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Shamanic Workshops

I am honoured to be a part of the Three Ravens College of Therapeutic Shamanism and to be able to share my passion for shamanism with people in my local area.

As a teacher with the college I offer one day Introduction to Shamanism workshops, introducing people to the joys of shamanic practice and helping them discover how shamanism can support them in their loves.  I also deliver Next Steps days which are one-day workshops covering the nuts and bolts basics of shamanic practice.

A new development for 2018 will see me joining the foundation teaching team at the college.

Take a look at the tabs below for full details of the workshops available…

Introduction to Shamanism

Therapeutic Shamanism

Please note: the workshop fees are non-refundable except in the circumstances where the organiser has to cancel the event.

£55 (early bird tickets £45)

Leeds 23rd February 2019 10am-5pm £50 (Early bird tickets available until 1st February 2019)

Lancaster 16th March 2019  (Early bird tickets available until 16th February 2019)

Shamanism is our most ancient spiritual tradition. It has been practised for tens of thousands of years in every part of the world where humans have settled. It is the spiritual practice that the overwhelming majority of our ancestors practised, going way back into human history. It has seen cultures rise and fall. The fact that it has survived and thrived is testament to its truth, power and usefulness. It is in itself not a religion, and need not be incompatible with any religious practice.

Throughout its long and varied history, shamanism has taken many forms, appropriate to the culture it has found itself in. Therapeutic Shamanism combines the principles of shamanic work with those of modern counselling and psychotherapy. It is highly relevant to modern life and its dis-eases. It provides an easily-learnt tool kit of techniques and methods that are profoundly useful for personal healing, help with life issues, raising self-awareness, personal and spiritual development, and much more.

This experiential course covers the basics of shamanic practice. It is usually an eye-opening experience that opens up a rich and amazing world of possibilities. Participants will be shown simple yet profound techniques to enter shamanic reality to reconnect to their own spirituality. No prior experience is necessary. The course will include…

  • the history of shamanism
  • the key concepts of the shamanic universe
  • how to enter a shamanic ‘journey’
  • finding your ‘power animal’
  • the basics of how to journey for others

Prior booking is essential. Attendance on this course enables one to apply for the foundation and advanced courses at The Three Ravens College of Therapeutic Shamanism.

To book your place click the date which you wish to attend and that will take you to the Eventbrite booking page, or contact Rachel for more information on 07946 071 672 or email rachel@appletreeholistics.co.uk

Please note: If you are interested in this course but cannot do these dates, or  if you would be interested in arranging a course in your area (in return for a free place) then please do let me know.

Drum Circle

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Tickets £18 (early bird £15)

1:00pm-3:00pm

1st September

3rd November

This fun, interactive afternoon will take you on a playful journey of healing.

The drum, also known as the shaman’s horse has been the vehicle for shamanic healing for thousands of years.  The drum has its own spirit and imparts its own medicine when played.

Using drums (and rattles), together we will create a safe holding space; a transformative and nurturing environment in which to explore the rhythm of the drum.  The voice of the drum will help us find our centre and take us on a journey of healing to experience the power of our inner world, whilst also connecting to mother earth.

The healing drum circle provides a sense of connectedness with other likeminded people, a community of sorts, and the opportunity to connect with your own spirit at a deeper level.

In addition, the benefits of drumming also include inducing deep relaxation, helping to lower blood pressure and relieving stress.

Absolutely no prior experience or knowledge is required to attend this event, just an open mind and the willingness to explore and play.

To book online just click the date above which you would like to attend and this will take you to the Eventbrite booking page.

For other alternative ways of booking or for more information please contact Rachel on 07946 071 672 or email rachel@appletreeholistics.co.uk

Awakening at Imbolc

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Imbolc Celebration

Saturday 2nd February 2019 – 1pm-5pm – £30

(venue to be confirmed)

Imbolc is traditionally the time of year when the first signs of spring are noted.  The world starts to awaken and we see the first buds and shoots arriving to green up our world.

Our energy too starts to turn away from the darkness at this time of year and we start to peak out into the bright new year and awaken to the possibilities it holds for us.

Join me for an afternoon of reflection and exploration.  There will be drumming/journeying, grounding and focusing activities, goal setting as well as the opportunity to celebrate the return of spring amongst likeminded company.

To book online click the link above or contact me to book directly or for more information on 07946 071 672 or email rachel@appletreeholistics.co.uk.

Foundation Courses

32The Three Ravens College of Therapeutic Shamanism offers a wide array of courses designed to guide people in their shamanic development.  The courses cover all the essentials of shamanic practice and much more.  At present the mainstay of the courses are held in Llandudno, North Wales.

I have the honour in 2018 of joining the foundation teaching team at the college and will be co-delivering workshops alongside my colleagues.

You can find full details of the courses available here.