The rediscovery of shamanism has emerged as a major component of the modern world’s spiritual reawakening. This experiential, introductory weekend with shaman, author, and anthropologist Hank Wesselman grants us direct access to the techniques traditional shamans use to access hidden dimensions of reality and connect with inner sources of power and wisdom.
In the 1970s, while doing fieldwork in Ethiopia, Hank Wesselman experienced spontaneous expanded states of awareness that brought him to direct, personal contact with the ancient methods practiced by tribal peoples. During this 2-day workshop, which is appropriate for laypeople and helping professionals, we learn the methods he experienced.
Through these classic shamanic journey methods, we connect with the inner levels of reality, awareness, and experience to find our spirit helpers and teachers. The workshop includes empowerment work and concludes with a shamanic healing ritual.
Faculty asks that you please refrain from alcohol use during the workshop.
Faculty recommends you read the following books in preparation for the course:
- The Re-Enchantment: A Shamanic Path to a Life of Wonder by Hank Wesselman
- The Journey to the Sacred Garden: A Guide to Traveling in the Spiritual Realms by Hank Wesselman
- Awakening to the Spirit World: The Shamanic Path of Direct Revelation by Sandra Ingerman and Hank Wesselman
- The Spiritwalker Trilogy, all by Hank Wesselman:
- Spiritwalker: Messages from the Future
- MedicineMaker: Mystic Encounters on the Shaman’s Path
- VisionSeeker: Shared Wisdom from the Place of Refuge
Things To Bring
Faculty asks that you bring with you to the course:
- Drums and rattles (if you have them)
- A notebook
- A bandana or eyeshade
Please note that there is a special schedule for this course:
|4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.||Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)|
|7:30 p.m.–7:50 p.m.||Welcome & Orientation|
|8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.||Workshop|
|8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m.||Commuter check-in (if not checked-in the previous evening)|
|2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.||Workshop|
|8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.||Workshop|
|Noon–1:00 p.m.||Check Out|
The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.
Dining Hall Hours (Meals begin with dinner on arrival day and end with lunch on departure day.):
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m.
Lunch: Noon–2:00 p.m.
Dinner: 6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m.
Daily Open Classes in meditation, yoga, tai chi, or movement (subject to availability):
7:00–8:00 a.m., 12:15–1:00 p.m., 5:30–6:15 p.m., 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Meet the Teachers
Anthropologist Hank Wesselman, PhD, is author of the best-selling Spiritwalker tril ...
Tuition & Fees
We are no longer taking online registrations for this workshop.
Tuition covers your workshop costs and time spent in class with the faculty. Please see Stay With Us below for accommodation choices—which include meals and other amenities for those who wish to stay with us. Or see Commute for those who will not be staying on campus overnight.
Accommodations cover your room, all meals, and use of amenities and facilities—which includes optional classes, evening performances, sampler classes (during the week), the lake, walking trails, parking, and all other guest services. A list of local hotels and inns is available for those who wish to stay off-campus and commute (see Commute below).
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