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The Shaman's Journey
29-31 March 2019, Denmark
17-21 July 2019, Halland, Sweden
15-17 Nov 2019, Denmark

Into the Journey
29-31 March 2019, Ireland
Being Home
4-7 April 2019, Ireland
Help for Helpers Retreat
23-28 April 2019, Åsbacka, Sweden
Legacy of the Wise Ones
1-5 May 2019, Wales
Shamanic Practice Day
4 May 2019, Åsbacka, Sweden
Living Gifts
17-19 May 2019, Åsbacka, Sweden
29 May-2 June 2019, Hvalsø, Denmark
Stories of Nature
24-30 June 2019, Åsbacka, Sweden
Shamanic Healing & Soul Retrieval 
24 July-3 Aug 2019, Tokalynga, Sweden

Shamanic Counselling 1
18-24 Aug 2019, Åsbacka, Sweden

Shamanism, Death & Life
19-22 Sept 2019, Samsø, Denmark
Iceland Seidr
29 April - 3 May, 2020, Iceland


Earth Rights Conference
10-11 May, Sigtuna, Sweden
Spirit Voice  
Peace and Power
Return to Spirit
Spiritual Ecology
Spirit Dance & Ceremony
Shamanic Healing 2
Shamanic Counselling 2
Rhythms of Life 
Step Into Change


With the retreat center Åsbacka, located in the southern Swedish woods, comes the opportunity to do more varied kinds of spirit work in a wild natural setting. These intensive weekends are intended to help people at all points of their shamanic paths. We come together in a small group to widen our experience of many possible ways of working with the Spirits - not only journeying, but also group healing, medicine walks, stone council, nature work, ceremony, song, dance and ritual. By sharing our experiences in the circle and learning from each other, it is hoped that participants will take away a deepening sense of their relationship to the Spirits, to themselves and to the world around them.

THEME: "Darkness"

Here in the North, Autumn moves us towards the Dark Time of the year. For many people Darkness carries negative or fearful associations, but there is much to meet and learn about this part of life. Darkness is what holds us at night and allows us to rest; it helps Nature to sleep during Winter and opens a space – a stillness - for the new year to fill.

On this workshop we will use journeying, ritual, dance and song to find out more about working shamanically with Darkness. We will learn from its power and its peace and ask for help to accept and appreciate what the winter months hold. Darkness can be a blessing - the void in which things come into being, and offers the potential of healing medicine.

21-22 Nov, 2015: Åsbacka, Skåne, Sweden. Taught by Jonathan and Zara in English. Contact Zara, email: or tel: + 46 (0)431 441 220. Price: 2700 SEK, deposit 1000 SEK, includes food and accommodation. Max 14 places.

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Participants must have completed introductory course The Shaman's Journey or agreed equivalent.

Shamanic Practice Weekends happen at Åsbacka every few months, each time with a different theme. Each workshop runs from 12 noon on Saturday to 16.00 on Sunday.

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.