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Heart of the Shaman: An Initiation Intensive

Jun 23 - Jul 4, 2014

Presented by: Donna Dryer & Richard Yensen Pérez-Venero

  • Indigenous Wisdom

Join us on an extraordinary journey of spiritual initiation into the Great Mystery. Explore ancient and modern techniques for entering shamanic trance, including breathwork, bodywork, imagery and music. Through age-old rituals, we create a trusting atmosphere, a sacred vessel for profound personal exploration and spiritual growth. Experience deep states of altered consciousness, infinite awe and profound catharsis. Discover the essence where the Great Mystery resides in all things, and find the path with heart on this powerful transformative journey.

This experiential workshop is physically demanding and includes an all-night ceremony.
By application:
Richard Yensen Perez-Venero, PhD, studied the shamanic tradition with Carlos Castañeda and Maria Sabina. A licensed psychologist, Richard is director of Orenda Institute on Cortes Island.
Donna Dryer Perez-Venero, MD, MPH, is a transpersonal psychiatrist who has studied the shamanic tradition of the Hmong hill tribes in Thailand. She is co-founder of Orenda Institute, which seeks to integrate shamanism into modern healing practices.
"The most transformative workshop I've attended." ~ past participant
TUITION: $750 + $50 materials fee CDN / 11 nights  (meals & accommodation extra)