"Shamanism is a path of knowledge, not of faith, and that knowledge
Core Shamanism Workshops and Training Courses
Quick Index to Workshop Descriptions and SchedulesWEEKEND WORKSHOPS - BASIC AND ADVANCED
ADVANCED FIVE-DAY AND LONGER TRAINING PROGRAMS
Core shamanism consists of the universal, near-universal, and common features of shamanism, together with journeys to other worlds, a distinguishing feature of shamanism. As originated, researched, and developed by Michael Harner, the principles of core shamanism are not bound to any specific cultural group or perspective. Since the West overwhelmingly lost its shamanic knowledge centuries ago due to religious oppression, the Foundation’s programs in core shamanism are particularly intended for Westerners to reacquire access to their rightful spiritual heritage through quality workshops and training courses. More about core shamanism... What people are saying about the training...
Important Workshop Information
To register, obtain additional information, get fees and/or locations for any workshop, contact the person or organization listed in the schedule. The Foundation does not register participants for any of its courses and will refer you to the workshop contact for registration, fees and additional information.
All Foundation workshops and training programs are offered for teaching purposes only and not for the purposes of providing healing or treating any student or participant for any physical or mental condition or illness.
All FSS workshops and training courses were originated, researched, and developed by Michael Harner and are copyrighted.
Please visit The Foundation for Shamanic Studies Europe for a list of workshops and training courses in Europe.
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The Way of the Shaman®
Shamanic Journeying, Power, and Healing
The Basic Workshop in Core Shamanism (Weekend)
During the Basic experiential workshop, participants are introduced to core shamanism, the universal, near-universal, and common methods of the shaman to enter nonordinary reality for problem solving and healing. Particular emphasis is on the classic shamanic journey, one of the most remarkable visionary methods used by humankind to...
ADVANCED WEEKEND WORKSHOPS
Participants are initiated into the extraction method of healing, including how to see, sense, and remove localized illness and pain connected to spiritual factors. This is an important part of shamanic healing training. They will also learn how shamanic practitioners can work in partnership to increase the effectiveness...
Participants learn how to deal with the issue of dying and the destiny of souls from a shamanic perspective. The workshop is both for those who wish to learn for themselves, and for those who wish to help others who are in terminal situations or who have already...
One of the classic tasks of the shaman is to journey into nonordinary reality in order to obtain answers to questions, both at the request of others and for oneself. Participants in the workshop have the opportunity to engage in divination journeys for each other as well as...
From ancient times, shamans have worked with the spirits of nature for healing, survival, and knowledge. By learning from the plants and animals, from the rocks and mountains, from the winds and waters, and from the sun, moon, and stars, shamans helped their peoples live in harmony with...
In this unique experiential workshop you will have the opportunity to explore the nature, meaning, and use of dreams among shamanic peoples, with dreamwork practices from a range of cultures. Researched and developed by Michael Harner, subjects to be covered include shamanic dream theory and big dreams, as...
Creativity is so ancient that it is at once fundamental and complex, even a driving force in our lives. Shamanism brings a fresh approach to Westerners for cultivating their creative potential. In this workshop, based on years of research, participants will have the opportunity to enhance their...
NEW Weekend Workshop
Shamanism Practicum: Guidelines for a Healthy Shamanic Practice™
Ethical and legal considerations and practical tools for your shamanic healing practice.
Are you considering starting a shamanic healing and/or divination practice and would like some guidance? Do you have an established practice and would welcome the opportunity to discuss ethical issues and other pragmatic aspects with other practitioners?
The Foundation is pleased to announce that beginning in 2013, the FSS will offer a new advanced weekend workshop in Core Soul Retrieval Training developed by Michael Harner.
We are the fortunate heirs of a great and venerable spiritual tradition, shamanism, many thousands of years old, with core...
ADVANCED 5-DAY & LONGER WORKSHOPS
"The course is brilliantly designed. Each tool was taught in a step-by-step way so I gained experience and confidence to undertake the healing work. The schedule worked well and the methodology was very eloquent and elegant." —Two-Week student
Originated and directed by Michael Harner and based upon his decades...
"The Three-Year Program has changed my life on a cellular level. It has been the best experience of my life!"
Originated by Michael Harner and based upon his decades of research and experimentation, this course is the most advanced training in shamanism and shamanic healing offered by the Foundation....
SPECIAL FIVE-DAY TRAINING COURSE
HARNER SHAMANIC COUNSELING™
Taught by April Tuck
Offered on the West Coast of the USA in the summer of 2013.
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