discovery process after each class. Here, you can continue the discussion about your course materials and interact with your fellow students to take your exploration to an even deeper level.
The Cultivating Shamanic Perception Bonus Collection
We feel honored Sandra Ingerman and Evelyn Rysdyk have chosen to partner with The Shift Network to offer this exclusive LIVE online training. This is a rare opportunity to interact directly with two shamanic teachers who will help you live an empowered life through daily shamanic practices.
Through this powerful online format, you’ll not only save time and money on workshop costs (plus travel, accommodations, and meals — which would cost thousands of dollars), you’ll be able to benefit from Sandra and Evelyn’s incredible teachings and practices from the comfort of your home — and at your own pace!
If you’re serious about living a life that’s deeply connected to the Earth, cosmos, and the hearts all around you, then you owe it to yourself, your loved ones — and our world — to take this one-of-a-kind training.
If you’re ready to take the next step in evolving yourself, click the register button below to reserve your space now.
Sandra Ingerman is a profound and wise teacher. She’s a rare jewel of a being and teacher. Don’t wait a minute more. Learn from her!
— Judith Orloff, MD, Author of Second Sight
Evelyn Rysdyk has written an invaluable shamanic resource that is at once expansive and concise. She shares her deep wisdom with humility and great generosity of spirit.
— Mama Donna Henes, urban shaman, author, and spirituality columnist for the Huffington Post, Beliefnet, and UPI
Of all the shamanic teachers and practitioners I have worked with or had on my radio show, Sandra is the most authentic, grounded, and ego-less teacher I’ve ever encountered. Her ability to translate ancient Indigenous and shamanic wisdom into lay language makes it accessible to anyone who is looking for personal and spiritual growth.
— Michael Stone, Host of KVMR’s Conversations
Life is a sacred work... how easy it is to forget that in the rush of daily life! And how wonderful it is when a book like [Evelyn’s Spirit Walking ] comes along, not only reminding us of our deepest sense of connection and purpose, but offering wise guidance to help us get back to it.
— Hillary S. Webb, Author of Traveling between the Worlds: Conversations with Contemporary Shaman
A shaman sees with the heart. Sandra Ingerman teaches from the heart. Sandra is a devoted teacher; deeply committed to teaching shamanism as a way to positively impact our lives and the future of our planet. Connected to the Spirit that lives in all things, Sandra holds a deep belief that if we can change ourselves, we can dream forward a new vision of our world.
— Damini Celebre, Author of Painting the Landscape of Your Soul
I loved that I could feel the profound wisdom of many years of experience flow through Evelyn’s writing in such a personal way. It feels like she’s teaching you directly, with all her deeply rooted energy and spirit-guided words... At a time when life can seem so crazy, we need to become Spirit Walkers now, more than ever!
— Colleen Deatsman, Author of The Hollow Bone: A Field Guide to Shamanism and Seeing in the Dark: Claim Your Own Shamanic Power Now and in the Coming Age
Sandra Ingerman, MA, is an award-winning author of 10 books, including Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self, Medicine for the Earth: How to Heal Personal and Environmental Toxins, Walking in Light: The Everyday Empowerment of Shamanic Life and Speaking with Nature (co-authored with Llyn Roberts). She is the presenter of seven audio programs produced by Sounds True, and she is the creator of the Transmutation App. Sandra is a world renowned teacher of shamanism and has been teaching for more than 30 years. She has taught workshops internationally on shamanic journeying, healing and reversing environmental pollution using spiritual methods. Sandra is recognized for bridging ancient cross-cultural healing methods into our modern culture addressing the needs of our times.
Sandra is devoted to teaching people how we can work together as a global community to bring about positive change for the planet. She is passionate about helping people to reconnect with nature.
Sandra is a licensed marriage and family therapist and professional mental health counselor. She is also a board-certified expert on traumatic stress. She was awarded the 2007 Peace Award from the Global Foundation for Integrative Medicine. Sandra was chosen as one of the Top 10 Spiritual Leaders of 2013 by Spirituality & Health Magazine.
Evelyn C. Rysdyk is an internationally recognized shamanic practitioner and bestselling author whose titles include The Norse Shaman, Spirit Walking: A Course in Shamanic Power, A Spirit Walker’s Guide to Shamanic Tools, and the soon-to-be-published collaborative work, The Nepalese Shamanic Path: Practices for Negotiating the Spirit World with Indigenous Nepali jhankri, Bhola N. Banstola. She also contributed to Spirited Medicine: Shamanism in Contemporary Healthcare, exploring the role shamanism in integrative care. Along with her writings, Evelyn is an impassioned teacher and a featured presenter for global, online programs.
For nearly 30 years, Evelyn has delighted in supporting people to remember their sacred place in All That Is. Whether through face-to-face contact with individual clients, workshop groups and online participants, or through the printed word — Evelyn uses her loving humor and passion to open people’s hearts and inspire them to live more joyful, fulfilling, and purposeful lives. She acknowledges that as people awaken their full selves, they are much more likely and able to make their unique contributions toward transforming our world.
Still somewhat surprised that she was shape-shifted by the spirits from being a visual artist into a writer, she finds creative inspiration and renewal on the coast of Maine.
Q: What is a virtual course?
A: It’s a great way to engage live teachings and each other from the comfort of your home! All you need is a computer, mobile device or telephone. If there is more than one person in your household taking the course, you will each need your own connection. We use Zoom videoconferencing to make it just like an in-person event, where you can ask questions and deepen your exploration of the course themes.
There is no additional charge for connecting to Zoom with your computer or mobile device. Please note that dialing Zoom from your telephone is a toll call; your telephone service provider will charge you according to your existing long-distance calling plan. International access numbers are available.
I have never participated before in an online course. The packaging, presentation, inclusion and Facebook postings created a wonderful, safe cocoon to participate. I haven’t seen a course so well put together ever — not in all the years of taking college classes — and I had my doubts about doing an online course. The wealth of organization and ease of learning materials and support made this fun as well.
– Claudia F., Medford, MA
Q: Can I get benefit from the course if I miss the live classes?
A: Absolutely! You can download the recordings and transcripts of all course sessions from our online media archive, so you never need to worry about missing live calls. You can also engage the full community and leaders on our private community website.
Q: Can you tell me about the Private Course Group?
A: We will have a private community group for all course participants on Facebook that will support you in making connections with others, sharing insights, engaging in discussions, completing homework assignments and exchanging information about events and other activities that can supplement your transformational journey. You’ll have the ability to share your experiences, projects and growth throughout the Course.
Q: Are there scholarships available for this Training?
A: Yes, we always make a certain percentage of spaces available for partial scholarships, giving preference to those in developing countries or doing important but underpaid work to which they can apply the training material immediately. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please review our guidelines, which include a link to our online application form.
Q: What is your refund policy?
A: Your satisfaction with The Shift Network and this course is our highest priority! We offer a satisfaction guarantee so that you can sample the course risk-free. The deadline to receive a full refund is August 7th, 2018. To request a refund, please click on this refund request form and submit your request. Your refund will be processed within five business days and we’ll send you an email confirming your refund. However, we’d love to have a chance to address and resolve your concerns first. If there is something we can assist you with, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be happy to help! (No refund requests accepted after the above date or with scholarship awards.)
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