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If you are looking for programs in Celtic shamanism, please click on “Description” below.  The programs listed are presented by people who have studied with me and whose work is solid, credible, and inspiriting.  The list will be updated as i receive notices from them.


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Below are  the dates for the three retreats I will be facilitating in 2018.  Tlhe Michigan and Mosswood retreats are open only to those who have completed the two-year program in Celtic Shamanism.

         Michigan Retreat:  April 19-22, 2018   

         Singing in the Dark Times    

                                 Contact: Kate Durda at 


        Men’s Retreat:  May 18-20, 201
Theme: Ancestors

                          Contact Jim Wood at

 Mosswood Retreat: October 11-14, 2018 

 Singing in the Dark Times

                    Contact Lisa Kramer at     



Cultivating Power and Presence in Turbulent Times
September 13-16, 2018
Kellogg  Conference Center
Hickory Corners, Michigan

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             The Society for Shamanic Practice (formerly the Society for Shamanic Practitioners) is dedicated to supporting the re-emergence of shamanic wisdom in the modern Western world. Please visit the new web site Also, note that the journal Contemporary Shamanism (formerly the Journal of Shamanic Practice) is now available only  on our web site.  We are no longer publishing the journal as hard copy.  It is now only on-line.