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The Shaman's Journey
10-12 March, Copenhagen, Denmark
20-23 July, Halland, Sweden
24 -26 Nov, Aarhus, Denmark


Shamanic Practice Day - Planting Seeds
2 April, Åsbacka, Sweden

Shamanic Healing with Nature
28 April - 1 May, Ireland
The Cycle of Giving & Receiving
5-7 May, Sussex, UK
Blessed by the Moon
3-7 May, Sjælland, Denmark
6-10 Sept, Poulstone, UK
Shamanic Counselling 1
20-26 Aug, Åsbacka, Sweden
The Power of Ritual
6-8 Oct, Copenhagen, Denmark
1yr Shamanic Healing & Mentoring
Nov 2016-Nov 2017, Åsbacka, Sweden
Shamanic Earth Gathering
25-30 July, Tokalynga, Sweden
Shamanic Healing 1
Shamanic Healing 2
Shamanic Counselling 2
Voice of the Earth
Soul Retrieval
Rhythms of Life 
Return to Spirit
Spirit Voice  
Forest Power
Step Into Change
Spirit Dance


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.