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COURSE CALENDAR 2020

BASIC COURSES:

The Shaman's Journey
13-15 Nov 2020, Jutland, Denmark
29 April-2 May 2021, Halland Sweden
14-18 July 2021, Halland Sweden

COURSE REGISTRATION
 
ONLINE COURSES:
Into the Journey
Begins 6 Oct, 5 sessions
Help for Helpers
Begins 10 Oct, 5 sessions
Open to Power (introduction course)
Begins 5 Nov, 4 sessions
Stories of Nature
Begins 15 Nov, 6 sessions
 
ADVANCED COURSES:
Spirit Voice  
19-21 Feb 2021, Copenhagen
Iceland Seidr
28 April-2 May 2021, Iceland
Circle of Life
5-9 May 2021, Tokalynga Sweden

Shamanism, Death & Life
21-27 July 2021, Tokalynga Sweden

 
OTHER EVENTS:
Talk: Asking for Help
29 Sept 2020, free online event
 
COURSES NOT IN SEASON:
Legacy of the Wise Ones
Shamanic Healing
Soul Retrieval
Return to Spirit
Blessed by the Moon
Spiritual Ecology
Into the Journey
Seidr
Forest Seidr
Spirit Dance & Ceremony
Voice of the Earth
Shamanic Counselling 1
Shamanic Counselling 2
Stories of Nature
The Deepening Path
Help for Helpers
Blessing the Shaman's Way
Rhythms of Life 
Step Into Change
Being Home


SPIRIT DANCE & CEREMONY

Shamanic dancing is a doorway to the World of the Spirits. The shaman uses dance to call the Spirits and bring them into our world. This way of working offers an intimate and direct connection, and is one of the most empowering and clear ways of contacting the Spirit world. Shamanic dancing summons the Spirits, inviting them to dance us, as much as we dance with them. In shamanic dance, the main form of communication happens through movement which can be seen as a kind of shamanic journey.

Traditionally, dance is a deeply essential part of sacred spirit practice. Different kinds of dances are used for different purposes and on this course you will try a variety with specific intentions and forms – to celebrate and thank our Spirit Helpers, to get into deeper contact with Nature, to ask for teachings from the Ancestors, to give and receive Healing, and as an essential part of ceremonial acts. We will not be working with trance dance as such, but rather a way of dancing that shifts consciousness while staying in connection and awareness. 

Ceremony is another doorway the shaman uses for bringing Spirit Power into the physical world. The essence of ceremony is to work closely together with the Spirits in an open flexible way while holding a firm intention. Both ceremony and dance are forms that focus on creating and holding space so the Spirits can come into this reality. We will be working with different types of ceremonies, both personal and communal. You will learn how to ask the Spirits for guidance to make ceremonies and how to manifest them. As with all shamanic work, the key is the ability to keep your intention strong and communicate clearly with the Spirits.

Dance and ceremony are often combined to create strong spiritual experiences, not only on an individual level but also for communities. The ceremony is the container for power, and dance brings power into the ceremony.

Participants will also have the opportunity to be isolated in Nature overnight if they wish, in a traditional “Utiseta” (Sitting Out) to ask for guidance and personal power.

Participants must have completed introductory course The Shaman's Journey or agreed equivalent, be able to journey well and have a good connection with Spirit helpers.

To read about each course, click on the links in the Course Calendar on the left.
To get general information about booking a place, click on Registration.